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Human rights law group calls for tribunal on crimes against Rohingya

Dec 03 2018

WASHINGTON A human rights law group contracted by the U.S. State Department to investigate atrocities against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar called on Monday for the urgent establishment of a criminal tribunal to bring those responsible to justice.

Law group that helped U.S. probe says Rohingyas victims of genocide

Nov 29 2018

WASHINGTON A human rights law group contracted by the State Department to interview refugees as part of an investigation into atrocities against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar has found that there is a reasonable basis to conclude that genocide was committed - even though the U.S. government stopped short of saying so.

Explainer: What underlies U.S.-China tensions ahead of crucial G20 meeting?

Nov 28 2018

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are expected to meet on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Argentina this week for what some see as the most important meeting in years between the leaders of the world's two largest economies.

Exclusive: China envoy warns of dire consequences if U.S. hardliners hold sway

Nov 28 2018

WASHINGTON China is going to this week's G-20 summit hoping for a deal to ease a damaging trade war with the United States, Beijing's ambassador to Washington said on Tuesday, while warning of dire consequences if U.S. hardliners try to separate the world's two largest economies. | Video

EXCLUSIVE-China envoy warns of dire consequences if U.S. hardliners hold sway

Nov 27 2018

WASHINGTON, Nov 27 China is going to this week's G-20 summit hoping for a deal to ease a damaging trade war with the United States, Beijing's ambassador to Washington said on Tuesday while warning of dire consequences if U.S. hardliners try to separate the world's two largest economies.

North Korea tests new 'tactical' weapon, releases U.S. prisoner

Nov 16 2018

SEOUL/WASHINGTON North Korea's leader witnessed the test of a newly developed high-tech weapon, the country's state media reported on Friday, while Pyongyang also released a U.S. prisoner, sending conflicting signals at a time of sensitive negotiations. | Video

China appears to relax North Korea sanctions: report to U.S. Congress

Nov 14 2018

WASHINGTON A U.S. congressional commission said on Wednesday that China appears to have relaxed enforcement of sanctions on North Korea and called on the Treasury Department to provide a report on Chinese compliance within 180 days.

China appears to relax North Korea sanctions: report to U.S. Congress

Nov 14 2018

WASHINGTON A U.S. congressional commission said on Wednesday that China appears to have relaxed enforcement of sanctions on North Korea and called on the Treasury Department to provide a report on Chinese compliance within 180 days.

U.S. ambassador expects 'frank' exchanges in China dialogue on Friday

Nov 08 2018

WASHINGTON A "frank" exchange of views can be expected in top-level diplomatic and security talks between the United States and China on Friday, including on issues such as human rights and the South China Sea, the U.S. ambassador to China said.

Trump expects Kim summit early next year despite Pompeo postponement

Nov 07 2018

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he expects to meet again with North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un early next year and that a meeting between U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and North Korean officials supposed to have taken place this week would be rescheduled.

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