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A soldier shows off his skills during a Vijay Diwas (Victory Day) celebration in Kolkata, India on Thursday. The Indian army marked its 46th Victory Day on Saturday, which celebrates its victory over Pakistan during the 1971 Bangladesh war.

Purported yeti evidence came from bears, dog

For fans of the yeti, newly published genetic research on purported specimens of the legendary apelike beast said to dwell in the Himalayan region may be too much to bear.
Source: Reuters | 2017/11/29 19:33:39

100 Chinese couples to take part in mass wedding in Sri Lanka

One hundred Chinese couples will visit Sri Lanka next month to take part in a mass wedding celebration in the island country, Sri Lanka's Megapolis and Western Development Ministry announced ...
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/29 17:23:06

Plane ingenuity

Zhu Yue (second from right) stands with friends in front of a replica Airbus A320 passenger jet they assembled in Northeast China's Liaoning Province. The mechanic and his team spent ...
Source: IC | 2017/11/28 19:43:39

Indian cricket team all out for two, one was a wide

An Indian women's state cricket team managed just two runs in an official 50-over match, one of the lowest totals on record.
Source: AFP | 2017/11/28 19:38:40

Phone dropped in ocean returned to honeymooners

Trying to find a lost phone in the ocean is most likely to end up a lost cause.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/28 19:38:40

Reptiles to riches

Snake breeder Li Zhenzhen stands with one of her more than 10,000 venomous snakes on her farm in Panzhihua, Sichuan on November 22. Dubbed the “Snake Queen” by locals, Li ...
Source: VCG | 2017/11/28 19:38:40

Janitor poisons pet dogs, says owner never picked up their poop

A janitor at an East China residential complex was detained after police say he poisoned two pet dogs using dried meat soaked in rat poison.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/28 19:38:39

Cannabis calendar sees high sales

As the holidays approach, a Vancouver company said Monday it is struggling to meet the demand for its novel marijuana advent calendars - even though they are illegal.
Source: AFP | 2017/11/28 19:38:39

Couple found guilty of running $7.5 million pyramid scheme

Police in Anhui broke up a multi-million dollar pyramid scheme that was in part run by a former teacher who recruited students and his wife who oversaw the operation from ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/28 19:33:40

Light on her feet

A 62-year-old woman strikes a pose while being held up by her dance partner during a performance Sunday in Shenyang, Liaoning Province. The woman reportedly weighs 80 kilograms, which makes ...
Source: VCG | 2017/11/27 19:38:39

Rich roots

A giant ginseng root is displayed at the Wuzhen Internet National Medical Museum in Zhejiang Province Saturday. More than 180 years old, the root is estimated to be worth 6 ...
Source: IC | 2017/11/27 19:38:39

Circus tiger escapes from cage, injures two children

Two children were treated for mild injures after a tiger escaped from a cage and charged into a crowd during a circus performance in Central China on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/27 18:33:40

Man injured after trying to throw shared bike, bike throws him instead

A man was seriously injured after a fall while trying to hurl a Mobike near a river in Jinan, Shandong Province.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/27 18:28:40

Saving McDonald's 'Store No.1'

It has been closed to visitors for a decade with few noticing.
Source: AFP | 2017/11/27 18:23:40

UK archbishop wears collar again after Mugabe's fall

The Archbishop of York, John Sentamu, put on his white cleric's collar on Sunday for the first time since cutting it up ten years ago in a highly symbolic protest ...
Source: AFP | 2017/11/27 17:58:39

Indian doctors find 263 coins, blades, needles in man's stomach

Doctors in central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh in a rare surgery removed iron objects including coins and needles weighing around five kg from a man's stomach, health officials said ...
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/27 15:34:15

Fan fiction? Chinese man with bizarre plan involving 1.5 million people and handheld fans to tackle city smog seeks patent

From "smog corridors" to smog-cleaning bicycles, China has seen some unusual proposals to clean up smog.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/27 14:03:39

Tai chi to scale

A total 2,036 people stand in a yin-yang formation during the opening ceremony of the first Jiangxi Tai Chi Culture and Health Festival in Nanchang, Jiangxi Province. The festival attracted ...
Source: IC | 2017/11/26 19:28:40