In surprise move, U.S., China unveil ambitious climate change goals

Nov 12, 2014

In surprise move, U.S., China unveil ambitious climate change goals

The United States and China pledged Wednesday to take ambitious action to limit greenhouse gases, aiming to inject fresh momentum into the global fight against climate change ahead of make-or-break climate talks next year. President Barack Obama announced that the U.S. would move much ...

Hong Kong protesters told to clear streets or risk arrest

Nov 11, 2014

Hong Kong protesters told to clear streets or risk arrest

Hong Kong’s acting chief executive on Tuesday called on pro-democracy protesters to clear sites they have occupied for more than six weeks and warned holdouts they could face arrest, a move that could swell protest numbers. Hundreds of student-led demonstrators are camped out in ...

Abe says he hopes to hold more talks with Xi

Nov 11, 2014

Abe says he hopes to hold more talks with Xi

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe expressed hope Tuesday of holding further talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping and overcoming difficulties in the bilateral relationship. “I believe whatever issues (face our countries), we would be able to find a solution through frank dialogue between the leaders,” ...

Nov 11, 2014

A step in the right direction

A long-awaited meeting between Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Chinese President Xi Jinping takes place in Beijing, but it's just the first step in restoring bilateral relations that have reached their lowest ebb since the two nations normalized diplomatic ties in 1972.