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China's ex-security chief faces investigation
Zhou Yongkang, who retired from powerful Politburo standing committee in 2012, facing "serious disciplinary violation".
Last updated: 29 Jul 2014 12:19 GMT
Activists urge China to abolish 'black jails'
China still uses labour camps to silence democracy activists and others it considers malcontents.
Last updated: 12 Jul 2014 10:37 GMT
Taiwan emotions run high over China visit
Zhang Zhijun's visit is first ministerial-level contact with Taiwan, and follows mass anti-China protests.
Last updated: 01 Jul 2014 14:44 GMT
China and Taiwan hold historic talks
The two governments have not met since they split 65 years ago, following a brutal civil war that left millions dead.
Last updated: 11 Feb 2014 11:34 GMT
Stubbing out Mao's smoky legacy
Starting next year, smoking in public will be illegal in China, meaning an end to 'ashtray diplomacy'.
Last updated: 09 Feb 2014 10:42 GMT
Chinese panda makes US public debut
China has been strategically gifting bears to countries that can help its economy grow since the mid-1960s.
Last updated: 18 Jan 2014 08:08 GMT
China marks muted 120th birthday of Mao
President Xi notes "mistakes' of country's founding father during scaled-back festivities.
Last updated: 26 Dec 2013 17:47 GMT
Artist seeks to sculpt a post-Mao China
Wang Keping, a provocative artist critical of China's government, has opened his first solo exhibition in Beijing.
Last updated: 09 Nov 2013 12:14 GMT
China arrests Tiananmen car-crash suspects
Authorities capture men suspected of driving vehicle into crowd in Beijing's political heart, killing five people.
Last updated: 30 Oct 2013 12:30 GMT
China police hunt Beijing explosion suspects
Reports say search under way for two people from Xinjiang following deaths caused by motorist driving into pedestrians.
Last updated: 29 Oct 2013 08:13 GMT
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In Pictures: Pakistan's street children
An estimated 1.5 million children living on streets are vulnerable to sexual abuse and drugs on daily basis.
Black youth bear brunt of drug cocktail
Young men and women are hooked to third-grade heroin mixed with rat poison, detergents and HIV/AIDS medicine.
In Pictures: Thailand's Buddhist detox centre
The Wat Tham Krabok monastery is Thailand's largest free drug rehabilitation facility.
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