Ebola leaves 1 mln people facing hunger in 3 African countri... Xinhuanet 2014-12-18 10:59
... While estimated crop losses appear relatively modest at national level, sharp disparities in production have emerged between areas with high infection rates and other regions in the three worsthit countries. In particular, labor shortages have marred farming operations such as planting and weeding while movement restrictions and fear of the disease have disrupted agricultural market chains, according to the reports. "...
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2014 marked by peaceful transfer of power, forging of new se... Xinhuanet 2014-12-18 09:03
2014 marked by peaceful transfer of power, forging of new security pact with allies in Afghanistan KABUL, Dec. 18 (Xinhua)...
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Curiosity detects methane, other organic molecules on Mars: ... Xinhuanet 2014-12-17 14:02
   other organic molecules on Mars: NASA Curiosity detects methane, other organic molecules on Mars: NASA WASHINGTON, Dec. 16 (Xinhua) U.S. space agency NASA said Tuesday its Mars:Curiosity rover has measured a tenfold spike in methane, a potential sign of life,...
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Curiosity detects methane, other organic molecules on Mars: ... Xinhuanet 2014-12-17 06:02
other organic molecules on Mars: NASA WASHINGTON, Dec. 16 (Xinhua) U.S. space agency NASA said Tuesday its Mars:Curiosity rover has measured a tenfold spike in methane, a potential sign of life,...
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Australian university students aim to generate first 'breath... Xinhuanet 2014-12-16 09:15
breathable' air on Mars MELBOURNE, Dec. 16 (Xinhua) A Mars One astronaut candidate and a team of Western Australian students aiming to generate the first breathable air on Mars have reached the finals of the international competition that will land vital experiments on the Red Planet. Josh Richards,...
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China Focus: Life on Mars? Chinese scientists find new evide... Xinhuanet 2014-12-15 18:54
Life on Mars? Chinese scientists find new evidence BEIJING, Dec. 15 (Xinhua) Did Mars?ever harbor life? Scientists have found new evidence for possible life on the Red Planet in a piece of Martian meteorite that landed on Earth after about 700,...
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Club World Cup result Xinhuanet 2014-12-11 11:36
Dec. 11 (Xinhua) Following is the result of Club World Cup on Wednesday: Playoff for quarterfinals Moghreb Tetouan (MAR) 0 Auckland City (NZL)...
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NASA's Orion spacecraft returns to land after test flight Xinhuanet 2014-12-10 00:08
...000 mph (32,000 kph) and temperatures near 4,000 degrees Fahrenheit (2,200 degrees Celsius). Orion is NASA's next exploration spacecraft, and it is designed to carry astronauts to destinations in deep space, including an asteroid and Mars....
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Greek parliament to vote on 2015 state budget amidst anti-au... Xinhuanet 2014-12-08 03:43
... as the two main labor unions of the private and public sector employees GSEE and ADEDY were holding a demonstration on Syntagma square in central Athens. The security measures were stringent after the violent incidents which marred rallies staged on Saturday evening for the anniversary of the killing of a Greek teen by police fire six years ago. Police detained 296 individuals for attacking antiriot forces and causing damages to cars and buildings on Saturday night,...
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Mi-8 chopper crash-lands in north Russia, 2 killed Xinhuanet 2014-12-07 21:48
Mi8 chopper crashlands in north Russia, 2 killed MOSCOW, Dec. 7 (Xinhua) At least two people were killed Sunday when a Mi8 helicopter crashlanded in north Russia's Nenets Autonomous District, local authorities said. "...
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China Exclusive: Countdown to China's new space programs beg... Xinhuanet 2014-12-07 19:16
Countdown to China's new space programs begins BEIJING, Dec. 7 (Xinhua) China hopes to put a rover on Mars around 2020, complete a manned space station around 2022 and test a heavy carrier rocket around 2030,...
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China Focus: China's ardor for a red planet Xinhuanet 2014-12-07 18:54
China's ardor for a red planet BEIJING, Dec. 7 (Xinhua) The day after Orion, NASA's new spacecraft designed to carry astronauts to Mars, made its first test flight, a group of Chinese kids created their own Mars,rover at Beijing Planetarium. FROM THE MOUTHS OF BABES Li Manting, 10, draws a "rover train." "I hope it will carry tourists from earth," she says....
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Violent clashes mar anniversary of killing of teen by police... Xinhuanet 2014-12-07 08:07
  Violent clashes mar anniversary of killing of teen by police fire in Greece Riot police are seen during clashes in Athens' neighborhood of Exarchia, Greece, Dec. 6, 2014....
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Violent clashes mar anniversary of killing of teen by police... Xinhuanet 2014-12-07 06:00
Violent clashes mar anniversary of killing of teen by police fire in Greece by Maria Spiliopoulou ATHENS, Dec. 6 (Xinhua) Violent clashes between youth and police in a string of marches in Athens and other major cities across Greece marred on Saturday evening the sixth anniversary of the killing of Greek teenager Alexandros Grigoropoulos by police fire....
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NASA's new Orion spacecraft splashes down after first test f... Xinhuanet 2014-12-06 13:40
  ...s new Orion spacecraft splashes down after first test flight WASHINGTON, Dec. 5 (Xinhuanet) NASA's new human spacecraft, Orion, designed to carry astronauts to an asteroid and eventually to Mars, splashed into the Pacific Ocean on Friday, wrapping up its first test flight that lasted about four and a half hours. "We have splashed down! Splashdown confirmed," a NASA TV commentator said after the capsule splashed into water at 11:29 a....
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NASA's new Orion spacecraft splashes down after first test f... Xinhuanet 2014-12-06 00:36
s new Orion spacecraft splashes down after first test flight WASHINGTON, Dec. 5 (Xinhua) NASA's new human spacecraft, Orion, designed to carry astronauts to an asteroid and eventually to Mars, splashed into the Pacific Ocean on Friday, wrapping up its first test flight that lasted about four and a half hours. "We have splashed down! Splashdown confirmed," a NASA TV commentator said after the capsule splashed into water at 11:29 a....
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Turkish PM visits Athens amid tension in bilateral ties Xinhuanet 2014-12-05 23:34
... Meanwhile, Greek police have taken strict security measures, as the visit comes a day before the sixth anniversary of the killing of Greek teen Alexandros Grigoropoulos by police fire which had caused nationwide riots. The anniversary has been marred by violence in recent years. This year, tension has increased since one of the victim's friends, jailed bank robbery Nikos Romanos, is on hunger strike over the past three weeks over a furlough to study at university....
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NASA's new Orion spacecraft launched on first test flight Xinhuanet 2014-12-05 20:08
... Dec. 5 (Xinhua) U.S. space agency NASA on Friday launched the first test flight of its ambitious nextgeneration Orion capsule, which is designed for deep space exploration, and which will eventually bring astronauts to Mars, the asteroids and beyond. The Orion spacecraft blasted off at 7:05 a.m. EST (1205 GMT) atop a United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. "LIFTOFF! Orion Begins New Era in Space Exploration!"...
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U.S. Orion test flight delayed 24 hours: NASA Xinhuanet 2014-12-05 03:45
S. Orion test flight delayed 24 hours: NASA WASHINGTON, Dec. 4 (Xinhua) The first test flight of the U.S. new human spacecraft, Orion, designed to carry astronauts to an asteroid and eventually to Mars, has been postponed for 24 hours, U.S. space agency NASA said Thursday. The 370millionU.S.dollar launch was originally scheduled for 7:05 a.m. EDT (1205 GMT), but was delayed four times, first due to a stray boat in the launch zone,...
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Brick-and-motar stores offer new experiences to attract buye... Xinhuanet 2014-12-04 11:42
... Shopping malls have also responded to the fierce online competition by offering a range of lifestyle activities, such as recreational facilities. The recent opening of more Apple Stores in secondtier cities and the debut of the Mars Retail Group's M&M's World store in Shanghai have attracted a lot of interest, setting a trend for many others to try and follow suit. Meanwhile, at the higher end of the market,...
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