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Zardari to visit China for N-deal

Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari will commence a high-level visit to China from July 6 during which the two countries will firm up a deal for supply of two new nuclear reactors to Islamabad.

Chemical plant catches fire in China

Firefighters are struggling to contain a blaze that erupted at a chemical plant in the southwest outskirts of the capital. About 40 fire engines are battling the flames, Xinhua news agency reported.

China: 150 trapped in landslide

At least 150 people have been buried or trapped in a landslide triggered by heavy rain in southwest China on Monday, state media reported.

11 killed in China bus accident

An overloaded bus taking mourners to a funeral veered off a mountain road and plunged into a ravine in northern China, killing 11 people and injuring 31, state media reported on Sunday.

Swollen river threatens China city of 6 million

Chinese rescue teams scrambled to shore up flood defences on Friday as a swollen river threatened a major city, after heavy rains across the nation’s south and centre left more than 230 people dead.

‘Pak, China N-cooperation is under IAEA safeguards’

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China on Thursday said its proposed two new nuclear reactors for Pakistan are “totally consistent” with its international obligations and safeguards of the IAEA, but remained mum on whether it would f

China cracks down on shoddy Mao statues

China, no stranger to product quality scandals, will extend its crackdown to statues of Mao Zedong, the founder of the modern communist state, sold to tourists.

47 die in China mine explosion

An explosion in a coal mine in central China on Monday killed 47 miners while 28 others were brought out to safety in yet another major mishap in the colliery sector notorious for its accident.

47 die in China mine explosion

An explosion in a coal mine in central China on Monday killed 47 miners while 28 others were brought out to safety in yet another major mishap in the colliery sector notorious for its accident.

Publication of Li Peng’s memoirs halted

A Hong Kong book publisher has been forced to halt the much-awaited publication of former Chinese Premier Li Peng’s memoirs of controversial events leading up to the 1989 Tiananmen crackdown on pro-democracy protests.

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