• In this Nov. 20, 2015 file photo, Chinese journalist Li Xin talks to an Associated Press reporter over Skype, at the Associated Press office in New Delhi, India. A Chinese journalist who disappeared while seeking asylum abroad turned up Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016 telling his wife by phone he voluntarily returned to China for an investigation, in the latest case of Beijing’s increasingly strong reach beyond its borders for wanted people. (AP Photo/Saurabh Das, File)

    Missing reporter turns up, saying he returned to China

    BEIJING (AP) — The wife of a Chinese journalist who disappeared while seeking asylum abroad said she was able to speak to him by phone Wednesday and he told her he had voluntarily returned to China for investigation, but she believes he was forced back and spoke against his own will.