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By Simon Denyer NATHU-LA, India (Reuters) - As the rain sweeps across the high Himalayan pass, a Chinese soldier arrives at the three strands of barbed wire which separate his country's territory from that of long-time rival India.
BEIJING (Reuters) - Police rescued more than 100 tourists trapped in buses during a heavy sandstorm in China's remote northwest, Xinhua news agency said on Monday.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).