More than 90 million passengers will travel by train prior to and during the upcoming National Day holiday, setting a record high, the China Railway Corporation forecast on Sunday. Full Story

Ebola death toll passes 3,000: WHO

The death toll in the world's worst-ever Ebola epidemic has now soared past 3,000, with the virus killing almost half of the more than 6,500 people it has infected, according to World Health Organization figures released Saturday. Full Story

Literary icon Zhang Xianliang passes

Zhang Xianliang, one of the major representatives of "scar literature," passes away Saturday in Yinchuan, Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region. He was 78. Many people expressed their condolences to the writer whose novels telling the sufferings of people during the Cultural Revolution (1966-76) had touched a generation. Photo: CFP Full Story