- Experts say tough talk on China overlooks economic realities Updated: Aug-29-15 3:17 am
CHARLESTON, South Carolina - If there was ever a week for the Republican presidential candidates to talk tough on China, this was it. Spurred by the stock market's wild ride, they lashed out at the world's most populous nation.
- US national security adviser in China ahead of Xi's US trip Updated: Aug-28-15 8:53 am
BEIJING - The U.S. national security adviser met with President Xi Jinping on Friday amid final preparations for the Chinese leader's visit to Washington next month, with both sides expressing optimism despite their differences.
- Rubio says strength is only way to maintain peace with China Updated: Aug-27-15 8:20 pm
MIAMI - Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio says the United States must bolster its military, push for more free trade and hold China far more accountable on human rights.
- Snyder: Talking to China important despite GOP critics Updated: Aug-27-15 10:48 am
DETROIT - Republican Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder said Thursday it's important to talk trade with Chinese officials despite some GOP presidential hopefuls blaming China for the recent tumble of U.S. stocks.
- China's Xi staying the course despite sliding economy Updated: Aug-26-15 9:22 am
BEIJING - What does China's leadership lose politically as a result of the country's precipitous stock market decline? A bit of international swagger, but probably not much else - for now.
- Palestinians, Vatican could raise UN flags before pope visit Updated: Aug-25-15 7:10 pm
UNITED NATIONS - In a move likely to upset Israel's government, the Palestinians and the Vatican are seeking to raise their flags at U.N. headquarters - just in time for Pope Francis' visit next month.
- Obama National Security Adviser Susan Rice headed for China Updated: Aug-25-15 8:03 am
WASHINGTON - National Security Adviser Susan Rice is headed for China to help lay the groundwork for President Xi Jinping's visit to Washington next month.
- Japan says PM will not attend military parade in China Updated: Aug-24-15 3:16 am
TOKYO - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will not attend a military parade in China next week to commemorate the end of World War II, the government's top spokesman said Monday.
- Obama sheds summer curse, just in time for daunting fall Updated: Aug-23-15 10:49 pm
EDGARTOWN, Massachusetts - President Barack Obama may have finally shed his summer curse - just in time for a daunting fall.
- Asia's 'infrastructure gap' threatens to hamper growth Updated: Aug-18-15 3:05 am
MANILA, Philippines - Looking out at bumper-to-bumper Monday morning traffic crawling along the Philippine capital's main avenue, taxi driver Ranilo Banez shook his head in frustration.
- China plays down US human rights concerns Updated: Aug-15-15 12:15 am
WASHINGTON - China is open to talking about human rights at a September leadership summit with the U.S. but the two world powers should not let the issue "dominate" the discussions, a senior Chinese official said Friday.
- US lawmakers quick to criticize China on currency drop Updated: Aug-13-15 11:10 am
WASHINGTON - U.S. lawmakers have been quick to condemn the sudden drop in the value of Chinese currency as damaging for American businesses and workers, reviving an issue that once was one of the biggest sources of tension between the two world powers.
- Britain's Hammond in China for security, climate talks Updated: Aug-12-15 10:34 am
BEIJING - British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said Wednesday that an international agreement to limit Iran's nuclear program could give impetus to efforts aimed at curbing North Korea's nuclear weapons program.
- Landslide in central China traps 60 people in mining town Updated: Aug-12-15 7:46 am
BEIJING - A midnight landslide at a mining community in central China buried several dormitories and homes, leaving more than 60 people missing, local authorities said Wednesday.
- China gives ex-general suspended death sentence for bribery Updated: Aug-10-15 8:43 am
BEIJING - A military court on Monday gave a suspended death sentence to a general convicted of bribery and other crimes, the highest-ranking military officer to be tried since China's president began cracking down on corruption in the country's vast army.
- Frustrated Flight 370 families: 'We need definite answers' Updated: Aug-06-15 2:32 pm
BEIJING - Families aching for closure after their relatives disappeared aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 last year vented deep frustration Thursday at differing statements from Malaysia and France over whether the finding of a plane part had been confirmed.
- The Latest on MH370: Madagascar also alert for plane debris Updated: Aug-06-15 9:36 am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - The latest on the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 (all times local):
- China ordains 1st Catholic bishop since 2012 amid tensions Updated: Aug-05-15 2:01 am
BEIJING - A diocese in central China has ordained the country's first Catholic bishop in three years amid tensions between Beijing and the Vatican and a strained relationship between the Chinese leadership and the Christian religion in general.