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Detained Chinese Dissident Singer in Hospital, Feared Tortured Tuesday, May 15th, 2018

A Chinese musician arrested on public order charges for singing about late Nobel peace laureate and political prisoner Liu Xiaobo has been sent to hospital, sparking concerns that he may have been tortured or mistreated while in a police detention center. Singer-songwriter Xu Lin was detained by..

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North Korea’s Kim Jong Un Goes Back to China, Meets With Xi Wednesday, May 9th, 2018

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday hailed what he described as "progress" on the Korean peninsula, as North Korean leader Kim Jong Un returned to China, and as negotiations continued between Pyongyang and Washington over a planned summit between Kim and U.S. President Donald Trump. "Comrade..

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China Jails Former Chongqing Party Chief Sun Zhengcai For Life Tuesday, May 8th, 2018

Authorities in the northern city of Tianjin have handed a life prison term to a former rising star in the ruling Chinese Communist Party after finding him guilty of taking bribes worth more than 170 million yuan (U.S. $26.7 million), official media reported. Former Chongqing party chief and..

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Dalai Lama Meets With US Ambassador to India Saturday, May 5th, 2018

The Dalai Lama met today at his residence in Dharamsala, India, with U.S. ambassador to India Kenneth Juster, who voiced hope afterward that the exiled spiritual leader will soon be able to travel again to the United States. Juster was accompanied on his May 3-4 visit to Dharamsala, seat of the..

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