Evacuation from Yemen set to begin

2015-03-30 07:17:59

Foreign Minister Wang Yi confirmed on Sunday that China has begun preparations for evacuating more than 500 Chinese nationals from war-torn Yemen.

Strange but true: Gator takes a stroll on Florida golf course

2015-03-27 14:55:42

Come and meet Britain's worst would-be driver, pay attention to your paper money which could feature a new face and buy a house in Indonesia and get the chance to marry its former owner.

Press photo competition winners announced

2015-03-27 13:40:54

Winners of the 11th China International Press Photo Contest were announced by the contest's organization committee in Chengdu, Sichuan province, on Wednesday.

Your city in the shape of tiny round planet

2015-03-25 16:05:05

Some of the worlds most iconic cities have been photographed as you've never seen them before in the shape of tiny round planets.

The world in photos: March 16-22

2015-03-23 10:36:09

The world in photos: March 16-22

Singapore founding father Lee Kuan Yew

2015-03-23 04:34:56

Singapore's 91-year-old founding father and its first prime minister Lee Kuan Yew was born on Sept 16, 1923.

Solar eclipse wows viewers

2015-03-21 11:39:56

A Partial Solar Eclipse is seen in Europe, northern and eastern Asia and northern and western Africa, March 20, 2015.

Sleep doesn't need comfortable bed for 'sleeping gods'

2015-03-20 10:47:12

World Sleep Day is marked on March 21 to raise awareness of the sleeping disorders that affect so many people. While some struggle to sleep, there are many who can sleep whenever and wherever.

How much do world leaders earn?

2015-03-20 09:02:33

Russian President Vladimir Putin reportedly cut his salary by 10 percent as his country's economy sunk into a deep recession. But how does his pay check compare to those of other world leaders?

The world in photos: March 9-15

2015-03-16 14:10:19

Here's a look at some of the most striking images from major stories around the world in the past week.

Swimming pool to junkyard: Offbeat runways

2015-03-12 08:58:41

A model presents creations by French designer Simon Porte Jacquemus as part of his Fall-Winter 2013/2014 women's ready-to-wear fashion show during Paris Fashion Week in this February 26, 2013 file photo.

Robot army is ready to come into our life

2015-03-11 11:42:08

As movie Big Hero 6 hits the screen, the big fat but highly-squeezable robot in the movie has won the heart of audiences of all ages. It is now easier to encounter or even own a robot in real life. Let's see the roles some of these robots play in our daily life.