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France summons Chinese envoy over “unacceptable” comments

France summons Chinese envoy over “unacceptable” comments France’s Foreign Ministry has summoned China’s ambassador over recent comments that included alleged insults and threats toward lawmakers and a researcher ByThe Associated PressMarch 22, 2021, 8:28 PM• 2 min read PARIS — France’s Foreign Ministry said it has summoned China’s ambassador over “unacceptable” comments in recent days …

Kosovo’s new parliament elects new government

Kosovo’s new parliament elects new government Kosovo’s parliament has approved a new government facing the challenges of the coronavirus as confirmed cases mount in the small Balkan country By ZENEL ZHINIPOTOKU and LLAZAR SEMINI Associated PressMarch 22, 2021, 8:12 PM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressFILE – In this Sunday, …

EU, US, UK, Canada target China officials over Uyghur abuses

EU, US, UK, Canada target China officials over Uyghur abuses The European Union, Britain, Canada and the United States have launched coordinated sanctions against Chinese officials over human rights abuses in China’s far western Xinjiang region By LORNE COOK Associated PressMarch 22, 2021, 5:37 PM• 4 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article3:04 On …

Mexico to rely heavily on Chinese vaccines

Mexico to rely heavily on Chinese vaccines Mexico has just made a huge bet on Chinese vaccines, without making public any information about their efficacy ByThe Associated PressMarch 9, 2021, 3:32 PM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressAn elderly woman gets her shot of the Pfizer vaccine for COVID-19 in …

Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama gets vaccine shot

Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama gets vaccine shot The Dalai Lama, the 85-year-old Tibetan spiritual leader, has been administered the first shot of the coronavirus vaccine at a hospital in the north Indian hill town of Dharmsala ByThe Associated PressMarch 6, 2021, 8:30 PM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressThis …

Hong Kong court puts off release of pro-democracy activists

Hong Kong court puts off release of pro-democracy activists A Hong Kong court says 11 Hong Kong pro-democracy activists accused of subversion will stay in jail for at least another five days while judges consider whether to release them on bail ByThe Associated PressMarch 6, 2021, 6:11 AM• 2 min readThe Associated PressSupporters hold flash …

Pew survey shows hardening American attitudes toward China

Pew survey shows hardening American attitudes toward China New polling from the Pew Research Center shows strong negative attitudes among Americans toward China, with almost nine out of 10 adults seeing the country as a competitor or enemy, rather than a partner ByThe Associated PressMarch 4, 2021, 8:30 PM• 4 min readShare to FacebookShare to …

China legislature to deliberate Hong Kong electoral changes

China legislature to deliberate Hong Kong electoral changes A spokesman for China’s ceremonial legislature says the body will deliberate changes to Hong Kong’s electoral system during its annual session starting this week By KEN MORITSUGU Associated PressMarch 4, 2021, 3:18 PM• 4 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressDelegates wearing face masks …

Huawei CFO lawyer says Trump comments a ‘salvo’ in trade war

Huawei CFO lawyer says Trump comments a ‘salvo’ in trade war A lawyer for a senior executive for Chinese communications giant Huawei Technologies says comments by former U_S_ President Donald Trump turned her into a “bargaining chip” and “co-opted the extradition process.” By JIM MORRIS Associated PressMarch 3, 2021, 8:54 PM• 4 min readShare to …

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S. Korea agency says N. Korea executed people, shut capital

S. Korea agency says N. Korea executed people, shut capitalSouth Korea’s spy agency has told lawmakers that North Korea executed at least two people, banned fishing at sea and locked down its capital as part of frantic anti-coronavirus stepsBy HYUNG-JIN KIM Associated PressNovember 27, 2020, 3:00 PM• 5 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this …

New Zealand’s Mahuta brings new outlook to foreign affairs

New Zealand’s Mahuta brings new outlook to foreign affairsNanaia Mahutu is the first indigenous Maori woman to be appointed foreign minister in New Zealand, and promises to bring a new perspective to the roleBy NICK PERRY Associated PressNovember 26, 2020, 11:09 AM• 4 min readThe Associated PressNew Zealand’s Foreign Minister Nanaia Mahuta speaks during an …

China’s top diplomat touts S. Korea ties amid row with US

China’s top diplomat touts S. Korea ties amid row with USChina’s top diplomat has stressed the importance of bilateral relations while meeting senior officials in South Korea, where there’s growing concern the country is becoming squeezed between its biggest trading partner and military ally the United StatesBy KIM TONG-HYUNG Associated PressNovember 26, 2020, 10:30 AM• …

Europe hopes for reset, end to ‘damage control’ under Biden

Europe hopes for reset, end to ‘damage control’ under BidenGermany’s foreign minister says he hopes a reset of U_S_-European relations under the Biden administration can end years in which Europe was mainly concerned with “damage control.”ByThe Associated PressNovember 24, 2020, 3:30 PM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article2:13Biden makes historic nomination for …

China calls for action from Australia amid worsening ties

China calls for action from Australia amid worsening tiesChina has called on Australia to take action to stem worsening relations between the sidesByThe Associated PressNovember 18, 2020, 1:58 PM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article BEIJING — China on Wednesday called on Australia to take action to stem worsening relations between the …

China defends food import controls to curb virus

China defends food import controls to curb virusChina’s government is defending anti-coronavirus controls that have disrupted imports of beef, poultry and fish from the United States, New Zealand and other trading partnersByThe Associated PressNovember 18, 2020, 12:16 PM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article3:30NOTIFIED: Nov. 18, 2020Catch up on the developing stories …

Hungary reverses course to sharply tighten pandemic rules

Hungary reverses course to sharply tighten pandemic rulesHungary’s government has imposed its strictest pandemic measures so far amid a quickly worsening situation, drastically changing course after weeks of lax restrictions and an optimistic outlook from Prime Minister Viktor OrbanBy JUSTIN SPIKE Associated PressNovember 11, 2020, 4:54 PM• 4 min readThe Associated PressPedestrians wear protective masks …

Beijing noodle restaurant remembers Biden’s 2011 visit

Beijing noodle restaurant remembers Biden’s 2011 visitThe Yaoji Chaogan noodle restaurant beneath Beijing’s 600-year-old Drum Tower knows Joe BidenByThe Associated PressNovember 8, 2020, 12:21 PM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article1:37The world reacts to Joe Biden’s presidential winA number of world leaders have already sent congratulatory messages to President-elect Joe Biden.The Associated …

EU faces knotty trade fights with US _ no matter who wins

EU faces knotty trade fights with US _ no matter who winsEuropean officials and businesses are closely watching the U.S. election to see which way U.S. trade policy goesBy DAVID McHUGH AP Business WriterNovember 1, 2020, 1:45 PM• 5 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressFILE – In this file photo dated …

Zambia’s risk of default highlights Africa’s debt crisis

Zambia’s risk of default highlights Africa’s debt crisisFacing financial difficulties aggravated by the coronavirus pandemic, the southern African nation of Zambia is headed for a default on debt owed to private investorsBy RODNEY MUHUMUZA Associated PressNovember 1, 2020, 9:37 AM• 5 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressFILE — In this Feb. …

Post-Abe agenda: Suga says Japan to go carbon-free by 2050

Post-Abe agenda: Suga says Japan to go carbon-free by 2050Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has declared Japan will achieve zero carbon emissions by 2050 in his first policy speech since taking over from Shinzo AbeBy MARI YAMAGUCHI Associated PressOctober 26, 2020, 2:13 PM• 5 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressJapanese lawmakers …

President Vladimir Putin says Russia and China don’t need a military alliance now but a future one can’t be ruled out

President Vladimir Putin says Russia and China don’t need a military alliance now but a future one can’t be ruled outPresident Vladimir Putin says Russia and China don’t need a military alliance now but a future one can’t be ruled outByThe Associated PressOctober 22, 2020, 5:27 PM• 1 min read MOSCOW — President Vladimir Putin …

Vatican, China extend bishop agreement over US opposition

Vatican, China extend bishop agreement over US oppositionThe Vatican and China have extended a controversial accord on bishop nominations over strong opposition from the White House and conservative CatholicsBy NICOLE WINFIELD Associated PressOctober 22, 2020, 3:31 PM• 4 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressPope Francis waves at the end of his …

Detained Canadians in China get rare consular access

Detained Canadians in China get rare consular accessCanada says China granted consular access to two detained Canadians in China for the first time since JanuaryBy ROB GILLIES Associated PressOctober 10, 2020, 11:19 PM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressFILE – In this March 2, 2017, file image made from video, …

Iran president calls on world to condemn new US sanctions

Iran president calls on world to condemn new US sanctionsIran’s president is calling on the international community to condemn the Trump administration’s latest decision to blacklist Iran’s financial sectorBy NASSER KARIMI Associated PressOctober 9, 2020, 3:52 PM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article TEHRAN, Iran — Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Friday …

Sri Lankan leader insists Chinese-funded projects are viable

Sri Lankan leader insists Chinese-funded projects are viableSri Lanka’s president has asked a delegation led by a senior Chinese diplomat to assist him in disproving a perception that China-funded megaprojects are “debt traps” aimed at gaining influence in local affairsBy BHARATHA MALLAWARACHI Associated PressOctober 9, 2020, 3:09 PM• 3 min readThe Associated PressYang Jiechi, Director …

Vatican: Pope Benedict XVI approved bishop accord with China

Vatican: Pope Benedict XVI approved bishop accord with ChinaThe Vatican is doubling down on its intent to pursue continued dialogue with China over bishop nominationsBy NICOLE WINFIELD Associated PressOctober 3, 2020, 9:45 AM• 4 min readThe Associated PressThe Vatican secretary of state Cardinal Pietro Parolin attends at the 150th anniversary of the arrival of Catholic …

18 dead, 189 hurt as tanker truck explodes on China highway

18 dead, 189 hurt as tanker truck explodes on China highwayA tanker truck has exploded on a highway in southeastern China, killing 18 people and injuring 189 othersByThe Associated PressJune 14, 2020, 4:38 AM1 min read1 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleIn this photo released by Xinhua News Agency, firefighters work at the …

Five dead in latest flooding in southern China rainstorms

5 dead in latest flooding in southern China rainstormsRainstorms have killed five more people in a southern Chinese region already reeling from heavy flooding over the past weekByThe Associated PressJune 13, 2020, 11:39 AM2 min read2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleFILE – In this June 7, 2020, file photo released by China's …

China sentences Australian man to death for drug smuggling

China sentences Australian man to death for drug smugglingAn Australian man has been sentenced to death in southern China for drug smugglingByThe Associated PressJune 13, 2020, 9:03 AM1 min read1 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article BEIJING — An Australian man has been sentenced to death in southern China for drug smuggling. Cam …