Articles by Ted Anthony



Violence in China Belies Safer Image

  • 19 November 03
  • The Associated Press
The victims' color photos were splashed across Chinese media -- 25 teenage boys, lured to their deaths from Internet cafes and video arcades. Other newspapers carried an even grislier report: the stabbing murders of 65 people, all linked to a single drifter.

Beijing Urges EU to Drop Arms Ban

  • 14 October 03
  • The Associated Press
China asked the European Union on Monday to end a ban on arms sales to Beijing imposed after the bloody 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown and predicted prosperous times ahead as their relationship grows.

Optimistic Losyukov Set for N. Korea Talks

  • 26 August 03
  • The Associated Press
Calling himself ""very optimistic,"" Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Losyukov arrived in China on Monday ahead of talks on North Korea's nuclear program -- a meeting that Washington has called an important opportunity for the insular nation to prove its good will.

U.S. Records Small Steps Forward

  • 26 May 03
  • The Associated Press
More troops are needed to restore order in Iraq, the top British military official here acknowledged Sunday, as the U.S. military catalogued small steps forward in the enormous and enormously complicated task.

Envoy Taking Pyongyang's Response to Putin

  • 22 January 03
  • The Associated Press
A Russian envoy who presented North Korea with a plan to resolve a dispute over its nuclear program returned saying he held ""some optimism"" that a solution could be found.

Enter China, Manufacturing Superpower

  • 23 October 02
  • The Associated Press
Never before has such a beast existed: a land of 1.3 billion people awakening from a planned economy, flexing muscles and riding globalization's wave toward new alliances and financial endeavors that will change the planet's financial picture forever.

Yahoo! Accused of Backing Repression

  • 13 August 02
  • The Associated Press
The Chinese version of the popular Yahoo! Internet portal risks becoming an online policeman for China's communist government if it keeps a promise to voluntarily investigate potentially subversive content.

Dissident's Release a Sign of Change or Good PR?

  • 16 July 02
  • The Associated Press
He touched down on American soil and entered exile at age 74, an ailing Tibetan schoolteacher who ran afoul of the Chinese government long ago for expressing his views.

Loya Jirga Elects Karzai as New Afghan President

  • 14 June 02
  • The Associated Press
Hamid Karzai, the U.S.-backed leader of the interim Afghan administration, was overwhelmingly elected Thursday as head of the new transitional government to rule the country for the next 18 months.

China Struggles With Piracy

  • 19 April 02
  • The Associated Press
With four floors of merchandise and 200 vendors, the cavernous Chengde Shopping City has it all. There's Snoopy bedding straight from Peanuts -- ""the Woreld-Famous Comic Strip."" There are Swoosh-festooned duffels straight from the ""Nikey"" factory.

Hunt for Bin Laden In Tora Bora Loses Steam

  • 09 January 02
  • The Associated Press
The U.S. military is winding down its search for Osama bin Laden at Tora Bora after failing to find him in the bomb-shattered cave complex and is targeting air and ground attacks against remnants of the al-Qaida network and the Taliban to stop them from regrouping.

Taliban Tries Language of Compromise

  • 04 October 01
  • The Associated Press
Disheartened by an escalating diplomatic standoff, Pakistani Muslim clerics said Wednesday they canceled plans to visit the headquarters of Afghanistan's ruling militia, the latest signal that options may be running out for the Taliban.

China Sees Chance to Broaden International Role

  • 02 October 01
  • The Associated Press
It is a cornerstone of China's foreign policy, invoked vehemently whenever critics challenge its human rights record or its policy toward Taiwan: Don't interfere in another country's internal affairs.

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China Dissident Wei Hails New Freedoms

U.S. Businesses Welcome Jiang Zemin

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