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China earthquake death toll rises to 82
China

China earthquake death toll rises to 82

China’s deadly earthquake that struck the southwest on Monday has seen the death toll rise to 82. There are fears that rain and possible mudslides will affect the search for the many people who remain missing.

China quake death toll rises as roads reopen
Asia

China quake death toll rises as roads reopen

China experienced a devastating 6.6 magnitude earthquake on Monday, which claimed at least 74 lives.
Major roads leading to the epicentre of the earthquake in the southwestern province of Sichuan have started to reopen and traffic has resumed.

Chinese invasion of Taiwan ‘would be catastrophic miscalculation’
Asia

Chinese invasion of Taiwan ‘would be catastrophic miscalculation’

The Guardian says China would be making “a catastrophic miscalculation” if it invaded Taiwan, Liz Truss has said, telling the Nato summit that the UK and other countries should reconsider trading relationships with countries that used economic power in “coercive” ways.

Shanghai tweaks lockdown rules amid COVID-19 surge
China

Shanghai tweaks lockdown rules amid COVID-19 surge

Aljazeera says Shanghai has eased a punishing citywide lockdown that it imposed to break a surge in cases that is the biggest test of China’s two-year strategy to stamp out the disease wherever it appears.