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Maxim Duncan

Maxim Duncan

    Relatives plead for answers after 120 killed in China fire tragedy
    Relatives plead for answers after 120 killed in China fire tragedy
    The blaze, which swept through a poultry slaughterhouse, is one of China's worst industrial disasters in recent years.
    China quake death toll climbs
    China quake death toll climbs
    Rescuers struggled to reach a remote, rural corner of southwestern China on Sunday as the toll of the dead and missing from the country's worst...
    Despite rocket fiasco, North Korea's Kim lauds military
    Despite rocket fiasco, North Korea's Kim lauds military
    North Korea's new leader delivered his first major public speech on Sunday as the impoverished state celebrated the centenary of its founder's...
    China silent on North Korea's Kim visit
    China silent on North Korea's Kim visit
    China kept silent on Friday about a reported visit by North Korea's secretive leader, Kim Jong-il, that analysts say appears intended to line up...
    China executes Briton over drugs
    China executes Briton over drugs
    China on Tuesday executed a British citizen caught smuggling heroin, the British Foreign Office said, in a move quickly condemned by Prime Minister...
    Over 80 killed in Chinese mine explosion
    Over 80 killed in Chinese mine explosion
    The death toll from China's latest coal mine disaster reached 87 as hopes dimmed on Sunday that more survivors would be found a day after a gas...
    Scores killed in gas explosion at Chinese mine
    Scores killed in gas explosion at Chinese mine
    A gas explosion killed 42 miners in a Chinese mine on Saturday and 66 remain trapped hundreds of metres underground after the latest accident to...