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  • Aki Peritzis: Islamic State isn't just killing people, it's destroying a culture

    Before the world witnessed the full force of the Islamic State's brutality in the video this past week showing American journalist James Foley's murder, a different video revealed another kind of destruction the terrorist group is bent on inflicting....
  • Xu takes 400 meters hurdles in photo finish, Bach praises China

    NANJING China (Reuters) - China were left celebrating more Youth Olympic gold in dramatic style on Monday as Xu Zhihang won the men's 400 meters hurdles in a photo finish after clocking the same time as Tunisian Fares Mohamed Jlasi. The two crossed the...
  • China sets up $3.3 billion aviation investment fund: report

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China has set up a 20 billion yuan ($3.25 billion) investment fund to help bolster its fast-growing civil aviation industry, local media said on Monday. The Civil Aviation Investment Fund, which is led by the parent of Beijing...
  • China's state media jab U.S. on Ferguson

    China's state media jab U.S. on Ferguson
    With the unrest in Ferguson, Mo., ongoing, countries including China have sensed a chance to strike back at what they see as the United States' preachiness and hypocrisy on human rights. This week, comments by U.S. State Department spokeswoman Marie...
  • Jackie Chan takes 'bow of apology' after son busted for drugs

    Jackie Chan takes 'bow of apology' after son busted for drugs
    Action movie star Jackie Chan offered the public a "deep bow of apology" after his son, actor, singer and socialite Jaycee, was arrested in Beijing for drug use. Jackie Chan, 60, served as a goodwill spokesman for the China National Anti-Drug Committee...
  • Chinese fighter jet intercepted Navy sub-hunter plane in South China Sea

    Chinese fighter jet intercepted Navy sub-hunter plane in South China Sea
    An armed Chinese fighter jet conducted what Pentagon officials called an aggressive midair intercept of a U.S. Navy submarine-hunting aircraft during a routine patrol above international waters. Pentagon spokesman Rear Adm. John Kirby said the...
  • China Eastern plane aborts landing as traffic controllers take a nap

    BEIJING (Reuters) - A China Eastern Airlines Corp passenger plane that had started its night-time descent into a Wuhan airport was forced to abort its landing after air traffic controllers had dozed off, an investigation report found. The incident, which...
  • Mega-IPO to rekindle the 'bromance' behind Alibaba's rise

    BEIJING (Reuters) - Masayoshi Son's nose for an investment has turned a $20 million start-up punt on Alibaba into a stake worth maybe $50 billion or more as the Chinese e-commerce giant co-founded and led by Jack Ma heads to what could be the biggest U.S....
  • Shares of China's SMI Culture Plunge After Acquisition News

    HONG KONG -- SMI Culture, a sister company to mainland China multiplex operator SMI Corporation, has unveiled a stock issue and the acquisition of a film production company in Beijing. Shares of SMI Culture had been suspended from trading on the Hong...
  • Pivoting away from Asia

    Pivoting away from Asia
    What do President Obama's decision to authorize airstrikes against the Sunni militants of the Islamic State and his previous commitment to send American military advisors and trainers back into Iraq have to do with his "pivot" to Asia? Everything and...
  • China's Peking Opera company marks anniversary with U.S. tour

    By Patricia Reaney NEW YORK, Aug 20 (Reuters) - With lavishly embroidered costumes, elaborate makeup and acrobatics, a troupe of nearly 90 singers, actors and musicians of the Peking Opera begins a special U.S. tour on Wednesday at New York's Lincoln...