Tag Archives: United States

  • China fires missiles into South China Sea in warning to US

    China launched two missiles, including an “aircraft-carrier killer”, into the South China Sea on Wednesday morning, a source close to the Chinese military said, sending a clear warning to the United States. ...

  • Clashes at US protest over police shooting of black man

    Police fired tear gas on Monday when a protest demanding racial justice in the city of Kenosha in Wisconsin turned violent, as rage builds once more in the US at the shooting of a black man by a white officer. ...

  • TikTok sues Trump administration over US ban, calls it an election ploy

    TikTok and one of its employees on Monday separately sued US President Donald Trump’s administration over his executive order banning transactions in the United States with the popular short-form video-sharing app. ...

  • Tenzin Tsedup “General Secretary” Xi Jinping vs Premier Li Keqiang

    Xi Jinping's hawkish diplomacy has resulted in global isolation and emerging widespread opposition in his own party, leading to political struggle between President Xi and Premier Li Keqiang. ...

  • US may soon refer to Chinese president as “General Secretary” Xi Jinping

    US lawmakers have introduced a bill that seeks to change how the government refers to Xi Jinping, the leader of China, and would prohibit calling him “president”, instead refering to him by his official titles. ...

  • More evacuations as massive fires rapidly expand in California

    A series of massive fires in northern and central California forced more evacuations as they quickly spread Thursday, sending plumes of smoke over the San Francisco area and dangerously affecting air quality. ...

  • Trump to ‘take a look’ at pardoning whistleblower Edward Snowden

    President Donald Trump said Saturday he will "take a look" at pardoning Edward Snowden, the former US intelligence contractor who revealed in 2013 that the US government was spying on its citizens. ...

  • US plans registration requirement for China’s Confucius Institutes

    The US State Department may announce as soon as Thursday a requirement for Chinese government-funded cultural centers at US universities to register as foreign missions, a development that would be signal further deterioration in ties. ...

  • China warns US against ‘playing with fire’ over Taiwan visit

    China warned Washington not to "play with fire" on Wednesday as a US delegation wrapped up a historic trip to the self-ruled island of Taiwan. Beijing has been infuriated by the highest-profile visit in decades to Taiwan. ...

  • Joe Biden picks Kamala Harris as his running mate

    White House hopeful Joe Biden named Kamala Harris, a high-profile black senator from California, as his vice presidential choice Tuesday, capping a months-long search for a Democratic partner to challenge President Donald Trump in November. ...