August 01, 2014 03:32 UTC

An African student (C) practices moves as other Shaolin martial arts students look on during the inauguration ceremony of a martial arts training program for African students, at the Shaolin Temple in Dengfeng, Henan province, China, Sept. 25, 2013.

Audio More Africans Seek Education in China

Tens of thousands of Africans are studying in China. The country provides students with financial assistance for education to develop skills that Africa needs most. And the system makes friends in Africa for the Chinese. More


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Audio Artist Turns Plastic Bags Into Art

Making art with found materials is not a new idea. An artist near Washington, D.C. just had her recycled art on exhibit at the Prince George’s African American Museum and Cultural Center in Maryland. She uses a material found in every American home. Plastic bags. More


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Brazil says these investments will result in long-term gains for society. Independent experts, however, say effects of the spending are mixed.
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Video North American University Professors Question Chinese Programs

American and Canadian teachers express doubts about the agreements between Chinese Institutes and Chinese Classrooms and American universities.
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A new study shows that three-D technology could change the way doctors look for breast cancer.
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Video Thousands Get Agricultural Assistance in CAR

The Food and Agricultural Organization reports about 95 percent of the Central African Republic's communities say they will not have enough seeds for this year’s planting season.
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Video Taiwan Shows Off Smart Watches, Glasses at a Technology Exhibition

Electronics that can be worn on the body star at the 2014 Computex Taipei computer show.

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