In our news wrap Tuesday, the death toll of Hurricane Matthew rose to 30 in the United States, half from North Carolina. There are also rising concerns about disease in hard-hit Haiti. Also, Russian jets resumed heavy bombing of Aleppo,…
By PBS NewsHour
Following the South China Sea ruling, angry comments flooded China's social media dismissing the tribunal's decision, with many people using memes to express nationalist sentiment or call for boycotts.
By Andi Wang
China is rejecting a ruling by an international tribunal that its claim to a huge expanse of the South China Sea is invalid. The dispute was a victory for the Philippines and other nations that also hold claims to the…
By PBS NewsHour
An international court ruled Tuesday that China has no legal basis for its jurisdictional claims in the disputed South China Sea. It also said Beijing was violating the Philippines’ sovereign rights by constructing artificial islands there.
By Larisa Epatko
By Corinne Segal
Zaha Hadid, the Iraqi-British architect known for the uncompromisingly bold designs that pushed the boundaries of architecture, died Thursday in Miami at 65.
By Matthew Pennington, Associated Press
Pressure on China over its claims to most of the strategic South China Sea went up a couple of notches this week.
By Christopher Bodeen, Associated Press and Robert Burns, Associated Press
BEIJING — A U.S. Navy warship sailed past one of China's artificial islands in the South China Sea on Tuesday, in a challenge to Chinese sovereignty claims that drew an angry protest from Beijing, which said the move damaged U.S.-China…
By Associated Press
China's president on Saturday pledged billions in aid and said Beijing will forgive debts due this year in an effort to help the world's poorest nations, as world leaders begin to seek the trillions of dollars needed to help achieve…
By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
SINGAPORE — Two large artillery vehicles were detected on one of the artificial islands that China is creating in the South China Sea, U.S. officials said Friday, underscoring ongoing concerns that Beijing may try to use the land reclamation projects…
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