A Tibetan protester set himself alight in New Delhi on Monday ahead of Chinese President Hu Jintao's visit to India this week, police said.
Acknowledging strong public anger and skepticism over the government's handling of a deadly bullet train collision last weekend, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao Thursday promised a thorough investigation into the accident and its aftermath.
Less than a week after Chinese President Hu Jintao visited Washington, senior diplomats from China and the United States sat down in Beijing Friday to follow up on the visit and discuss other issues.
Chinese President Hu Jintao arrives in Chicago and meets with Mayor Richard Daley.
Summits often produce nothing more than expectations. The meeting between U.S. President Barack Obama and China's President Hu Jintao showed how different those expectations can be.
Chinese President Hu Jintao makes his only public policy address of his state visit at a US-China relations luncheon.
Politics is serious business -- but not all of the time. From the halls of Congress to the campaign trail to the international stage, there's always something that gets a laugh or a second glance.
Chinese President Hu Jintao this week will lay out his vision for U.S.-Chinese relations based on strategic mutual trust, state-run media reports, amid recent hints of Washington's frustrations with Beijing.
China took its latest powerful toy, a new stealth fighter jet, out for its first test spin Tuesday, leading U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates to wonder whether the flight was scheduled to coincide with his visit.
Chinese President Hu Jintao will make a state visit to the White House on January 19, including a state dinner that night, White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs announced Wednesday.
North Korea needs to "halt its provocative behavior" as tensions rise on the Korean peninsula, President Barack Obama said during a phone call with Chinese President Hu Jintao, the White House said.
U.S. President Barack Obama's ten-day trip to India, Indonesia, South Korea and Japan includes a G-20 summit, an Asia-Pacific Economic Council summit, and bilateral talks with Chinese President Hu Jintao and at least five other leaders.
Chinese President Hu Jintao has topped the list of Forbes magazine's list of the world's most powerful people, besting U.S. President Barack Obama who slipped to the second spot.
Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping was appointed vice chairman of the Central Military Commission on Monday -- a move that is important symbolically and practically.
CNN's Stan Grant profiles the man expected to lead China into the next decade, China's Vice President Xi Jinping.
China's top leadership on Friday kicked off a meeting to focus on the country's handover of power in 2012 and the nation's next five-year plan.
North Korea's increasingly reclusive leader Kim Jong Il, and his son made a rare appearance at Arirang celebrations.
At least one person died and three were missing Friday in floods in south China's Hainan province, state-run China Daily reported.
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev met with Chinese President Hu Jintao on Monday on the second day of his three-day visit to China, state media reported.
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev arrived in China Sunday for a three-day visit that will include talks with Chinese President Hu Jintao, state media reported.
More than 1,000 people have been rescued from rushing flood waters in eastern China after a dike burst on the Fu river in Jiangxi province, the Xinhua news agency reported.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il is expected to meet with Chinese President Hu Jintao in Beijing on Thursday in a move that some hope will trigger the return of six-party denuclearization talks, South Korea's Yonhap News Agency reported.
CNN's John Vause updates the latest rescue efforts from China's earthquake.
China lowered flags to half staff and pulled all entertainment programming from the airwaves Wednesday to mourn more than 2,000 people killed during last week's earthquake in the country's northwest, Chinese media reported.
U.S. President Barack Obama is expected on Monday to meet with the Shanghai mayor and hold a town hall-style meeting with "future Chinese leaders" before heading to Beijing to meet his host, Chinese President Hu Jintao.
CNN's Emily Chang reports on Chinese President Hu Jintao's speech before the U.N. on climate change.
Chinese President Hu Jintao told a U.N. summit on climate change Tuesday that China will reduce greenhouse gas emissions and increase reliance on clean energy sources in coming years.
World leaders converge Tuesday in New York to focus on climate change, with the clock ticking down toward a summit this year in Denmark, where a global climate change pact is to be signed.
Leaving nothing to chance, China is undertaking a massive security clampdown for a celebration next month to mark the founding of the Communist state.
Chinese President Hu Jintao cut short his trip to Italy for a key economic summit to deal with ethnic violence raking northwestern China, state-run media reported Wednesday.
CNN's Alex Zolbert reports on how an inspiring team of doctors is helping survivors of the Sichuan quake 'Stand Tall.'
China on Tuesday marked the first anniversary of a devastating earthquake that left nearly 90,000 dead or missing one year ago in mountainous Sichuan province.
After firing the CEO of General Motors and putting Chrysler on a path that could lead to bankruptcy, the still-popular President Obama moved from the domestic battlefield to the international one. But the subject is the same, with no relief in sight: the woeful world economy.
Chinese President Hu Jintao and U.S. President Barack Obama meet on the sidelines of the G-20. CNN's Emily Chang reports.
Chinese President Hu Jintao reiterated a call for North Korea to resume nuclear talks during his meeting with North Korean Premier Kim Yong Il.
China has arrested the former head of the country's credit insurer on charges of corruption after a months-long investigation, state media reported.
A Chinese official met with North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il in Pyongyang on Friday, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez arrived in Beijing Tuesday to meet with top Chinese officials and to discuss the possibility of buying weapons, state-run media reported.
Authorities have detained 13 people after a mud and rock slide that may have killed several hundred people in northern China, state-run media reported.
Earthquake survivors in China dig through debris looking for material to sell so they can buy food and other necessities.
In the aftermath of the earthquake, simply being present in the disaster zone helped connect the government to the people
As the death toll passes 32,000, Chinese authorities must deal with the estimated 4.8 million who now need a place to live
President Bush has spoken by phone with Chinese President Hu Jintao on the powerful earthquake that hit central China
Hundreds of pro-Tibet demonstrators protested in Tokyo on Tuesday as Chinese President Hu Jintao arrived for the first state visit by a Chinese president in nearly a decade.
Tibetans in exile burned Chinese goods in Dharamsala, India on Tuesday, protesting Chinese rule in Tibet.
President Bush called Chinese President Hu Jintao Wednesday to express his concern about China's crackdown on protesters in Tibet, the White House said.
The economy topped Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao's "Government Work Report" on Wednesday, as he cited the need to hold inflation at 4.8 percent and create 10 million jobs in urban areas.
The Chinese economy and the textile industry boom in China are reported by World Report.
CNN's Charles Hodson speaks with Alan Holmer, U.S. Special Envoy for China, about the dispute over industrial subsidies.
Chinese President Hu Jintao moved shrewdly to strengthen his position at the Party Congress. But that won't necessarily make implementing his policies any easier
CNN's Ralitsa Vassileva speaks with professor Peter Kwong about the outcome of the Chinese Communist Congress.
Hu Jintao takes center stage when the Communist Party congress convenes in Beijing, China. CNN's Jaime FlorCruz reports
The undisputed leader of the Communist Party, Hu Jintao took the center stage at the party congress, proposing to make China prosperous and strong.
A round-up of the stories that made the news in the past week.
Two young leaders are expected to be promoted as potential successors to party chief Hu Jintao. Jaime FlorCruz reports.
A quick outburst of violence by relatives of 172 miners trapped in a flooded coal mine brought a tearful promise of Chinese government action Monday, even as state media said the miners' chances for survival were dwindling.
A Chinese cyber-dissident has been sentenced to four years in jail after he was convicted of "inciting the government's overthrow," a press freedom group said Friday.
China bridge collapse kills 22
Gross economic inequality is one of the biggest problems threatening China's stability, and an issue President Hu Jintao has taken up as a cornerstone of his administration. In major speeches and policy addresses he has called for the creation of a "harmonious society," signaling the central government's desire to reduce the gap between the wealthy Chinese elite and the working class, who have seen far fewer benefits from the country's torrid economic growth.
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Following is the full text of the keynote speech delivered by China's President Hu Jintao to the Fortune Global Forum in Beijing on Monday May 16. Mr Hu was welcomed by the Chairman and CEO of Time Warner, Richard Parsons. CNN is part of the Time Warner group.
Taiwan's opposition leader and Chinese President Hu Jintao have vowed to work together at the first meeting between the rivals in half a century.
Chinese President Hu Jintao has warned that his country's dispute with Japan over Tokyo's World War II aggression could affect the stability and development of Asia, and urged the Japanese to back up their apologies with action.
Following are essential facts and figures on the People's Republic of China.
Chinese President Hu Jintao has praised the "one country, two systems" formula in the former Portuguese enclave of Macau, but says nearby Hong Kong has to do better to make it work.
The death toll from China's Chenjiashan Coal Mine explosion continues to mount, with state media reporting the figure now stands at 63.
Explosions ripped through three Buenos Aires banks on Wednesday, killing a security guard, police in Argentina said.
Communist veteran Jiang Zemin has bowed out as China's top military leader, 15 years after he took up the post, completing the first smooth transition of leadership since 1949.
After patriarch Jiang Zemin's long overdue retirement, the Chinese leadership under President Hu Jintao and Premier Wen Jiabao may pursue a more aggressive policy towards the United States and Taiwan.
While many Democrats and some Republicans (including John McCain) have complained loudly about the President Bush's re-introduction of the gay marriage issue, three important things should be noted.
China is keeping the lid on reports of a secretive visit to Beijing by North Korea's reclusive leader Kim Jong Il.
Balance, not rapid growth, is the central theme of this year's session of China's National People's Congress.
The 15-month-old administration of President Hu Jintao and Premier Wen Jiabao is staking its reputation on the success of a brand-new "concept of scientific development."
Beijing has ordered a nation-wide emergency safety check after two fires in Jilin and Zhejiang Provinces killed nearly 100 people earlier this week.
China's top leadership has given orders that protecting people's lives must be the top priority in fighting the bird flu outbreak affecting large parts of the world's most populous nation.
Beijing authorities are pulling out the stops to prevent politically embarrassing mishaps in the run-up to Chinese New Year, usually a time to invoke celestial blessings for peace and prosperity.
New ideas are urgently needed as President Hu Jintao and Premier Wen Jiabao begin the second year of their administration.
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