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China warns US against challenging its sovereignty

China has warned the United States against taking any dangerous actions that would threaten the East Asian country’s sovereignty, just more than a week after a US destroyer entered disputed waters in the South China Sea. China’s Defense Ministry, in a statement released on Wednesday, announced that Defense Minister Chang ...

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Building cave-in leaves 17 workers dead in central China

A building collapse has left 17 workers dead and 23 others injured in China’s central Henan province. The nearly-25-year-old two-story house in the town of Beiwudu in Wuyang County caved in on Friday afternoon while the workers were reinforcing the building’s foundation, according to Chinese authorities. Nine of the injured workers removed from under the debris are ...

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Four police officers killed in Afghanistan roadside bombing

At least four police officers have been killed in a bomb explosion that destroyed their vehicle in Afghanistan’s eastern province of Paktia. The incident took place in the Sayid Karam district on Wednesday evening when the policemen’s patrol car hit a buried explosive device, provincial police chief General Zalmai Oryakhail ...

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Taliban militants overrun district in northeastern Afghanistan

Members of the Taliban militant group have taken control of a district in Afghanistan’s northeastern province of Takhar. Atiq Haideri, the provincial deputy police chief, said Taliban militants overran Darqad district on Wednesday morning following heavy clashes with Afghan security forces. He confirmed the withdrawal of all security personnel from ...

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