Xinhua News Agency
BEIJING (AP) — Knife-wielding assailants attacked people at a train station in southwestern China on Saturday in what authorities called a terrorist attack and police fatally shot five of the assailants, leaving 28 people dead and […]
TACLOBAN, Philippines (AP) — Typhoon-ravaged Philippine islands faced a daunting relief effort that had barely begun Monday, as bloated bodies lay uncollected and uncounted in the streets and survivors pleaded for food, water and medicine. […]
SHANGHAI (AP) — It’s been so hot in China that folks are grilling shrimp on manhole covers, eggs are hatching without incubators and a highway billboard has mysteriously caught fire by itself. The heat wave […]
BEIJING (AP) — For eight years, motorcycle taxi driver Ji Zhongxing sought justice for what he said was a beating by city guards that left him paralyzed. It was his frustration, his brother said, that […]
BEIJING (AP) — A man in a wheelchair who was airing grievances set off a homemade bomb in a crowded terminal at Beijing’s main airport on Saturday evening, injuring himself but no one else, Chinese […]
BEIJING (AP) — The two 16-year-old girls killed in the San Francisco plane crash were close friends and top students who were on Asiana Flight 214 for the same reason: to get a taste of […]
BEIJING (AP) — A 6.9-magnitude earthquake has hit China’s Sichuan province, the site of a massive earthquake in 2008.
BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese state news agency says the country has begun building a new nuclear power plant after lifting a construction moratorium imposed following Japan’s Fukushima disaster.
BEIJING (AP) – At least 50 people are dead after a series of earthquakes jolted a mountainous part of southwestern China, triggering landslides. Damage is preventing rescuers from reaching outlying areas and communications are disrupted. […]