Dec 6, 2016

China sends another 120 peacekeepers to South Sudan

China has sent 120 troops to South Sudan as part of a 700-member U.N. peacekeeping force, deepening its commitment to the troubled East African nation where two Chinese peacekeepers were killed in fighting over the summer. Once the entire battalion is deployed, they will ...

Dec 6, 2016

Djibouti military chief-of-staff visits China amid base building

A senior Chinese officer has met Djibouti’s military chief-of-staff in Beijing and thanked him for supporting China’s construction of a military base in the Horn of Africa country, the second such high-level meeting in a month. Djibouti’s position on the northwestern edge of the ...

Dec 4, 2016

Chinese coal mine blasts kill 59

At least 59 people have been killed in two separate Chinese coal mine blasts, according to death tolls reported by state media. An explosion Saturday at a colliery in the northern Inner Mongolia region killed 32, Xinhua news agency said. A total of 181 ...