World track championships coming to U.S.

BEIJING - After nearly four decades of bypassing...The 2015 competition will be held in Beijing, followed by London in 2017 and Doha...second half of the IAAF Council meeting in Beijing."I must say I am very surprised by the...
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Another deadly quake spreads fear in Nepal

...regional Tibetan government.___Daigle reported from New Delhi. Associated Press writers Tim Sullivan in New Delhi, Indrajit Singh in Patna, India, Didi Tang in Beijing and Lolita C. Baldor in Washington contributed to this report.
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China's biggest public political event - but is it relevant?

BEIJING - It's China's biggest public political event...duties as people's representatives, but have come to Beijing simply to attend a study session for 10 days or so," said Beijing-based historian and independent commentator Zhang...
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In US-Japan talks, China is the elephant in room disputed areas in the East and South China Sea claimed by Beijing. The changes, which strengthen Japan's role in defense treaty. China also claims the islands, which Beijing calls Diaoyu, and the dispute has been a major irritant in...
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Devastating earthquake hits Nepal

...buildings in the capital, Dhaka, leaned precariously after the quake.?Äi?Äi?Äi?Äi(Makinen reported from Beijing. Special correspondents Mohiuddin Kader in Dhaka, Bangladesh; Michael Hayden in Mumbai, India; and staff writers Sarah...
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Avalanche sweeps Mt. Everest, 10 dead

...mountain, leading to the cancellation of last year's climbing season.___Sullivan reported from New Delhi. Associated Press writers Gene Johnson in Seattle, Didi Tang in Beijing and Karly Domb Sadof in Berlin contributed to this report.
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Torching Beijing's Olympic Message

...effort for this summer's Olympic Games in Beijing, China has used architectural imagery...worldly ambition. However you felt about Beijing's human-rights record, you had well as flag-waving supporters of Beijing bused in by the Chinese consulate. The...
Strong quake kills 381 in southern China province

BEIJING - Rescuers dug through shattered homes Monday looking for survivors of a strong earthquake in southern China's Yunnan province...
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Phelps signs with new suit company

...million bonus after he won a record eight gold medals at the Beijing Games.Now, as he comes back from retirement, the most decorated...had been sponsored by Speedo since he was 16, and starred at Beijing in a high-tech suit the company designed with help from NASA...
Nadal upset by German qualifier in 1st round at Qatar Open

...Nadal was also sidelined for three months with a right wrist injury after Wimbledon. He briefly returned to the game at Beijing in late September where he reached the quarterfinals.The following week in Shanghai he lost in the opening round to compatriot...
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