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China, India soldiers hurl stones at 1 another in Kashmir

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 08:27:36 GMT2017-08-16T08:27:36Z

SRINAGAR, India (AP) -- Indian and Chinese soldiers yelled and hurled stones at one another in the high Himalayas in Indian-controlled Kashmir, Indian officials said Wednesday after the altercation that escalates tensions between two nations already engaged in a lengthy border standoff elsewhere....

China's Xi looks to party congress to cement authority

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 07:42:42 GMT2017-08-16T07:42:42Z

BEIJING (AP) -- In a ritual of summer, China's leaders have been holding an unofficial retreat at a beach resort ahead of a key fall Communist Party congress at which President Xi Jinping will launch his second five-year term as party chief and move to cement his status as China's most powerful leader in decades....

Top US military officer notes 'difficult issues' with China

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 10:23:11 GMT2017-08-15T10:23:11Z

BEIJING (AP) -- The top U.S. military officer has told a top Chinese general that the U.S. and China have "many difficult issues" to work through, but that he hopes meetings between the sides this week will lead to progress....

China says US trade probe would violate international rules

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 08:42:18 GMT2017-08-15T08:42:18Z

BEIJING (AP) -- China criticized President Donald Trump's order for a possible U.S. trade investigation of Beijing's technology policies as a violation of global rules and said Tuesday it will "resolutely safeguard" Chinese interests....

Chinese dissident stands trial after 2 years in detention

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 12:52:51 GMT2017-08-14T12:52:51Z

BEIJING (AP) -- A Chinese court says a prominent activist accused of subverting state power has stood trial....

Trump to seek trade probe of China amid NKorea tensions

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 08:09:33 GMT2017-08-14T08:09:33Z

BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) -- Even as he seeks Beijing's help on North Korea, President Donald Trump is poised to seek a trade investigation of China for the alleged theft of American technology and intellectual property....

China protests US ship sailing by island in South China Sea

Fri, 11 Aug 2017 11:38:49 GMT2017-08-11T11:38:49Z

BEIJING (AP) -- China expressed its "strong dissatisfaction" with the U.S. over the Navy's latest freedom of navigation operation in which a warship sailed past one of China's man-made islands in the strategic South China Sea....

China reports no major collapses following powerful quake

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 04:29:03 GMT2017-08-10T04:29:03Z

BEIJING (AP) -- Chinese monitors say they've detected multiple landslides but no major building collapses following a powerful earthquake in the country's mountainous southwest that killed at least 19 people....

The Latest: Death toll in China's Sichuan quake rises to 13

Wed, 09 Aug 2017 02:05:51 GMT2017-08-09T02:05:51Z

BEIJING (AP) -- The Latest on earthquakes in China (all times local):...

McDonald's plans to nearly double restaurants in China

Tue, 08 Aug 2017 15:02:32 GMT2017-08-08T15:02:32Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- McDonald's will nearly double the number of restaurants in China in the next five years, eventually surpassing Japan as the hamburger chain's second-biggest market outside the U.S....