China foreign minister says U.S. ties face new uncertainties

BEIJING China-U.S. relations face new uncertainties but with mutual respect for core interests they will remain stable, China's foreign minister said, adding one individual will not impede ties, a likely reference to U.S. President-elect Donald Trump. ( read original story ...)

Smog chokes China cities, grounding flights, closing roads

China has long faced some of the worst air pollution in the ... "You can easily find the large deployment (of smog) in the regions south of Beijing." On Sunday, news websites said the number of children being taken to Beijing hospitals with breathing ... ( read original story ...)

China returns underwater drone to U.S. after incident last week

China's Defence Ministry said on Tuesday it had returned to the United States a U.S. underwater drone taken by a Chinese naval vessel in the South China Sea last week. "After friendly consultations between the Chinese and U.S. sides, the handover work for ... ( read original story ...)

Hundreds of flights cancelled in China due to heavy smog

China has long faced some of the worst air pollution in the ... "You can easily find the large deployment [of smog] in the regions south of Beijing." On Sunday, news websites said the number of children being taken to Beijing hospitals with breathing ... ( read original story ...)

U.S., China continue talks over returning seized drone

WASHINGTON -- U.S. military conversations continue with China to gain the return of an unmanned underwater drone that was seized by the Chinese Navy last week, the Pentagon said Monday. Pentagon press secretary Peter Cook said that U.S. and Chinese ... ( read original story ...)

China returns seized US sea drone

This breaking news story is being updated and more details will be published shortly. Please refresh the page for the fullest version. If you want to receive Breaking News alerts via email, or on a smartphone or tablet via the BBC News App then details on ... ( read original story ...)