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WWII veteran who helped China laid to rest

At 7:40 am on Jan 25, 1944, 24-year-old Robert Eugene Oxford and seven other crew members were on a routine supply mission on their B-24 Liberator heavy bomber from Kunming in Southwest China to Chabua, India.

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Xi: Deep sadness for Manchester

President Xi Jinping was among world leaders who sent condolences to Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II after the deadly explosion in Manchester that killed 22, in addition to the suicide bomber, and injured 59.

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Flying Tigers honored by special fans

More than 70 years ago, Lieutenant General Claire Chennault, recruited and commanded the 1st American Volunteer Group (AVG) of the Chinese Air Force during WWII to help China fight the Japanese invasion.

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Wuhan bank bomber given death sentence

A man who shocked China by detonating a bomb in front of a bank in Wuhan, Hubei province, was sentenced to death on Monday, according to the city’s intermediate people’s court. Wang Haijian, 25, was convicted of using explosives in a robbery attempt on a China Construction Bank branch in Hongshan district of Wuhan with […]

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