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China kindergarten bus crash kills 20

Twenty people, 18 of them children, were killed in a head-on collision between a hugely overloaded school bus and a truck in northwestern China Wednesday, local authorities and state media said. The

US does not fear China: Obama

US President Barack Obama said Wednesday that the United States did not fear China and was not trying to exclude it from the benefits of its rise, but warned Beijing must play

19 dead in China school bus accident

Nineteen people, including 17 children, were killed in a school bus accident in northwestern China on Wednesday, the official Xinhua news agency said. The accident happened at 9:40 am in Zhengning county

Philippines blocks Arroyo from leaving country

The Philippine government blocked ex-president Gloria Arroyo from leaving the country Tuesday after she dramatically turned up at Manila airport wearing a neck brace, insisting she must face graft charges. President Benigno

Faith overtones in Occupy protests but leaders wary

Religions condemn greed. The “Occupy Wall Street” protests around the world condemn greed. So theoretically, religious leaders should find common ground with the rallies denouncing the inequalities of capitalism. Some activist clergy

Ukraine parliament rejects Tymoshenko reprieve

Ukraine’s parliament on Tuesday rejected a move to downgrade the abuse-of-power offence under which former prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko has been jailed, dealing a blow to prospects of an early release for