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THE US-China trade talks have been suspended for more than two weeks with no sign of a revival. Listening to Donald Trump talk about his good friend Xi Jinping, one may be forgiven for thinking...

CHINA must prepare for difficult times as the international situation is increasingly complex, President Xi Jinping said in comments carried by state media on Wednesday, as the US-China trade war...

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THIS year marks the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China and major celebrations are planned. But, as the lifting of term limits for the president last year underlines...

THE EU-China summit kicks off on Tuesday amid growing bilateral tension. Europe is becoming increasingly important for Chinese foreign policy and this is fuelling concerns in Brussels that Beijing...

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IN ASIA, the political atmosphere is heating up in the Taiwan Strait because of the convergence of developments in China, Taiwan and the United States.

[PARIS] As Europe struggles to come up with a coherent position on China, President Xi Jinping has a suggestion: just trust Beijing.

[WASHINGTON] US President Donald Trump was upbeat on Thursday about high-level trade talks with Chinese officials in Washington but said no final deal would be made until he meets with Chinese...

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The Soviet Union's status as a superpower is no more, though Russia still has weapons capable of destroying the world many times over. That superpower mantle is now snugly wrapped around the...

THE presidents of China and the US have exchanged messages vowing to boost cooperation despite a bruising trade war on the 40th anniversary of the countries' diplomatic relations, Chinese...

[BEIJING] The pace of reform in China will not stagnate and it will open its door wider still to the outside world, President Xi Jinping said on Monday in his New Year message, as he also warned...