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World - International
10/16/2022 9:49:05 AM
President Xi Jinping kicked off China's five-yearly Communist Party Congress on Sunday with a wide-ranging speech defending Beijing's zero-Covid approach, hailing its anti-graft efforts and reasserting its ambition to absorb Taiwan, by force if necessary.

World - International
10/10/2022 12:50:39 PM
Chinese cities were imposing fresh lockdowns and travel restrictions after the number of new daily COVID-19 cases tripled during a weeklong holiday, ahead of a major Communist Party meeting in Beijing next week.

World - International
9/18/2022 12:28:24 PM
China has stepped up spending on coal in the face of extreme weather, a domestic energy crunch and rising global fuel prices -- raising concerns Beijing's policies may hinder the fight against climate change.

World - International
9/15/2022 1:21:39 PM
A Senate committee took the first step Wednesday toward the United States directly providing billions of dollars in military aid to Taiwan and making ties more official, ramping up support following soaring tensions with Beijing.

World - International
9/15/2022 10:46:11 AM
Chinese President Xi Jinping, Russia's Vladimir Putin and leaders from India and Central Asian nations headed to Uzbekistan on Thursday for a summit of a security group formed by Beijing and Moscow as a counterweight to U.S. influence.

World - International
9/12/2022 10:36:32 AM
China's President Xi Jinping will make state visits to Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan this week, Beijing said Monday -- his first trip abroad since the early days of the coronavirus pandemic.

World - International
9/8/2022 5:10:49 PM
United Nations chief Antonio Guterres has proposed a veteran Austrian diplomat to head the global body's human rights office at a time when it is facing harsh criticism from China for accusing Beijing of abuses against Muslim minorities.

War in Ukraine - Economy
9/6/2022 3:18:59 PM
Russia's energy giant Gazprom said Tuesday that China will start paying for Russian gas in rubles and yuan instead of US dollars, as Moscow seeks closer ties with Beijing in the wake of Western sanctions over Ukraine.

World - International
9/1/2022 6:16:09 PM
The UN accused China of serious human rights violations that may amount to ``crimes against humanity'' in a long-delayed report examining a crackdown on Uyghurs and other mostly Muslim ethnic groups. Beijing on Thursday denounced the assessment as a fabrication cooked up by Western nations.

World - International
8/31/2022 10:37:57 AM
China on Wednesday praised Mikhail Gorbachev for his part in improving ties between Beijing and Moscow in the 1980s and 1990s, following the death of the Soviet Union's last leader.

World - International
8/30/2022 3:49:05 PM
China's ruling Communist Party will begin its 20th Party Congress on October 16 in Beijing, state media reported Tuesday, a landmark meeting at which Xi Jinping is expected to be reinstated as president for an unprecedented third term.

War in Ukraine - Military
8/29/2022 1:18:04 PM
Russia said Monday it will launch sweeping military drills in the country’s east that will involve forces from China — a show of increasingly close military ties between Moscow and Beijing amid tensions with the West over the Kremlin’s action in Ukraine.

World - International
8/22/2022 5:49:47 PM
Indiana's Republican governor met with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen on Monday, following two recent high-profile visits by U.S. politicians that drew Beijing's ire and Chinese military drills that included firing missiles over the island.

World - International
8/18/2022 10:50:17 AM
Taiwan and the United States announced plans on Thursday for trade talks in the early autumn as a senior US diplomat warned Beijing will continue to squeeze the self-ruled democracy it claims as its own.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
8/16/2022 6:24:31 PM
In the wake of the visit by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan, Washington must prove to Beijing that it will uphold the One China Policy, writes Hussein Haridy

World - International
8/11/2022 11:12:08 AM
Taiwan's army held another live-fire drill Thursday after Beijing ended its largest-ever military exercises around the island and repeated threats to bring the self-ruled democracy under its control.

World - International
8/8/2022 11:46:47 AM
Taiwan will hold live-fire military drills this week simulating a defence of the island against a Chinese invasion, officials said Monday, as Beijing carries out fresh exercises.

World - International
8/7/2022 11:52:50 AM
China's live-fire drills around Taiwan -- which saw vessels encircle the democratically ruled island -- have offered an unprecedented insight into how Beijing may conduct a military campaign against its neighbour.

World - International
8/6/2022 9:46:34 PM
Taiwan said Saturday that China's military drills appear to simulate an attack on the island, after multiple Chinese warships and aircraft crossed the median line of the Taiwan Strait following U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taipei that infuriated Beijing.

World - International
8/6/2022 11:17:36 AM
Taiwan accused the Chinese army of simulating an attack on its main island Saturday, as Beijing doubled down on its retaliation for US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taipei after announcing a suspension of cooperation with Washington on key issues.

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