Australia's rejection of Bush administration requests to accept a number of detainees currently held at the Guantánamo Bay detention centre, although supported in some quarters, is also being opposed in others.
The economies of the U.S. and China, together generating 30 percent of the world’s gross domestic product, will become increasingly interdependent in the next 30 years, said America’s longest-serving envoy to China.
Anybody trying to plumb Hillary Clinton’s thinking on China after the several hours she spent Tuesday at her confirmation hearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee will surely be disappointed.
China has bestowed the "revolutionary martyr" honor on seven people killed in a wave of violence in the western Muslim region of Xinjiang during a period of tight security for the Beijing Olympics, officials and media reported Thursday.
THE 17 Guantanamo Bay inmates Washington wants to send Australia as it closes down its controversial camp for suspected terrorists are high on China's most-wanted list. They are Uyghurs, members of the nine-million-strong group of Turkic Muslims - some of them sandy-haired and blue-eyed - who live in the arid northwest Chinese region of Xinjiang, which is about the size of Queensland.
President-elect Barack Obama's planned review of Guantanamo Bay prisoners, a prelude to closing the detention center, must weigh the threats posed by an extraordinarily diverse group, from die-hard jihadists to innocent men swept up in war.
People in China's Xinjiang Ugyur autonomous region should take the fight against terrorism, separatism and religious extremism resolutely because it is going to be a long-term battle, a top regional official said on Jan 7.
A new report from the Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP), To Strike The Strongest Blow: Questions Remain Over Crackdown On 2009 Unrest In Urumchi, details widespread human rights violations committed by the People’s Republic of China in the wake of unrest in Urumchi on July 5, 2009.