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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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Ethiopian Airlines bids to run Nigeria's new national carrier

Ethiopian Airlines is the frontrunner to manage Nigeria's new national carrier, its chief executive has announced.

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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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US Raises Suspicions About Russia's New Space Weapons

The United States voiced deep suspicion on Tuesday over Russia's pursuit of new space weapons, including a mobile laser system to destroy satellites in space, and the launch of a new inspector satellite which was acting in an "abnormal" ...

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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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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 ...

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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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Five die in Tajik mountains helicopter crash but 13 survive

The aircraft was carrying mainly Russian climbers when it crash landed in the Tajik mountains.

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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. officials talk up hopes for peace. That's raising questions about the viability of the American game plan for ending a war that began when some of the current U.S. troops were in diapers. A Taliban ...

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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 ...

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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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US Ambassador Warns Britain to Back Trump Over Iranian Sanctions

The U.S. ambassador to London has publicly warned British Prime Minister Theresa May to side with President Donald Trump in the burgeoning transatlantic dispute over the controversial nuclear deal with Iran, which the U.S. leader withdrew from in May. Ambassador Woody Johnson cautioned there would be trade consequences for Britain, which he ...

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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 professor Sun Wenguang, who was apparently taken away by police during a live VOA interview nearly two weeks ago. Wang Shujun, a co-signer of the open letter, told VOA that he was shocked about the ...

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Indonesia plane crash: Boy, 12, survives Papua accident

The boy was travelling with eight other people when the aircraft came down in Papua, Indonesia.

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Crews Work to Protect S. California Homes from Holy Fire

A wildfire in Southern California that began Monday grew to 85 square kilometers (33 square miles) in size Saturday as firefighters worked to keep ...

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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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Bodies of Polish Tourists, Wreckage to Stay on Alaska Peak

A small airplane that crashed in Alaska’s Denali National Park, killing five people on board, will remain on a near-vertical mountainside because of ...

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US Federal Probe Begins Into Theft, Crash of Stolen Aircraft

U.S. federal investigators began probing Saturday the theft and crash of a passenger airliner late Friday near Seattle in the northwestern U.S. state ...

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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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