IAF personnel and their families have been asked not to use Chinese 'Xiaomi Redmi 1s' phones on the ground that data was allegedly transferred to their servers in China and it could be a security risk, a charge denied by the company.
China on Friday announced USD 82 million aid to Ebola-hit West African countries scaling up its contribution to about USD 90 million, a move seen as an attempt to match US efforts to fight the deadly disease.
An unprecedented global boom in the construction of hydropower dams, spearhead by developing and emerging economies, could reduce the number of rivers by about 20 percent and pose a serious threat to freshwater biodiversity, says a study.
Former Japanese Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda will meet Chinese President Xi Jinping next Wednesday in Beijing, a source familiar with the matter said, setting the stage for a possible meeting between the leaders of Japan and China in November.
Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong say they will hold a straw poll on government proposals they had rejected earlier in the week as the campaign in the Chinese-controlled city entered the fifth week on Friday.
China Friday launched an unmanned spacecraft to fly around the moon and back to Earth in order to test technologies to be used in the Chang'e-5, a future probe that will conduct the country's first Moon mission with a provision to return back.
China wants to have closer military ties with Iran, the Chinese defence minister told the visiting head of the Iranian navy on Thursday, state media reported, reaffirming Beijing`s diplomatic links with Tehran despite controversy over its nuclear plans.
The chief UN investigator into human rights cases in North Korea said on Wednesday he has appealed to China to support calls to refer Pyongyang`s actions to The Hague on suspicion of crimes against humanity.
Best-selling US jazz musician Kenny G struck a bum note in China on Wednesday when he appeared among Hong Kong`s pro-democracy protesters, prompting the country`s foreign ministry to warn foreigners once again to keep their noses out.
The powerful Youth League of China`s ruling Communist party has opened a poll on possible sanctions against Hong Kong celebrities who support the city`s pro-democracy demonstrators -- including boycotts, bans and Internet censorship.
China has assured India that all preparatory steps are being taken to open the new route for pilgrims of Kailash and Manasarovar in Tibet through Sikkim in summer next year as promised by Chinese President Xi Jinping to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.