Tiananmen Square Massacre News
Main Hong Kong Protest Camp Dismantled by Police
After more than 10 weeks of protests, the main and largest protester camp in Hong Kong 's pro-democracy "Umbrella Movement" was systematically dismantled in a police operation today. What started in September with a passionate surge of support tens of thousands strong, initiated in part by police
Tiananmen Square Survivor Reflects on 25 Years, Demands Freedom and Reform
Chai Ling was one of the most wanted students in China after she participated in demonstrations in Tiananmen Square 25 years ago. She had to be smuggled out of Beijing by crate to Hong Kong, but managed to escape and today is reflecting on the...
Crowds Gather in Hong Kong to Mark 25th Anniversary of Tiananmen Massacre
Tens of thousands gathered in central Hong Kong today to mark the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre, even as mainland China tightened security to forestall protests. The student movement in 1989, which briefly stoked hopes of democratic reforms in the world’s most populous...
Tiananmen Square Tank Man: 25 Years Later, His Memory Lives On
The Protester's Defiance Produced One of the Most Iconic Images of the 20th Century
5 International Stories You'll Care About This Week
1. President Obama Heads to Europe But it’s a more contemporary confrontation that will overshadow the president’s trip to Europe. Ukraine will loom large at every turn. Russia’s Vladimir Putin will also be in France for the D-Day commemorations – but he’s likely to be short of friends. President
What You Need to Know About Terrorism in China
Explosions at Market Today Latest in String of Attacks Two SUVS rammed into shoppers and launched explosives at a public market in a rural Chinese province today, killing 31 people and injuring more than 90 others. The attack occurred around 6 a.m. as elderly residents of China’s western city of
Made in China: The Green Futurism of Architect Ma Yansong
Chinese Architect Ma Yansong Has Taken the West by sSorm with His Creations
This Week In History
This week had more than its share of important events including the first American space walk, the deaths of two major political figures, and women being granted the right to vote. Read about these events and more in this week's edition of This Week in History. June 3 1965: First American Astronaut
Tiananmen Critics Shoved Aside on 24th Anniversary of Protests
BEIJING – The doors to Chairman Mao’s mausoleum, located just south of Tiananmen Square, open to the public every morning (except Mondays) at 8 o’clock. The imposing building typically receives a steady stream of visitors from around the world to view the final resting place...
The Coal Monster: Pollution Forces Chinese Leaders to Act
China's power plants and factories are spewing out toxic emissions and covering the country with smog and grime. For the new leadership, protecting the neglected environment has become a question of preserving its power. What does growth smell like? What does the biggest economic miracle of all