Local residents fear the plant will pollute their air and underground wells.
The eastern city of Nanjing sees its worst smog day yet.
A regional military expert discusses Beijing's controversial air defense zone.
Top Chinese rights lawyers defending the anti-corruption activists say they were prevented from finishing their arguments.
His post had challenged the textbook view of the Five Heroes of Langya Mountain.
Defense witnesses say they are being prevented from leaving home in the eastern Chinese province of Jiangxi.
China's moon launch comes hard on the heels of India's Mars mission.
Police swoop after the protest moves from a government ministry to a busy shopping district.
The system is already overloaded with complaints that have remained unresolved.
The majority of such arrests are in areas where ethnic minority unrest is widely reported.
The dispute over islands in the East China Sea could be getting dangerous, experts say.
The choir is going ahead with rehearsals as police detain a key soloist on her way to Beijing.
Villagers fear the landfill and sorting site will pollute water sources and farmland.
Local residents demand an explanation for why they weren't evacuated when the pipeline first sprang a leak.
A veteran dissident speaks of how he came to be convinced cannibalism occurred on a large scale.
A Chinese lawyer says the international court system protects humanity against abuse.
The use of "freezing, hunger, scorching and fatigue" during police interrogations must be eliminated, the order says.
Local residents near the southwestern Chinese mine have to drive far into the mountains to get clean water to drink.
Riot police beat up those carrying banners or leading slogan-chanting, workers say.
Lawyers sign a fresh petition warning the public that the fight against abuses of state power isn't over.
Survivors and activists hit out at lax attitudes to safety.
China has run the system for more than five decades.
Friends say his wife Liu Xia's mental health is worsening.
Sweeping changes are made at a top Communist Party meeting.
Analysts say high-level corruption is symptomatic of a system that lacks media freedom.
Chinese police beat one of the herders' relatives unconscious amid scuffles at the courtroom.
A rights group says the law has done little to end politically motivated committals to mental hospitals.
The Chinese villagers say half of their homes have now been razed, before any compensation is in place.
Rhetoric has turned anti-Japanese during the strike, although the workers blame the government for blocking a resolution.
Farmers whose land is taken over for development are often sent to live in high-rises and given no retraining.