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Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

Feb. 10, 2019 11:50 PM EST

BEIJING (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for global commerce and rich in fish and potential oil and gas reserves: ___ EDITOR'S NOTE: This is a weekly look...

Court bars Venezuela opposition leader from leaving nation

Jan. 29, 2019 7:32 PM EST

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's Supreme Court barred opposition leader Juan Guaido from leaving the country Tuesday, a move certain to heighten tensions as the man challenging President Nicolas Maduro's claim to the presidency presses forward with establishing a transitional government and the U.S....

Spanish shipbuilder recalls 4 workers from Venezuela

Jan. 29, 2019 8:58 AM EST

MADRID (AP) — Spain's state-owned shipbuilder says it has called back for security reasons four Spanish technicians in Venezuela who were readying for final delivery a navy patrol ship sold 14 years ago to the Venezuelan government. A spokesman with Navantia says the recall doesn't change the shipbuilder's...

US-China trade talks start amid cooling economic growth

Jan. 7, 2019 1:03 PM EST

BEIJING (AP) — Facing a March deadline, talks aimed at ending a trade war between China and the U.S. are underway, with the world's two biggest economies expressing optimism over the potential for progress but neither indicating its stance has changed. Cooling economic growth in both countries is...

The Latest: China protests US warship as trade talks start

Jan. 7, 2019 4:51 AM EST

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on trade talks between China and the U.S. in Beijing (all times local): 6:00 p.m. A Chinese government spokesman has urged the U.S. to create good conditions for reaching agreement in trade talks after Beijing complained over the sighting of a U.S. warship in what it said were...