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Tens of thousands trapped at Chinese train station in holiday travel rush

Vast crowds trying to head home for Lunar New Year celebrations <a href="http://www.cnn.com/2016/02/02/travel/china-guangzhou-railway-station-chunyun-crowds/" target="_blank">were stranded</a> at the Guangzhou Railway Station in southern China after snow and ice delayed at least 22 trains on Tuesday, February 2. More than 2.9 billion trips are expected to be made in China during the Lunar New Year holiday period, according to Chinese authorities.


China warns of ‘grave challenges’


South Korea unleashed an ear-splitting propaganda barrage across its border with North Korea on Friday in retaliation for its nuclear test, while the United States called on China to end “business as usual” with its ally.


Trading on Chinese stock markets was halted for the day on Thursday just 30 minutes after the start of trading


Miss World Canada Anastasia Lin says she was denied entry to China for the Miss World competition because she practices Falun Gong


Government to to allow couples to have two children, state media reports, as ‘response to an ageing population’ and amid concerns over economy


A massive explosion was reported in the Chinese port city of Tianjin