Tag Archives: United States

  • China warns US of a ‘price’ for Uyghur bill

    China warned Wednesday that a "price must be paid" after the US House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed legislation seeking sanctions against senior Chinese officials over the crackdown on mainly Muslim Uyghurs in Xinjiang. ...

  • Furious China vows to ‘fight back’ after Congress backs HK democracy

    China on Thursday accused the US of seeking to "destroy" Hong Kong and threatened retaliation after Congress passed new legislation supporting the pro-democracy movement that has thrown the city into nearly six months of turmoil. ...

  • US Senate passes Hong Kong rights bill, angering China

    The US Senate unanimously adopted legislation Tuesday supporting "human rights and democracy" in Hong Kong and threatening to revoke its special economic status, angering China which promptly summoned a US diplomat. ...

  • China accuses US of using UN to ‘meddle’ in Tibet

    China accused the US on Monday of using the United Nations to "meddle" in Tibet, as Washington intensifies its bid to prevent Beijing from handpicking the Dalai Lama's successor. ...

  • US wants UN to take up Dalai Lama succession: envoy

    The US wants the UN to take up the Dalai Lama's succession in an intensifying bid to stop China from trying to handpick his successor, an envoy said after meeting the Tibetan leader. ...

  • US slams China over Dalai Lama, praises India

    The US has appreciated India's "extraordinary generosity" for supporting the Tibetan people's religious freedom while rejecting as "meritless" China's claim that the Dalai Lama's succession. ...

  • Top US diplomat meets with the Dalai Lama

    US Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom, Samuel Brownback, called on Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama at his residence in McLeod Ganj in northern India. ...

  • ISIS chief Baghdadi died in US raid in Syria

    President Donald Trump on Sunday said that elusive ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed, dying "like a dog," in a daring, nighttime raid by US special forces deep in northwest Syria. ...

  • Millions face power cuts as California fires spread

    Californian officials warned on Saturday that "historic and extreme" wind conditions were set to fan raging wildfires across the north of the state as millions of residents face power cuts. ...

  • Trump blasts inquiry as ‘lynching’ as key witness testifies

    US President Donald Trump slammed the impeachment inquiry as a "lynching," using explosive, racially-charged language to discredit the probe as a key witness who expressed concerns. ...