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June 17, 2024 at 2:17 PM

Putin to visit Kim Jong Un in North Korea

Kim Jong Un “cordially” invited the Russian president after Kim visited Russia last September.
June 17, 2024 at 2:17 PM
Kim Jong Un “cordially” invited the Russian president after Kim visited Russia last September.
June 17, 2024 at 1:58 PM

China blames Philippines for ship collision in South China Sea. Manila calls the report deceptive

China’s coast guard says a Chinese vessel and a Philippine supply ship collided near the disputed Spratly Islands in the South China Sea
June 17, 2024 at 1:58 PM
FILE - A Philippine Marine, right, swims in the waters of Second Thomas Shoal in the South China Sea, on March 30, 2014. A Chinese vessel and a Philippine supply ship collided near the disputed Spratly Islands in the South China Sea on Monday, June 17, 2024, China’s coast guard said. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez, File)
June 17, 2024 at 9:18 AM

Chinese premier agrees with Australia to 'properly manage' differences

Chinese Premier Li Qiang says he has agreed with Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese to properly manage their nations’ differences as they emerge from a hostile era in which minister-to-minister contacts were banned and trade barriers cost Austr...
June 17, 2024 at 9:18 AM
Chinese Premier Li Qiang and Australia's Prime Minister Anthony Albanese shake hands after making opening remarks at Parliament House in Canberra, Monday, June 17, 2024. (Mick Tsikas/Pool Photo via AP)
June 17, 2024 at 12:46 AM

China getting too much rain in the south; not enough rain and heat wave in the north

China is being buffeted by two extremes of severe weather, with heavy rain and flooding in parts of the south and a heat wave and drought conditions in the north
June 17, 2024 at 12:46 AM
Residents cool off in a lake from an unseasonably hot day in Beijing, Sunday, June 16, 2024. China is being buffeted by two weather extremes, with heavy rain and flooding in parts of the south and a heat wave and potential drought in the north. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
June 14, 2024 at 2:38 PM

Chinese journalist who promoted #MeToo movement sentenced to 5 years in prison

Supporters say a a Chinese journalist who promoted women's rights as part of the country's nascent #MeToo movement has been sentenced to five years in prison on charges of undermining state security
June 14, 2024 at 2:38 PM
In this photo released by Free Huang Xueqin & Wang Jianbing, Chinese labor activist Wang Jianbing poses on Mount Lushan in Jiangxi province in April 2021. Supporters say Friday, June 14, 2024 that Wang has been sentenced to three years and six months on the same charge of undermining state security as co-defendant Chinese journalist Huang Xueqin who promoted women's rights as part of the country's nascent #MeToo movement and has been sentenced to five years in prison . (Free Huang Xueqin & Wang Jianbing via AP)
June 13, 2024 at 2:22 PM

A Chinese history buff finds military secrets in a pile of old papers

A military history buff in China appears to have made an alarming discovery after picking up four books for less than $1 at a neighborhood recycling station
June 13, 2024 at 2:22 PM
FILE - Military delegates chat before the closing session of the National People's Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, Monday, March 11, 2024. Chinese state media said Thursday, June 13, 2024, that a military history buff found a collection of confidential documents related to the country's military in a pile of old papers he bought for under $1. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)
June 13, 2024 at 11:02 AM

Cars? Pork? Perfume? China has many options if a trade war breaks out with Europe

Now that Europe has announced tariffs on China-made electric cars, the continent is bracing to see if the other shoe drops
June 13, 2024 at 11:02 AM
FILE - Chinese EV manufacturer BYD unveils its electric car Seal at the Paris Car Show on Oct. 17, 2022, in Paris. The Chinese government has said it will take "all measures necessary to protect our legitimate rights and interests" in response to the tariffs on Chinese-made electric vehicles but it hasn't specified what those might be. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, File)
June 11, 2024 at 9:31 PM

4 Iowa college instructors stabbed while visiting China

A suspect has been arrested in the daytime attack against the visiting educators as they were sightseeing in a park on Sunday.
June 11, 2024 at 9:31 PM
VIDEO: 4 Iowa college instructors stabbed while visiting China
June 11, 2024 at 2:33 PM

4 US college professors stabbed in China

The Cornell College professors, taking part in an exchange program, were stabbed in broad daylight while walking in a park in the northeastern Chinese city of Jilin.
June 11, 2024 at 2:33 PM
VIDEO: 4 US college professors stabbed in China
June 11, 2024 at 1:54 PM

4 instructors from Iowa college stabbed in China in 'horrifying attack': Officials

The instructors, from Cornell College in Iowa, were visiting a partner institution in Jilin City, China.
June 11, 2024 at 1:54 PM
Tourists walk past a gateway with the name "Beishan" seen at the Beishan Park in northeastern China's Jilin province on Jan 23, 2020.
June 11, 2024 at 11:24 AM

4 instructors from Iowa college injured in China in 'horrifying attack': Governor

The instructors, from Cornell College in Iowa, were visiting a partner institution in Jilin City, China.
June 11, 2024 at 11:24 AM
The instructors, from Cornell College in Iowa, were visiting a partner institution in Jilin City, China.
June 7, 2024 at 2:22 PM

China's exports grow 7.6% in May, beating expectations despite trade tensions

Official statistics say that China’s exports for May grew at their fastest pace in more than a year despite trade tensions, though imports fell short of analyst expectations
June 7, 2024 at 2:22 PM
FILE - In this photo released by Xinhua News Agency, a truck transfers a container at the Tuanjiecun Station in the Chongqing International Logistics Hub Park in southwest China's Chongqing Municipality on May 5, 2024. China's exports for May beat analyst expectations despite trade tensions, though imports shrank, according to customs data released Friday, June 7, 2024. (Huang Wei/Xinhua via AP, File)
June 5, 2024 at 4:54 PM

Turkey urges China to protect the cultural rights of minority Muslim Uyghurs

An official says Turkey's foreign minister has urged Chinese authorities to protect the cultural rights of minority Muslim Uyghurs and allow them to “live their values.”
June 5, 2024 at 4:54 PM
FILE - Protesters chant slogans as they hold posters and pictures of victims during a protest against China's brutal crackdown on ethnic group Uyghurs, in front of the Chinese consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022. Turkey's foreign minister has urged Chinese authorities to protect the cultural rights of minority Muslim Uyghurs in China's western Xinjiang province and allow them to "live their values," a Turkish official said Wednesday, June 5, 2024. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra, File)
June 5, 2024 at 2:38 PM

Silence and heavy state security in China on anniversary of Tiananmen crackdown

Security in Beijing is tight around Tiananmen Square as China marks 35 years since a bloody crackdown on pro-democracy protests
June 5, 2024 at 2:38 PM
People gather at the base of the Victims of Communism Memorial during a candlelight vigil to mark the 35th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square, Tuesday, June 3, 2024, in Washington. (AP Photo/Didi Tang)
June 5, 2024 at 12:34 AM

Austin expresses concern over Cambodia's growing relationship with China

But both the U.S. and Cambodia see room for better ties.
June 5, 2024 at 12:34 AM
In this photo released by Agence Kampuchea Press (AKP), U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, left, shakes hands with Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Manet in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, June 4, 2024.
June 4, 2024 at 7:02 AM

Craft unfurls China's flag on the far side of the moon and lifts off with lunar rocks to bring home

China says its spacecraft unfurled the country’s red and gold flag on the far side of the moon before lifting off with rock and soil samples to bring back to Earth
June 4, 2024 at 7:02 AM
In this China National Space Administration (CNSA) handout image released by Xinhua News Agency, a Chinese national flag carried by the lander of Chang'e-6 probe unfurls at the moon's far side, Tuesday, June 4, 2024. China says a spacecraft carrying rock and soil samples from the far side of the moon has lifted off from the lunar surface to start its journey back to Earth. (CNSA/Xinhua via AP)
June 3, 2024 at 2:38 PM

Beijing accuses 2 Chinese citizens of being British spies in latest test of relations

Beijing has accused two Chinese citizens of spying for Britain, in the latest test of a relationship that has grown increasingly fraught
June 3, 2024 at 2:38 PM
1 month ago

Biden announces new China tariffs on electric vehicles, solar, chips and more

Biden announced new tariffs on $18 billion worth of Chinese imports, including a sharp hike on electric vehicles, to help protect his administration's investments.
1 month ago
President Joe Biden announces increased tariffs to promote American investments and jobs in the Rose Garden of the White House on May 14, 2024 in Washington, DC.
1 month ago

Biden expected to quadruple tariffs on Chinese electric vehicles: Source

President Biden is expected to quadruple tariffs on electric vehicles from China in an announcement Tuesday, according to a source familiar with the decision.
1 month ago
PHOTO: President Joe Biden speaks during a visit to General Motors' Factory ZERO all-electric vehicle assembly plant in Detroit, Nov. 17, 2021.
2 months ago

China attempts to be the 1st country to return samples from the far side of the moon

On Friday, China will launch a mission in an attempt to be the first country to return rock and soil samples from the far side of the moon.
2 months ago
Photo taken at Beijing Aerospace Control Center BACC in Beijing on Dec. 3, 2020 shows the ascender of Chang'e-5 spacecraft flying above the lunar surface.
2 months ago

The US is in a Cold War with China over control of Taiwan, expert says

Dmitri Alperovitch says another Cold War has started between the U.S. and China over control of Taiwan.
2 months ago
VIDEO: President Biden and President Xi speak for the first time since 2023 summit
2 months ago

2 giant pandas from China to arrive at San Diego Zoo under conservation partnership

The China Wildlife and Conservation Association has transported pandas to U.S. facilities since 1972.
2 months ago
In this handout image from the Zooilogical Society of San Diego, A giant panda cub Mei Sheng celebrates his second birthday by diving right into his birthday cake on August 19, 2005 in San Diego, California.
2 months ago

Fraught US-China relations analyzed in 'World on the Brink'

ABC News' Linsey Davis speaks with national security expert and CrowdStrike co-founder Dmitri Alperovitch about his book, "World on the Brink," and rising tensions between the U.S., China and Taiwan.
2 months ago
VIDEO: Fraught US-China relations analyzed in 'World on the Brink'
2 months ago

Prosecutor builds case with testimony from longtime Trump Aid and NY banker

Also, new testimony in Donald Trump’s hush money trial and a look at President Joe Biden’s Howard Stern interview.
2 months ago
VIDEO: Blinken has high-stakes meeting with Chinese president
2 months ago

Blinken in China amid growing concerns over TikTok ban

Sec. Antony Blinken met with China’s President Xi Jinping concerning Russia, Taiwan, and global trade.
2 months ago
VIDEO: Blinken in China amid growing concerns over TikTok ban
2 months ago

Blinken meets with Xi Jinping in China

Secretary of State Antony Blinken met with China's leader for nearly an hour with both men working to make progress on a slew of issues, from China's support for Russia, to Taiwan and trade.
2 months ago
VIDEO: Blinken meets with Xi Jinping in China
2 months ago

Secretary of State Antony Blinken meets with President Xi of China

Antony Blinken met with President Xi of China on Friday following a meeting with Foreign Minister Wang Yi, according to the U.S. State Department.
2 months ago
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken meets with China's Minister of Public Security Wang Xiaohong at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse, Friday, April 26, 2024, in Beijing, China. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, Pool)
2 months ago

23 Chinese swimmers tested positive for banned substance before Olympics: WADA

The World Anti-Doping Agency confirmed that 23 Chinese swimmers tested positive for trimetazidine months before the Tokyo Olympics in 2021.
2 months ago
The World Anti-Doping Agency confirmed that 23 Chinese swimmers tested positive for trimetazidine months before the Tokyo Olympics in 2021.
2 months ago

23 Chinese swimmers tested positive for banned substance before 2021 Olympics: WADA

The World Anti-Doping Agency confirmed that 23 Chinese swimmers tested positive for trimetazidine months before the Tokyo Olympics in 2021.
2 months ago
In this Aug. 5, 2008, file photo, the Olympic flag and the Chinese national flag fly outside the National Stadium in Beijing.
2 months ago

US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellin's trip to China goes viral

The U.S. treasury secretary sets social media ablaze once again with footage of her dining in Beijing. The panel discusses her trip to the Far East.
2 months ago
VIDEO: US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellin's trip to China goes viral
3 months ago

President Biden and President Xi speak for the first time since 2023 summit

The call will be followed by high-level engagements between the two countries, with Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen set to travel to China later this week.
3 months ago
VIDEO: President Biden and President Xi speak for the first time since 2023 summit
3 months ago

US sanctions China-based hackers for allegedly targeting critical infrastructure

The United States has sanctioned China-based hackers for allegedly targeting U.S. critical infrastructure, the Treasury Department announced Monday.
3 months ago
The Department of Justice seal is displayed on a podium in Washington, D.C., Dec. 20, 2018.
3 months ago

Lawmakers in Hong Kong pass strict new security law

The bill targets "potential sabotage and undercurrents that try to create troubles."
3 months ago
Hong Kong's Chief Executive John Lee, center, Secretary for Justice Paul Lam, left, and Secretary for Security Chris Tang, attend a press conference following the passing of the Basic Law Article 23 legislation at the Legislative Council in Hong Kong, March 19, 2024.
3 months ago

China’s coast guard caused collision at sea, Philippines says

The Philippines accused China's coast guard of carrying out "dangerous manoeuvres" that led to a collision between its coast guard ship and a Chinese vessel in the South China Sea.
3 months ago
VIDEO:  China’s coast guard caused collision at sea, Philippines says
4 months ago

Senate passes $95B in aid for Ukraine, Israel, but tough path ahead in House

The United States Senate has passed a $95 billion foreign aid bill for Israel, Taiwan and Ukraine, setting up a showdown in the House of Representatives.
4 months ago
Charles Schumer (D-NY) speaks on the National Security Supplemental Bill during a press conference at the U.S. Capitol on February 13, 2024 in Washington, DC. The bill, which received contentious debate and months of negotiations in the Senate, provides military aid to Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan but is expected to be received with uncertainty in the House of Representatives.
4 months ago

Drones put on dazzling dragon show in skies over China

Drones formed giant dragons and a phoenix in the skies over China to welcome the Spring Festival.
4 months ago
VIDEO:  Drones put on dazzling dragon show in skies over China
4 months ago

Chinese hackers spent up to 5 years in US networks: Cyber officials

Hackers from China spent up to five years in U.S. networks as part of a cyber operation that targeted U.S. critical infrastructure, law enforcement agencies said.
4 months ago
In an undated stock photo, a computer hacker is seen typing on a laptop.
4 months ago

US intelligence officials issue new bulletin about Chinese hackers

A new bulletin warns that China has shifted from a “strategy” of using hacking to commit economic espionage to a strategy of using hacking to disrupt how Americans go about daily lives.
4 months ago
VIDEO: US intelligence officials issue new bulletin about Chinese hackers
5 months ago

China looks to ‘wreak havoc in US

Intelligence leaders are warning that the country's civilian infrastructure, including water and power systems, is vulnerable to hackers now working on behalf of the Chinese government.
5 months ago
VIDEO:  China looks to ‘wreak havoc in US
5 months ago

FBI director shares warning about Chinese hackers on US infrastructure

Director Christopher Wray said that hacking and economic espionage from China is the “defining threat of our generation.”
5 months ago
VIDEO: FBI director shares warning about Chinese hackers on US infrastructure
5 months ago

China’s hackers targeting ‘American infrastructure,’ FBI director says

FBI Director Christopher Wray testified before the House select committee on the Chinese Communist Party.
5 months ago
VIDEO: China’s hackers targeting ‘American infrastructure,’ FBI director says
5 months ago

DOJ disrupts Chinese hacker effort to use malware to hijack US-based routers

The 'Volt Typhoon" operation targeted U.S. infrastructure, the FBI director said
5 months ago
The seal of the Federal Bureau of Investigation is seen outside of its headquarters in Washington, DC, August 15, 2022.
5 months ago

China's hackers are preparing to 'cause real world harm' to Americans: FBI director

China's hackers are preparing to "wreak havoc" and "cause real world harm" to Americans, FBI Director Christopher Wray warned on Wednesday.
5 months ago
FBI Director Christopher Wray, speaks with reporters during a news conference at the Department of Justice, Dec. 6, 2023, in Washington, as Assistant Attorney General Nicole M. Argentieri of the Criminal Division, left, and Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas, look on.
5 months ago

Chinese drones 'pose a significant risk to critical infrastructure,' DHS and FBI warn

Chinese-manufactured drones "pose a significant risk to critical infrastructure and U.S. national security," DHS and FBI warn.
5 months ago
The exterior of the J. Edgar Hoover Building, headquarters of the FBI, is seen on Aug. 20, 2015 in Washington, DC.
5 months ago

Taiwan loses diplomatic ally, while unofficial US delegation offers support

One of Taiwan's few remaining diplomatic allies has cut ties with the self-governed island in favor of Beijing.
5 months ago
Confetti flies over the stage and crowd as Taiwan's Vice President and presidential-elect from the Democratic Progressive Party Lai Ching-te, center, and his running mate Hsiao Bi-khim speak to supporters at a rally at the party's headquarters on January 13, 2024 in Taipei, Taiwan.
5 months ago

Victory for ruling-party candidate in Taiwan’s presidential election

William Lai Ching-te, despised by China for his pro-independence stance, was voted in as Taiwan's new president as China angrily threatened to take the self-governed island by force.
5 months ago
VIDEO: Victory for ruling-party candidate in Taiwan’s presidential election
6 months ago

Xi told Biden at summit that China plans to reunify with Taiwan

China's President Xi Jinping told President Joe Biden at their recent summit of China's intention to unify with Taiwan.
6 months ago
U.S. President Joe Biden greets Chinese President Xi Jinping before a meeting during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leaders' week. Nov. 15, 2023, in Woodside, Calif.
6 months ago

President Xi says China plans to try to reunify with Taiwan: Sources

Xi told President Biden this at a recent summit, according to ABC News sources.
6 months ago
VIDEO: President Xi says China plans to try to reunify with Taiwan: Sources
6 months ago

Rescuers search rubble after deadly China earthquake

Rescue workers comb through collapsed buildings trying to find people trapped, after China's deadliest earthquake in 10 years killed at least 118 people.
6 months ago
VIDEO:  Rescuers search rubble after deadly China earthquake
6 months ago

Nikki Haley highlights differences with Trump on China, fentanyl, national debt

Former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley sought to draw a distinction between her and Republican frontrunner Donald Trump on Thursday in an interview with ABC News.
6 months ago
ABC Chief Washington Correspondent and ABC "This Week" co-anchor Jonathan Karl interviews 2024 Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley and New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu, who has endorsed Haley, on Thursday, Dec. 14, 2023.