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  • US, China vow to improve cooperation

    BEIJING (AP) — The United States and China vowed Wednesday to improve their economic and security cooperation, saying they wouldn't let persistent differences over maritime claims, cyberhacking and currency hamper a relationship critical to global peace and prosperity. Opening this year's...

  • Late-night US talk show 'Conan' debuts in China

    BEIJING (AP) — The American late-night talk show "Conan" has racked up more than 3 million hits since its debut on an online video site in China. The comedy show hosted by Conan O'Brien and featuring celebrity interviews is available on the website of Sohu Video, a unit of Chinese online media...

  • Chinese pro-democracy activists charged with 'picking quarrels' for commemorating Tiananmen Square massacre

    China's Communist Party is still trying to whitewash history, 25 years after the Tiananmen Square massacre.

  • Broken trust: Germany's Angela Merkel takes advantage of Chinese trade mission to condemn new allegations of U.S. spying operations

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday called reports of clandestine U.S. intelligence operations in her government a "clear contradiction" of a "trusting cooperation" between the U.S. and Germany.

  • China holds ceremony to mark China-Japan war

    BEIJING (AP) — President Xi Jinping criticized people who "beautify the history of aggression" as China on Monday marked the 77th anniversary of the start of a war with Japan amid rising tensions between Beijing and Tokyo. This year's unusually high-profile commemoration of the 1937 Marco Polo...

  • Merkel slams industrial spying on China visit

    BEIJING (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel criticized industrial spying Monday while on a visit to China, which Germany and other governments have cited as a global center for economic espionage. Merkel did not single out China in her comments, which came during a news conference with...

  • 17 coal miners die after blast in west China

    BEIJING (AP) — Seventeen coal miners have died after being trapped by a weekend gas explosion in northwestern China, an official news agency reported Monday. The miners were trapped Saturday by the explosion at a mine 120 kilometers (70 miles) from Urumqi, the capital of the Xinjiang region,...

  • Xi rebukes Japan for brutality in China, Koreas

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The leaders of China and South Korea expressed concern Friday about Japan's recent reinterpretation of its war-renouncing constitution and its re-examination of a past apology for wartime atrocities, a South Korean official said. Japan colonized the Korean Peninsula...

  • Chinese patrol ships arrest 6 Vietnamese fishermen

    HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Chinese patrol ships arrested six Vietnamese fishermen in waters off China's Hainan Island, officials said Friday, an incident likely to heighten tensions between the nations as they spar over a territorial dispute. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei said the...

  • China leader snubs North Korea in visit to Seoul

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — With a single meeting Thursday, the leaders of China and South Korea simultaneously snubbed North Korea, bolstered their already booming trade relationship and gave the U.S. and Japan a look at Beijing's growing influence south of the Korean Demilitarized Zone. There...

  • China, South Korea agree to boost economic ties

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — China and South Korea on Thursday agreed measures that will expand the use of China's tightly controlled currency and boost trade as Xi Jinping made his first presidential visit to the Korean Peninsula. Expectations were high that Xi's summit with South Korea's...

  • America's response to Iraq should begin with approving Keystone XL

    With the lightning advance of ISIS' jihadist army to the outskirts of Baghdad, Iraq is falling into chaos. The country's Shiites are mobilizing militias to fight the Sunni terrorists, while the nation faces a good possibility of some sort of Iranian intervention. Regardless of who ultimately...

  • Markets steady as US jobs report looms

    LONDON (AP) — Markets were leaden-footed Wednesday after a strong U.S. private payrolls report, a day ahead of the early publication of official government data. ADP, a payroll processer, said U.S. businesses added 281,000 jobs last month. That was up on the 179,000 recorded in the previous...

  • Messy protest shows rising HK fears about China

    HONG KONG (AP) — In a rare scene of disorder, Hong Kong authorities cleared out hundreds of protesters who blocked part of the city's financial district early Wednesday, a high-profile reflection of rising anxiety over Beijing's tightening grip on the little enclave of incomplete democracy at...

  • N. Korea fires projectiles before Xi's Seoul visit

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Wednesday fired two short-range projectiles into waters off its east coast, South Korean officials said, on the eve of Chinese President Xi Jinping's talks in Seoul expected to focus on the North's nuclear weapons program. The launches, the third in a...



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