China and Russia expressed their opposition on Friday to any foreign military intervention on the nuclear issue on the Korean Peninsula.
The number of registered private cars reached 53.08 million units by the end of 2012, up 22.8 percent from a year earlier, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said Friday.
Police have arrested 353 suspected ticket scalpers during an ongoing crackdown on the illegal use of China's online train ticket booking system.
China's largest atomic energy developer announced the successful installation of a domestically produced uranium enrichment centrifuge for industrial use.
China's mobile telecomm market witnessed rapid growth last year, as the country has begun to lead global technological advancements in this field.
The eurozone faces continued contraction in 2013, with its economic output expected to shrink by 0.3 percent, said the winter forecast released by the European Commission on Friday.
China's research and development spending as a proportion of the nation's GDP increased to 1.97% in 2012, 0.44 percentage point higher than 4 years ago.
China's credit supply maintained rapid growth in February, after reaching its fastest pace in two years in the first month of the year.
A judge is likely to decide on Friday whether to grant bail to Oscar Pistorius, with prosecutors arguing he is a cold-blooded killer.
The European Commission's antitrust probe into yen and euro interbank rates has been broadened to include Swiss franc-denominated swaps.
Three British Islamists were found guilty of plotting a campaign of bombings in crowded areas in an attempt to create "another 9/11".
China's strict registration and management system can effectively keep illegal ivory from entering the domestic market, experts say.