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Chinese Premier Li and New Zealand’s Luxon hail close ties as they sign trade deals in Wellington

Jun. 13, 2024 06:57 AM EDT

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Chinese Premier Li Qiang met with New Zealand Prime Minister Christopher Luxon on Thursday in Wellington, where the two leaders played up the ability of “good friends” to respectfully disagree — while publicly diverging on little. Li, China’s...

4 Iowa instructors teaching at a Chinese university were attacked at a park

Jun. 10, 2024 22:23 PM EDT

MOUNT VERNON, Iowa (AP) — Four Iowa college instructors teaching in China were attacked in a reported stabbing while visiting a public park, Cornell College and the U.S. State Department confirmed Monday. Cornell College President Jonathan Brand in a statement said the instructors...

China says it is willing to upgrade economic corridor with Pakistan and deepen ties with Brazil

Jun. 07, 2024 12:24 PM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Beijing is willing to work with Islamabad to build an upgraded version of an economic corridor linking the two countries, China's leader Xi Jinping told visiting Pakistani Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Friday. Sharif pledged to ensure the safety of Chinese workers...

Silence and heavy security in China and Hong Kong mark 35th anniversary of the Tiananmen crackdown

Jun. 05, 2024 10:21 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Beijing's Tiananmen Square had checkpoints and police vehicles Tuesday as China tried to silence the 35th anniversary of a bloody crackdown on pro-democracy protests. Hong Kong police arrested four people and swarmed a handful of others who tried to protest or commemorate as the...

Washington warns of danger from China in remembering the 1989 Tiananmen crackdown

Jun. 04, 2024 19:31 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of the U.S. Congress on Tuesday said the ruling Chinese Communist Party that sent in tanks against peaceful student protesters 35 years ago in the heart of Beijing is as ruthless and suppressive today as it was in 1989, a stark warning as they commemorated the...

China says it's 'hard to meet' discussions on Russia-Ukraine war, citing problems with arrangements

Jun. 01, 2024 03:34 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — China said Friday it would be “’hard to meet” calls for discussions on the Russia-Ukraine war, citing problems with arrangements that appear to point to Beijing's strongly pro-Moscow stance. Foreign Ministry spokesperson Mao Ning said that “China’s hopes...

The Latest | Slovenia moves to recognize a Palestinian state as Israel fights in Rafah

May. 30, 2024 23:12 PM EDT

Slovenia’s government endorsed a motion Thursday to recognize a Palestinian state and asked the parliament to do the same. It comes just two days after Spain, Norway and Ireland recognized a Palestinian state, a move that was condemned by Israel. In the Gaza Strip, Palestinians in...

Xi pledges more Gaza aid and talks trade at summit with Arab leaders

May. 30, 2024 06:28 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping reiterated calls for the establishment of an independent Palestinian state and promised more humanitarian aid for people in Gaza as he opened a summit with leaders of Arab states Thursday in Beijing. “Since last October, the...

Egypt and China deepen cooperation during el-Sissi's visit to Beijing

May. 29, 2024 08:17 AM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt and China on Wednesday signed agreements deepening their cooperation during President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi's visit to Beijing. El-Sissi, accompanied by Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry, witnessed the signing together with Chinese President Xi Jinping in...

China's latest AI chatbot is trained on President Xi Jinping's political ideology

May. 24, 2024 12:21 PM EDT

HONG KONG (AP) — China’s latest artificial intelligence chatbot is trained on President Xi Jinping’s doctrine, in a stark reminder of the ideological parameters that Chinese AI models should abide by. China’s cyberspace academy earlier this week announced the chatbot trained...