Topic: People's Liberation Army

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  • In Qinghai Province in China, earthquake kills hundreds and levels buildings

    In Qinghai Province in China, earthquake kills hundreds and levels buildings

    A China earthquake left at least 400 people dead and 10,000 injured, as rescue teams rushed to northwestern Qinghai Province.

  • In Pictures Earthquake in China's Qinghai province

    Rescuers from Shandong Province are seen at the airport in Xining, China, on April 15. China poured rescue workers and equipment into a mountainous Tibetan region Thursday in a bid to find survivors more than a day after strong earthquakes killed hundreds of people and injured thousands more in Qinghai Province, China.

  • In Pictures Flight school

    Alpha Jets fly above the Arcachon Basin in western France. Founded in 1995, the Operational Transitional School at Cazaux has welcomed young fighter pilots from the French Air Force for over 18 years. Since 2005, it has also opened its doors to international pilots from Belgium and Germany. Having recently received their wings, these pilots take final advanced courses in air combat before being posted to their flight squadrons.

  • Why US ignores China and sells arms to Taiwan

    Why US ignores China and sells arms to Taiwan

    Riling China, the US's newest $6.4 billion sale includes 60 Blackhawk helicopters, Patriot missiles, and sophisticated command-and-control software.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 02/01

    A bee collects pollen from a flower in a park in Amman, Jordan, on Feb. 1.

  • In Pictures Rescue teams to Haiti

    Rescuers in Port-au-Prince on Wednesday look under rubble and speak to a trapped survivor at the site of a four-story building collapse caused by the 7.0-magnitude earthquake that struck Haiti on Tuesday.

  • Google cyber attack: the evidence against China

    Google cyber attack: the evidence against China

    Hackers in China are attacking US companies like Google with 'professional quality, organization, and discipline' – raising the specter that the government is involved in the cyber attacks.

  • China tests anti-missile technology after US sells Taiwan missiles

    China tested emerging military technology that targets missiles mid-air. The test comes after China's public discontent over the US selling missiles to Taiwan last week.

  • US, China militaries talk more: Does that make world safer?

    US, China militaries talk more: Does that make world safer?

    China's second-ranking PLA officer is visiting the US this week as the two powers try to put relations on a more cordial footing. But mutual suspicion is likely to remain strong as China expands its naval presence in the Pacific.

  • Chinese Army opens (small) window on operations

    The PLA gave foreign reporters a rare tour of a base outside Beijing this week and announced a bilingual website slated to debut Aug.1, the Army's 82nd birthday.