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NATO warns that the rise of artificial intelligence and the growing military strength of China and Russia means the threat of war is rising
The new NATO global trends report shows a higher risk of major interstate war than that compiled in 2013, naming artificial intelligence, China and Russia as some of the risk factors.
Now Obama is back on the international circuit as he plans to meet India and China's top leaders – and take his 'Obama Foundation' global?
Former President Barack Obama is re-emerging on the global stage with a three-country tour that includes meetings with the leaders of China and India.
'This is your last chance': Bill Shorten gives Sam Dastyari final warning after 'he was caught out tipping off Chinese donor with communist links about phone tap'?
Bill Shorten has put Labor senator Sam Dastyari on notice after reports he warned a well-known Chinese political donor that his phone might be tapped.
Shrewd thinking! Adorable footage captures the moment blind baby shrews fall in line behind their mother and bite each other's tails so they don't get lost
The heartwarming clip of the tiny animals was taken in Fuzhou City in China's southeastern Fujian Province. The partially sighted shrews cling onto each other to make sure no-one gets left behind.
Abs-olutely fabulous! Angels Romee Strijd, Adriana Lima and Josephine Skriver flash their tummies in bra tops at Victoria's Secret shop the runway event
The stunning Angels dressed to impress and shared their favorite looks from the runway for the VS x BALMAIN event at Saks Fifth Avenue ahead of the premier of the show airing tonight on CBS.
THREE SUNS in the sky! Incredible footage captures rare optical illusion appearing over northern China
Stunning footage of what looks like three suns appearing in the sky has stunned residents in northern China. Such phenomenon is known as 'sun dog' and is an optical illusion.
Hillary says Trump and China should go EASIER on North Korea and stop taunting Kim Jong-Un to avoid all-out nuclear war?
The 2016 Democratic nominee for president blasted the White House and the Chinese government for their increasingly hard-line plan of attack on Pyongyang.
Chinese general kills himself as 'anti-corruption officials visited him at home' during bribery probe
Zhang Yang, once a prominent Chinese general who was under investigation for corruption, committed suicide on November 23, China's state media said on Tuesday.
Startling moment a glass door shatters on a delivery driver as he enters a Papa John's Pizza restaurant in China
This is the shocking moment a delivery driver was showered by broken glass as a door suddenly shattered in a restaurant in south-east China. He was left dumbfounded holding the door handle.
A frying revolution! Chinese airline boss flies Boeing 787 Dreamliner powered by waste COOKING OIL across the Pacific carrying 201 people
Sun Jianfeng, the President of China's largest private air carrier Hainan Airlines,?was the captain of the11-hour flight which flew from Beijing to Chicago on November 21.
Shocking footage shows a Chinese toddler boy smoking 'like a pro' after being taught by a family member
Disturbing footage circulating on the Chinese internet shows the toddler taking puffs and playing with the cigarette while a male family member praised him in front of onlookers.
Tackling pollution, Chinese style: Residents in smog-stricken Beijing are told to FAN air in the same direction at the same time to drive away pollutants
A Chinese man has claimed that the capital city could improve its air quality if residents use handheld fans to blow smog in the same direction simultaneously. He's applied patent for the idea.
Never-before-seen footage shows China testing its multi-nuke hypersonic missile DF-41 which can strike ANYWHERE in the world and 'will be ready next year'
China's state broadcaster has revealed video footage of its armies testing the nation's most powerful nuclear missile. DF-41 is said to have the longest range of any ballistic rockets worldwide.
The Angels have landed! Martha Hunt and Josephine Skriver don cleavage-baring outfits in New York...a week after VS fashion show in Shanghai
Last Monday they hit the runway at the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show in Shanghai. But by this Monday, Martha Hunt and Josephine Skriver - both of whom are Angels for the brand - were stateside.
Terrifying moment concrete mixer carrying 80 TONNES of cement falls into a deep pit on a construction site after the ground suddenly gave way
CCTV footage captures the moment a cement mixer fell into a 23ft deep hole on a construction site as the ground collapsed in south-east China. The driver He was reported to have bone fractures.
Two young brothers who missed their migrant worker parents hid under a bus for three hours and were only discovered after it had travelled some 50 miles?
The brothers, from Nazuo Township in China's southern Guangxi Zhuang, were headed to the nearest large city Baise, where they believed their mother and father worked.
Nursery intern teacher is accused of cruelly poking pupils with pins as furious mother shares 'needle marks' pictures to demand justice in China
Another kindergarten teacher in China has been accused of piercing pupils with needles. This is the second time in the past week a preschool in Beijing has been accused of abusing pupils.
Pedestrian has his head impaled by a 3ft steel bar after it fell from a building site when he was walking underneath
WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT A man in China has miraculously survived after a steel bar speared into his head. The victim was walking under a construction site the incident happened.
Boom in shops selling ONLY baby formula as entrepreneurs cash in on Chinese demand that has seen gangs of shoppers strip supermarket shelves of artificial milk?
A company exclusively selling Australian products to China could spell the end of supermarkets being drained of baby formula by 'daigou' shoppers.
Horrifying moment circus tiger breaks out of its cage in front of shocked spectators before biting TWO CHILDREN in the crowd
A tiger broke out of its cage during a popular circus performance in China on Saturday. The animal ran into a large crowd of spectators before biting two children, reported Chinese media.
'My paradise!' Victoria's Secret Angel Josephine Skriver passionately kisses boyfriend Alexander DeLeon during lavish Thailand getaway
Josephine Skriver was ready to relaxing following a stunning appearance on the runway of Shanghai, China during the 2017 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show spectacular shot Monday.
Low-key homecoming! Model Kelly Gale arrives in Sydney after strutting her stuff on the Victoria's Secret catwalk in Shanghai
Kelly Gale has made a triumphant homecoming, touching down in Australia on Wednesday after strutted her stuff on the Victoria's Secret runway in Shanghai.
Two dead and dozens injured as a powerful 'factory' explosion in a Chinese port city knocks down buildings and 'punches holes in walls more than HALF A MILE away'
The blast in Ningbo, south of Shanghai in China, knocked down buildings and left streets littered with damaged cars and debris, though it is not clear at this stage what caused the massive explosion.
Beijing kindergarten teachers 'drugged children and PIMPED them out to abusers' - and now the Chinese government is trying to hide the crime on social media
Security guards installed a cordon at the gate of the RYB Education New World kindergarten in Beijing after furious parents had gathered in front of the gate to demand answers.
'That's why they call him the Doctor': Cunning thief caught on camera as he manages to pickpocket mobile phone using a pair of FORCEPS
This is the moment a cunning thief was able to pickpocket a woman's phone in broad daylight using nothing more than a pair of forceps in China.
No turkey bloat here! Bella Hadid poses in her underwear in sizzling VS throwback snap as she moves on from Drake 'ghosting' her
The supermodel, 21, wasn't suffering from any turkey bloat as she posed in her underwear in a sizzling throwback snap from this week's annual presentation on Friday morning.
Chilling moment dog thief shoots a deadly dart into a pet pooch before selling it to a restaurant for ￡5
A dog-snatching gang have been arrested for stealing, killing and selling pooches in eastern China. CCTV footage shows one member of the gang shooting a dart into a dog on November 14.
Baths fit for an emperor: Experts unearth three 'luxurious' washrooms in the ruins of a 2,300-year-old imperial palace in China
Chinese experts said the well-equipped washrooms, dating about 2,300 years old, were a part of an imperial palace. They were fitted with exquisite tiles and sophisticated sewage system.
Top student, 19, secretly gives birth in her dorm room before throwing her baby out of 'the fifth-storey window'
A college student in China has reportedly thrown her newborn baby out of the window of her dorm room after giving birth in secret. The mother was confirmed to be a 19-year-old girl from Xi'an.
Phil and Emma Whiting spent three weeks aboard 16 different trains, travelling through Europe, across Russia, into Mongolia, then onto Beijing and finally Hong Kong.
And they're off! Elsa Hosk flashes toned abs hours before joining the rest of the Angels in Shanghai for the 2017 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show
The lingerie model, 29, is back and ready to join the rest of the Victoria's Secret models in Shanghai, China, for the annual VSFS
Did you thank the president for that? LaVar Ball's feud with Donald Trump pays off as his Big Baller Brand sees $13 million worth of free publicity
LaVar Ball's feud with President Donald Trump has actually paid off as his Big Baller Brand sees $13.2 million worth of free digital and TV ads within the last week.
So long, and thanks for all the bamboo! Giant pandas Ba Xi and Ying Xue sprint into forest as they are released back to nature after two years of survival training
China today released two young giant pandas back to nature after giving them survival training for two years. Male Ba Xi and female Ying Xue are both two years old and were born in captivity.
Horrific moment a schoolboy has bicycle lever stuck UP HIS NOSE in freak accident when he brakes too suddenly and hits the handlebars?
WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT: Rescuers had to pry a bicycle lever from a child's nose after the young boy used his breaks too suddenly and hit the handlebars in a freak accident in China.
Touching moment driver gets out of her car to help a disabled pedestrian cross a busy road after seeing him struggling in the middle of the junction
The footage captures the woman stopping her car in front of a crossing to support the disabled man in east China on November 17. The clip has been viewed over 3.6 million times.
Pensioner is mauled by a circus tiger as he sticks his hand into a cage to feed the hungry beast in China
An elderly man nearly had his hand bitten off by a circus tiger yesterday in China. Horrifying footage shows the man trying to feed the hungry animal in the cage before being mauled on a street.
Angry man cruelly kills a bread-stealing rat by tying it up, feeding it with strong wine then burning it alive
WARNING: DISTURBING CONTENT A man in south-west China tortured a tiny rat after catching it stealing his bread. He filmed the horrifying process and claimed rats deserved to be punished.
British Next executive was stabbed to death by his ex-wife at his home in China after stepping in to break up a row between her and his new lover as his two children slept upstairs
Michael Simpson, 34, was knifed in the neck and back by his Chinese ex-wife Wei-Wei Fu during the violent domestic row in his apartment in Shanghai.
Unbelievable moment man has his eyeball SHAVED by a barber as the traditional Chinese medical practice is supposed to improve your vision
WARNING: DISTURBING CONTENT 'Eyeball shaving' is a traditional treatment and is popular in China. Barber uses a blade to scrape along customers' eyelids to remove dirt and impurities.
A mother in China has killed herself because her son's fiancée was too short, according to a government statement. The 47-year-old woman's corpse was found on November 17 in a river.
The show ain't over...! Angels Elsa Hosk, Romee Strijd and Josephine Skriver strut through Shanghai in sexy knee-high boots following triumphant Victoria Secret's Fashion Show
The Angels proved that any street can be a catwalk during their ultra-stylish off-duty time in Shanghai, China.
Trying to win her back? The Weeknd 'sent Bella Hadid gorgeous bouquet of flowers' during Victoria's Secret Fashion Show in Shanghai
It seems like he's not Abel to get by without her. The 27-year-old singer, real name Abel Tesfaye, wooed his on/off again squeeze while she walked in the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show.
Bashed with sledgehammers and left to die: Donkeys horrifically killed in Chinese abattoirs to make traditional medicine used to improve BLOOD circulation?
WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT. Horrific footage shows donkeys being bashed on the head with a sledgehammer before being stabbed before they are skinned to make Chinese medicine.
This is the miraculous moment a man survived being hit when a huge scaffolding structure suddenly collapsed onto a busy road in China today. He managed to dodge the debris by inches.
Flirtatious Candice Swanepoel leads Angels Karlie Kloss, Alessandra Ambrosio and Romee Strijd onto the red carpet as they attend Victoria's Secret book launch ahead of Shanghai show
One day before the taping of the annual lingerie runway presentation, the models stepped out for the Mercedes-Benz Backstage Secrets By Russell James book launch and Shanghai Exhibit Opening Party.
'Trump could have left them in that hotel though!' President is mocked for saying he freed basketball players from a Chinese jail when they were in a luxury hotel the whole time
Donald Trump has been mocked on Twitter for claiming that he pulled three young US basketball players out of Chinese jail for shoplifting, as they actually spent their time in a plush hotel.
Threats to Australia's security as China's military grows and 'battle-hardened' terrorists return home 'primed to conduct attacks'
Australia faces threats from China's growing military and 'battle-hardened' terrorists returning home from conflict zones 'primed to conduct attacks'.
Blind hatred! Actor LeVar Burton - who played a sightless character in Star Trek - has been receiving hate mail intended for LaVar Ball during the ongoing feud with President Trump
Actor LeVar Burton, best known for playing blind engineer Geordi La Forge in Star Trek: The Next Generation, has been receiving hate mail intended for basketball dad LaVar Ball.
Samsung looks set to reveal its most radical smartphone yet as rumours suggest 'the back of the Galaxy S9 will change a lot'
Chinese leaker, Ice Universe has posted a series of tweets about the Samsung Galaxy S9 this week, and suggests that the back of the device could radically change.
Smartphone maker Apple and its biggest manufacturing partner have said that a small number of students were discovered working overtime in its Chinese factory, violating local labour laws.
Pedestrian escapes death TWICE within seconds as car comes hurtling towards him and knocks down a lamp post inches from his head?
A man in China has narrowly escaped death twice in almost as many seconds?after a out-of-control car came hurtling towards him. CCTV footage captures the moment in Huludao City.
Incredible footage shows an extremely rare giant salamander known as 'the living fossil' after it was freed from inside a drain pipe at a Chinese home
An extremely rare giant salamander has been found trapped inside a waste pipe at a village house in China. Wu Shuying, 51, said her husband was replacing a blocked pipe at the time.
Heavenly creatures! Victoria's Secret Angels Martha Hunt, Lily Aldridge and Elsa Hosk stun as they fan themselves at model-studded event in Shanghai
They are three of the most sought after lingerie models. And Martha Hunt, Lily Aldridge, and Elsa Hosk proved their worth as they posed together in Shanghai on Friday.
The ultimate insect killer: Sleek radar-equipped drone can spray pesticide onto crops as efficiently as 10 farmers
Farmers in China have caught up with the country's booming drone trend and started using unmanned aircraft to spray pesticide. A group of them even started a business with their new vehicles.
'LaVar is just a poor man's version of Don King, but without the hair': Trump launches personal attack on basketball dad as he calls him an 'ungrateful fool' in 5am Twitter rant
Donald Trump has launched a personal attack on LaVar Ball calling him 'a poor man's version of Don King, but without the hair.'
She's got a spring in her step! A beaming Victoria Lee jets into Sydney after making her debut in the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show
She's just made her debut in the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show.?
Legs for days! Victoria’s Secret model Georgia Fowler flaunts trim pins in thigh-skimming leather mini dress as she attends Balmain dinner in Shanghai
The model recently strut her stuff at this year's Victoria's Secret Fashion Show. And Georgia Fowler continued to parade her enviable physique as she attended an exclusive Balmain dinner this week.
Introducing Tencent, the Chinese website that's grown bigger than Facebook with a staggering ￡391bn market value
China's social media platform Tencent has become bigger than its more famous US rival Facebook and it is the first firm in China to surpass the $500 billion valuation mark.
Two toddlers escape from a nursery through unlocked doors while being were left unattended before dashing towards traffic on a busy road in China
Traffic policemen in China saved two toddlers who were running towards traffic on a busy road. The pair had escaped from a pre-school education centre when their teachers were minding other pupils.
Fallen Angel in Disguise! Ming Xi covers her face with surgical mask and shades during low-key appearance at Shanghai airport... after apologising for THAT tumble on Victoria's Secret runway
She suffered every model's worst nightmare on Monday, when she took a nasty tumble in front of thousands at the eagerly-anticipated Victoria's Secret Fashion Show in China.
Sweet 17! Alessandra Ambrosio celebrates retirement from Victoria's Secret Fashion Show after nearly two decades on the famous catwalk
The 36-year-old supermodel announced her retirement from the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show this week after her 17th walk down the runway for the brand in Shanghai, on Monday.
Alessandra Ambrosio flashes her bra in revealing black mesh dress as she joins international modelling royalty for Balmain party... after announcing her Victoria's Secret retirement
The 36-year-old model showed off her incredible physique in a black ruffled dress with see-through detailing with studded boots as she attended the Balmain fashion bash in Shanghai on Tuesday.
Malaria-hit explorer Benedict Allen says he DID need rescuing after going missing in Papua New Guinea and says he'll take his mobile and GPS next time
Benedict Allen, 57, who had no mobile phone or GPS device with him, was picked up by a helicopter crew hired by the Mail three weeks after he left Heathrow airport bound for the jungle.
Apple confirms it has REMOVED Skype and several other services from app store in China after government says they violate local laws
Apple has removed several apps including Skype, Microsoft Corp's internet phone call and messaging service, from its app store in China after the country's government pointed to violations.
'Now to the after-party': Christian Wilkins shares hilarious snaps wearing a floor-length dress with thigh-high split and heels as he gets into the Victoria's Secret show spirit
He's the eccentric son of Richard Wilkins, known as much for his fashion-forward outfits as he is his self-deprecating humour.
BEAR-ly recognisable! Keepers don black-and-white costumes while catching 'shrewd' pandas in the wild
Two Chinese panda keepers pretended they were the black-and-white animals after being sent to catch two bears. They were trying to find Baxi and Yingxue, which were said to be 'shrewd'.
Chinese car maker Trumpchi to change its name so as not to put off US customers who don’t like their president
When GAC Motor was preparing to enter the US market in 2010 it foresaw challenges in product localization and regulation, but didn't see any issue with the name of its flagship brand.
Make-up free Martha Hunt jets out of Shanghai after flaunting her sensational figure in sexy silver lingerie at The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2017
The American beauty looked in high spirits as she was spotted at Shanghai's airport on Tuesday. The 28-year-old cut a less glamorous figure in a double-breasted navy coat.
Leggy Ming Xi dazzles in chic mini dress at Balmain bash in Shanghai... as she puts on a brave face after THAT embarrassing tumble at the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2017
The beauty made for a leggy display as she slipped into a chic structured mini dress to rub shoulders with the Balmain's creative director Olivier Rousteing.
'I'm sorry!' Chinese model Ming Xi apologises after 'letting her country down' with a tumble at the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show in Shanghai
Ming Xi, a famous model in China, has apologised to her country after yesterday falling down on the runway of?the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show in Shanghai.
SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Treasure chest! Victoria's Secret model wears ￡1.8m gold bra featuring 6,000 gemstones that took 350 hours to make?
Brazilian model Lais Ribeiro blinged up the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show runway in Shanghai yesterday by wearing a ￡1.8 million gold Fantasy Bra.
Crocodile tears! 'Emotional' Chrissy Teigen cries on camera after 'missing' Victoria's Secret fashion show... only to reveal she's just chopping onions
The 31-year-old model put on an emotional display and moaned she had 'let down my fans' for not appearing in the lingerie show as the camera caught a quick glance of her slyly cutting onions.
Mother and son who were separated at a subway station become social media star after video of their dramatic reunion attracts 25 million views
A mother and her son have become unlikely celebrities after being separated at a subway station in China. CCTV video of the pair's reunion has become viral.
'Did you thank the doctor for bringing you into this world?' Basketball dad LaVar Ball escalates feud with President Trump in car-crash CNN interview where he again refused to accept Trump helped free his son from Chinese authorities
LaVar Ball continued his feud with President Donald Trump by questioning his role in releasing his son from China on Monday on CNN Tonight.
China's multi-nuke hypersonic missile, that can strike ANYWHERE in the world, will be ready ‘within a few months’
The Dongfeng-41 missile (pictured) will be finished in the first half of 2018, according to state media, after successful tests in an undisclosed location in the Western desert area.
We've got ahead of ourselves: Surgeon who carried out 'world's first head transplant' DENIES it was a success after Italian doctor claimed operation on a LIVE patient was 'imminent'
Professor Ren Xiaoping, 56, claimed what he and his team had completed was the 'first surgical model' for human head transplant - not an operation. He spoke at a press conference today.
(Hadid)n't she do well! Angel Bella's dad Mohamed, 69, is her proudest supporter as he and fiancée Shiva Safai, 36, lead arrivals at Victoria's Secret Fashion Show in Shanghai
There to see daughter Bella, 21, walk for a second time in the annual lingerie parade, the property mogul brought along his younger wife Shiva Safai, 36, for a star-studded turn out.
Inscriptions on 800-year-old tombs filled with gold tell the fascinating story of an ancient Chinese couple who 'stamped out religious rebels' and 'prosecuted the treacherous'
Two ancient tombs uncovered in Qingyuan County, in China's Zhejiang province, belong to a high-ranking dynasty counsellor named Lord Hu Hong and his wife née Wu.
Stubborn property owner who refused to budge for a new train station for SEVEN YEARS finally agrees to move for ￡1.8 million
Ms Yang's seven-storey building was the only house left on a plot earmarked in 2010 for the construction of a new train station in China. The building was knocked down on November 16.