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US diplomat: China tightened border controls with N. Korea

Fri, 26 May 2017 08:43:21 GMT2017-05-26T08:43:21Z

BEIJING (AP) -- Chinese officials have told the U.S. that they've tightened inspections and policing along the border with North Korea as part of U.N. sanctions aimed at halting Pyongyang's nuclear and missile activities, the top U.S. diplomat for East Asia said Friday....

Outspoken Chinese law professor, government critic, silenced

Fri, 26 May 2017 05:49:23 GMT2017-05-26T05:49:23Z

BEIJING (AP) -- One of the Chinese government's most vocal critics is finally falling silent after a yearslong online campaign against him....

China executes former police official convicted of murder

Fri, 26 May 2017 05:17:28 GMT2017-05-26T05:17:28Z

BEIJING (AP) -- China on Friday executed a former top police official convicted of murder and other crimes in a case that attracted broad public interest, along with accusations of torture and abuse of justice from the man's family....

Beijing protests US Navy patrol through South China Sea

Thu, 25 May 2017 11:08:02 GMT2017-05-25T11:08:02Z

BEIJING (AP) -- China protested a U.S. Navy patrol that sent a guided missile destroyer near a group of man-made islands in the South China Sea on Thursday, in the first American challenge to Beijing's claims to the waters since President Donald Trump took office....

China and Pakistan working to free abducted Chinese

Thu, 25 May 2017 10:37:21 GMT2017-05-25T10:37:21Z

BEIJING (AP) -- Authorities from China and Pakistan are working together to rescue a Chinese couple abducted in southwest Pakistan, a Chinese government spokesman said Thursday....