Typhoon Megi's record rains have created mudslides that have killed 9 and caused 23 others to go missing in Taiwan.
Wei Jingsheng, one of China’s most prominent dissidents exiled abroad, discusses changes within the Chinese Communist party, possibilities for political and economic reform, the impact of Liu Xiaobo's Nobel Peace Prize, and the West's deference to China.
Vice President Xi Jinping was promoted Monday to vice chairman of the Central Military Commission, a key post seen as the penultimate step on the ladder to China's top job in 2013.
Typhoon Fanapi swamped south China's Guangdong province after directly hitting the island of Taiwan on Sunday.
Typhoon Fanapi was the first major storm to strike the island this year and the 11th typhoon to hit China.
A runner leads a pack of El Pilar fighting bulls during the running of the bulls at the San Fermin festival in Pamplona, Spain, on July 13.
A Siberian tiger looks after her 6 newly born boys on June 1, 2009 in Harbin, Heilongjiang Province of China.
Citizens watch a parade at Nanhou Street in Fuzhou, capital of southeast China's Fujian Province on Feb. 24. The lantern festival, held on the fifteenth day of the Lunar New Year, commemorates the end of Chinese New Year's celebrations.
Britain’s accusation that China “hijacked” the Copenhagen talks on global warming has kicked up vigorous debate online, with some rejecting the criticism and others urging global leaders to stop pointing fingers.
Journalist Patrick Radden Keefe follows the story of the boss of a human smuggling ring.