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Reports: Death Of Disabled Fruit Starts Riots In Southern China

Posted 09.26.2011 | World

BEIJING - July 27 (Reuters) - Angry residents in a southern Chinese city went on the rampage after officials apparently beat to death a disabled fruit...

Top 10 World Stories You Need To Know From This Summer (SLIDESHOW)

The Huffington Post | Susan Ryan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Have you been spending the summer sipping margaritas on the beach, or joining friends and fam for countless bar-b-ques? While you've been relaxing, we...

China: Uighur Riots Suspects To Be Tried

nytimes.com | ANDREW JACOBS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BEIJING China will begin trials in the next few weeks for suspects it accuses of playing a role in the deadly riots that shook the capital of Xinjiang...

China Riots: Violence Followed By Beauty Contest

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In the wake of the recent fatal riots in Urumqi, China, an international beauty contest will open in the city this weekend, reports Xinhua. Forty gir...

Bearing Witness 2.0: You Can't Spin 10,000 Tweets and Camera Phone Uploads

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Arianna Huffington

When deadly riots broke out in China last week, the Chinese government sprang into message control mode. It choked off the Internet, blocked Twitter, and deleted updates and videos from social networking sites. At the same time, it invited foreign journalists to take a tour of the area. The Chinese have clearly learned the lessons of Iran. READ MORE Shattering the Right vs. Left Prism Once Again: The Wall Street Journal Goes After Goldman and the Bank Bailout Even the capitalist Bible is taking shots at Wall Street darling Goldman Sachs. We've now reached the point where the only people defending the administration's Wall Street policies are the people benefiting from them -- or their good friends, Tim Geithner and Larry Summers. READ MORE

Hu Jintao Skips Obama Meeting To Return Home Due To Ethnic Fighting

nytimes.com | ALAN COWELL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PARIS President Hu Jintao of China cut short a trip to Italy on Wednesday to fly home after the deadly ethnic clashes in the northwestern Xinjiang reg...

Fair and Balanced? Lhasa Vs. Urumqi

Alexander Davenport | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alexander Davenport

Why do rioting Tibetans generate more interest than rioting Uighurs?

Tibet Riots Due To Failed Chinese Government Policies: Report

Time | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A new report from a group of Chinese scholars has for the first time challenged China's official explanation that the deadly riots that broke out acro...