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  • Chinese envoy calls for zero-tolerance in protecting children

    UNITED NATIONS, Mar 25 - The UN Security Council should adopt "zero-tolerance policy" towards armed groups in order to create a peaceful environment to protect children, said a Chinese envoy here Wednesday. Liu Jieyi, China's permanent representative to the UN, made the... Read more

  • China executes three for Kunming attack

    BEIJING, Mar 24- China executed three people on Tuesday for a mass stabbing in Kunming that killed 31 people last year, the country's top court said, with authorities blaming the attack on separatists from mainly Muslim Xinjiang. Iskandar Ehet, Turgun Tohtunyaz and Hasayn... Read more

  • IMF head welcomes China-backed bank on Beijing visit

    Beijing, Mar 24 - International Monetary Fund head Christine Lagarde said Monday she welcomed Beijing's creation of a new infrastructure bank -- an institution that has drawn support from Europe and scepticism from Washington. Lagarde made the comments as she wrapped up... Read more

  • China eyes return of ‘stolen’ mummy: reports

    BEIJING, China, Mar 23 - A Chinese province is seeking the return of a 1,000-year-old mummified monk that experts say was stolen two decades ago and resurfaced at an exhibition in Hungary. A Buddha statue containing a monk's remains has been on display at the Mummy World... Read more

  • Land Rover recalls 36,000 SUVs after China media criticism

    Beijing, Mar 20 - Jaguar Land Rover is recalling more than 36,000 cars from China, it said, after it was criticised by state television over allegedly faulty gearboxes. The company, which is owned by India's Tata Motors, also apologised to Chinese consumers in the online... Read more