Police have detained four people over a truck explosion that caused 10 deaths and a viaduct collapse in central China's Henan Province, government authorities confirmed on Sunday.
After an unusually smoggy January, Beijingers were happy to see a blue sky on Friday, but it wasn't enough to distract them from the debate over what is causing the putrid air.
Top leader of the DPRK Kim Jong-un called for strengthening the military to defend the country's security and sovereignty.
New Secretary of State of the United States John Kerry is expected to visit Russia shortly, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Saturday.
Not everyone will celebrate Spring Festival the traditional way. Modernization and urbanization have changed how some young Chinese think about this family holiday.
The US is poised for economic growth and job creation, but partisan wrangling and bad decisions of policymakers could hamper robust economic recovery, Obama said on Saturday.
The United States is prepared to hold direct talks with Iran when the Iranian leadership is "serious", US Vice President Joe Biden said on Saturday.
The partially collapsed viaduct in Henan province was up to the standards and had passed latest quality test, an official with the provincial transportation authorities said on Saturday.
As many as 60 students have been forced to withdraw from Harvard University after cheating on a final exam last year in what has become the largest academic scandal to hit the Ivy League school in recent memory.
Sinopec Corp, Asia's biggest oil refiner, has said it is upgrading desulphurization facilities and will supply cleaner oil products from 2014 over public concerns about oil quality.
Although many see long beards as emblems of wisdom and old age, a south China political advisor is using his beard as a weapon to prod the government to unveil a controversial document.
Rescuers have recovered six more bodies from the scene of a bus accident in Northwest China's Gansu province, bringing the death toll to 14.