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9 killed, 7 trapped in coal mine accident in China

Nine workers were killed and seven others trapped after a coal mine was hit by a gas outburst in central China’s Henan Province, local authorities said on Tuesday.

China military launches major air exercises

China’s military launched major air defence exercises on Tuesday, highlighting rising capabilities that are seen as tipping the balance of power in east Asia.

15 die in China coalmine blast

Fifteen people were killed in a blast at a coalmine in northern China on Saturday, Xinhua reported.

Floods wash chemicals into northeast China river

Workers began cleaning up a chemical spill in northeastern China on Thursday after more than 3,000 containers of chemicals were washed into a river by the worst floods to hit the country in more than a decade.

Suicide bid disrupts traffic in Beijing subway

Traffic at the busy subway system here was disrupted briefly during the rush hour on Monday after a man jumped onto the tracks at a station.

China response guarded on Dalai meet

China on Tuesday gave a guarded response to foreign secretary Nirupama Rao’s recent meeting with the Dalai Lama, saying it hopes India will abide by its commitment not to allow exiled Tibetans to conduct anti-China activities.

‘Won’t hand over 26/11 suspects’

Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari on Saturday ruled out handing over the perpetrators of the Mumbai attacks to India but said the “non-state actors” who derailed the Indo-Pak rapprochement will “hopefully” be brought to justice in his country.

Former China province CJ executed

China executed on Wednesday the disgraced former chief justice of the country’s most populous metropolis, Cho-ngqing, a sentence meted out as part of a crackdown on organised crime laun-ched by the ci

‘Pak, China inked nuke deal in 2009’

Amid concerns expressed by India and the US about the new Sino-Pak nuclear deal, Pakistan has claimed that the agreement to build two atomic reactors was inked in 2009 itself during President Asif Ali

‘International norms for Pak N-ties’

China has made it clear to India that its civil nuclear cooperation with Pakistan will be in accordance with international obligations.
New Delhi will “wait and see” how Beijing presses ahead with its plans to build two nuclear reactors in Pakistan’s Chashma II plant, visiting National Security Adviser Shivshankar Menon told the Indian media here wrapping up his four-day China visit.

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