Hong Kong gov't to open talks with democracy protesters next week
Friday saw a third night of violent clashes between police and protesters, with officers using batons and pepper spray on crowds in the Mongkok shopping district.
Rich Chinese are literally eating this exotic mammal into extinction
GlobalPost visits a border outpost where the world’s most trafficked mammal is on the menu.
Chinese court sentences 12 to death for Xinjiang attacks
Aside from the 12 death sentences, 15 others were given suspended death sentences, nine got life in jail and another 20 sentences ranging from four to 20 years.
10 incredibly inspiring things about the Hong Kong protests, in photos
Facing repression and adversity, the students demonstrated restraint, hope and creativity.
Will Hong Kong's protesters clear the streets?
The deadline is fast approaching.
Why Hong Kong police are 'celebrating' the attacks on protesters
Hatred runs both ways on the streets of Mong Kok, following an attack last night on protesters in the commercial district.
Here's what the violence in Hong Kong looked like Friday night
A standoff between students protesting for democracy and their opponents turned ugly.
Meet the enemies of Occupy Hong Kong
Violence erupted on Friday against Umbrella Revolution encampments. Here's who attacked and why.
Advice for the #UmbrellaRevolution, from Tiananmen protest veterans
Lesson #4: The riot police pullback is actually a dangerous sign.
What Beijing really fears: Hong Kong protests spreading across the country
After days of silence, Chinese media lash out at protesters. Mainlanders, in Hong Kong for the holidays, are shocked.
Hong Kong's #UmbrellaRevolution: A day in photos
On the eve of China's National Day, the protests gained momentum.
Hong Kong democracy protesters and officials mark uneasy National Day
The protests represent one of the biggest political challenges for Beijing since it violently crushed pro-democracy protests in Tiananmen Square in 1989.
Why Obama should keep quiet about the Hong Kong protests
Already, China is exploiting the US stance for propaganda.
Hong Kong protesters greet threats with cheer
On Tuesday night, neither lightning nor an ominous ultimatum could kill the students’ mood.
Hong Kong police barricade streets, block in protesters
The move raised fears that the police were preparing an extensive crackdown before Hong Kong opens for business on Monday.
Hong Kong protesters dig in
Thousands massed outside Hong Kong's government headquarters Saturday night, keeping the pressure up and demanding more freedoms from Beijing.
Tragedy hits the Himalayas
An avalanche swept away two European climbers, while a veteran Japanese mountaineer plunged to his death.
Hong Kong police pepper sprayed protesters out of government compound
Tension mounts ahead of a planned sit-in by pro-democracy activists to protest against Beijing's tightening grip on the city.
Alibaba.com: Supermarket for torture devices?
Alibaba may be Wall Street’s wunderkind, but for dictators searching for thumb cuffs and shock devices, it's a great place to shop.
It's a little too easy to test positive for opium these days
It doesn't just happen on Seinfeld. It happened to this Chinese man as well.
Forget filial piety. Young Chinese are fed up with the old
And the fight is getting nasty. An editorial asks, 'Did the old get bad, or did the bad get old?'
Beijing supporters use fear-mongering against Occupy Hong Kong
Communist officials view the democracy movement as an Arab Spring-like threat.
When this Chinese city got serious about improving air quality its air quality improved
A new wave of torture hits Tibet
The severe abuse of a 64-year-old woman in detention is more evidence of President Xi Jinping’s hard-line approach to Tibet.
Thousands of pro-democracy activists stage 'black cloth' march in Hong Kong
Beijing this summer has made it clear it will not allow fully-democratic elections.
Alibaba is absolutely crushing the New York Stock Exchange right now
The Chinese e-commerce giant just set an IPO record and investors are going nuts.
A spate of high profile violence torments China
The grisly incidents shatter the illusion of security promoted by the official press.
This map shows which countries prefer China over the United States
The Middle East is a much bigger fan of China. The US wins Europe. And Argentina can't make up its mind.
China is increasingly arresting celebrities for drug use
The latest is actor Jackie Chan’s son, allegedly busted with more than 3.5 ounces of pot.
Why people in China are protesting the ALS #IceBucketChallenge
It's got a little something to do with the worst drought they've had in half a century.
China executes 8 for 'terror' attacks
Three were executed for 'masterminding' a suicide car crash in Beijing's Tiananmen Square in 2013.