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China activist dies from illness in detention
Supporters of Cao Shunli, 52, who had engaged in peaceful activism, says she was denied medical attention.
Last updated: 14 Mar 2014 18:00 GMT
China draws 'red line' on North Korea
Beijing calls for renewed talks over Pyonyang's atomic programme, saying it will not allow war on Korean peninsula.
Last updated: 08 Mar 2014 07:06 GMT
China smog sees face masks sell out
Beijing pollution remains at unhealthy levels, sparking warnings to stay inside and panic buying of masks and purifiers.
Last updated: 26 Feb 2014 06:57 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
Taiwan announces landmark China visit
Officials set date for talks next month, paving the way for first high-level meetings in six decades.
Last updated: 28 Jan 2014 10:52 GMT
Chinese general arrested for gilded lifestyle
Top officer had dozens of homes, a golden boat, gold statue of Mao and other items confiscated in corruption probe.
Last updated: 16 Jan 2014 06:16 GMT
African leaders in S Sudan for peace talks
Kenyan and Ethiopian leaders arrive as army tries to retake towns from forces loyal to former vice president.
Last updated: 27 Dec 2013 07:32 GMT
China labour camp reform challenged
Report says extra-judicial detention of political dissidents and other undesirables likely to continue unabated.
Last updated: 17 Dec 2013 09:10 GMT
Dementia: A global disaster in waiting?
As someone is diagnosed with the syndrome every four seconds, we ask if there is hope for a cure.
Last updated: 12 Dec 2013 14:24 GMT
Diplomats edge towards Iran nuclear deal
Divisions described as "small, but important" as seven foreign ministers locked in delicate talks.
Last updated: 23 Nov 2013 21:17 GMT
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French minorities alarmed by far-right wins
French Jews and Muslims say recent National Front victories in mayoral races reflect rising xenophobia.
The white 'saviours' of the Arabs
Western fighters have streamed into the Middle East to help 'liberate' Arab countries such as Syria and Libya.
Pakistan mulls tighter controls on madrassas
The Pakistani government is proposing reform of the nation's madrassas, which are accused of fostering terrorism.
Unravelling culture in Iraq's Kurdish region
Weaving and handicrafts are being re-taught to a younger generation of Iraqi Kurds, but not without challenges.
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French combatants in Syria and cyber-indoctrination
Armenian genocide: Turkey has lost the battle of truth
Eastern Ukraine: A new pawn in Putin's dangerous game
South Sudan's massacre among many
Marx's last stand: Eastern Ukraine
Libya and the ICC: Courting chaos and confusion
In Pictures: Clowning around in Lebanon camps
Volunteer clowns from Belgium's 'Clowns Without Borders' entertain children in Lebanon's refugee camps.
In Pictures: Myanmar's opium hotspot
A rebel militia in Myanmar's Shan state has been cracking down on drug production.
In Pictures: The Boston Marathon
Runners compete in race where last year a bombing left three dead and more than 260 people injured.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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