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China slams US, Japan over South China Sea standoff

China on Friday warned of “additional measures” if the situation in the South China Sea is not deescalated and criticised the US and Japan for making “irresponsible statements” on its current stand of

Another China knife attack, 6 injured

A suspected assailant is taken away after being subdued at a railway station at Guangzhou. — AP

Four knife-wielding persons on Tuesday went on the rampage at a busy railway station in China’s Guangzhou city, injuring six people, including two women and a foreigner, in the third such attack in ov

Now, Beijing leaders opt for ‘wife diplomacy’

“Wife diplomacy” has become the focus of China’s new leadership as Cheng Hong, the well educated wife of Premier Li Keqiang who has kept a low profile so far, stepped into the limelight by accompanyin

Home girl Li enters semis

Li Na’s bid to claim her first major tournament on home soil remained on course Wednesday as she progressed to the quarter-finals of the China Open after defeating Wimbledon finalist Sabine Lisicki.

Mortar shell hits Chinese Embassy in Syria; 1 injured

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A mortar shell hit the compound of the Chinese Embassy in Syria’s capital Damascus, damaging the building and injuring a Syrian employee.

Champion Azarenka stunned by Petkovic

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Defending champion Victoria Azarenka was knocked out in the first round of the China Open on Monday, losing 4-6, 6-2, 4-6 to Andrea Petkovic of Germany.

Radwanska, Li, Serena advance

Li Na joined top seed Serena Williams in the second round of the China Open in Beijing on Sunday.

Xi Jinping takes over as China’s President

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Xi Jinping was today named as China’s new president and head of the military succeeding Hu Jintao, completing a generational transition of power in the world’s most populous country.

China warns India over oil hunt in S. China Sea

China on Thursday cautioned India against any “unilateral” attempt to pursue oil exploration in the disputed South China Sea, saying that it is opposed to nations outside the region intervening in the

On July 22, 2014, an international partnership across India, Africa and the US launched the “One Agriculture-One Science: A Global Education Consortium” initiative aimed at revitalising global agricultural education, capacity building and technology transfer.

A few weeks ago a public school in the National Capital Region organised an Id Milan during school hours for students. Not all students were invited to it. During the mid-morning recess, teachers instructed Muslim students to line up and go to the place for the function.