China's Tiangong-1 space station has re-entered the Earth's atmosphere and burnt up over the middle of the South Pacific, according to the Chinese space authority said. The craft re-entered the atmosphere around 8.15am Beijing time (12.15am GMT) and the “vast majority” of it had burnt up upon re-entry, the authority said in a brief statement on its website....
At least 12 people were killed when a 6.5-magnitude earthquake struck southwestern China, government sources said Wednesday, but the toll was expected to climb as news trickles out of the remote mountainous region.
The earthquake occurred late Tuesday, killing 12 and injuring 175, 28 of them seriously, according to a statement by the government of Aba prefecture, where the epicentre was located.
As the Sino-Indian border standoff enters the 20th day, an increasingly strident Chinese media said New Delhi must be taught "a bitter lesson" and added that India "will suffer greater losses than in 1962" if war were to break out today.
An editorial on Wednesday in the hardline state-run Global Times also said the Chinese public is "infuriated by India's provocation" and "look(s) down" on India's military might.