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Earthquake kills 8 in western China – report

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The shallow 5.4-magnitude quake struck south-southwest of the ancient Silk Road city of Kashgar

BEIJING, China (May 11, 2017) — An earthquake rocked China’s western Xinjiang region on Thursday, May 11, killing 8 people and injuring another 23 as more than 1,500 homes crumbled, state media reported. Continue reading Earthquake kills 8 in western China – report

China braces for worst cold in 30 years

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Around 90% of China will face below freezing temperatures in the next 4 days

BEIJING, China (Jan. 21, 2016) — Schools have been suspended and emergency workers put on standby in China as the country braces for historically cold weather, including 30-year lows in places, the government and state media said Thursday, January 21.

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