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China uneasy over incoming German minister's threat to curb imports

China has responded to a warning from incoming German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock that authoritarian states like the Asian powerhouse should be reined in. Baerbock, who is also co-leader of Ge...

Xi Jinping wants to invite US president to Beijing Winter Olympics

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese leader Xi Jinping (習近平) is expected to invite U.S. President Joe Biden to attend the Winter Olympics in Beijing in February during an upcoming virtual summit, two ...

Biden follows through on pledge to take in more refugees

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration said the U.S. would take in 125,000 refugees and their families next year, fulfilling an earlier pledge to raise a cap that had been cut to a historic low un...

US moves closer to banning all Xinjiang products

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. Senate on Wednesday (July 14) passed a bill that would ban the import of all products from China’s Xinjiang region, where over 1 million ethnic Uyghur Musli...

UK Labour Party calls for Boris Johnson’s government to boycott Beijing Olympics

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.K. Labour Party, the main opposition party in the country, on Tuesday (July 6) called on the national government and royal family to boycott the 2022 Beijing Winter ...

Biden G7, NATO to-do list: unite allies, fight autocracy, attack COVID-19

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Joe Biden’s meeting with leaders of the G7 leading industrial economies in an English seaside village this week will usher in a new focus on rallying U.S. allies...

Australia and New Zealand unite over China human rights issues

WELLINGTON, May 31 (Reuters) - Australia and New Zealand on Monday expressed grave concerns over developments in Hong Kong and the human rights situation in the Xinjiang region of China, as the two na...

Army of fake fans boosts China’s messaging on Twitter

BRUSSELS (AP) — China’s ruling Communist Party has opened a new front in its long, ambitious war to shape global public opinion: Western social media. Liu Xiaoming, who recently ste...

EU, India try again to clinch trade deal, sidelining China

PORTO, Portugal (AP) — The European Union and India agreed Saturday to restart negotiations on a bilateral free trade deal, eight years after their first attempt failed and as both sides seek alternat...

Top U.S., China and Russia diplomats to speak on cooperation

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A Security Council meeting aimed at strengthening global cooperation and the role of the United Nations is expected to hear from the top American, Chinese and Russian diplomats a...

Top US diplomat to join China UN event on global cooperation

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken will participate in a high-level U.N. Security Council meeting Friday chaired by China’s foreign minister on strengthening global cooperati...

China calls for closer cooperation on climate change

PARIS (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping called Friday for closer cooperation on combating global change as he held a video meeting with the leaders of Germany and France, the official Xinhua News Ag...

China hands Uighur former-government officials death penalty for 'separatism'

Two Uighur ex-government officials in China's Xinjiang have been handed death sentences for carrying out "separatist activities", a court said, as Beijing comes under increasing fire for...

Blinken reaffirms Trump-era ruling on Hong Kong autonomy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Wednesday reaffirmed a determination made last year by the Trump administration that Hong Kong is no longer autonomous and remains undeserv...

UN negotiating with China for unfettered access to Xinjiang

(Reuters) - The United Nations is holding “serious negotiations” with China for unfettered access to the Xinjiang region to verify reports that Muslim Uighurs are being persecuted, UN Secr...