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China Knife Attack

REPORT: Stabbing Spree Leaves 7 Dead In China

AP | Posted 07.20.2014 | World

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese state news agency says a man stabbed seven people to death in a village in a central province. The China New...

6 Wounded In Knife Attack At Chinese Train Station

AP | Posted 07.05.2014 | World

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese police shot and wounded a suspect who attacked passengers at a busy railway station in southern China on Tuesday, leaving six...

Guiding Public Opinion After The Kunming Knife Attack

China Digital Times | Posted 03.20.2014 | World

This is part of a continuing series for The WorldPost produced by China Digital Times on “user-generated, censor chosen keywords.” On March...

Knife-Wielding Assailants Attack Civilians In China

Reuters | Posted 05.13.2014 | World

BEIJING, March 14 (Reuters) - At least six people died after a knifing incident in central China's Changsha city, state media reported on Friday, in...

Matt Sheehan

Chinese Netizens Castigate U.S. For Downplaying Severity Of Deadly Knife Attack | Matt Sheehan | Posted 03.03.2014 | World

In the aftermath of this weekend's lethal attack on Chinese civilians by knife-wielding assailants, Chinese netizens have directed their anger in an u...

Separatists Blamed In Horror Knife Attack

AP | DIDI TANG | Posted 05.02.2014 | World

KUNMING, China (AP) — More than 10 assailants slashed scores of people with knives at a train station in southern China in what officials said Sunda...

REPORT: Dozens Dead In China Knife Attack

AP | DIDI TANG | Posted 05.01.2014 | World

BEIJING (AP) — A group of knife-wielding men attacked a train station in southwestern China on Saturday, leaving at least 27 people dead and another...

China Stabbing Spree Leaves 4 Dead

AP | Posted 10.25.2013 | World

BEIJING — A disgruntled man went on a stabbing spree in a southwestern Chinese city, killing four people and wounding 11, police said Monday, in...

Knife Attack In China Wounds 6 Schoolchildren, 1 Adult

AP | Posted 07.21.2013 | World

BEIJING — A mentally ill man attacked six primary school students and a woman with a cleaver in the latest of a string of attacks on Chinese sch...

A Tale of Two Schools

Steven Conn | Posted 02.16.2013 | Politics
Steven Conn

The cause of this kind of violence and the mental illness that often underlies it are complicated and perhaps, in the end, inexplicable. But it is unarguable that people with easy access to guns are able to kill people a lot more easily than people who can't buy guns at the local big box.

Guns Do Kill People

Michael Shammas | Posted 02.16.2013 | College
Michael Shammas

Anyone debating gun laws has inevitably run into a pro-gun supporter who, pulling out his trump card, has declared: "Guns don't kill people; people kill people!" But what happened in China hours before Newtown demonstrates the folly of this pithy argument.

Teen Reportedly Kills 8 In Knife Attack

AP | Posted 10.01.2012 | World

BEIJING (AP) — A teenager killed eight people with a knife and wounded five more in northeast China after falling out with his girlfriend, state med...

Woman Slashes Migrant Children At Chinese Daycare

AP | Posted 10.29.2011 | World

SHANGHAI -- A worker slashed children with a knife at a daycare center for migrant workers in eastern China on Monday, wounding eight of them, one ser...