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Number of faulty children's vaccines in China surges to over 900,000

Hundreds of thousands of additional vaccines intended for children have been found to be faulty, the Chinese government announced Wednesday, raising the number of known defective vaccines in the country to almost one million.

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Beijing should 'temper' its behavior in the South China Sea, Duterte says

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has called for the Chinese government to tone down its behavior in the South China Sea, warning ongoing tensions could spark an accidental conflict.

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US Sanctions Chinese, Russian, Singaporean Firms for North Korea Trading

The U.S. on Wednesday sanctioned companies in China, Russia and Singapore it says were violating the trade embargo with North Korea, Washington's ...

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Japanese Emperor Expresses 'Deep Remorse' for World War II

Japan's Emperor Akihito expressed his "deep regret" Wednesday for his country's actions during World War II. The 84-year-old emperor revealed his ...

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Mosque demolition standoff stokes unease in China

China's determination to control religion puts progress at risk in a model city, writes David Stroup.

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After wreaking havoc in Africa, crop-destroying worm reaches Asia

After leaving a trail of ruined crops in Africa and the Americas, an invasive worm has been found in India, prompting concern that it could have a ...

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Tonga PM challenges Pacific Island leaders to lose weight

Akilisi Pohiva says leaders of some of the most obese countries of the world should lead by example.

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US pushes back on foreign takeover deals

The US has strengthened its power to review and block business deals, with an eye to China.

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India denies China printing currency claim amid social media row

Reports that a Chinese company had been contracted to print Indian notes triggered a backlash online.

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Rainbow trout can now be called salmon in China

A move to let rainbow trout be labelled as salmon after a food scandal causes a splash in China.

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China says claims 1M Uyghurs imprisoned in camps 'completely untrue'

China has vociferously defended its human rights record at the United Nations, after accusations were made that more than a million Uyghur Muslims ...

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Bill Asks Pentagon to Examine More Options for Stopping N. Korean Missiles

A bill signed by President Donald Trump on Monday asks the Pentagon to pursue more options for defeating U.S.-bound North Korean missiles by using radar and more missiles to spot and shoot down inbound threats. The National Defense Authorization ...

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Far From Dead: Tens of Thousands of IS Fighters Linger in Iraq, Syria    

The Islamic State terror group may be far more resilient, stronger and dangerous than U.S. officials have been willing to let on, boasting a fighting force in Iraq and Syria that comes close to what it fielded at its peak. After four years of bombings, the elimination of key IS leaders, and other U.S. and coalition backed efforts, there are ...

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Under-20 Women's World Cup: Nigeria earn late draw to progress

Nigeria book their place in the quarter-finals of the Under-20 Women's World Cup in France with a dramatic stoppage-time equaliser in a 1-1 draw with China.

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‘No Such Thing’: China Denies U.N. Reports of Uighur Detention Camps

Confronted with accusations of mass internment in the Xinjiang region, Chinese officials refused to answer “questions which are not factual.”

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Taliban Offensive Exposes Fragile US Hopes for Afghan Peace 

A year after the Trump administration introduced its strategy for Afghanistan, the Taliban are asserting themselves on the battlefield even as U.S. ...

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China Uighurs: Beijing denies detaining one million

Beijing says reports of mass detentions are untrue, but admits sending some to "re-education centres".

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China Detains VOA Mandarin Correspondent

Voice of America's Mandarin Service correspondent and a multimedia journalist working for VOA were detained Monday evening by Chinese police while attempting to interview a retired Chinese professor who was taken away by authorities during a live television interview with VOA nearly two weeks ago. Correspondent Yibing Feng and VOA contractor ...

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Arizona Democrats Hope to Ride Blue Wave in Midterm Election

The blue wave that Democrats hope will crash into Arizona in November is creeping up in community centers, library auditoriums and churches this summer. In this Republican-dominant state, many Democratic and independent voters have increased their political activity since the election of President Donald Trump. They have shown up at mass ...

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Jiang Zemin Fast Facts

Read CNN's Jiang Zemin Fast Facts and learn more about the former president of China.

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Concern Grows over Fate of Chinese Professor

More than 150 alumni of China's Shandong University have written an open letter, urging the school to ensure the personal safety and freedom of ...

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Parker Solar Probe: Nasa launches mission to 'touch the Sun'

The US space agency launches a probe that aims to travel closer to the Sun than ever before.

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Myanmar Fast Facts

View CNN's Fast Facts on Myanmar, and learn more about the country in southeast Asia formerly known as Burma.

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Beyond Space Force: Staying Ahead of the ‘Speed of War’

It might sound like science fiction, but the general in charge of the U.S. military’s air transports across the globe says refueling and resupplying ...

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South China Sea: 'Leave immediately and keep far off'

A BBC team flew over the disputed South China Sea islands in a US military plane.

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U.N. Panel Confronts China Over Reports That It Holds a Million Uighurs in Camps

Accounts from the Xinjiang region of western China point to Muslims there being treated as “enemies of the state” based on their ethnic and religious identity, a human rights expert said.

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China Uighurs: One million held in political camps, UN told

A million ethnic Uighurs may be being held in "re-education centres", a UN rights panel has heard.

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