A Crackdown on Islam Is Spreading Across China

YINCHUAN, China — In China’s northwest, the government is stripping the most overt expressions of the…

From Underwear to Cars, India’s Economy Is Fraying

TIRUPUR, India — When Alan Greenspan ran a consulting firm and wanted to know where the…

Trump Calls China a ‘Threat to the World’ as Trade Talks Approach

WASHINGTON — President Trump said on Friday that China was a “threat to the world” and…

Kiribati Cuts Taiwan Ties in Favor of China, Further Challenging Taipei

TAIPEI, Taiwan — For the second time in a week, a Pacific island nation has decided…

China Detains FedEx Pilot Amid Rising U.S.-China Tensions

SHANGHAI — Authorities in southern China have detained an American pilot who works for FedEx, in…

South Sudan Oil Consortium Funded Militias Accused of Atrocities, Report Says

LONDON — A South Sudanese oil consortium directly financed militias accused of committing atrocities in the…

U.S. Outlines Plans to Scrutinize Chinese and Other Foreign Investment

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration proposed new rules on Tuesday that would allow the United States…

Trump Races for Trade Deals With Japan and India as China Fight Persists

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is racing to announce limited trade deals with Japan and India…

In Blow to Taiwan, Solomon Islands Is Said to Switch Relations to China

DULAN, Taiwan — The Solomon Islands has reportedly decided to break diplomatic relations with the government…

Hong Kong Protesters March Again, Defying the Police

HONG KONG — Tens of thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators marched over police objections and occupied central…

After Fleeing North Korea, Women Get Trapped as Cybersex Slaves in China

VIENTIANE, Laos — For more than two years, Lee Jin-hui, 20, was never allowed to leave…

China Drops Some U.S. Pork and Soybean Tariffs as Trade Tensions Ease

BEIJING — China will exempt some American soybeans, pork and other agricultural products from additional tariffs,…

U.S. and China Lower Their Guard, a Little, Before Trade Talks

WASHINGTON — President Trump said on Thursday that China would resume purchases of American farm goods…

Hong Kong Protesters, Without an Anthem to Sing, Create One Online

HONG KONG — More than ever before, Hong Kong soccer fans were in no mood to…

Trump Drafts Order to Curb Foreign Contraband as China Talks Stagnate

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has drafted an executive order that would increase inspections of mailed…