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Blinken warns China threat greater than Russia long term

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken delivered an address Thursday designed to rally the international community to deter and counter China, which the US sees as a long-term threat to global stability...

Ex-KMT chair lauds China's anti-terror efforts on same day Xinjiang Police Files leaked

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Kuomintang (KMT) Chair Hung Hsiu-chu (洪秀柱) uploaded a Facebook post on Tuesday (May 24) praising China's "anti-terrorism" efforts in Xinjiang on the s...

Chinese leader Xi defends record to UN human rights chief

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese leader Xi Jinping defended his country's record to the top U.N. human rights official on Wednesday, saying each nation should be allowed to find its own path. ...

Critics pressure UN rights chief over Xinjiang silence during China trip

As United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet continues her trip in China, all sides are closely monitoring how she handles the tricky and sensitive topic of China's perse...

China: Leaked Xinjiang files likely accurate, experts say

A cache of leaked files and photos sheds new light on the brutal methods used by the Chinese government towards the Muslim Uyghur minority in the northwestern Xinjiang region. China is accused of op...

UN rights chief to visit China's Xinjiang

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet was set to arrive at the Xinjiang region in northwest China on Tuesday. Beijing has been accused of unlawful treatment and for...

Xinjiang in focus as UN rights chief arrives for China visit

BEIJING (AP) — Allegations of human rights abuses in northwestern China’s Xinjiang region will dominate a visit by the United Nations’ top rights official that began Monday. Michell...

UN's Bachelet arrives in China, will visit Xinjiang

The UN Human Rights Commissioner, Michelle Bachelet started her six-day visit to China on Monday , the first such visit in 17 years. Bachelet "has arrived and is in meetings," her spokesper...

UN rights chief to visit China next week, travel to Xinjiang

GENEVA (AP) — The United Nations' top human rights official will visit China next week on a trip that will take her to the Xinjiang region, where rights groups and some Western governments allege the ...

US expands probe of schemes against Chinese dissidents

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. prosecutors are widening their case over alleged schemes to stalk and harass Chinese dissidents in the United States, including seeking to derail the election bid of a little-know...

Are European academics helping China's military?

The promotional video for China's elite National University of Defense Technology is set to dramatic music. In quick succession, soldiers run behind tanks, guns blazing, followed by uniformed NUDT...

Uyghur county in China has highest prison rate in the world

BEIJING (AP) — Nearly one in 25 people in a county in the Uyghur heartland of China has been sentenced to prison on terrorism-related charges, in what is the highest known imprisonment rate in the wor...

Uyghur county in China has highest prison rate in the world

BEIJING (AP) — Nearly one in 25 people in a county in the Uyghur heartland of China has been sentenced to prison on terrorism-related charges, in what is the highest known imprisonment rate in the wor...

How Russia and China exploit history to further their interests

"Who controls the past controls the future: who controls the present controls the past." This quote from George Orwell's world-famous novel "1984" describes in one sentence the...

US sanctions on China's HikVision will hit over 180 countries, including Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. is preparing to place sanctions on the world's largest surveillance equipment maker, Hikvision, in a move that would impact more than 180 countries that use t...