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1 killed, 8 injured in northern China explosions

1 killed, 8 injured in northern China explosions

Nov 06, – A series of small explosions killed one person and injured eight others Wednesday outside the provincial headquarters of the ruling Communist Party in the northern Chinese city of Taiyuan, officials said. Officials gave no word on the target or perpetrators of the blasts, which state media said were caused by homemade bombs. […]

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China, India sign border cooperation agreement

China, India sign border cooperation agreement

Oct 23, – The accord followed a meeting in Beijing between Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and visiting Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who also had trade ties on the agenda as India seeks to gain greater access to Chinese markets and readjust a trade balance tilted heavily toward China. China and India sounded a new […]

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Sania aims for Slams with Cara Black

Sania aims for Slams with Cara Black

Oct 10, – The duo have won two titles after coming together this year, a year which has seen Sania rack up five titles with three different partners, She called it the “best year of my career.” It has been second time lucky for Sania Mirza. The Indian tennis ace, who called it a day […]

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Philippines president vows to defend territory amid China Sea dispute

Philippines president vows to defend territory amid China Sea dispute

June12, MANILA, Philippines (AP) — He said in a speech marking the 115th anniversary of the country’s independence from Spain that the Philippines has not claimed territory that clearly belongs to another country but only asks that “our territory, rights and dignity be respected.” Philippine President Benigno Aquino III vowed Wednesday his country will not […]

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Poultry plant Fire kills 119 people in northeast China

Poultry plant Fire kills 119 people in northeast China

June 3, BEIJING (AP) — Several dozen people also were hurt in the blaze in Jilin province’s Mishazi township, which appeared to have been sparked by three early morning explosions, the official Xinhua News Agency said. The provincial fire department, on its microblog, attributed the blasts to an ammonia leak. The chemical is kept pressurized […]

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Chinese premier visits Pakistan praises ties and signed economic agreements

Chinese premier visits Pakistan praises ties and signed economic agreements

May 23, ISLAMABAD (AP) — China provides Pakistan with aid and foreign investment, while Islamabad offers Beijing important diplomatic backing in the face of Muslim-majority nations who might otherwise criticize China’s handling of its minority Muslim Uighur population. China’s premier signed economic agreements and praised Pakistan in glowing terms as he began a two-day visit […]

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Chinese, Indian leaders played down border dispute, calls for cooperation

Chinese, Indian leaders played down border dispute, calls for cooperation

May 20, NEW DELHI (AP) — Friction has been building between the Asian giants in recent years as they vie for regional influence and access to fuel needed to feed their growing economies. Li Keqiang’s trip to India, his first visit abroad since becoming Chinese premier, seems intended to minimize those tensions. The leaders of […]

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Assad: transition talks are internal matter US has no right to interfere in his country’s politics

Assad: transition talks are internal matter US has no right to interfere in his country’s politics

May 19, AP – BEIRUT — In the capital Damascus, a car bomb killed at least three people and wounded five, according to Syrian state TV. It said bomb experts dismantled other explosives in the area. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, an activist group, said eight people were killed, including four members of […]

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Government views prostitution as an “ugly social Phenomenon” Sex workers in China face horrifying abuse

Government views prostitution as an “ugly social Phenomenon” Sex workers in China face horrifying abuse

May 14, AP – The government officially views prostitution as an “ugly social phenomenon” and the solicitation, sale and purchase of sex in China are illegal. However, despite frequent government crackdowns, prostitution remains rampant and sexual services are openly offered in massage parlors, karaoke bars and nightclubs. Police in China frequently beat, torture and arbitrarily […]

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China welcomes Israeli prime minister in Beijing

China welcomes Israeli prime minister in Beijing

May 8, AP – Greeting the Israeli leader at the Great Hall of the People, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang made no direct mention of his meeting two days earlier with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, who leads his people’s efforts to achieve statehood. Talks between Israel and the Palestinians on the statehood issue have been deadlocked […]

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