Canadian Treasury Board President Stockwell Day is seen in a viewfinder as he speaks to journalists in the foyer of the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday.
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.
Some have predicted that conflicts over water scarcity are inevitable, but what does the record show?
Thousands are expected at a government-led rally in Lhasa as Chinese soldiers with tear gas patrol the streets in a bid to prevent a riot similar to the one in March.
Along the disputed border near Ladakh, India has long neglected infrastructure to discourage a Chinese invasion. But the strategic landscape is shifting.
A program sends students from top Chinese universities into impoverished areas to coach poorly educated students, hoping to give them a stake in China's future.
China says keep out; the leader fears the Tibet tinderbox will again catch fire.