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Stories with person: Xi Jinping
  • Image of Asia: Welcoming Turkey's president to Beijing 
    Updated: Jul-29-15 9:10 am

    In this photo by Ng Han Guan, a child plays with Chinese and Turkish national flags before a welcome ceremony for Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. About two dozen children waved the flags and hoisted flowers when Erdogan and Chinese President Xi Jinping passed them after inspecting an honor guard. Following the formal welcoming ceremony that included a 21-gun salute and marching band, the two leaders met for more than two hours. Erdogan's visit comes amid tensions over China's treatment of its Uighur minority and sensitive negotiations surrounding the possible purchase of a Chinese missile system.

  • Turkish President Erdogan in Beijing amid ethnic tensions 
    Updated: Jul-29-15 9:01 am

    BEIJING - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met with top Chinese officials Wednesday amid tensions over China's treatment of its Uighur minority and sensitive negotiations surrounding the possible purchase of a Chinese missile system.

  • Putin, Xi, Rouhani to address annual UN high-level meeting 
    Updated: Jul-27-15 10:35 am

    UNITED NATIONS - The presidents of China, Russia, Iran and the United States are scheduled to speak at the 70th annual U.N. General Assembly of world leaders in September - a rare appearance for Russian President Vladimir Putin and the first for Chinese President Xi Jinping.

  • Head of China's Hebei province investigated for corruption 
    Updated: Jul-25-15 4:47 am

    BEIJING - The head of a major Chinese province and former aide to disgraced official Zhou Yongkang has been placed under investigation as part of a widening probe into alleged corruption.

  • Trade deal wipes out tariffs on more than 200 tech products story has photos
    Updated: Jul-24-15 1:56 pm

    WASHINGTON - Dozens of countries have agreed to abolish duties on more than 200 technology products - from advanced computer chips to GPS devices, printer cartridges and video-game consoles.

  • China warns Japan against shirking responsibility for WWII 
    Updated: Jul-23-15 9:18 am

    TOKYO - A Chinese envoy on Thursday warned Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe not to shirk responsibility for Japan's wartime aggression in his statement marking the 70th anniversary of the end of the hostilities.

  • Obama thanks China's leader for role in Iran nuclear deal 
    Updated: Jul-21-15 9:59 am

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is thanking Chinese President Xi Jinping (shee jihn-peeng) for China's role in securing the nuclear deal with Iran.

  • Former Chinese president's top aide to face corruption trial story has photos
    Updated: Jul-20-15 10:55 pm

    BEIJING - Former President Hu Jintao's top aide has been arrested on corruption charges, stripped of his party membership and removed from all government positions, China's state media said Monday.

  • China's record criticized as Congress mulls nuclear pact story has photos
    Updated: Jul-19-15 3:17 am

    WASHINGTON - China's record on nuclear proliferation is facing congressional criticism as the Obama administration seeks renewal of a 30-year agreement that enables American involvement in the Asian nation's fast-growing atomic energy industry.

  • Chinese, Japanese diplomats meet in Beijing 
    Updated: Jul-16-15 7:10 am

    BEIJING - China's top diplomat met Thursday with the head of Japan's National Security Council for talks expected to touch on a possible summit between the leaders of the countries later this year in Beijing.

  • Sales slow at trench coat maker Burberry; Asia demand weak story has photos
    Updated: Jul-15-15 9:45 am

    LONDON - Trench coat maker Burberry reported slowing sales Wednesday amid weakening demand in Asia and an unsteady American market.

  • Putin: Russia and China can overcome any difficulty together story has photos
    Updated: Jul-08-15 2:17 pm

    UFA, Russia - Welcoming China's leader to two summits in a Russian city, President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday that Russia and China can overcome their countries' difficulties by working together.

  • US official: China, US working to end ivory trade story has photos
    Updated: Jul-03-15 7:01 am

    BEIJING - The United States and China want to increase cooperation in fighting wildlife trafficking and are working to end commercial ivory trading, a U.S. Cabinet secretary said Friday.