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Dec 19, 2008

ChinaAid issues an urgent call to the international press, government leaders and concerned individuals around the world to intercede on behalf of Christian prisoners in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.

Dec 18, 2008

Italy has not been asked to accept prisoners held in the United States military base at Guantanamo, Foreign Minister Franco Frattini said on Tuesday as Washington announced it was ready to release three detainees.

Dec 17, 2008

A further slowdown in GDP growth in China and high levels of unemployment will dampen spending and aggravate the effects of falling exports

Dec 17, 2008

Man walks with slaughtered chickens in a poultry wholesale market in Nanjing, Jiangsu province. in eastern China on Wednesday

Dec 17, 2008

Chinese police have launched a major man-hunt involving more than 100 officers and questioning 800 potential suspects in the search for those responsible for throwing ink-filled eggs at the national flag.

Dec 17, 2008

When 9,000 of Shin Guoqing's fellow taxi drivers went on strike early last month, he felt he had to join them.

Dec 17, 2008

A new movement offers a democratic alternative to the regime of the Beijing Olympics.

Dec 17, 2008

China appears to have banned a number of foreign websites, including the BBC's Chinese language news site and Voice of America in Chinese.

Dec 17, 2008

A surge in jobless Chinese graduates could make coping with unemployment harder than it was during the Asian financial crisis, the head of a training group said as China frets over stability amid an economic downturn.

Dec 17, 2008

In a diplomatic breakthrough that is likely to help the Obama administration close the Guantánamo detention camp, Portugal said this week that it was willing to resettle some detainees and urged other European countries to accept prisoners remaining at the camp, which has been a source of international criticism for nearly seven years.

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