MEPs called on Thursday for the EU to have a tougher approach on China and issue sanctions over the new national security law in Hong Kong.
A spike in cases near Beijing's biggest fruit and vegetable market has got the Chinese authorities spooked.
The EU has drawn up proposals to tackle foreign subsidies for EU companies, which it says are having an increasingly negative impact on competition.
The clash in the Ladakh region Monday was the first deadly confrontation between India and China since 1975.
The move by Donald Trump to threaten the removal of American soldiers in Germany had caught the military alliance off guard. The first reports in the press date 5 June, and Stoltenberg confirmed to Euronews that he had spoken to Trump only last week about the plans.
Beijing has closed the Xinfadi market, ordered tests to be carried out on all its workers and put surrounding neighbourhoods in lockdown.
The largest wholesale food market in #Beijing was shut by authorities this weekend, after the discovery of the first locally transmitted cases of #coronavirus in the Chinese capital for 50 days.
Despite their differences, China's Xi Jinping and US president, Donald Trump have in common their dislike of any global effort to hold them accountable for their behaviour, including on human rights.
Stoltenberg said allies should strive to reach political consensus quicker and get closer to like-minded countries including Australia, Japan, and South Korea.
China's provocative moves in Hong Kong, and the ensuing US response, reinforce the bilateral US-China rupture and formalises the establishment of a new global order that will define the remainder of the 21st century.
The EU’s Foreign Policy chief Josep Borrell defended the 'one country, two systems' principle but no sanctions against China have been put on the table.
An estimated 300,000 Hong Kong residents were granted British Nationals (overseas) passports before the territory was handed back to China in 1997.
China is pushing ahead with a new national security law in Hong Kong.
Demonstrators gathered at Hysan Place shopping mall on May 27.
There are important clues in the patterns the disease is leaving that tell us quite a bit about what conditions can hasten its spread and worsen its lethality. So far, the areas where the most people are dying of the disease have been densely populated urban zones in China, Iran and northern Italy.
Paris and Berlin teamed up to present their post-pandemic financial recovery plans for Europe, but not everyone was cheering Macron and Merkel.
A pro-Beijing politician had to be escorted out of the chamber of the Hong Kong Legislative council after a protest broke out over a new bill tabled by China to limit opposition powers in the semi-autonomous territory.
A Marshall Plan for today's economy should invest in technology, promote digital free trade, and align its industrial strategy with allies such as the US and Japan to resist the growing economic and security threats posed by China.
The US President clashed with two reporters before walking out of his own White House coronavirus briefing.
Former Australia PM Kevin Rudd says the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed fundamental EU-China tensions.
The EU has expressed regret after its opinion article in the China Daily newspaper was watered down to remove references to the coronavirus outbreak beginning in the country.
Chinese astronauts are not allowed on the International Space Station due to objections from the U.S.
The US Secretary of State says he sees no reason why the intelligence services would get it wrong, yet maintained the 'man-made' assertion regarding COVID-19.
The EU's foreign policy chief Josep Borrell is under fire over allegations a report was watered down following Chinese pressure.
Freedom of speech is not some leftist nonsense, says Filip Jirous, if it had existed in China, COVID-19's impact on the world would not have been as damaging.
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