China asks Pak, Afghan to meet halfway to improve ties

By Sajjad HussainIslamabad, Jun 25 China has asked Pakistan and Afghanistan to improve their bilateral ties and "meet each other halfway", underlining that tensions between the two countries were...

Jun 25, 2017 2:35 PM | Newsscroll

Egypt President Sisi ratifies Red Sea islands deal

Cairo [Egypt], June 25 : Eypt President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has ratified the maritime demarcation deal that cedes sovereignty over two uninhabited Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia, despite...

Jun 24, 2017 10:53 AM | Newsscroll

Six killed, over 100 missing as landslide buries mountain

village in China(EDS: Updating toll)By K J M VarmaBeijing, Jun 24 At least six people were killed and over 100 others remained missing after a mountain village was today buried under tonnes of rocks...

Jun 24, 2017 6:50 PM | Newsscroll

China orders probe after players quit tournament

Beijing, June 24 Chinese sports authorities have ordered a probe into the decision by two coaches and three top table tennis stars to quit an international tournament in apparent protest at their...

Jun 24, 2017 6:19 PM | Newsscroll

Five killed, 120 missing as landslide buries mountain village

in China(EDS: Updating with toll)By K J M VarmaBeijing, Jun 24 At least five people were killed and over 120 others remained missing after a mountain village was today buried under tonnes of rocks...

Jun 24, 2017 4:40 PM | Newsscroll

China sends two giant pandas to Germany

By K J M VarmaBeijing, Jun 24 Two giant pandas in China were today sent to Germany for a 15-year research mission from their home in southwest Sichuan Province.Meng Meng and Jiao Qing took a...

Jun 24, 2017 4:18 PM | Newsscroll

Over 140 people feared buried in China landslide

(EDS: Updating with fresh inputs)By K J M VarmaBeijing, Jun 24 Over 140 people were feared buried today after a massive landslide smashed into their homes in southwest China's Sichuan Province after...

Jun 24, 2017 12:45 PM | Newsscroll

2 giant pandas to leave for Germany on 15-yr research mission

By K J M VarmaBeijing, Jun 23 Two giant pandas in China will be taken to Berlin zoo from southwestern Sichuan province for a 15-year research mission.Meng Meng and Jiao Qing will be accompanied on...

Jun 23, 2017 8:41 PM | Newsscroll

Apple contractors' employees held for selling data in China

By K J M VarmaBeijing, Jun 23 Chinese police have arrested 16 employees of an Apple contractor for selling personal information of iPhone users from eastern China's Zhejiang Province.In January,...

Jun 23, 2017 8:27 PM | Newsscroll

China launches research project to compile data about SCS

By K J M VarmaBeijing, Jun 22 China has launched a research project to compile historical data obtained during expeditions by its teams to the disputed South China Sea since the late...

Jun 22, 2017 9:58 AM | Newsscroll