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Samba Boys take on Argentina

Brazil star Neymar at a practice session before their friendly against Argentina

Brazil coach Dunga on Friday warned Beijing’s choking smog was likely to affect the highly anticipated friendly with Argentina by forcing him to make mass substitutions.With an “orange” pollution aler

Hong Kong protesters regroup after government rejects talks

Pro-democracy protesters attend a rally in the occupied areas outside government headquarters in Hong Kong’s. AP

China slams US for sending ‘wrong message’ to HK demonstrators

Korea’s Kim Jongun limping, but still calls shots

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has aggravated a leg injury he suffered in late August or early September that needs three months to heal, but remains fully in charge of the country, a source with acc

China irked by FBI chief claim

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China accused the United States on Thursday of faking facts, after the head of the FBI said that Chinese hacking likely cost the US economy billions of dollars every year.

China tells US, India to back off

Beijing reacts to Indo-US statement over dispute, asserts no third party should interfere

China won’t let Dalai Lama return to Tibet

Beijing on Wednesday dismissed the possibility of the Dalai Lama’s return to Tibet, days after the exiled spiritual leader indicated he was in contact with Chinese officials over a historic pilgrimage

Tibet police becomes a military body

China has upgraded the status of Tibet’s top police force to that of a military body, recognising its key role in maintaining peace in the troubled Himalayan region which has witnessed anti-Beijing pr

Meet expensive, vicious Tibetan Mastiff

Dog, used as status symbol, bred to protect sheep from wolves in Tibet

Maria Sharapova scales Chinese wall

Maria Sharapova with the trophy after beating Petra Kvitova in the China Open women’s singles final in Beijing on Sunday. — AFP

Maria Sharapova overcame a fierce challenge from Petra Kvitova on Sunday to win the China Open, her first title since she claimed victory at Roland Garros earlier this year.

China warns over ‘Colour Revolution’

Wary over the pro-democracy pro-tests in Hong Kong spreading to China, the official media here said that any attempt to launch a “colour revolution” in the mainland would be futile and a day dream.

I am happy that we have more tigers today than yesterday. But I am not happy that, as a nation, we are bent on counting tigers and alternately moaning or gloating over it.

The fuss that the TV channels have been making about a debate between the Delhi’s potential chief ministerial candidates like the US presidential candidates do has been baffling because the focus has