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  • Knifeman kills 3 children in China school attack

    BEIJING, September 1- A knifeman stabbed three children to death and wounded five more plus a teacher in a rampage at a Chinese primary school on Monday, reports said, in the country's latest attack against youngsters. The attacker killed himself by jumping from a building... Read more

  • China announces national ‘Martyrs’ Day’

    BEIJING, September 1- Chinese lawmakers have approved a national day to commemorate people who died in wars resisting foreign invaders, state media reported, at a time when Beijing remains at loggerheads with Tokyo over territory and history. The country's top legislature... Read more

  • China insists on right to choose candidates for HK leader

    BEIJING, August 31- China insisted Sunday that candidates for Hong Kong's next leader must be screened in advance, triggering tears and fury in the former British colony where democracy advocates said they would occupy the financial district. The standing committee of the... Read more

  • Chinese police detain suspect in alleged TV hacking

    BEIJING, August 28- Chinese police said Thursday they have detained a suspect in connection with the alleged hacking of a Chinese cable television service after it broadcast censored Tiananmen crackdown pictures and messages condemning the ruling Communist party. Police... Read more

  • China landslide kills seven

    BEIJING, August 28- Seven people died and another 20 were left missing after a landslide in southwest China, state media reported Thursday. The landslide engulfed a village near Fuquan city in the province of Guizhou, the Xinhua news agency said. Torrential rain complicated... Read more