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China Moves to Allow Xi to Stay in Power by Abolishing Term Limit

Photo President Xi Jinping of China at the Communist Party congress in Beijing last October. Current law restricts the president to two terms. Credit How Hwee Young/European [...]
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U.S. Gun Violence Draws Scorn in China as a Human Rights Issue

“In 2016, the U.S. government exercised no effective control over guns, law enforcement departments abused their power, and crimes were not effectively contained,” said the most recent report on human rights in the United States from [...]
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As China Puts Pressure on Taiwan, Signs of a U.S. Pushback

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Chinese officials are showing signs of annoyance, and raising accusations that the United States is interfering in what Beijing considers one of its redline issues. “It is horrible that the present situation of the two sides of the [...]
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Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Kills More Than 100 in China This Year

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“It’s often the case that by the time medical workers break into the door, it’s already too late,” Yang Shixiong, the director of an emergency medical center in Nanning, the capital of Guangxi, told China National Radio. “Every [...]
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Worries Rise as Pope and China Edge Closer to Deal on Bishops

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“There’s progress,” one senior Vatican official confirmed, insisting on anonymity, when asked to describe the negotiations. Francis has sent the church’s top China experts to attend secret working groups in Beijing. State news [...]
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Donald Trump offers a helping hand to China and Russia

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Dilip Hiro Dilip Hiro, a TomDispatch regular, is the author, among many other works, of After Empire: The Birth of a Multipolar World. (Nation Books), His 36th and latest book is The Age of Aspiration: Power, Wealth, and Conflict in Globalizing [...]
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GOP pressures Trump on Taiwan as China issues threats

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TAIPEI — A year after a newly elected Donald Trump enraged China by taking a congratulatory phone call from the president of Taiwan, the pro-American island nation is pleading for Trump’s protection against Beijing’s bullying. At the [...]
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Where China Built Its Bomb, Dark Memories Haunt the Ruins

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He wrote that officials imprisoned about 700 herders around Jinyintan, accusing them of joining counterrevolutionary gangs. Seventeen died under brutal interrogation. Up to 9,000 herders were expelled in forced marches, given only a day [...]
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Trump Rebuked China for North Korea’s Oil Smuggling. It’s More Complicated.

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A United Nations diplomat said the transfers were happening frequently in the Yellow Sea, the East China Sea and possibly the Sea of Japan. The diplomat, who spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss intelligence materials, said [...]
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India Tests Ballistic Missile, Posing New Threat to China

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The Agni 5 — Agni means fire in Hindi — is about 55 feet long and was developed in India. It is the most advanced missile in the Agni series, with a strike range of more than 3,000 miles and a payload of 1.5 tons, which is enough [...]