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'We are shell shocked' - Relatives bury dead in Sri Lanka amid new security fears

24 Apr 2019

NEGOMBO, Sri Lanka Sri Lankans wept and prayed on Tuesday as they buried their dead from suicide bomb attacks on churches holding Easter services and luxury hotels that killed 321 people in the country's worst violence in a decade.

'We are shell shocked': Relatives bury dead in Sri Lanka amid new security fears

24 Apr 2019

NEGOMBO, Sri Lanka Sri Lankans wept and prayed on Tuesday as they buried their dead from suicide bomb attacks on churches holding Easter services and luxury hotels that killed 321 people in the country's worst violence in a decade. | Video

'We are shell shocked': Relatives bury dead in Sri Lanka amid new security fears

23 Apr 2019

NEGOMBO, Sri Lanka Sri Lankans wept and prayed on Tuesday as they buried their dead from suicide bomb attacks on churches holding Easter services and luxury hotels that killed 321 people in the country's worst violence in a decade.

UPDATE 1-'We are shell shocked': Relatives bury dead in Sri Lanka amid new security fears

23 Apr 2019

NEGOMBO, Sri Lanka, April 23 Sri Lankans wept and prayed on Tuesday as they buried their dead from suicide bomb attacks on churches holding Easter services and luxury hotels that killed 321 people in the country's worst violence in a decade.

Back on Earth, China's Mars simulation base greets first visitors

18 Apr 2019

JINCHANG, China About 100 excited Chinese teenagers completed a five-hour tour of a space colony against a desolate backdrop not unlike the desert planet of Tatooine, the home world of Luke Skywalker. | Video

From cheap gadgets to 'E-Cool', Shenzhen workers recall its early days

17 Dec 2018

SHENZHEN, China When Japanese recruiters plucked Liu Xueqin from her provincial hometown 33 years ago to work in an electronics factory in Shenzhen, she was happy to get a well-paid job and unaware of the small role she would play in China's dramatic economic rise.

China's steel heartland tests mills' mettle with new smog-busting plan

11 Sep 2018

TANGSHAN, China "Push the steel mills out of the city centre and turn it into a modern, habitable place to live in," reads a banner hung across the boarded-up offices of Guofeng Iron and Steel Co in the centre of Tangshan, China's top steelmaking city. | Video

Young monks lead revival of Buddhism in Mongolia after years of repression

05 Jun 2018

BARUUNBUREN, Mongolia Buddhism is one of the world's oldest religions, but its fate in Mongolia now rests on very young shoulders. | Video

Mongolia's reindeer herders fear lost identity under hunting ban

24 May 2018

TSAGAANNUUR, Mongolia Erdenebat Chuluu, a nomadic herder, shouts words of encouragement to the reindeer he is riding. | Video

Trade tensions with U.S. testing resolve of Chinese consumers

20 Apr 2018

BEIJING Guo Qingshan delights in riding his 400,000 yuan (£45,350) Harley-Davidson motorbike around Beijing's suburbs.

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