Unresolved questions have haunted Yuan Shanshan since her husband, the human rights lawyer Xie Yanyi, was taken away a year ago by the police.
A fortune teller and close friend of mainland China's disgraced former security czar Zhou Yongkang has been sentenced to seven years in prison for bribery and illegal land transfers, a court said Friday.
BEIJING - An underground fire at an illegal coal mine in northeast China has left 11 people dead, with one still missing, state media reported Friday.
A man dug his dead mother from the ruins of her house in China after it was forcibly demolished, media said Friday, in apparently the country's latest deadly land dispute.
At least 35 have been killed in a landslide in China's northwestern Xinjiang region, state media reported Thursday.
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told mainland China's leaders on Thursday that a flourishing civil society and free media are key to China's development, on one of his last visits to Beijing as U.N. leader.
Water levels are starting to recede in central and eastern China Thursday following a week of heavy downpours that broke levees, flooded cities and villages, halted public transportation, and left at least 181 people dead or missing.
Hong Kong officials said Wednesday there's little chance a bookseller wanted in mainland China will be sent back after mainland authorities threatened him with tougher punishment if he didn't return.
A human rights group on Wednesday demanded the release of a U.S. businesswoman held by mainland China for alleged espionage since last year, after a U.N. committee said she had been "arbitrarily detained."
Heavy rain around China's Yangtze river basin has left 128 people dead and scores missing, media said Tuesday, with more damage feared from a typhoon expected to land this week.