Torrential rains that have swept through China have killed at least 154 people and left 124 missing, officials said Saturday, with most of the casualties reported from a northern province where villagers complained about lack of warning before a deadly flash flood.
The world's leading economies must do more to boost slowing global growth, the International Monetary Fund and Washington urged as G-20 finance ministers gathered Saturday, with the U.K.'s vote to leave the European Union threatening more disruption.
The world cannot depend on China alone to save it from a Brexit-induced downturn, the country's premier said Friday, ahead of hosting a meeting of G-20 finance ministers.
To the challenges facing KFC and Apple in China, add a surprise backlash from Beijing's spat with the Philippines over the South China Sea.
Hong Kong student leader Joshua Wong was found guilty Thursday of participating in a protest that led to the city's mass pro-democracy rallies, in a case he has slammed as political persecution.
China's best-known liberal journal has endured, by its publisher's count, 16 major clashes with authorities since its founding in 1991. It has irritated, and outlasted, two Chinese leaders, he says, but it likely won't survive mainland China leader Xi Jinping.
The top U.S. admiral said Wednesday that friendly exchanges with mainland China's navy are conditional on safe interactions at sea, an indication of Washington's concern over recent fractious encounters with mainland Chinese forces in and over the disputed South China Sea.
Tough religious restrictions on Muslim minorities in China's far west may have driven more than 100 to join the Islamic State group, a U.S. think tank said Wednesday.
A general view shows a sand storm hitting the Silkway rally bivouac near the Chinese city of Dunhuang on Wednesday, July 20. The 11th special stage was canceled due to severe weather conditions.
Chinese people who blame Washington for an international tribunal's dismissal of Beijing's maritime claims have called for a boycott of Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) in protests outside branches in 11 cities, reports said.