Beijing firm on North Korea denuclearisation - Xi

2017-09-07 07:53

China's President Xi Jinping has told Donald Trump that Beijing remains committed to denuclearising North Korea as the US president warned again that any Pyongyang threat would trigger an "overwhelming" response.

China ups ante in high-altitude standoff with India

2017-08-05 10:07

China has stepped up its rhetoric in an increasingly tense border row with India, hinting at the possibility of military action.

Trump urges China to get 'heavy' with North Korea

2017-07-04 06:39

US President Donald Trump said it was time for China to take decisive action against North Korea after Pyongyang's latest ballistic missile launch, urging Beijing to "end this nonsense once and for all".

WATCH: Hong Kong stages biggest military parade in 20 years

2017-06-30 10:59

Tanks, missile launchers and chanting troops greeted President Xi Jinping in a potent display of Chinese military might as part of his landmark visit to politically divided Hong Kong.

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong held

2017-06-28 17:02

Hong Kong student pro-democracy campaigner Joshua Wong has been detained by police after an anti-China protest ahead of a visit by President Xi Jinping.

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.


China may be the real target of North Korea's pressure

2017-09-04 16:59

North Korea's escalating nuclear provocations are putting putative ally China in an increasing bind, and may be part of a strategy to twist Beijing's arm into orchestrating direct talks between Pyongyang and Washington, analysts say.

With Alaska in North Korean range, few options for Trump

2017-07-05 06:48

North Korea's test-firing of a missile apparently capable of reaching Alaska underlines the shrinking options for US President Donald Trump to halt Pyongyang's nuclear drive after losing faith in China's mediation efforts.

Protests in Hong Kong as Xi swears in new leader

2017-07-01 11:21

President Xi Jinping swore in new Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam as the politically divided city marked 20 years since it was handed back to China by Britain, with clashes between pro and anti-Beijing protesters close to the ceremony.

China's President Xi arrives in divided Hong Kong

2017-06-29 16:03

President Xi Jinping has arrived in Hong Kong to mark 20 years since its return to China by Britain.

Hong Kong activists hold China protest ahead of Xi trip

2017-06-26 11:36

Protesters drape black flag over a symbolic statue days before visit by Xi Jinping marking 20 years since the handover.

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.

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