35-yo ethnic Kazakh Berik Iklas from Karamai town in XUAR in China has amazed the juries of the Voice of China singing contest.
The economic impact of the Tianjin explosions could reverberate for months.
Chinese state-run media lambasted officials in the port city of Tianjin for a lack of transparency over the massive explosions at an industrial site.
The number of people killed in giant explosions in the Chinese port of Tianjin has risen to 85.
The IMF warned that China, the world's second-largest economy, could face a "disorderly correction" followed by slower growth if its reform program slows.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe expressed deep remorse Friday over World War II and said previous national apologies would stand.
China's currency devaluation is a step in the long march to a more open regime for the yuan, analysts say, but authorities will need to further loosen their controls to promote long-term growth.
A Chinese military team of nuclear and chemical experts began work Thursday at the site of two massive explosions in the city of Tianjin.
Enormous explosions in a major Chinese port city killed at least 44 people and injured more than 500, leaving a devastated industrial landscape of incinerated cars, toppled shipping containers and burnt-out buildings.
Now 73 and sitting in his Tokyo home, Yohachi Nakajima fights back tears when he thinks of his Chinese adopted mother and the farming village he once called homeю
On August 3, Baku welcomed the Nomad express container train traveling from Shihezi, China to Georgia via Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan
Typhoon Soudelor killed 14 people in eastern China and four are missing after parts of the country were hit by the heaviest rains in a century.
Chinese relatives of passengers aboard missing flight MH370 marched to Malaysia's embassy in Beijing, some demanding to be taken to Reunion island where suspected wreckage from the plane was found.
A Chinese newspaper with close ties to the ruling Communist Party slammed Japan for commemorating the atomic bombing of Hiroshima without highlighting its own wartime aggression.
Chinese Beijing has won the bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games from Kazakhstan's Almaty.
Hundreds of protesters gathered in Taipei early calling for the education minister to resign after a student committed suicide.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan headed for China Wednesday having secured NATO's backing for Ankara's fight against Islamic State militants.
Olympic champion in track and field Olga Rypakova from Kazakhstan has won the IAAF Diamond League in London.
Deep in the Chinese countryside, the lives of Liang Yuxiu and her brother Zhaolu epitomise the cost of decades of breakneck economic growth.
Hollywood star Richard Gere expressed outrage Tuesday over the death in a Chinese prison of a key Tibetan dissident, as the US Congress explored ways to ratchet up pressure on Beijing over Tibet.
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