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Beijing embraces 'life again' as COVID-19 lockdown is eased
Following major protests last month, residents of the Chinese capital will no longer need to show negative COVID-19 tests to enter a variety of public spaces, including supermarkets, offices, the subway and the city’s international airport.
China's Xi and EU's Michel call for Ukraine de-escalation at meeting
The meeting between the two men in Beijing lasted more than three hours and also touched upon human rights, Taiwan, trade relations and climate change.
Protests over COVID controls spread across China after fatal fire
President Xi Jinping’s government faces mounting anger at its “zero-COVID” policy that has brought lockdowns throughout China, after some 10 people died in an apartment fire.
Charles Michel to visit Beijing as EU tries to adapt China policy
The meeting between Michel and Xi Jinping comes at a "critical juncture", an EU official said.
Biden and Xi meet in person for the first time as presidents
The leaders of US and China greeted each other with smiles and a handshake at the G20 summit in Bali, Indonesia. Joe Biden and Xi Jinping agreed to cooperate, despite the stiff competition between the two superpowers.
China and Germany should scale up cooperation, Xi tells Scholz
Scholz's one-day visit was welcomed by Beijing, but the EU and the German government coalition, mainly from the Green Party and the Liberals criticised the trip.
Scholz heads to Beijing amid pressure to take tougher line on China
The German Chancellor will go with a delegation of German business leaders.
China's Xi Jinping wins third term as leader of ruling Communist Party
Xi, China’s most powerful leader in decades, has used the party congress to increase his dominance and promote allies in what many believe has turned into a rule for life.
China's former leader helped off stage at party congress
China's former leader, Hu Jintao, was helped off the stage during the closing session of the 20th National Congress in Beijing, sparking speculation about his health.
Ex-leader removed from China party congress as Xi eyes more power
Meanwhile, PM Li Keqiang and three other members of China's all-powerful Politburo Standing Committee will not be reappointed in a leadership shuffle on Sunday.
Attack on protestor at Chinese consulate in UK 'deeply concerning'
Footage made public by domestic outlets showed a man was hauled through a gate into the consular grounds Sunday, where he was kicked and punched by five men as he lay on the ground.
China's Communist Party is holding its congress. Here's what to expect
State media report that 2,296 representatives were “elected” to the congress. All candidates are carefully vetted, and no open campaigning is allowed.
Turkey and India call on Putin to end war in Ukraine
India's PM Narendra Modi told his Russian counterpart there was a need to establish global peace and end the Ukraine conflict at a summit in Uzbekistan.
Russia talks 'a great risk for China' as Xi and Putin meet in Samarkan
Both countries have vied for influence in Central Asia but Beijing will be wary of getting too close to Moscow, say experts, in case the EU and US get annoyed.
Xi, Biden exchange warnings as Taiwan visit plans spark tensions
The latest tensions between the world's two largest economies escalated around the US House speaker's plans to visit Taiwan, which the ruling Communist Party says has no right to conduct foreign relations.
China's Xi defends Hong Kong rule on 25th anniversary of handover
China's leader defended his vision for the territory at events marking the 1997 handover from Britain, which accuses Beijing of trampling on human rights.
Ukraine war: EU urges China to stay neutral but secures no guarantees
EU leaders warned China of "major reputational damage" if the country helps Russia to circumvent Western sanctions.
Ukraine war poised to take centre stage at tense EU-China summit
The two sides are hosting an online meeting on Friday after months of strained relations.
China's annual parliamentary session closes in Beijing
China's yearly parliamentary session closes at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.
Why is China building new coal plants despite environmental promises?
Energy and coal use in the world's biggest carbon emitting country grew at their fastest rate in a decade last year, and China has also started building large amounts of new coal-fired power capacity.