Archive for the ‘China’ Category

Space Weapon?

18 January 2007

Australia, Canada, and the United States have all condemned China following a weapons test reportedly conducted in space, according to BBC News. Britain, Japan, and South Korea are expected to follow in “expressing their concerns.”

The US said that China destroyed an old weather satellite with a ballistic missile, over 800 kilometers above Earth’s surface.

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Roadside Bomb Kills Two in China

5 January 2007

A roadside bomb killed two children in southern China, according to Yahoo. They had found the bomb wrapped in packaging and were playing with it when it exploded. Residents had said that they had received threatening phone calls and that they might be related to the bomb.

Other reports also say that the area is sometimes the site of turf wars between gangs in the area.

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