China Ratifies Antiterror Pact With Pakistan

  • Tue, 08/29/2006 - 12:00

China has signalled its high priority to combating terrorism, concluding a major military drill with Kazakhstan and ratifying an anti-terror pact with Pakistan, analysts said yesterday.

China finds 'Asia's largest dinosaur'

  • Tue, 08/29/2006 - 12:00

Chinese paleontologists said they had found the remains of the largest dinosaur ever to be unearthed in Asia, measuring an estimated 35 meters (116 feet).

A family's fate hinges on Chinese justice

  • Tue, 08/29/2006 - 12:00

A day after giving birth, Kamila Telendibaeva sat alone in the corner of a cold hospital room gazing at her newborn son. Bound tightly in a white blanket, the infant slept soundly as his mother chewed on the nail of her index finger.

Anti-terror drill targets '3 evil forces'

  • Sun, 08/27/2006 - 12:00

China and Kazakhstan completed a joint anti-terror military drill over the weekend, which officials say will help fight terrorists under the framework of the Shanghai Co-operation Organization (SCO).

A meeting of civilisations: The mystery of China's celtic mummies

  • Sun, 08/27/2006 - 12:00

The discovery of European corpses thousands of miles away suggests a hitherto unknown connection between East and West in the Bronze Age. Clifford Coonan reports from Urumqi

Freedom in a Cage - Consider the Uighurs

  • Fri, 08/25/2006 - 12:00

Among the detainees at Guantánamo were five Uighurs captured in Afghanistan after 9/11. The men were natives of Xinjiang province of China.

Detainee in China isn't aware of his new son

  • Fri, 08/25/2006 - 12:00

Kamila Telendibaeva is thrilled with her newborn son, but wishes desperately that her husband, Huseyin Celil, could be there to share her joy.

China/Kazakhstan: Forces Hold First-Ever Joint Terrorism Exercises

  • Thu, 08/24/2006 - 12:00

Kazakhstan and China launch three days of joint counterterrorism exercises today. It is the first time those two countries have held joint security maneuvers, and testifies to China's aggressive pursuit of improved ties with its immediate CIS neighbors. But Beijing has other motives for such new-fashioned cooperation, particularly with its Central Asian neighbors.

China: Drug Lords Look To Cash In On Economic Boom

  • Thu, 08/24/2006 - 12:00

China lies right next door to two of the world's main centers of narcotics production -- the so-called Golden Crescent of Afghanistan and Pakistan, and the Golden Triangle of Myanmar, Thailand, and Laos.

China claims it ruled oil-rich Xinjiang 1000 years ago

  • Wed, 08/23/2006 - 12:00

China today claimed to have discovered new material evidence that the remote oil-rich region of Xinjiang was ruled by Chinese rulers more than 1,000 years ago during the Tang Dynasty (618-907).