Salman Rushdie off ventilator and able to talk The Satanic Verses author was repeatedly stabbed while on stage at an event in New York state on Friday.
China to halt dialogue with US over climate change and military issues
China has said that it will halt dialogue with the United States on major issues from climate change to military matters.
The move is the culmination of a week of escalating tensions between China and the US following a visit to Taiwan by the US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
Chinese live fire drills have continued in the Taiwan Strait, while Chinese and US foreign ministers exchanged rhetorical fire.