In call with Trump, Xi urges 'restraint' on North Korea

2017-04-24 07:59

Chinese President Xi Jinping has urged "restraint" on North Korea during a phone call with US President Donald Trump, days before an American supercarrier is due to arrive in the Korean Peninsula.

Jovial Trump predicts 'very good' relationship with Xi

2017-04-07 16:32

President Donald Trump has predicted a "very great" relationship with China's Xi Jinping as the pair met for the first time and cordiality replaced tough anti-China rhetoric.

China's strongman Xi to meet his match in Trump

2017-04-06 06:24

Chinese President Xi Jinping has spent the past four years putting brash, wealthy politicians and businessmen in jail. Now he will have to sit down and negotiate with one.

Tillerson lauds China-US contacts in meeting with leader Xi

2017-03-19 18:27

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the US is looking forward to the first meeting between President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping.

Trump supports 'One China' policy in first call with Xi

2017-02-10 11:53

US president reaffirms Washington's position recognising China's sovereignty over Taiwan, in a move welcomed by Beijing.

Trump's call inspires hope in Taiwan, concern in Beijing

2016-12-04 14:07

Donald Trump's 10-minute phone call with Taiwan's president has raised the hopes of some Taiwanese that the United States will work more forcefully with the island, but it also inflamed the complex relationships between America, China and Taiwan

Xi says US-China ties at 'hinge moment'

2016-11-20 12:44

Presidents Barack Obama and Xi Jinping have met for the final time, with the Chinese leader warning the period after Donald Trump's election is a "hinge moment" in relations between the two powers.

Mahlobo’s rhino poacher ‘mate’

2016-11-13 06:00

State security minister appears to have hung out with the wrong crowd as an Al Jazeera investigation places him in the company of a Chinese gangster.

China's Xi assumes more direct role over military

2016-04-21 19:58

Chinese President Xi Jinping has assumed a more direct role over the country's powerful armed forces as head of its increasingly important joint operations.

8 reasons China and its president are off to a rocky 2016

2016-01-11 11:49

Barely more than a week into 2016, Chinese President Xi Jinping is having a rough time of it, with challenges ranging from a plummeting stock market to new provocations from obstreperous ally North Korea.


N Korea says Syria airstrikes prove its nukes justified

2017-04-09 18:47

North Korea has vowed to bolster its defences to protect itself against airstrikes like the ones President Donald Trump ordered against an air base in Syria.

Five issues for Xi and Trump's first meeting

2017-04-06 14:12

US President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping have been at odds over a range of issues since the billionaire businessman took office in November.

North Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of Trump-Xi meeting

2017-04-05 05:43

North Korea has fired a ballistic missile, amid worries it may conduct banned nuclear or long-range rocket tests ahead of the summit between US President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping.

Merkel, Xi call for free trade, open markets

2017-03-16 22:06

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Chinese President Xi Jinping have stressed their commitment to free trade ahead of a G20 finance ministers' meeting.

Xi calls for world without nuclear weapons

2017-01-18 22:30

Nations should strive for a world where nuclear weapons are prohibited and where existing stocks are destroyed, Chinese President Xi Jinping has said.

As Trump era dawns, China aims to become world champion of free trade

2016-11-21 07:02

China is moving after Donald Trump’s election win to claim the mantle of the world’s champion of free trade and the fight against climate change.

China's Xi reaffirms US relations in talk with Trump

2016-11-14 14:24

Chinese President Xi Jinping has reaffirmed the importance of relations with the US in a phone conversation with President-elect Donald Trump

China's Xi to enforce will at Communist Party meeting

2016-10-24 20:33

Chinese President Xi Jinping will use a key meeting to drive home that his signature anti-graft campaign is far from done and his authority remains undiminished

Obama, Xi vow to work closely

2016-03-31 23:16

President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping pledge to co-operate to confront the North Korean nuclear threat while working to narrow persistent differences over cybersecurity, human rights and maritime conflicts.

Ivory price drop signals waning Chinese demand

2015-12-07 15:46

Illegal ivory has halved in value in China according to new research, leading to hopes that poaching in Africa might wane.

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