The chances of it hitting a populated area are small, but not zero. That has raised questions about how the country’s space program designs its missions.
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The agreement comes only days before Biden is scheduled to hold a virtual climate summit with world leaders, hoping to prod countries to do more to reduce emissions.
When Beijing staged the Summer Olympic Games in 2008, many argued — or at least hoped — that the international attention would improve human rights in China. It didn’t. Now, China is counting down to another Olympics in Beijing, this time the Winter Games next ...
Called the Greta Thunberg of China, Ou Hongyi, 17, has been ignored, ridiculed and ostracized as well as harassed by school officials and the police for her activism.
This year, China’s military built up forces in the Himalayas and crossed into territory that India claimed, leading to China’s bloodiest clash in decades.
While many will welcome an expected change in tone, few expect Biden to quickly reverse the confrontational policies his predecessor has put in place.
A Communist Party conclave concluded Thursday with a rousing statement lauding Xi as the party’s helmsman, affirming his broad mandate as leader.
Having brought the coronavirus pandemic largely under control, China’s leaders are now struggling with a surge of crippling floods that have killed hundreds of people and displaced millions across the central and southwestern parts of the country. Flooding on the Yangtze River peaked again this ...