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Nine people went on trial in southern China over allegations they helped a teenager to sell one of his kidneys so he could buy an iPhone and an iPad, a court in Hunan Province said Friday.

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Blast in Chinese expressway tunnel kills 20, state media saysupdated: Sat May 19 2012 08:53:00

At least 20 people were killed Saturday in an explosion inside an expressway tunnel in central China's Hunan province, state media said.

Report: Central Chinese coal mine explosion kills 28, traps 1updated: Sat Oct 29 2011 21:16:00

One miner is trapped and 28 others are dead following a gas explosion at a central Chinese coal mine, state-run media reported Sunday, citing rescuers.

Floods kill 105 in China, news agency saysupdated: Mon Jun 13 2011 10:32:00

Heavy rain and flooding have left 105 people dead and more than 60 are missing in southern China, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported Monday.

Has the Three Gorges Dam created Chinese drought zone?updated: Fri Jun 03 2011 11:56:00

Hong Yulan has fished the shallow waters of Dongting Lake for nearly 30 years, but this summer she is doing something she never fathomed possible: walking across the bottom of her lake.

Chinese police arrest suspect in bank fire that injures 49updated: Fri May 13 2011 09:34:00

After an eight-hour pursuit, police in northwestern China have caught a disgruntled former employee who allegedly threw an ignited bottle of gasoline into a rural bank Friday morning, injuring 49 people, local officials said.

10 die in hotel fire in Chinaupdated: Thu Jan 13 2011 08:24:00

Ten people died and four others were hospitalized Thursday after a fire ripped through a hotel in China's central Hunan province, state-run Xinhua news agency said, citing local government sources.

Chinese officials fired over deadly road accidentupdated: Tue Dec 28 2010 09:26:00

Six education and traffic officials were fired Tuesday, a day after 14 children died when a three-wheeled vehicle plunged into a creek in central China, according to state media.

14 children killed after vehicle plunges into creek in Chinaupdated: Tue Dec 28 2010 06:13:00

A three-wheeled vehicle carrying 20 children on their way to school in central China's Hunan province plunged into a creek Monday morning, killing 14 of the children and injuring several others, according to state media.

Two fatal auto accidents in Chinaupdated: Tue Dec 28 2010 06:13:00

A 100 car pile-up and a bus crash left several people dead in China. CNN's Eunice Yoon reports.

8 killed in China firecracker explosionupdated: Sat Dec 18 2010 08:07:00

Eight people were killed after a truck carrying firecracker materials exploded in Hunan province, China's Xinhua news agency reported Saturday.

30 killed, 13 trapped in separate Chinese mine incidentsupdated: Sun Jul 18 2010 09:53:00

Rescue crews on Sunday worked to retrieve the remains of 28 workers killed in a coal mine accident in northwest China, state media said.

17 killed in China mine explosionupdated: Sun May 30 2010 03:55:00

Chinese officials were investigating Sunday a coal mine blast that killed 17 miners in central Hunan province, state media said.

School stampede in China turns deadlyupdated: Mon Dec 07 2009 22:40:00

A stampede on a school staircase in central China's Hunan province killed eight students and injured 26 others, state media reported.

Three trapped Chinese miners rescued after 8 days undergroundupdated: Sun Oct 25 2009 05:44:00

Eight days after they were trapped in an underground mine in northwest China, three coal mine workers were rescued early Sunday, state media said.

Mine accident kills 26 in Chinaupdated: Fri Oct 09 2009 00:09:00

Twenty-six people were killed in a mine accident in central China's Hunan Province, state-run China Daily reported.

Parents of poison victims say China linking them to Falun Gongupdated: Thu Sep 03 2009 06:01:00

Authorities in China's south-central Hunan province are associating disgruntled parents of children stricken by lead poisoning with the outlawed spiritual group Falun Gong.

Plants shut for lead poisoning in south China; thousands sickenedupdated: Thu Sep 03 2009 02:11:00

Hengjiang Village is nestled in the lush mountains of China's Hunan province, just a few kilometers from the bustling city of Wugang. It is a simple place, where mopeds carrying families of four zoom up and down dirt roads, and villagers drink water from local wells.

Kids poisoned by leadupdated: Fri Aug 21 2009 18:01:00

China is shutting down a pair of smelting plants suspected of sickening several thousand children. CNN's Emily Chang reports.

Children with lead poisoning jam China hospitalupdated: Fri Aug 21 2009 18:01:00

At the Fengxiang County Hospital in Shaanxi Province, children are sleeping two to a bed. Cots line the hallways and hospital beds crowd offices to accommodate the ceaseless flow of new patients. In the last two weeks, so many children have been diagnosed with lead poisoning that there's barely enough room for everyone.

At least 18 killed in China mine explosionupdated: Sat Apr 18 2009 02:35:00

An explosion at a detonator and dynamite warehouse at a coal mine in central China killed at least 18 people on Friday, according to Xinhua.

China records its fourth bird flu death this yearupdated: Sat Jan 24 2009 05:16:00

A woman from China's far northwest has died from bird flu, health authorities said Saturday, making her the country's fourth fatality from the deadly avian influenza so far this year.

China confirms third bird flu death this yearupdated: Tue Jan 20 2009 10:52:00

China has recorded its third bird flu death this year after a 16-year-old boy died in central China on Tuesday morning.

Murdered Chinese couple linked to betting scamupdated: Fri Aug 15 2008 07:57:00

Two Chinese nationals found dead in an apartment in a brutal double killing in the northern English city of Newcastle last week may have been involved in Internet betting scams and producing false visas, police said Friday.

Spreading virus kills 28 children in Chinaupdated: Wed May 07 2008 05:18:00

The death toll from China's outbreak of hand-foot-mouth disease has climbed to 28 -- all of them children -- the state-run Xinhua news agency reported Wednesday.

China's inflation highest in 11 yearsupdated: Tue Feb 19 2008 05:22:00

China's consumer prices hit another 11-year high in January, stoking fears the country could start exporting inflation and signaling an end to the days of ultra-cheap Chinese goods.

Nightmare trip ends in joyupdated: Thu Feb 07 2008 02:16:00

CNN's Dan Rivers eats New Year's Eve dinner with a family who is lucky to be together after a harrowing journey home.

No holiday for Chinese strandedupdated: Thu Feb 07 2008 02:16:00

Luo Miao plays ping-pong with her fellow factory workers, trying to get her mind off her family who will be spending this Lunar New Year without her.

11 power workers killed in Chinaupdated: Tue Feb 05 2008 03:13:00

Eleven electrical workers have died while trying to restore power to Chinese provinces that were plunged into darkness by the country's worst snow storm in 50 years, the state media reported Tuesday.

New devastation emerges in Chinaupdated: Mon Feb 04 2008 22:07:00

Monday brought welcome relief to millions of Chinese migrant workers desperate to see their families, as the nation's transportation system seemed to be getting back on its feet after being paralyzed by a historic winter storm.

China travel woesupdated: Mon Feb 04 2008 22:07:00

CNN's Hugh Riminton reports from Guangzhou, China where holiday travel has come to a standstill due to snow.

Order returning to Chinaupdated: Mon Feb 04 2008 22:07:00

CNN's Hugh Riminton reports from the Guangzhou, China, train station where police and military have restored order.

Travel nightmare for familyupdated: Sun Feb 03 2008 06:54:00

CNN's Hugh Riminton reports from Guangzhou, China, where one family is facing many hurdles on a long journey home.

China advises millions to abandon travel plansupdated: Thu Jan 31 2008 13:36:00

China has taken the step of asking millions of migrant workers to forgo their annual Lunar New Year trip home, saying the worst winter weather in 50 years is expected to pummel the country for at least another three days.

Chinese advised to drop travel plansupdated: Thu Jan 31 2008 02:45:00

China advised millions of migrant workers to abandon their annual Lunar New Year trip home, saying the worst winter weather in 50 years is expected to pummel the country for at least another three days.

China winter weatherupdated: Thu Jan 31 2008 02:45:00

Parts of China have been hit with unusually cold weather. Freezing rain and snow has created a travel nightmare.

Travel nightmare in Chinaupdated: Thu Jan 31 2008 02:45:00

CNN's Hugh Riminton reports from Guangzhou, China where holiday snow has stranded thousands of travelers.

Chinese PM apologizes for snow chaosupdated: Tue Jan 29 2008 23:21:00

In a rare move for a Chinese politician, Prime Minister Wen Jiabao apologized Tuesday to the hundreds of thousands of people stranded in train stations across his country due to bad weather and a power crisis.

Crash kills 25 as snow cripples Chinaupdated: Tue Jan 29 2008 09:36:00

At least 25 people were killed when a bus plunged off an icy road in China Tuesday, as the worst winter weather in half a century threw the peak travel season into chaos and led to an emergency meeting of the Communist Party Politburo.

Snow slams China; half million stranded at train stationupdated: Mon Jan 28 2008 20:07:00

Chinese workers and army soldiers were racing to sweep snow-covered highways and unclog railway routes for millions of travelers trapped by cold weather.

China reports 2nd bird flu deathupdated: Wed Nov 23 2005 11:24:00

A second Chinese woman is reported to have died from bird flu in the eastern Anhui province, the third confirmed human case in the country.

Human bird flu in China, one deadupdated: Wed Nov 16 2005 09:12:00

The World Health Organization confirmed two human cases of bird flu in China, including a female poultry worker who died from the H5N1 strain of avian influenza.

China asks WHO help on flu casesupdated: Mon Nov 07 2005 02:33:00

The Chinese government has invited the World Health Organization to assist in its investigation into three possible cases of avian influenza in Hunan province, state-run Xinhua news agency has reported.

China adoptions suspension callupdated: Sat Apr 17 2004 01:11:00

U.S. federal disease experts have called for adoptions of children from one Chinese orphanage to be suspended because of a measles outbreak.

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