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September 25, 2017 9:32 AM China jails former Tianjin mayor for 12 years over graft

BEIJING (Reuters) - China on Monday jailed former Tianjin mayor Huang Xingguo for 12 years, after he took more than 40 million yuan (4.47 million pounds) in bribes to push through promotions and land approvals, a court in the northern province of Hebei said. Dozens of senior Chinese officials have been investigated or jailed since President Xi Jinping 2

September 10, 2017 9:12 AM How China aims to limit the West's global influence

Beijing is fashioning a new form of multilateralism in which it defines the rules of the game In January, at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, President Xi Jinping of China called his country a champion of free trade and globalisation. And at an international conference in Beijing in May, he laid out China's grand vision of promoting global 4

September 7, 2017 3:05 AM Trump says US not 'putting up with' North Korea's actions

WASHINGTON/BEIJING – President Donald Trump warned on Wednesday that the United States would no longer tolerate North Korea’s actions but said the use of military force against Pyongyang will not be his “first choice.” His comment appeared to be in line with classified briefings to Congress in which Trump’s top national security aides - Defense Secretary 5

September 6, 2017 2:01 AM China Banks, Oil Giants at Risk From Trump's Sanction Threat

President Donald Trump’s rhetoric about imposing widespread sanctions on China for propping up North Korea’s economy may put pressure on some of its banks and oil companies. Harsh critics of China’s support for its neighbor have argued that American efforts to stop North Korea’s nuclear weapons program must include tougher sanctions against Chinese state-owned 33

September 5, 2017 6:12 AM PM Modi, Xi Jinping calls for healthy ties in bilateral meeting- 10 facts

PM Modi, while speaking at the 'BRICS Emerging Markets and Developing Countries Dialogue' organised by China on sidelines of the 9th BRICS Summit as an outreach exercise, said India has a long tradition of partnerships with fellow developing countries, while pursuing its own aspirations for growth. 1. Prime Minister Narendra Modi pitched for coordinated 4

August 15, 2017 9:00 PM Trump joins leaders in saluting Uhuru for win

World leaders continued to congratulate President Uhuru Kenyatta for his re-election. The leaders asked Kenyans to reject violence and those with disputes to petition the courts. US President Donald Trump’s administration described the election an important step forward and acknowledged statements by international observers terming the elections credible 3

August 15, 2017 9:48 AM US congratulates President Uhuru Kenyatta’s re-election

The United States has joined other nations in congratulating Uhuru Kenyatta on his re-election as the President of Kenya. In a statement on Tuesday, the White House Press Secretary welcomed calls by President Kenyatta for peace and national unity. “The United States congratulates the people of Kenya on the successful conclusion of elections, and President 4

August 12, 2017 6:00 AM North Korea: China urges Trump not to worsen situation

China's President Xi Jinping has urged Donald Trump and North Korea to avoid "words and actions" that worsen tensions, state media says. Mr Trump and North Korea have been exchanging hostile rhetoric, with the US president threatening to rain "fire and fury" on the North. A White House statement said the US and China agreed North Korea must stop "provocative 12

August 10, 2017 8:33 PM China combs through quake region for victims

Jiuzhaigou - China on Thursday ramped up its response to an earthquake that killed 20 people and injured hundreds, sending supplies and personnel into the mountainous zone as rescuers fanned out to search for more victims. AFP journalists in Jiuzhaigou, a popular tourist destination near the epicentre of Tuesday night's 6.5-magnitude quake, saw dozens 15

August 10, 2017 12:20 PM As Trump Unnerves Asia, China Sees an Opening

“The Chinese don’t like North Korea’s nuclear program, but the current situation does serve their longer-term interests in eroding American leadership, because it provides a whole new set of circumstances in which America shows its weakness,” said Hugh White, a former senior defense strategist in the Australian government. Mr. Trump’s threat has particularly 16