China is setting up a national cancer registry to fully understand the extent of the disease in the country and to help improve cancer prevention policies.
Demand for dog meat is driving an illegal trade in stolen dogs, especially in rural areas, experts said, and causing a human health hazard.
Zookeepers in Beijing worked frantically to keep their residents warm as temperatures in the capital plummeted over the weekend.
UN-Arab League special representative Lakhdar Brahimi arrived in the Syrian capital of Damascus Sunday for meetings with Syrian officials.
Senior leader Liu Yunshan on Sunday urged to practise transparent and fair cadre selection and firmly reject illicit canvassing and vote-buying.
Italy's resigned Prime Minister Mario Monti on Sunday did not rule out the possibility that he could be the Italian premier again.
Saudi Arabia will set up offices for the National Human Rights Society in five prisons, Al Riyadh newspaper reported on Sunday.
China's fisheries output will top 1.73 trillion yuan ($273.89 billion ) this year, up 15 percent from 2011, a senior fishery official said on Sunday.
China voiced firm opposition on Sunday to contents concerning the country in a defense authorization bill approved by the US congress.
Lu Jianzhi is quickly tapping her counter trying to work out the accounts of a Chinese customer who has purchased Christmas goods from her store.
Egyptians started Saturday morning casting their votes in the final round of a controversial constitutional referendum that had stirred up divisions between the liberals and Islamists.