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US Democrat Kaine lays into Donald Trump

Democratic vice-presidential nominee US Senator Tim Kaine laid into Donald Trump, describing him as "a one-man wrecking crew" who cannot be trusted with America's future.

Obama hopes for steady ties with Beijing in long run

Despite tensions in the South China Sea, Washington showed Beijing that President Obama wants a stable transfer to the next US leader of the progress made on ties with Beijing.

40 years on: Tangshan builds miracle on debris after quake

In the early hours of July 28, 1976, one of the deadliest earthquakes of the 20th century toppled Tangshan, killing more than 240,000 people and injuring another 160,000.

Xiaomi banks on retailers, dual camera to capture new users

Xiaomi, which once overturned China's smartphone market and gained world fame with its affordable and online-sold-only smartphones, is now catching up in boosting its presence in bricks-and- mortar stores.

Zhang Ziyi swims with her baby

Chinese actress Zhang Ziyi poses with her daughter in a pool.

Federer to miss Rio games

Roger Federer announced on Tuesday that he would miss the rest of the 2016 season including the upcoming Olympic Games.

One of church attackers tried to join IS in Syria

Paris Prosecutor Francois Molins on Tuesday said one of the church attackers was known to intelligence services and tried to join radical insurgents in Syria twice in 2015.

Princess painting becomes new dance show

Legends say that a Chinese princess secretly took the silk-making technology out of the country to her husband, the king of ancient Khotan.

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Amazing scenery of Tomur Grand Canyon in Xinjiang

Tomur Grand Canyon, which has various landforms, has been listed as China's National Geological Park.

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Ancient cures for a new nation

A visit to a Chinese acupuncturist has opened a whole new world of medicine for Issa Justin, a young South Sudanese man who is both a patient and medical student in Juba, capital of the world's newest nation.

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