BRICS countries extend statement of support for Russian participation in G20

BRICS countries extend statement of support for Russian participation in G20

March 25 (UPI) -- Representatives from Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa issued a joint statement Monday asserting Russia's right to participate in the G20 summit.
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China's foreign minister: Country will continue broader foreign policy

China's foreign minister: Country will continue broader foreign policy

BEIJING, March 8 (UPI) -- Last year was a time for "innovation and harvest" as China broadened its role in the outside world, Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Saturday.

China tells North Korea it will never allow peninsular war

PYONGYANG, North Korea, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- China informed North Korea its goal is the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, noting it will "never allow war or chaos" in the region.

China expresses support for Sri Lanka

BEIJING, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- China expressed support for Sri Lanka, which faces international pressure for alleged rights violations during its 2009 military campaign against Tamil rebels.

China says it is ready to advance ties with U.S.

BEIJING, Dec. 31 (UPI) -- China will work toward further advancing ties with the United States in the New Year, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said.
Shrine visit by Japanese PM angers neighbors

Shrine visit by Japanese PM angers neighbors

TOKYO, Dec. 27 (UPI) -- Japan Friday faced growing criticism from its neighbors regarding Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visit to a shrine honoring Japanese war dead and war criminals.

China promotes Bangladesh-China-India-Myanmar economic corridor

BEIJING, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- China says the proposed Bangladesh-China-India-Myanmar economic corridor could "change the geo-political map in Asia and the world."

China eager for Iranian nuclear talks

BEIJING, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- The Chinese government said Wednesday there should be a certain degree of mutual trust in ongoing preparations for nuclear talks with Iran.

N. Korea official: 6-party talks should resume 'without preconditions'

PYONGYANG, North Korea, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- North Korean negotiator Kim Kye Gwan returned home Friday after a five-day visit to China and urged that the six-party nuclear talks be resumed, officials said.

China backs U.N. move on Syrian weapons

BEIJING, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- The Chinese government stands in support of the destruction of Syrian chemical weapons under U.N. supervision, a foreign ministry spokesman said Wednesday.
XI Jinping: Political solution 'only right way out' of Syrian crisis

XI Jinping: Political solution 'only right way out' of Syrian crisis

TASHKENT, Uzbekistan, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Chinese leader Xi Jinping told U.S. President Obama a political solution is "the only right way out" of the Syrian crisis," China's foreign minister said.

New Zealand apologizes to China for series of tainted milk products

BEIJING, Aug. 23 (UPI) -- New Zealand Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully has apologized for a series of tainted milk products recently shipped to China.

EU sees growth potential in Chinese solar deal

BRUSSELS, July 30 (UPI) -- The renewable energy sector in the European Union has room to grow in the wake of a deal with China, an EU trade commissioner said.

Official: China positive on talks with South Korea, U.S. on N. Korea

SEOUL, April 25 (UPI) -- China is considering informal, trilateral discussions with South Korea and the United States on North Korea, an official in Seoul said Thursday.

China, South Korea to weigh regional threats

SEOUL, April 19 (UPI) -- Talks next week between Chinese and South Korean officials are expected to feature in-depth discussions on North Korea, a Chinese diplomat said Friday.
China again urges restraint in Korea

China again urges restraint in Korea

BEIJING, April 13 (UPI) -- China's foreign minister Saturday repeated Beijing's stance that tensions on the Korean Peninsula be should eased through patience and dialogue.

Chinese lawmakers confirm cabinet posts

BEIJING, March 16 (UPI) -- A changing of the guard in Beijing proceeded Saturday as lawmakers confirmed cabinet members serving in new Chinese President Xi Jinping's government.

Economy pushes China, Taiwan to cooperate

BEIJING, June 19 (UPI) -- Mainland China will focus on cultural and economic cooperation with Taiwan, a visiting Chinese official in San Francisco said Friday.

Top China banker fired in bribe scandal

BEIJING, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- Communist Party officials have fired a senior Chinese banker for taking bribes, party officials in Beijing said Wednesday.

China-Taiwan flight makes history

BEIJING, July 4 (UPI) -- The inaugural cross-Taiwan Strait charter flight from mainland China to Taiwan made history when it landed at at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport Friday.

Koizumi visits controversial shrine

TOKYO, Oct. 17 (UPI) -- Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi visited the Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo Monday, sparking immediate protests from China and South Korea.

Writer sues China over censorship

BEIJING, June 16 (UPI) -- A Chinese law lecturer and writer whose books were seized by the Chinese government is suing the state for censorship.

Chinese mobs escalate protests to Japan

TOKYO, April 11 (UPI) -- Anti-Japanese protests in China continued over the weekend with a demonstration Sunday by about 3,000 protesters in Guangzhou.

Japan lodges protest with Chinese

GUANGZHOU, China, April 10 (UPI) -- After some 3,000 Chinese people demonstrated against Japan in Guangzhou, China, Japan lodged a formal protest Sunday.

China bans reports on outspoken academics

BEIJING, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- The Chinese government has banned media reports on "public intellectuals," or scholars who dare to take a public position on political and social affairs.
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