BEIJING (AP) — Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton arrived Wednesday in Beijing, where a tense human rights showdown awaits over the fate of a blind Chinese lawyer said to be under U.S. protection after escaping from house arrest.
The issue of Chen Guangcheng's future threatens to overshadow this year's round of high-level strategic and economic talks between the world's two biggest economic powers.
BEIJING — Relegating human rights, U.S. and Chinese officials on Saturday emphasized the economy, security and climate change as priorities for cooperation. U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton welcomed Beijing's continued... Read Post
(Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton left Beijing on Saturday after a tense week of negotiations with China over the fate of blind rights activist Chen Guangcheng, who plans to travel to the United States under a deal... Read Post