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Stories with person: Xi Jinping
  • China top general visits Japan WWII chemical weapons site 
    Updated: May-26-16 6:20 am

    BEIJING - China's top general urged Japan to speed up the disposal of leftover World War II chemical weapons on Thursday, a day before President Barack Obama is to visit a Japanese city destroyed by a U.S. nuclear bomb.

  • China's Wanda prepares for battle with 'old brand' 
    Updated: May-25-16 9:06 am

    BEIJING - Mickey Mouse has a new and deep-pocketed challenger: China's shopping mall king.

  • China's Wanda prepares for battle with 'old brand' story has photos
    Updated: May-25-16 3:35 am

    BEIJING - Mickey Mouse has a new and deep-pocketed challenger: China's shopping mall king.

  • New Taiwan president omits one-China principle in speech story has photos
    Updated: May-20-16 10:26 am

    TAIPEI, Taiwan - Taiwan's new independence-leaning President Tsai Ing-wen tread carefully around the thorny issue of relations with China in her inaugural address Friday, emphasizing the importance of two decades of growing exchanges without mentioning the one-China principle fundamental to Beijing.

  • China's state media make rare remarks on Cultural Revolution story has photos
    Updated: May-17-16 2:31 am

    BEIJING - China's official media reaffirmed on Tuesday the Communist Party's longstanding judgment that the Cultural Revolution was a catastrophic mistake after staying silent on Monday's 50th anniversary of the start of the decade-long upheaval.

  • Nostalgia for Mao 50 years after China's Cultural Revolution story has photos
    Updated: May-15-16 11:01 pm

    LUOYANG, China - Fifty years after Mao Zedong unleashed the decade-long Cultural Revolution to reassert his authority and revive his radical communist agenda, the spirit of modern China's founder still exerts a powerful pull.

  • Chinese bullet train in Venezuela stalls as alliance derails story has photos
    Updated: May-14-16 8:48 am

    ZARAZA, Venezuela - It was once billed as a model of socialist fraternity: South America's first high-speed train, powered by Chinese technology, crisscrossing Venezuela to bring development to its backwater plains. Now all but abandoned, it has become a symbol of economic collapse - and a strategic relationship gone adrift.

  • Sri Lankan leader begins 2nd visit to India in 17 months story has photos
    Updated: May-13-16 8:14 am

    NEW DELHI - Sri Lanka's leader began his second state visit to India in 17 months Friday in a trip that underscores his island nation's delicate efforts to balance relations with regional superpowers India and China.

  • China indicts former president's top aide 
    Updated: May-13-16 5:32 am

    BEIJING - Chinese prosecutors have indicted the former top aide to ex-President Hu Jintao on charges of taking bribes, illegally obtaining state secrets and abuse of power, state media reported Friday, in the latest high-profile blow in President Xi Jinping's sweeping crackdown on corruption.

  • Queen Elizabeth II: Chinese officials were 'very rude' story has photosstory has video
    Updated: May-11-16 4:03 pm

    LONDON - Britain's 90-year-old monarch has made a rare foray into political affairs, being caught on film characterizing Chinese officials as "very rude" in their dealings with British counterparts during a state visit last year.

  • China's Xi congratulates North Korea's Kim on new title story has photos
    Updated: May-10-16 1:39 am

    BEIJING - Chinese President Xi Jinping extended his congratulations Tuesday to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on his new title of chairman of the ruling Workers' Party of Korea, underscoring traditional ties between the communist neighbors despite recent strains.

  • China envoy to visit Djibouti, site of 1st overseas base 
    Updated: May-07-16 3:59 am

    BEIJING - Chinese President Xi Jinping is sending a special envoy to visit the Horn of Africa nation of Djibouti, where China is establishing a naval logistics center that is widely seen as the first overseas base for its increasingly powerful military.