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China, Russia officials meet in show of unity against EU, US

The foreign ministers of China and Russia displayed unity at their meeting Tuesday (March 23) amid criticism and Western sanctions against them over human rights. Wang Yi and Sergei Lavrov rejected...

China-Europe sanctions fight shatters image of amicable ties

BEIJING (AP) — China looked to Europe as an amicable partner as the continent's leaders resisted being drawn into President Donald Trump’s conflicts with Beijing over trade, technology and human right...

The Latest: US says AstraZeneca info may have been outdated

WASHINGTON — Results from a U.S. trial of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine may have used “outdated information,” U.S. federal health officials say. The Data and Safety Monitoring Board...

China, Russia accuse US of interference with sanctions

The foreign ministers of both China and Russia have condemned Western sanctions against them and accused the US of political interference. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and his Russian counterpart...

Western allies exchange sanction salvos with China over Xinjiang

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Acting in concert, the U.S., U.K., Canada, and EU on Monday (March 22) announced sanctions on Chinese officials with connections to the ongoing human rights abuses in Xinj...

US ties with Russia, China sink as Biden toes tough lines

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. relations with its two biggest geo-political rivals are facing severe tests as President Joe Biden tries to assert America's place in the world and distinguish himself from his ...

'Tough' U.S.-China talks signal rocky start to relations under Biden

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) - U.S. and Chinese officials concluded on Friday what Washington called “tough and direct” talks in Alaska, which laid bare the depth of tensions between the wo...

US and China clash at UN meeting on combatting racism

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States accused China on Friday of committing “genocide and crimes against humanity” against Uighur Muslims and other minorities, and China accused the U.S. of discrimi...

U.S., Chinese diplomats clash in high-level meeting of Biden administration

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) - The first high-level U.S.-China meeting of the Biden administration got off to a fiery start on Thursday, with both sides leveling sharp rebukes of the others’ poli...

US and China spar in 1st face-to-face meeting under Biden

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Top U.S. and Chinese officials were set to meet again on Friday after offering sharply different views of each other and the world in their first face-to-face talks since Pres...

Alaska talks: Is the US trying to turn China into a pariah?

A two-day meeting between top US diplomats and high-level Chinese representatives got underway in Alaska on Thursday, capping off a whirlwind week of Asia diplomacy for Washington. After talks with J...

Two Canadians detained in China since 2018 to face trial imminently

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two Canadians detained in China since December 2018 in what is widely seen as a retaliatory move for the arrest of a senior Huawei executive are set to face trial soon. ...

Myanmar factory attacks put focus on Chinese influence

BANGKOK (AP) — Confusion over what exactly happened during recent attacks on factories in Myanmar has highlighted the complex and troubled nature of the country's relations with China amid a broad pub...

Troubled US-China ties face new test in Alaska meeting

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and China will face a new test in their increasingly troubled relations when top officials from both countries meet in Alaska. Ties between the wo...

Bolstered by allies, Biden officials take blunt message to first China talks

The United States will take an uncompromising stance in talks with China on Thursday (March 17) in Alaska, officials have said, in the first face-to-face meetings between senior officials from the two...