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Man in wheelchair detonates device at Beijing airport: state media

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Beijing: A man in a wheelchair ignited a home-made explosive device at Beijing's international airport on Saturday, state media reported, injuring himself but no others.
The man, identified as Ji Zho

'Asia tallest man' hospitalised in China

Beijing: A 2.55-metre (8 foot 4 inch) Chinese man who is among the world's tallest living people has been hospitalised for a hip replacement, reports said Monday.
Wang Fengjun has been measured as 29

China's Shenzhou-10 spacecraft returns to Earth

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Beijing: China completed its longest manned space mission on Wednesday as its Shenzhou-10 spacecraft and three crew members safely returned to Earth, in a major step for Beijing's goal of building a

‘India, China can reduce mistrust with faith in each other’


Ahead of Premier Li Keqiang's visit to India on Sunday, Chinese media in Beijing on Saturday said it is difficult for the two nations to restore mutual trust without resolving border dispute though mistrust could gradually be reduced with good faith in each other's strategic intentions.

Defending champ Martin wins 2nd stage in Beijing

Defending champion Tony Martin won the second stage of the Tour of Beijing for the Omega Pharma-Quickstep team in a powerful solo finish on Wednesday.

The German rider won the 126-kilometer stage, wh

Beijing removes Gujarat riots video

Following some nudging from the Indian government, a video exhibit on the Gujarat riots has been removed from an on-going exhibition on contemporary Indian art in Beijing.

External affairs ministry s

China’s Ai Weiwei loses appeal against tax fine


Chinese artist and fierce government critic Ai Weiwei said on Friday his challenge against a $2.4 million fine for alleged tax evasion that he says is politically motivated had failed.

20 killed as fuel truck crash in China sparks fire

At least 20 people in China were killed on Friday when two trucks collided and sent petrol into a timber mill below the road, causing a massive blaze, authorities said.

The accident happened before d

Volvo recalls more than 12,000 cars in China


Volvo Cars is recalling 12,798 of its 2012 model year vehicles imported into China, the top Chinese quality regulator said, in order to prevent potential fuel leaks and to fix faulty wiring that could

12 killed, 8 missing in ship wreck in China

Twelve people have been confirmed dead and eight others remain missing after a ship sank in south China's Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region.

The passenger ship, from which 28 people have been rescued

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