- Oil slicks found in hunt for missing Malaysia jet Updated: Mar-08-14 10:34 am
- Dalai Lama: China 'great' but gov't 'harmful' Updated: Mar-07-14 2:00 pm
- Obama's warnings brushed aside by Russia's Putin Updated: Mar-07-14 9:04 am
- 2 men guilty in sale of trade secrets to China Updated: Mar-05-14 7:22 pm
- China says military will respond to provocations Updated: Mar-04-14 9:16 am
- Russia says Yanukovych requested troops in Crimea Updated: Mar-03-14 10:01 pm
- Japan and North Korea Red Cross to meet in China Updated: Feb-28-14 1:20 am
- China labels Japan a 'trouble maker' Updated: Feb-25-14 7:37 am
- Japan distances itself from right-wing statements Updated: Feb-24-14 7:45 am
- Ignoring China's protest, Obama hosts Dalai Lama Updated: Feb-21-14 10:37 pm
- Family: Australian missionary held in North Korea Updated: Feb-19-14 8:36 pm
- China plays up meeting with senior Taiwan figure Updated: Feb-19-14 3:17 am
- China says bigger soldiers causing cramped tanks Updated: Feb-18-14 8:25 am
- Olympics a test for ambitious developing countries Updated: Feb-15-14 4:44 am
- In China, Kerry talks NKorea, regional tensions Updated: Feb-14-14 2:53 pm
- US, SKorea warn NKorea against aggression Updated: Feb-13-14 10:53 am
- Kerry seeks to ease tensions in Asia Updated: Feb-12-14 6:18 pm
- China, Taiwan hold highest-level talks since split Updated: Feb-11-14 7:08 am
- Japan assures US of calm response to China tension Updated: Feb-07-14 6:05 pm
- In Putin meeting, China's Xi praises Russia ties Updated: Feb-07-14 6:16 am
- Chinese member elected as an IOC vice president Updated: Feb-07-14 3:28 am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Vietnamese air force planes on Saturday spotted two large oil slicks close to where a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 went missing earlier in the day, the first sign that the aircraft carrying 239 people had crashed.
WASHINGTON - The Dalai Lama called China a "great nation" but criticized its governmental system as "harmful" during an address Friday at Washington's National Cathedral
WASHINGTON - One by one, President Barack Obama's warnings to Russia are being brushed aside by President Vladimir Putin, who appears to only be speeding up efforts to formally stake his claim to Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula.
SAN FRANCISCO - Two men were convicted Wednesday of stealing an American company's secret recipe for making a chemical used to whiten products from cars to the middle of Oreo cookies and selling it to a competitor controlled by the Chinese government.
BEIJING - China's military is prepared to respond to all threats to the country's sovereignty, a government spokeswoman said Tuesday, ahead of the expected announcement of another big bump in defense spending.
UNITED NATIONS - Ukraine's fugitive president requested Russian soldiers in the strategic Crimea region "to establish legitimacy, peace, law and order," Russia's U.N. ambassador said Monday, contradicting the president's own comments last week, while Ukraine's ambassador said 16,000 troops are now deployed there.
TOKYO - Japanese and North Korean Red Cross officials will meet in China on Monday in what could be a first step toward resuming talks between the two nations.
BEIJING - China on Tuesday labeled Japan a "trouble maker" that is damaging regional peace and stability, firing back at earlier criticism from Tokyo over a spike in tensions in northeast Asia.
TOKYO - Japan's foreign minister is trying to distance his government from recent right-wing comments on World War II, calling them "regrettable" and saying they don't represent the government's views.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama granted an audience to Tibet's Dalai Lama on Friday over the strong objections from China that the U.S. was meddling it its affairs. The White House took pains to ensure the meeting was not portrayed as a conference of two heads of state.
HONG KONG - Australia's prime minister on Thursday urged citizens abroad to obey the laws of foreign countries after an Australian missionary who carried Christian pamphlets was detained in North Korea.
BEIJING - Chinese state media devoted blanket coverage Wednesday to a visit by a senior figure in Taiwan's ruling party in a sign of its desire to nudge the self-governing island closer to Beijing.
BEIJING - China's military says its soldiers have grown taller and wider over the past two decades, leading to cramped tanks and other equipment problems.
BEIJING - Playing host to the Olympics or World Cup can showcase an ambitious country's rise and cast a harsh light on its weaknesses.
BEIJING - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Friday he had won a commitment from China to help bring a belligerent North Korea back to nuclear disarmament talks, even as he butted heads with Chinese leaders over a series of increasingly aggressive steps Beijing has taken to assert itself in territorial disputes with its smaller neighbors.
SEOUL, South Korea - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and his South Korean counterpart warned North Korea on Thursday against any possible aggression as the North sent mixed signals over whether it would return to denuclearization talks and improve ties with the South.
ELMENDORF AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska - Secretary of State John Kerry was heading to Asia on Wednesday on a mission aimed largely at easing tensions between China and its smaller neighbors over territorial disputes and exploring ways to restart long-stalled talks on ridding North Korea of nuclear weapons.
NANJING, China - China and Taiwan hailed a new chapter in their relations on Tuesday and said their ties would advance after they held their highest-level government talks since they split amid civil war in 1949.
WASHINGTON - Japan assured the U.S. Friday that it will respond calmly to actions by China that have increased tensions between the two Asian powers.
BEIJING - Chinese President Xi Jinping congratulated his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, on the Sochi Winter Olympics and hailed their growing ties, which frequently challenge Western domination of global affairs.
SOCHI, Russia - China's senior Olympic official was elected Friday as a vice president of the IOC, returning to the top ranks of the policy-making body.