Highlights: Premier Li Keqiang at East Asia Leaders meetings

2013-10-12 11:22:32

Highlights of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang at East Asia Leaders meetings in Brunei.

Countdown to Sochi Winter Olympics

2013-10-09 22:11:45

The Olympic village in the mountain ski resort of Rosa Khutor is seen from Rosa peak of Aibga mountain, some 40 kilometres east from Sochi September 26, 2013.

A holiday without much fun

2013-10-04 09:47:36

For many, the National Day holiday from Oct 1 to Oct 7 is a golden week of travelling or family gathering, but there are those whose holiday is nothing but a normal work day, as can be seen the following photos.

The first place to be called the 'Middle Kingdom'

2013-10-03 00:17:48

About 1.8 million years ago, the ancestors of Chinese people began to use fire and stone tools on this land. About 5,000 years ago, they learned how to extract salt from water in this area. More than 4,000 years ago, the early Chinese emperors Yao, Shun and Yu successively made this place the capital cities during their reigns.

Slide: This is Indonesia

2013-10-02 13:16:00

Slide: This is Indonesia

Tattoo Convention held in London

2013-09-28 07:35:32

Allison displays her tattoos during the ninth London Tattoo Convention in London.

Chinese military might displayed on plateau

2013-09-27 11:43:06

Chinese soldiers undergo arduous competition during military training on the plateau region in Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region.

Roadside cafes along Britain's highways

2013-09-26 20:15:20

Snack vans can be found in lay-bys along main roads across Britain, offering motorists and other passers-by a cheap, independent alternative to conventional service stations.

Cracked land as river runs dry

2013-09-26 17:26:59

A woman takes a break as she harvests cotton near the dried up Shiyang river on the outskirts of Minqin county, Gansu province.

Highlights of Liaoning carrier's one-year service

2013-09-26 15:44:58

Liaoning, China's first aircraft carrier, has served for a whole year in the People's Liberation Army, since it was commissioned into the Chinese navy on Sept 25, 2012.

Arm exhibition at Russia Arms Expo 2013

2013-09-26 10:34:24

A Russian "TOS-1 Buratino" multiple rocket launcher fires during the "Russia Arms Expo 2013" 9th international exhibition of arms, military equipment and ammunition, in the Urals city of Nizhny Tagil, September 25, 2013.

World leaders at UN General Assembly

2013-09-25 10:44:37

Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner addresses the 68th United Nations General Assembly at UN headquarters in New York, September 24, 2013.