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China dismisses British accusation of political interference

BEIJING (AP) — China on Friday dismissed a warning from Britain’s domestic intelligence service to lawmakers that a London-based lawyer is trying to “covertly interfere in U.K. politics” on behalf of ...

UK spies accuse political donor of pro-China interference

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s domestic intelligence service has warned lawmakers that a London-based lawyer is trying to “covertly interfere in U.K. politics” on behalf of the Chinese Communist Party. ...

U.S. criticizes China over canceled flights

The Biden administration on Wednesday criticized China's decision to cancel a growing number of flights from the United States to China because of passengers who later tested positive for COVID-19...

China's Henan imposes more COVID curbs as cases spike, though numbers small

More cities in central China resorted to tough curbs as new coronavirus infections in Henan province rose sharply, with authorities taking urgent action to contain clusters ahead of the Winter Olympic...

Last monument for Tiananmen massacre removed in Hong Kong

HONG KONG (AP) — A monument at a Hong Kong university that was the best-known public remembrance of the Tiananmen Square massacre on Chinese soil was removed early Thursday, wiping out the city's last...

EXPLAINER: Why did Hong Kong remove a Tiananmen memorial?

HONG KONG (AP) — It happened in the dead of night. Workers at the University of Hong Kong put up barriers that largely blocked their activity from view and, over the next several hours, took down the ...

Congress approves import ban targeting forced labor in China

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators gave final congressional approval Thursday to a bill barring imports from China’s Xinjiang region unless businesses can prove they were produced without forced labor, overco...

As Olympics open, Uyghurs set to take rights case to court

China’s treatment of its Uyghur minority could come before the courts in Argentina at about the same time that the Winter Olympics open on Feb. 4 in Beijing. Michael Polak, a Britis...

Big US foreign affairs delegation expected in Taiwan next month

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In another show of sustained support for Taiwan, U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairperson Greg Meeks said he plans to bring a bipartisan delegation of lawmakers to...

UK independent body: China committed genocide in Xinjiang

LONDON (AP) — An independent, unofficial body set up by a prominent British barrister to assess evidence on China’s alleged rights abuses against the Uyghur people concluded Thursday that the Chinese ...

Canada, UK join diplomatic boycott of Beijing Winter Games

Canada joined Australia, Britain and the United States in a diplomatic boycott of the Winter Olympics in Beijing on Wednesday, with China calling the boycotts "political posturing" and a sme...

EXPLAINER: What does an Olympic diplomatic boycott achieve?

GENEVA (AP) — Diplomatic boycotts of the Olympics aim to snub host nations while keeping athletes free to compete. A small cascade of government boycotts hit China on Wednesday, less...

China says US diplomatic boycott violates Olympic spirit

BEIJING (AP) — China accused the United States of violating the Olympic spirit on Tuesday after the Biden administration announced a diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Winter Games over human rights co...

Lithuania’s increasingly close Taiwan ties pose challenge for China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Lithuania’s warming relations with Taiwan could prove to be a litmus test on how effective China’s economic pressure is on countries seeking closer ties with T...

Solomon Islands leader wins no-confidence vote after riots

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The leader of the Solomon Islands survived a no-confidence vote in Parliament on Monday following riots in the capital last month. Prime Minister Manas...