The number to benefit is a drop in the ocean; don't expect a baby boom just yet, says Jackie Sheehan
Chinese families allowed two children if at least one parent is an only child
Chinese leaders 'missed opportunity' to generate goodwill and show country as a responsible power
Chinese police arrest men in relation to 'carefully planned' attack in Beijing
Former high-flyer whose wife was convicted of murdering an English businessman goes on trial
China's People's Park claimed dogs, foxes and rats were more exotic species
Chinese team hail 'teeth' grown by mice, but London scientist calls urine 'a poor starting point'
Frustrating flight delays in China have led to a wave of attacks on airline and airport staff
A street vendor in Kabul sells balloons to a group of Afghan children. Although the economy in Afghanistan has shown some signs of improvement since the fall of the Taliban in 2001, low wages and unemployment remain challenges for the government.
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