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Jan 21, 2009

China said Tuesday that it faces threats from independence movements related to Taiwan, Tibet and the western desert region of Xinjiang, and that American arms sales to Taiwan jeopardize stability in Asia.

Jan 21, 2009

 China offered a nervous welcome on Wednesday to US President Barack Obama, expressing concern over the direction he may take bilateral ties while paying tribute to the efforts of George W. Bush.

Jan 20, 2009

U.S. President Barack Obama's inauguration speech has a little twist in translations available on some Chinese websites where his references to communism and dissent have been cut.

Jan 20, 2009

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.

Jan 16, 2009

Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner wants France to consider taking in prisoners from the US Guantanamo detention camp that president-elect Barack Obama plans to shut down, a spokesman said Thursday.

Jan 16, 2009

Barack Obama expected to close camp; innocent detainees unable to return home.

Jan 15, 2009

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.

Jan 15, 2009

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.

Jan 15, 2009

China broke its Olympic promises to improve human rights last year, silencing dissent at home and supporting pariah allies abroad, a prominent watchdog said in its annual report yesterday.

Jan 15, 2009

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.

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