BEIJING (AFP) - Chinese police have detained on bribery charges the deputy chief of a village that attracted worldwide attention when it rebelled against its Communist leaders, state media said on Friday.
MUMBAI (AFP) - An apartment block collapsed in the Indian financial hub of Mumbai on Friday, killing six people and injuring three others in the latest of a series of deadly building cave-ins, the authorities said.
BEIJING (AFP) - China's troubled Jade Rabbit moon rover "woke up" again early on Friday, though the mechanical troubles that have plagued it remain unfixed, the government said.
BEIJING (Reuters) - Prominent Chinese human rights activist Cao Shunli, detained in September for staging sit-ins at the country's Foreign Ministry, has died, a fellow dissident and one of her lawyers said on Friday, after she was denied medical treatment in detention.
ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Entrenched in secret mountain bases on Pakistan's border with Afghanistan, Uighur fighters are gearing up for retribution against China to avenge the deaths of comrades in Beijing's crackdown on a separatist movement, their leader told Reuters.