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Obama Reaffirms Ties With UK, Encourages US-Russian Talks to Strike Syrian Ceasefire
Emerging from his first meeting with Theresa May since the British prime minister took power earlier this summer, President Barack Obama reaffirmed America's close bilateral relationship with the United Kingdom. "The prime minister continues to be a steadying influence during a time of transition,"
Imprisoned Chinese Minority Scholar Given Human Rights Award
A group of leading rights organizations has awarded its annual prize for human rights defenders to imprisoned Chinese Muslim minority economics professor Ilham Tohti
Bob Woodruff: What Happened When I Went to the Alleged ISIS Breeding Ground in China
As we drove through the streets of Yarkand, a desert oasis town in China’s far western province of Xinjiang , police and counter- terrorism forces line almost every corner. Our cameras are kept close to our chests, out of sight, because despite official laws allowing journalists to travel here
Five Issues Looming Large Over Chinese President's State Visit
The visit of Pope Francis to Washington this week brought pomp and circumstance to the White House along with cheers and chants from massive crowds throughout the nation’s capital. However, it largely overshadowed what will no doubt be a more tense, and arguably more critical meeting between two
Senators Blast China Over Female Detainees
A bipartisan group of U.S. senators has written a letter to China 's ambassador to the United States protesting five female activists’ continued detention in China. In the letter written to Chinese ambassador Cui Tiankai on Tuesday, potential 2016 presidential candidate Sen. Marco Rubio , R-Fla.,
China’s New Year’s Resolution: No More Harvesting Executed Prisoners’ Organs
China appears set today to end its controversial, decades-long practice of harvesting organs from the bodies of prisoners executed by the state, according to state-run media. “Starting from January 1, China will end its reliance on the organs of executed prisoners for transplantation,” the Chinese
How Should U.S. Respond to Sony Cyber Attack?
After the U.S. identified the North Korean government as responsible for the Sony cyber attack, a panel of experts debates how the U.S. and Sony should respond.
The US Is Trolling the Chinese Embassy in DC
Rep Frank Wolf sponsored the measure to rename the street right outside the Chines Embassy after Liu Xiaobo.
McDonald's Murder Sparks Chinese Cult Crackdown
In the wake of a brutal murder by members of a religious sect, the Chinese government is renewing its crackdown on cults. State-run publications, such as the Xinhua News Agency, are producing a steady stream of articles alarming citizens to the dangers of religious cults , known in Chinese as