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World NowSeveral Chinese officials tied to a forced abortion that spurred national outrage will be punished and one has already been dropped from his post, according to Chinese state media....
World NowThe Times’ Barbara Demick recently reported on the surreal “virtual lockdown” of the Chinese village where blind human rights activist Chen Guangcheng escaped. Weeks after Chen fled, his village and nearby ones were ringed by anywhere...
TV WatchersFreedom High School grad Daniel Dae Kim, star of "Hawaii Five-O,' has been making the rounds on the east coast, making appearances at a White House dinner with the Prime Minister of Japan Yoshihiko Noda hosted by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on...
World NowIn a tragic coda to the 23rd anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre, a veteran activist was found hanged to death in a hospital room on Wednesday morning. Li Wangyang, 62, was a labor activist from Hunan province who led workers in sympathy protests...
World NowFrom the plight of Pakistani acid attack victims to Syrian rebels girding for war, here are the five stories you shouldn't miss from last week in global news....
World NowSEOUL -- South Korea marked a holiday honoring Buddha's birthday with services in 20,000 temples across the country amidst a scandal over the behavior of monks who had been filmed gambling, drinking and smoking in a hotel suite. About 22% of South Korea's...
The TV Guy - Orlando SentinelChinese activist Chen Guangcheng speaks with Anderson Cooper in a CNN interview tonight. It is Chen's first TV interview since he arrived in the United States with his wife and children. Asked about reports that he was beaten in China, Chen says “...
World NowBlind Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng was on his way to the United States on Saturday afternoon, said activists who were helping the long-persecuted lawyer in his bid to leave China....
World NowToting his own backpack. Flying coach. Buying coffee with a coupon. Just who does Gary Locke think he is? The United States ambassador to China was recently pilloried in Chinese newspaper editorials for his part in the saga of Chen Guangcheng, a blind...
ReutersBEIJING, May 23 (Reuters) - China warned blind legal activist Chen Guangcheng on Thursday to mind his language ahead of his trip next month to political rival Taiwan, on a visit which could infuriate Beijing if, as expected, Chen uses it to criticise...
Tags: Dalai Lama, Taiwan, Travel, Beijing (China), China
ReutersBy Maxim Duncan BEIJING, May 22 (Reuters) - Dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei made his first foray into the musical world on Wednesday with the release of the top single from his debut album, a song called "Dumbass" that takes inspiration from his...
Tags: Entertainment, Metal, Human Rights, Politics, Music
ReutersBy Sui-Lee Wee BEIJING, May 9 (Reuters) - The eldest brother of blind Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng said he was beaten up on Thursday by two men he said were government-hired thugs, which would mark a sharp escalation in harassment meted out to Chen's...
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