South Korea and the United States are calling for stern international action against North Korea for torpedoing a South Korean warship
Latest attack on children happened at kindergarten when a knife-wielding man in northwest China killed seven children
A 6.9-magnitude quake struck the western province of Qinghai early Wednesday killing more than 500 people.
Many international companies say they face growing number of obstacles to doing business in the country
March 28 disaster at the Wangjialing mine trapped 153 miners in a flooded underground shaft
Warning comes after Australian PM Kevin Rudd said world would be watching how China conducts trial
British Foreign Minister David Miliband trying to convince Beijing to back West's sanctions against Iran
Miliband is in China on a three-day visit seeking to smooth the rift between London and Beijing
Chinese leader warned the world economy could face a double-dip recession because of high unemployment and unstable currencies
System deprives millions of rural migrant workers of vital public services in cities, creating what has been described as 'apartheid'
Wu Bangguo says Beijing will continue on 'socialist path of political development with Chinese characteristics'
Beijing, Washington at odds over number of issues including US arms sales to Taiwan, Dali Lama, Chinese cyber-spying, trade
China describes Deputy Secretary of State James Steinberg's two-day fence-mending visit to Beijing as candid and in depth
US Embassy spokesman in Beijing says James Steinberg will discuss range of bilateral issues, including Iran's nuclear program
High on agenda of talk in Beijing is China's reluctance to support UN sanctions against Iran
Anger at Washington ranges on issues from arms sales to Taiwan to US president's meeting with Tibet's exiled leader, the Dalai Lama
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman issues statement saying meeting had 'seriously harmed' US-Sino relations
Chinese Embassy officials in Washington e-mail US pressure group to say Gao Zhisheng living in remote Xinjiang Province
Hundreds of millions braved cold winter weather to travel home to be with family, putting strain on country's transport system
UN under-secretary-general's comments come amid reports North Korea's chief nuclear negotiator plans a rare visit to the US