Thank you, my human friend

2015-01-16 10:41:55

Approaching 10 million views on You Tube the "grateful hug" between a 140kg lioness and the man who saved her life was named on Google's inspirational list for 2014.

Upcoming visits from top dignitaries

2015-01-16 09:12:07

China hosted leaders of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States at the start of the year. Here we take a look at other distinguished guests expected to visit this year.

Best wedding snaps in 2014

2015-01-14 10:43:43

Here is the look at some of the creative photographs voted as the world's best wedding snaps from the last year.

The world in photos: Jan 5-11

2015-01-12 10:02:15

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

Giraffes, elegant dancers

2015-01-07 10:11:29

The beautiful creatures appeared to be performing an elegant dance routine as they crossed their necks and swayed in time to the music in a series of synchronised dance moves.

What tough times await the 'sheep leaders'

2015-01-07 08:53:24

Chinese traditionally believe a person's fate is determined at birth, so their zodiac year is considered their year of fate and the year could be tough. Let's see what tough times await foreign leaders who were born in the Year of the Sheep.

Women who live the high life

2015-01-06 09:59:21

Daredevil Faith Dickey, 25, carefully manoeuvres the thin wire while inching her way above a stunning landscape in high heel shoes.

The world in photos: Dec 29 - Jan 4

2015-01-05 10:02:31

The world in photos: Dec 29 - Jan 4

World leaders' messages on New Year

2015-01-01 19:58:08

As the world is entering the new year of 2015, global leaders, as a tradition, delivered their New Year speeches, voicing greeting messages with hope and confidence.

Year-end review 2014: Women's issues

2014-12-30 08:47:20

Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai, the joint winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, speaks at Birmingham library in Birmingham, central England in this October 10, 2014 file photo.

The world in photos: Dec 22-28

2014-12-29 10:30:36

The world in photos: Dec 22-28

Overseas Chinese make their mark in elections in 2014

2014-12-25 08:56:49

This has been a big year for overseas Chinese as elections saw more and more Asian politicians across the world run for seats in their local political races.