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Stories with person: Xi Jinping
  • Xi urges Chinese Communist Party to embrace Marxist roots story has photos
    Updated: Jul-01-16 4:57 am

    BEIJING - Chinese President Xi Jinping urged the 88-million-strong Communist Party to embrace its Marxist roots on Friday as he delivered an emphatic call for ideological discipline and a vigorous defense of party rule.

  • Taiwan misfires anti-ship missile, kills 1 fisherman story has photos
    Updated: Jul-01-16 4:38 am

    TAIPEI, Taiwan - Taiwan's military said it mistakenly fired a supersonic anti-ship missile Friday that hit a fishing boat, killing one and injuring three people, on the day rival China was celebrating the Communist Party's anniversary.

  • China replaces top internet regulator and censor with deputy story has photos
    Updated: Jun-29-16 11:58 am

    BEIJING - China has replaced its internet regulator, Lu Wei, the hard-liner responsible for leading the government's efforts to tighten control over domestic cyberspace and export the ruling Communist Party's philosophy of web control.

  • India irked by China stalling its nuclear group membership 
    Updated: Jun-26-16 7:15 am

    NEW DELHI - India expressed disappointment Sunday with China for raising procedural hurdles to the South Asian country joining the 48-nation group controlling access to sensitive nuclear technology.

  • Putin concerned about Mongolian dam threatening Lake Baikal story has photos
    Updated: Jun-23-16 2:37 pm

    MOSCOW - Russia's President Vladimir Putin voiced strong concern Thursday about Mongolia's plans to build a hydroelectric plant on a river flowing into Lake Baikal, warning it could endanger the world's deepest lake.

  • Putin heads to China to cement ties, but obstacles remain 
    Updated: Jun-22-16 2:32 am

    MOSCOW - With President Vladimir Putin heading to China this weekend, officials in both countries extoll a blossoming "strategic partnership" between the two former communist rivals.

  • China's president Xi visits Poland to boost trade, business story has photos
    Updated: Jun-20-16 11:35 am

    WARSAW, Poland - China's President Xi Jinping said Monday that he sees an important role for Poland as his country looks to increase commercial ties with Europe.

  • China's Xi visits steel mill in Serbia on trip to boost ties 
    Updated: Jun-19-16 7:41 am

    SMEDEREVO, Serbia - China's President Xi Jinping said Sunday his country's relations with Serbia should serve as an example for other nations in central and southeast Europe where the Asian power is seeking to boost ties.

  • Shanghai Disneyland opens with hopes cash will rain down story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Jun-16-16 11:29 am

    SHANGHAI - Walt Disney Co. opened Shanghai Disneyland, its first theme park in mainland China, with a lavish celebration Thursday featuring Communist Party leaders, a children's choir, Sleeping Beauty and other Disney characters.

  • Shanghai Disneyland opens with hopes cash will rain down story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Jun-16-16 9:13 am

    SHANGHAI - Walt Disney Co. opened Shanghai Disneyland, its first theme park in mainland China, with a lavish celebration Thursday featuring Communist Party leaders, a children's choir, Sleeping Beauty and other Disney characters.

  • China's Wanda agrees deal with world basketball federation 
    Updated: Jun-16-16 3:46 am

    BEIJING - China's largest private property developer, the Wanda Group, has teamed up with basketball's international governing body in a multimillion-dollar marketing deal as it expands its global presence in sports.

  • China, US hold talks to bridge cybersecurity differences story has photos
    Updated: Jun-14-16 4:39 am

    BEIJING - Chinese and American officials said Tuesday they're committed to bridging their differences on cybersecurity and moving to implement recent agreements, as they held talks amid complaints over China-based hacking operations that the U.S. says may have already cost U.S. companies tens of billions of dollars.

  • Across the world, shock and condemnation at Orlando massacre story has photos
    Updated: Jun-13-16 3:43 pm

    From across the world, officials and public figures are expressing condemnation and shock over the Florida mass shooting at the Pulse Orlando nightclub on Sunday, when police say a gunman wielding an assault-type rifle opened fire, killing at least 49 people and wounding dozens.

  • Germany's Merkel meets Chinese premier amid trade worries story has photos
    Updated: Jun-13-16 7:45 am

    BEIJING - China recognizes European concerns about overcapacity in its steel sector, but believes that is a symptom of the falloff in global demand, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said Monday.

  • China pledges to cut steel glut, avoid race to devalue yuan story has photos
    Updated: Jun-07-16 9:26 am

    BEIJING - China promised to rein in production of steel that is flooding global markets and work with Washington to enforce North Korea nuclear sanctions, as high-level talks between the superpowers ended Tuesday with no announcements of progress on simmering disputes in the South China Sea.

  • US adopts near total ban on African elephant ivory sales 
    Updated: Jun-02-16 9:18 am

    WASHINGTON - The federal government will enact a near total ban on the domestic sale of African elephant ivory under federal regulations issued Thursday.

  • Key developments in China's 1966-1976 Cultural Revolution 
    Updated: Jun-02-16 12:40 am

    BEIJING - A time of massive upheaval, violence and chaos, China's 1966-1976 Cultural Revolution, was launched 50 years ago by Communist Party leader Mao Zedong, who began it by purging officials considered insufficiently loyal. Over its course longstanding party officials, intellectuals and teachers came under violent attack, while traditional Chinese thought and culture were condemned along with foreign influences.