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Rescue workers search for survivors in Changning county in Yibin on Tuesday [China Daily via Reuters]

Death toll from China quakes rises to 12

The death toll from two strong earthquakes in China rose to at least 12 on Tuesday with more than 130 people injured as rescuers pulled seven survivors from collapsed buildings.

Five dead, 18 hurt as car rams into children in China

A car rammed into a group of schoolchildren crossing a street in front of an elementary school in northeast China on Thursday, killing five people and injuring another 18, state media said.
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Mikel Obi ruled out of the season with muscle injury

Super Eagles captain Mikel John Obi has been ruled out for the remainder of the CSL season after picking up a muscle injury in training.
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China to prosecute ex-official ‘obsessed with divination’

China will prosecute a former official who was “obsessed with divination” for corruption, the top graft-buster said on Thursday, in the latest warning to bureaucrats not to engage with what the Communist Party views as superstition.
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Police arrest 129 suspects for organising online gambling

The Police in southwest China’s Chongqing Municipality have arrested 129 suspects for organising online gambling, local police said on Thursday.
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Ighalo crowned Chinese club’s all-time top scorer

Despite a disappointing World Cup in Russia, Super Eagles forward Odion Jude Ighalo has now been crowned the all-time leading for Changchun Yatai after he netted against Chongqing.

Chinese club denies move for Barcelona’s Andres Iniesta

China's Chongqing Lifan denied making a big-money move for Andres Iniesta as Spanish media said the Barcelona captain could now be headed for Japan or Australia.

China jails ex-politburo member for corruption

A court in China’s Tianjin port city has given a life sentence to Sun Zhengcai, a former member of the Politburo of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, for corruption.

Chongqing coach: Andres Iniesta move ‘a rumour’

Andres Iniesta’s move to Chongqing Lifan is just “a rumour”, the Chinese club’s coach said, as the Barcelona captain gets ready to reveal his future plans.

Ex-Chinese leadership contender faces graft probe

China’s top prosecutor said Monday it has opened a criminal investigation into the former party chief of Chinese mega-city Chongqing, who was expelled from the Communist Party earlier this year following corruption allegations.

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Leicester coach unhappy with ‘soft’ Manchester United penalty

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IPOB alleges plot to attack Nnamdi Kanu’s house

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Governor Lalong denies linking President Buhari to N100 billion for NLTP

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