Toxic gas kills nine in China

 Toxic gas following a mine blast has killed nine people and injured 12 others in China`s Yunnan province, authorities said on Sunday.

China deploys fighter jets along tense Myanmar border

The Sino-Myanmar border turned tense on Saturday as China deployed fighter jets after lodging a strong diplomatic protest with its neighbour following the death of four Chinese when a Myanmarese warplane reportedly dropped a bomb in southwestern Yunnan province.

China summons Myanmar ambassador after bomb kills four Chinese

China has summoned the Myanmar Ambassador for a meeting in Beijing after a bomb from a Myanmar aircraft fell in Chinese territory and killed four Chinese people, China`s Foreign Ministry said on Saturday.

China `concerned` after Myanmar fighting crosses border

China on Tuesday warned over escalating violence between Myanmar`s military and rebel forces after a civilian home was hit by shelling from across the border, apparently for the first time in the current unrest.

Britain's Prince William calls for end to ivory trade on China visit

Britain`s Prince William urged an end to the ivory trade on Wednesday, visiting a Chinese elephant sanctuary in the southwestern province of Yunnan at the close of a three-day trip to the country that focused partly on wildlife conservation.

Moderate quake jolts southwest China

A moderate quake of 5.5-magnitude jolted southwest China's Yunnan Province on Sunday.

Myanmar leader vows not to `lose an inch` of land to rebels

Myanmar`s president has vowed "not to lose an inch" of territory in clashes with ethnic rebels in a region bordering China, state-backed media said Tuesday, after intense fighting sent tens of thousands fleeing across the frontier.

China detains 25 passengers for opening plane exit doors

Twenty-five angry passengers on board a plane in southwest China were detained after they opened emergency exit doors before take-off and fought with the crew as their flight was delayed for hours by snow, state media reported on Sunday.

Death sentences upheld in China terrorist attack case

 A Chinese court Friday upheld the death sentences of three men implicated in a terrorist attack that killed 31 people at a railway station in Kunming, the capital city of southwest China`s Yunnan Province, earlier this year.

China says some victims of land clash burned alive

Chinese villagers kidnapped construction workers, tied them up, doused them in gasoline and set it ablaze when a land dispute turned violent, the government said on Thursday, providing grisly details of the latest bout of rural unrest.

China earthquake leaves 300 injured, one dead

 A strong earthquake that hit southwest China`s mountainous Yunnan province has killed one person, and left more than 300 people injured as well as 50,000 displaced, state media said Wednesday.

Strong 6.0-magnitude quake hits China`s Yunnan province

 A strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake hit southwest China`s mountainous Yunnan province late Tuesday, killing at least one person and injuring dozens of others.

Six children killed in a stamped at a school in China

Six children were killed and 22 others injured in a stampede on Friday at a primary school in southwest China's Yunnan Province.

China sentences four for explosives, bid for "jihad" - report

China has sentenced four people to up to 20 years in jail for "plotting terror attacks", state media said, the latest in a wave of rulings as the government accelerates a crackdown on what it says is violence fuelled by Islamist militants.

President Mukherjee condoles deaths in China earthquake

President Pranab Mukherjee has conveyed his "sincere grief" and "sympathy" over the loss of life and property in the earthquake that jolted China on August 3.

China quake toll rises to 589

The toll in the earthquake that rocked China Sunday has climbed to 589, officials said Wednesday.

China earthquake death toll passes 400

More than 400 people have died in an earthquake that devastated a Chinese village, state media said Tuesday, as relatives faced the stark probability that rescuers would only find the remains of their loved ones.

China earthquake toll touches 398; thousands of troops, 8 planes deployed in Yunnan

The extent of the destruction can be gauged from what one of the residents of Ludian county told the Xinhua, likening the quake-hit streets to “battlefield after bombardment”.

US offers help to China for quake relief

The White House offered condolences over loss of lives in China`s southwestern province of Yunnan, where a strong earthquake befell earlier in the day, saying the US was ready to help.

367 killed, about 2,000 injured in strong quake in China

Over 367 people were killed and about 2,000 others injured after a powerful 6.5-magnitude earthquake jolted southwest China`s Yunnan province, leaving a trail of destruction and devastation.