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Trump picks 'climate change denier' for key environment post

President-elect Donald Trump has announced another flurry of people for key positions as he continues to build a Cabinet ahead of his inauguration on January 20.

President-elect Donald Trump has announced another flurry of people for key positions as he continues to build a Cabinet ahead of his inauguration on January 20.

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Watch: Man has ear regrown on his arm

Plastic surgeons in China have claimed success in regenerating an ear… on a patient’s arm!

Plastic surgeons in China have claimed success in regenerating an ear… on a patient’s arm!

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Trump slams China on Twitter

US President-Elect Donald Trump has blasted Beijing’s monetary policy and its activities in the South China Sea in a Twitter outburst that will do nothing to mend fences after his controversial phone

US President-Elect Donald Trump has blasted Beijing’s monetary policy and its activities in the South China Sea in a Twitter outburst that will do nothing to mend fences after his controversial phone

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Rebuilding a sunken ship: good for the local community, or a Titanic fail?

Residents of Daying County in China’s Sichuan Province have expressed concerns about the construction of a life-size Titanic replica in their neighbourhood.

Residents of Daying County in China’s Sichuan Province have expressed concerns about the construction of a life-size Titanic replica in their neighbourhood.

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Next UN boss Guterres raises human rights during China trip

A call for human rights to be respected globally was made on Monday by UN Secretary General-elect Antonio Guterres, during a visit to Beijing.

A call for human rights to be respected globally was made on Monday by UN Secretary General-elect Antonio Guterres, during a visit to Beijing.

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Dozens killed in China construction accident

At least 40 people have been killed at a power plant in central China after a construction platform collapsed, state news agency Xinhua says That number of dead is expected to rise, with several other

At least 40 people have been killed at a power plant in central China after a construction platform collapsed, state news agency Xinhua says That number of dead is expected to rise, with several other

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Leaders react to Trump's plan to pull out of TPP trade pact

World leaders have reacted to Donald Trump’s announcement that the US will quit the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal on his first day as President.

World leaders have reacted to Donald Trump’s announcement that the US will quit the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal on his first day as President.

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Qingdao Grand Prix: Japanese fighters strike on day two

Four gold medals were up for grabs on day two of the Qingdao Grand Prix in China and Japanese judoka’s won two of them to finally open up their account on the east…

Four gold medals were up for grabs on day two of the Qingdao Grand Prix in China and Japanese judoka’s won two of them to finally open up their account on the east…

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China ready to step into US's shoes if Donald Trump quits Paris climate treaty

With the world facing a new American leader-in-waiting who says he wants to pull out of the Paris Climate deal, China says it is ready for global leadership against climate change.

With the world facing a new American leader-in-waiting who says he wants to pull out of the Paris Climate deal, China says it is ready for global leadership against climate change.

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China's yuan at 8-year low against the US dollar

China's currency, the yuan, hit its lowest value in almost eight years against the US dollar having declined for eight days in a row.

China's currency, the yuan, hit its lowest value in almost eight years against the US dollar having declined for eight days in a row.

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Donald Trump unveils intentions and speaks with Chinese president

Chinese President Xi Jinping has spoken with Donald Trump to congratulate him and reaffirm the importance of relations between the US and China.

Chinese President Xi Jinping has spoken with Donald Trump to congratulate him and reaffirm the importance of relations between the US and China.

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Sales up but growth slows on China's "Singles Day"

The discount shopping day for the unhitched and uncoupled still shifts more goods than the Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales days in the United States.

The discount shopping day for the unhitched and uncoupled still shifts more goods than the Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales days in the United States.

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China sees Trump election as a trade opportunity

China hopes to turn the US election upset to its advantage by seeking support for a Beijing-led Asia-Pacific free trade deal to replace TPP.

China hopes to turn the US election upset to its advantage by seeking support for a Beijing-led Asia-Pacific free trade deal to replace TPP.

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Xi calls for Chinese unity

China’s President Xi Jinping has appealed for unity to quell political unrest in Hong Kong and self-governing Taiwan.

China’s President Xi Jinping has appealed for unity to quell political unrest in Hong Kong and self-governing Taiwan.

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Foreign leaders pledge to work with Trump

However, some officials expressed alarm that the vote could mark the end of an era in which Washington promotesdemocratic values and is seen by its allies as a guarantor of peace.

However, some officials expressed alarm that the vote could mark the end of an era in which Washington promotesdemocratic values and is seen by its allies as a guarantor of peace.

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Trump - the monkey was right!

A Chinese monkey described as "king of the prophets" tipped Donald Trump to be the next US president last week.

A Chinese monkey described as "king of the prophets" tipped Donald Trump to be the next US president last week.

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Twin pandas meet each other for first time in Shanghai

The giant panda twins born in Shanghai Wildlife Park met each other for the first time on Friday after they were born one month ago. The cubs have

The giant panda twins born in Shanghai Wildlife Park met each other for the first time on Friday after they were born one month ago. The cubs have

Europe

EU's Oettinger issues apology over Chinese 'slitty-eyed' slur

Germany’s EU commissioner Gunter Oettinger finally apologised on Thursday for a speech in which he called Chinese officials “slitty-eyed” and joked about gay…

Germany’s EU commissioner Gunter Oettinger finally apologised on Thursday for a speech in which he called Chinese officials “slitty-eyed” and joked about gay…

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China displays J-20 stealth jet at country's biggest air show

China has shown off its J-20 stealth fighter in public for the first time - the plane it hopes will narrow a military technology gap with the US.

China has shown off its J-20 stealth fighter in public for the first time - the plane it hopes will narrow a military technology gap with the US.