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Nine injured in south China knife attack

BEIJING - Nine people were rushed to the hospital after a man stabbed them at a grocery store in south China on Thursday, state media reported, the latest in a series of...

Furore over fate of Chinese corpse ship in NZ

Furore over fate of Chinese corpse ship in NZ

WELLINGTON — The SS Ventnor sank 112 years ago off the northern New Zealand coast, bearing unusual cargo: The exhumed bodies of 499 Chinese miners, some in wooden coffins and...

HK police clear protest site, nab student leaders

HK police clear protest site, nab student leaders

HONG KONG — Hong Kong police yesterday cleared one of the largest protest sites that has choked the city for months, arresting scores of pro-democracy activists in what could be...

Xi’s Silk Road revival plan faces obstacles

Xi’s Silk Road revival plan faces obstacles

ALMATY (Kazakhstan) — President Xi Jinping’s grand plan to make China the centre of the world again by reviving the ancient Silk Road trading route faces obstacles at its first...

Gallery: Mong Kok site cleared, protesters warn of Plan B

Mong Kok site cleared, protesters warn of Plan B

HONG KONG — Police have cleared the one of the largest protest sites in Hong Kong, but while it is a big breakthrough in the Hong Kong authorities’ efforts to end the most...

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