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Topic - Xinhua News Agency
China tried Wednesday to cool a dispute with Washington over cyber spying, reminding the United States of its need for Chinese help over North Korea and appealing to it not to hurt cooperation in anti-terrorism and other areas.
The major city of Guangzhou in southern China closed its live poultry markets on Saturday for two weeks to halt the spread of the H7N9 strain of bird flu.
The Jade Rabbit did not go quietly into that long lunar night.
BEIJING (AP) — Fourteen people have died after a stampede at a mosque in northern China, a state news agency said Monday.
BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese man who hacked three children to death and injured 13 others at a daycare center in southern China was sentenced to death on Saturday, the official Xinhua News Agency reported.
Having the dead guy jump up for a drink probably wasn't part of the script.
Mob violence in China's Xinjiang region on Wednesday left 27 people dead, including nine police officers, in one of the bloodiest incidents since unrest in the regional capital killed nearly 200 in 2009, the Associated Press reported.
Apple expects China to overtake the United States as its biggest market, CEO Tim Cook told a Chinese government news agency.
A Chinese government think tank is urging the country's leaders to start phasing out its one-child policy immediately and allow two children for every family by 2015, a daring proposal to do away with the unpopular policy.
Foxconn Technology Group denied on Saturday that production was affected at a Chinese factory that makes Apple's iPhones, although both state media and an overseas labor watch group said some workers halted production lines on Friday, apparently over higher quality control standards.
A series of earthquakes collapsed houses and triggered landslides Friday in a remote mountainous part of southwestern China where damage was preventing rescues and communications were disrupted. At least 64 deaths have been reported.
A former police chief whose flight to a U.S. Consulate set off China's biggest political scandal in years has been charged with crimes including defection and bribe taking, state media reported Wednesday, indicating the turbulent affair is moving closer to a resolution before a key national leadership transition this fall.
A commercial van slammed into a truck Monday in northwest China, killing nine people and bringing the overall death toll to 56 in three big accidents on the country's notoriously dangerous roads over the past two days.
The wife of a disgraced top Chinese politician was a depressed woman on medication but a willful murderer who poisoned a British businessman while in fear for her son's life, official media said Friday in what appeared to be a prelude to her conviction and punishment after a seven-hour trial.
Prosecutors have charged the wife of ousted Chinese politician Bo Xilai and a family aide with the murder of a British businessman, the government said Thursday, pushing ahead a case at the center of a messy political scandal that unsettled China's leadership ahead of a delicate power transition.