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Chinese soccer fan pays homage to his idol Roberto Baggio

[2017-02-24 08:01]

Liu Rui, a young man in Southwest China's Chongqing, shares the same birthday (Feb 18) of the world famous soccer player Roberto Baggio, and the same passion for soccer.

Italian wine plans to top up its market share in China

[2017-02-24 08:01]

Imports have huge potential to grow, as tastes and knowledge expand among young, urban generation

Cruise group wins over more travelers

[2017-02-24 08:01]

Carnival Corporation, the parent company of Italian-based Costa Cruises, announced its cruise joint venture in China will order the first-ever cruise ships built in China this Wednesday.

Sentencing of soldier divides Israeli society

[2017-02-23 07:07]

JERUSALEM, MIDDLE EAST - An Israeli soldier was sentenced on Tuesday to 18 months in prison for killing a badly wounded Palestinian assailant as he lay on the ground, in a landmark decision that deepened fissures in Israeli society and drew Palestinian criticism for being too lenient.

Monkeys carrying 'invasive' genes culled

[2017-02-23 07:07]

TOKYO - A Japanese zoo has culled 57 native snow monkeys by lethal injection after finding that they carried genes of an "invasive alien species", officials said on Tuesday.

Millions targeted for possible deportation

[2017-02-23 07:07]

WASHINGTON - Millions of people living in the United States illegally could be targeted for deportation - including people simply arrested for traffic violations - under a sweeping rewrite of immigration enforcement policies announced on Tuesday by the Trump administration.

DPRK demands release of suspects over citizen's death

[2017-02-23 07:07]

KUALA LUMPUR - The embassy of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea in Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday demanded Malaysian authorities release three suspects still held in connection with the death of a DPRK citizen.

Churkin's death needs further study

[2017-02-23 07:07]

NEW YORK - Medical examiners who performed an autopsy on Russia's ambassador to the United Nations said on Tuesday that more tests are needed to determine how and why he fell ill in his office and later died.

Japan slammed for official's visit to disputed islets

[2017-02-23 07:07]

SEOUL - The Republic of Korea on Wednesday slammed Japan for sending a senior government official to an annual ceremony, which is aimed at claiming a pair of disputed islets, called Dokdo by Seoul and Takeshima in Japan.

Women staying ahead of men as life gets longer

[2017-02-23 07:07]

LONDON - While most people born in rich countries will live longer by 2030 - with women in South Korea projected to reach nearly 91 - Americans will continue to have one of the lowest life expectancies of any developed country, a new study predicts.

Fly in, stress out for workers

[2017-02-23 07:07]

SYDNEY - Workers who are employed on a fly-in, fly-out basis become less engaged and more stressed over the course of their work cycle, Australian researchers have found.

Carnival revelers hunt for bargains in crisis

[2017-02-22 07:27]

RIO DE JANEIRO - Instead of costly and elaborate costumes with glittering sequins, expect more cheap get-ups featuring fake mustaches, hats and tiaras at this year's Carnival.

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