TikTok: China's new export rules could give Beijing control over sale: expert
China has updated a list of technologies banned for export to include categories that could apply to the video-sharing app TikTok. This would give Beijing the last word on whether the app must sell its US business.
Republicans attack Biden, defend record on racism as Trump launches bid for second term
US Republicans launch their national convention with a full-throated endorsement of President Donald Trump's record, while attacking Democratic candidate Joe Biden. Trump blames the "plague from China" for derailing his administration's progress, and his right-wing firebrand son Donald Jr says Joe Biden is "basically the Loch Ness Monster".
US boosts sanctions for China tech giant Huawei
The Trump administration blacklisted the Chinese firm over security concerns last year. The US government has now announced further crackdowns, this time restricting the type of hardware that the tech giant can access.
US intelligence says Russia, China and Iran will attempt election interference
Russia will try to "denigrate" Joe Biden, China wants "unpredictable" Trump out of office and Iran will use social media to spread disinformation, according the latest election threat assessment by US intelligence.
Kenya wildlife reserves threatened as tourists stay away
In the majestic plains of Kenya's Maasai Mara, the coronavirus pandemic spells economic disaster for locals who earn a living from tourists who flock here to see the abundant wildlife. Even before the virus arrived in mid-March, tourism revenues had plummeted, with cancellations from crucial markets like China, Europe and the US.
Trump challenger Joe Biden warns of 2020 US election interference from Russia and China
Democratic candidate for US president, Joe Biden, warned of potential efforts by China and Russia to disrupt the election. He accused Donald Trump of planning to disrupt the system of mail-in ballots.
China orders US to close Chengdu consulate as spying spat worsens
Beijing made the demand in retaliation for the closure of China's Houston consulate earlier this week over alleged Chinese espionage. The move was described as a response to "unreasonable measures" by the United States.
Pompeo seeks coalition against China's 'bullying'
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has backed the UK's tough stance on Beijing, urging the international community to create an alliance against China's "bullying."
China slams Britain's comments on Uighurs as 'slander'
China hits back at comments by Britain's foreign minister that accused Beijing of "gross, egregious human rights abuses" against ethnic and religious minorities in the northwest region of Xinjiang. Rights groups and experts estimate that more than one million ethnic Uighurs and other mostly Muslim minorities have been rounded up into a network of internment camps, which China says are facilities for job-training and to steer people away from extremism.