China zoo prepares to celebrate giant panda's 35th birthday

China and Russia hold first joint Mediterranean naval drills

Tibetans: Communist China's unlikely Catholic connection

'Go away!' US Navy spy plane in tense radio exchange with Chinese navy over South China Sea

China zoo prepares to celebrate giant panda's 35th birthday

May 22, 2015

A zoo in southeast China launches a plan to celebrate the 35th birthday for giant panda Ba Si, the oldest artificial bred of the specie in the mainland.

China and Russia hold first joint Mediterranean naval drills

May 22, 2015

China and Russia are engaged in naval drills in the Mediterranean, maneuvers that come amid increasing tension from the west over Moscow's involvement in eastern Ukraine.

Tibetans: Communist China's unlikely Catholic connection

May 22, 2015

Accessible only by foot or by horse, the mountain village of Baihanluo in China boasts a 19th century church, a mecca for local catholics, most of whom are ethnically Tibetan.

'Go away!' US Navy spy plane in tense radio exchange with Chinese navy over South China Sea

May 22, 2015

The U.S. military's most advanced spy plane flies over the disputed South China Sea and gets into a tense radio exchange with the Chinese navy, which tells the plane to "go away!"