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Lindsay Beck

Lindsay Beck

    China warns of 'life and death' battle against terror
    China warns of 'life and death' battle against terror
    The leader of China's restive far-western region of Xinjiang has warned of a "life and death struggle" against terrorism, following a series of...
    Haze hovers over Beijing ahead of Games
    Haze hovers over Beijing ahead of Games
    Haze settled over Beijing on Wednesday, two days before the start of the Olympic Games that have been beset by worries over pollution, but experts...
    China tightens noose on earthquake coverage
    China tightens noose on earthquake coverage
    China's unprecedented openness following last month's earthquake is proving short-lived, as soldiers begin to cut off sensitive areas and as local...
    China launches massive reconstruction drive
    China launches massive reconstruction drive
    China, facing emergencies ranging from swollen lakes to rehousing millions after last month's devastating earthquake, is looking to the future,...
    China quake parents hold vigil beside school ruins
    China quake parents hold vigil beside school ruins
    Parents, grieving and angry at the deaths of their children under a collapsed school, kept a poignant vigil at the ruins of the building on...
    'Confident' China rules out post-quake epidemics
    'Confident' China rules out post-quake epidemics
    Chinese medical teams have fanned out across the earthquake zone, disinfecting makeshift camps and educating survivors, and on Monday the Health...
    China quake-lake fears ease as angry parents grieve
    China quake-lake fears ease as angry parents grieve
    Engineers have completed work to drain a lake formed by last month's earthquake that had threatened to inundate towns downstream and add to the...
    Tibet tensions high as Olympic torch nears Beijing
    Tibet tensions high as Olympic torch nears Beijing
    Further unrest in Tibet's capital appeared to have been sparked by attempts by police to carry out security checks, indicating the tension and...
    China says defence budget to rise, warns Taiwan
    China says defence budget to rise, warns Taiwan
    China will raise its heavily scrutinised defence spending by nearly a fifth this year, a top official said on Tuesday, warning self-ruled Taiwan...
    China factor changes rules of Africa aid game
    China factor changes rules of Africa aid game
    China's rapid rise into an economic powerhouse offering aid and soft loans is changing the aid picture in Africa -- winning China its share of...
    Booming Africa still far from poverty goals
    Booming Africa still far from poverty goals
    Africa is experiencing unprecedented growth, but the continent will have to sustain that expansion for years to come if it is to lift people out of...
    Sudan official cautions China on oil investments
    Sudan official cautions China on oil investments
    A Sudanese central bank official told China on Thursday its oil investments could exacerbate conflicts in Sudan unless it pressed the government to...