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Beijing (China)

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  • China rejects Taiwan's complaint about breach of airspace

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China has rejected Taiwan's claim that two Chinese military aircraft had breached Taiwan's airspace four times, saying it was a "routine flight". Taiwan scrambled its jets to intercept two Chinese military aircraft, identified as Yun-...
  • Aki Peritzis: Islamic State isn't just killing people, it's destroying a culture

    Before the world witnessed the full force of the Islamic State's brutality in the video this past week showing American journalist James Foley's murder, a different video revealed another kind of destruction the terrorist group is bent on inflicting....
  • Xu takes 400 meters hurdles in photo finish, Bach praises China

    NANJING China (Reuters) - China were left celebrating more Youth Olympic gold in dramatic style on Monday as Xu Zhihang won the men's 400 meters hurdles in a photo finish after clocking the same time as Tunisian Fares Mohamed Jlasi. The two crossed the...
  • China sets up $3.3 billion aviation investment fund: report

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China has set up a 20 billion yuan ($3.25 billion) investment fund to help bolster its fast-growing civil aviation industry, local media said on Monday. The Civil Aviation Investment Fund, which is led by the parent of Beijing...
  • Chinese fighter jet intercepted Navy sub-hunter plane in South China Sea

    Chinese fighter jet intercepted Navy sub-hunter plane in South China Sea
    An armed Chinese fighter jet conducted what Pentagon officials called an aggressive midair intercept of a U.S. Navy submarine-hunting aircraft during a routine patrol above international waters. Pentagon spokesman Rear Adm. John Kirby said the...
  • Chinese authorities again pull plug on Beijing film festival

    Once again, authorities in China have shut down the Beijing Independent Film Festival. A modest affair held in a distant eastern suburb of the Chinese capital in the artist town of Songzhuang, the event is intended to give auteurs of documentaries,...
  • Celebrities in firing line as China steps up drug war

    BEIJING, Aug 19 (Reuters) - China is turning up the heat in a high-profile crackdown on drugs that has ensnared a string of celebrities, including the son of Hong Kong kungfu movie star Jackie Chan, as the government seeks to push forward a wider campaign...
  • China executes eight for 'terrorist' attacks in Xinjiang

    SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China has executed eight people for "terrorist" attacks in its restive far western region of Xinjiang, including three who "masterminded" a dramatic car crash in the capital's Tiananmen Square in 2013, state media said. Xinjiang is...
  • China Halts Independent Film Festival Again

    The Beijing Independent Film Festival was shut down on Saturday by authorities. Festival organizers, headed by Wang Shu, said that their selection of films did not include movies that were critical of government. But nevertheless they were put under...
  • Microsoft sales of media player, web browser 'problematic': Chinese regulator

    BEIJING (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp's sales of its media player and internet browser software in China have been "problematic," a Chinese antitrust regulator said on Tuesday, in response to questions about an ongoing anti-monopoly probe into the technology...
  • China Halts Independent Film Festival Again

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The Beijing Independent Film Festival was shut down on Saturday by authorities. Festival organizers, headed by Wang Shu, said that their selection of films did not include movies that were critical of government. But...
  • China rejects U.S. criticism over jet encounter

    China rejects U.S. criticism over jet encounter
    BEIJING (Reuters) - China on Saturday called US criticism of an approach by one of its jets to a US Navy patrol plane off the Chinese coast earlier this week "completely groundless" and said its pilot had maintained a safe distance from the US aircraft....