The largest online community in the world suffers under a heavy hand.
Even after the lifting of a decades-old ban on displays of Chinese culture, the ethnic Chinese minority struggles to integrate.
Four women wrestlers, who share 20 Olympic and World Championship gold medals among them, are changing gender perceptions in a traditionally male-dominated society.
Robert Scheidt is poised to win another sailing medal for his soccer-crazy country.
This coming-out party is already tarnished by a worsening human rights record.
OPEC's only Asian member, it has failed to meet its production quota and is quitting the cartel this year.
Xingzhi School in Beijing teaches nearly 1,200 kids not allowed to attend public school say their migrant-worker parents lack residency permits.
The Sochi 2014 Winter Games are threatened by a looming international boycott, environmental concerns, and public protests against local development.
Despite earlier tensions over Tibet, French President Nicolas Sarkozy will attend the opening ceremonies in August.