Group helping families of slain CIA officers comes out of the shadows

Group helping families of slain CIA officers comes out of the shadows

WASHINGTON (AP) — Calista Anderson was at a sleepover when an email arrived from a friend. She was 12 years old and had just experienced the worst moment of her life: her mother had been murdered while she was working abroad. The email offered a new jolt. It linked to a news article that revealed … Read more

On Shanghai vigil, a bold cry for change preceded the crackdown

On Shanghai vigil, a bold cry for change preceded the crackdown

SHANGHAI (AP) — Mourners in Shanghai lit candles and laid out flowers. Someone scrawled “Urumqi, 11:24, Rest In Peace” in red on a piece of cardboard, referring to a deadly apartment fire in the western Chinese city of Urumqi. that sparked anger over perceptions that the country’s strict COVID-19 measures played a role in the … Read more

Jiang Zemin, who guided China’s economic rise, dies

Jiang Zemin, who guided China’s economic rise, dies

BEIJING (AP) — Jiang Zemin, who led China out of isolation after the military crushed pro-democracy protests in Tiananmen Square in 1989 and supported economic reforms that led to a decade of explosive growth, has died Wednesday. He was 96. Jiang, who was president for a decade until 2003 and headed the ruling Communist Party … Read more

China vows to crack down on “hostile forces” as it publicly tests Xi

China vows to crack down on “hostile forces” as it publicly tests Xi

BEIJING (AP) — China’s ruling Communist Party has vowed to “crack down on infiltration and sabotage activities by hostile forces” following the largest street demonstrations in decades by citizens fed up with strict anti-virus restrictions. The statement by the Central Commission for Political and Legal Affairs released on Tuesday night comes amid a massive show … Read more

Chinese spaceship with 3 docks on board with space station

Chinese spaceship with 3 docks on board with space station

BEIJING (AP) — Three Chinese astronauts docked to their country’s space station early Wednesday, where they will sit alongside the three crew members already on board for several days and expand the facility to its full size. Docking with Tiangong Station occurred at 5:42 a.m. Wednesday, about six and a half hours after the Shenzhou-15 … Read more

Students sent home, police on patrol as China reins in protests

Students sent home, police on patrol as China reins in protests

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese universities sent students home and police fanned out in Beijing and Shanghai to prevent further protests Tuesday after crowds angry over tough virus restrictions called for leader Xi Jinping to resign. in the largest display of public dissent in decades. Authorities have eased some controls after protests in at least eight … Read more

China virus protests hit Hong Kong after demonstrations on the mainland

China virus protests hit Hong Kong after demonstrations on the mainland

HONG KONG (AP) — Students in Hong Kong chanted “oppose the dictatorship” at a protest against China’s COVID rules Monday after protesters in mainland China made an unprecedented call for President Xi Jinping to resign. in the biggest show of opposition to the ruling Communist Party in decades. Demonstrations against China’s unusually strict anti-virus measures … Read more

China’s Xi pledges support to Cuba in ‘fundamental interests’

China’s Xi pledges support to Cuba in ‘fundamental interests’

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Cuban counterpart pledged to support each other over the “core interests” of their fellow communist states Friday at a meeting to hail Beijing’s return to face-to-face diplomacy. expensive. In comments to Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez, Xi said China hoped to “strengthen coordination and cooperation on international and … Read more

Xi tells Kim China wants to work with North Korea for peace: KCNA | Xi Jinping News

Xi tells Kim China wants to work with North Korea for peace: KCNA |  Xi Jinping News

Xi sends a message to Kim amid an unprecedented number of missile tests by North Korea. Chinese President Xi Jinping has told North Korea’s Kim Jong Un that Beijing is willing to work with Pyongyang for world peace and stability, according to the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA). Saturday’s report came days after North Korea … Read more

US bans Chinese telecom devices, citing ‘national security’ | Telecommunications News

US bans Chinese telecom devices, citing ‘national security’ |  Telecommunications News

The US Federal Communications Commission decision includes devices from Huawei, ZTE and other manufacturers. The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has announced that it will ban telecommunications and video surveillance equipment from prominent Chinese brands, including Huawei and ZTE, citing an “unacceptable risk to national security.” The five-member FCC said Friday it had voted unanimously … Read more