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Archaeologists unearth gold mask and 500 items from ‘sacrificial pits’ in China

Researchers have unearthed a golden ceremonial gold mask in China weighing about 280 grams. It is estimated to be made from 84% gold and is among the 500 items unearthed from six newly discovered “sacrificial pits” in China. The treasure was unearthed at Sanxingdui, a 4.6-square-mile area outside the provincial capital of Chengdu. Some experts […]

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Chinese man triggers power outage for thousands after climbing atop electric pole to do sit-ups

In a bizarre incident a man in China scaled atop of an electric pole to do sit-ups, shocking onlookers and causing a power cut to thousands of homes. Following the incident the man was taken away by police following his antics on Sunday evening on the outskirts of the south-western city of Chengdu. A video […]

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Locals celebrate as United States leaves Chengdu consulate in China

American diplomats left their consulate in the Chinese city of Chengdu, after a 72-hour deadline expired. China ordered the closure in response to the US ordering the Chinese to close its consulate in Houston, Texas, last week. Before Monday’s deadline, staff were seen leaving the building and the US flag was lowered. China’s foreign ministry […]

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China orders United States to shutdown consulate close to Tibet

China has ordered United States to close US consulate in the south-western city of Chengdu, in retaliation after China was asked to shut its Houston embassy. China’s foreign ministry said the closure was a “legitimate and necessary response to the unreasonable actions taken by the United States”. “The current situation between China and the United […]