A failed Tibetan uprising on March 10, 1959, in the capital Lhasa led to the expulsion of the religious leader the Dalai Lama and continues to reverberate throughout China's efforts to become a major world power. Robert Barnett, an adjunct…
World markets reacted positively to news of China's planned stimulus, and a suicide bomber targeted a U.S. air base in Afghanistan. Jim Lehrer recaps the day's other news headlines, including a report from Margaret Warner in Afghanistan.
In her first trip abroad as secretary of state, Hillary Clinton fused serious policy discussion with lighter conversations as she toured Asia. Analysts discuss how her approach to diplomacy is developing.
Accused Wall Street investor Bernard Madoff may not have bought securities for customers in 13 years, and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton called for pragmatic diplomacy in China.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Friday that the long-standing debate over human rights in China shouldn't get in the way of trying to reach consensus over the global economic crisis, climate change and security matters.
Economics correspondent Paul Solman returns to the trade hub of Long Beach, Calif., to check on how the import and export business has been impacted by the global economic crisis.
For more than 2,000 years an army lay dormant under China's soil until a farmer stumbled upon a clay head while digging a well in 1974. The head belonged to one of an estimated 7,000 terracotta soldiers stationed to protect…
Chinese leaders are facing new pressures amid fears that a national social crisis is looming, brought on by millions of job losses and a surge in public protests. Nick Paton Walsh of Independent Television News reports.
By PBS NewsHour
The former chairwoman of a Chinese dairy company implicated in September's tainted milk scandal pled guilty Wednesday to charges of selling "fake or substandard" products.
The Mumbai terror attacks and this month's Gaza conflict have highlighted the many foreign policy issues President-elect Barack Obama will face as soon as he takes office. Columnists discuss how the president-elect and his team may prioritize the problems.
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