In Pictures29 Jul 2013 10:01 GMT
A look at some of the country's most popular structures in the wake of a new five-year construction prohibition.
In Pictures20 Jun 2013 11:26 GMT
A dense haze has blanketed the city-state with officials blaming neighbouring Indonesia's slash-and-burn agriculture.
Human Rights04 Jun 2013 07:30 GMT
Having lost her son 24 years ago in China's deadly military crackdown, a retired professor continues to demand justice.
In Pictures05 Mar 2013 14:04 GMT
Nearly 3,000 Chinese delegates attend the first ceremony of the National People's Party in Beijing.
Politics07 Jan 2013 07:49 GMT
Artists such as Zhang Bingjian have taken a creative stand against corruption in China.
US & Canada19 Dec 2012 12:53 GMT
December 21 marks the end of days for humanity, according to doomsayers, and 1-in-5 Chinese are preparing for the worst.
Environment08 Dec 2012 13:25 GMT
Beijing launched an ambitious plan a decade ago, but the desert continues to swallow up large tracts of green land.
In Pictures15 Nov 2012 14:54 GMT
China's ruling party unveils new members that will steer the Asian giant for the next decade as the congress closes.
N Korea warns of 'full-out war' with nuclear weapons
Deadly Israeli strikes target Syria's Quneitra
N Korea 'detains US citizen' at Pyongyang airport
France votes in tight presidential race
The Germans left behind by the country's economic boom
Syria's war explained from the beginning
China, Philippines spar over military visit to island
Rights group seeks end to military aid for Egypt
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