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Rights groups have accused China of engaging in a campaign of ethnic cleansing against Muslims [Thomas Peter-Reuters]

China rejects Turkey criticism on Uighurs, denies poet’s death

China has hit back at claims by Turkey over its treatment of Uighur people, and denied reports a prominent poet and musician from the ethnic Muslim minority was tortured to death in prison.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on June 09, 2018 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addresses a press conference at the conclusion of the G7 summit in La Malbaie, Quebec. – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on January 8, 2019 took issue with Japan’s plan to resume commercial whaling in a telephone call with his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe. According to a statement from his office, Trudeau said he “raised the important issue of whale conservation and committed to working with international partners to protect whale species.” (Photo by Lars Hagberg / AFP)

Canada reacts to Chinese death sentence to citizen

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has accused China of acting “arbitrarily” in handing down a death sentence to a Canadian citizen over drug smuggling.
Hua Chunying, spokeswoman of China's Foreign Ministry, speaks at a regular news conference in Beijing, China, January 6, 2016. China's Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday that Beijing did not have advance knowledge of North Korea's test of a miniaturized hydrogen nuclear device, adding that it firmly opposes Pyongyang's action. REUTERS/Jason Lee

China blasts Donald Trump phone hack report as ‘fake news’

Beijing on Thursday dismissed a New York Times report that alleged Chinese intelligence eavesdropped on Donald Trump's cellphone calls as "fake news" and joked the US president should switch to a Chinese phone.

Kenyan police apologises over Chinese journalists arrest

Kenyan police apologised on Thursday for briefly arresting journalists from Chinese state television’s international English channel China Global Television Network (CGTN).

China: US has no right to criticise minorities policies

China said on Thursday that the United States had no right to criticise its policies on ethnic minorities, after U.S. lawmakers called for sanctions on Chinese officials responsible for human rights abuses against Muslims in China’s Xinjiang region.
President Donald Trump at the White House.

Donald Trump, without evidence, blames China for hacking Hillary Clinton emails

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Twitter early on Wednesday China hacked the emails of 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton but did not offer any evidence or further information.
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China defends Iran business ties after Donald Trump threat

China’s business ties with Iran are open, transparent and lawful, its foreign ministry said on Wednesday, after U.S. President Donald Trump said companies doing business with Iran would be barred from the U.S.
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang (pic) attributed the arrest of Swedish bookseller Gui Minhai to the 'violation of Chinese laws', without further explanation. – EPA pic, February 6, 2018.

China asks Sweden to extradite wanted man

China has asked Sweden to extradite a man who is being held near Stockholm on suspicion of gross fraud and embezzlement, the Swedish Prosecution Authority said on Friday.
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Donald Trump may raise tariffs further on Chinese goods – reports

US President Donald Trump is now considering a 25 per cent tariff on $200 billion in Chinese imports, rather than the 10 per cent previously touted, reports said Tuesday.

China urges US not to allow stopover by Taiwan president

China on Tuesday urged the U.S. not to allow Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen to transit its territory when she visits Belize and Paraguay in August.
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MH370 investigators say controls were likely deliberately manipulated

Investigators released a report on missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 on Monday, saying the Boeing 777’s controls were likely deliberately manipulated to take it off course but they were not able to determine who was responsible.
(L-R) US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha and South Korean Ambassador to the UN Cho Tae-yul pose for a photo before a meeting on July 20, 2018, in New York. / AFP PHOTO / Don Emmert

US enlists UN to keep sanctions pressure on North Korea

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday met with the UN Security Council for the first talks on North Korea since Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un's summit -- and was to urge the top UN body to keep the pressure on Pyongyang.
US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin

China welcomes upcoming Vladimir Putin-Donald Trump summit

China welcomes the upcoming meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

China vows to hit back against US tariffs

China says on Friday that it will strike back quickly if the United States hurts its interests, hours before US President Donald Trump was due to unveil revisions to a tariff list targeting 50 billion dollars worth of Chinese goods.

Donald Trump: North Korea no longer nuclear threat

North Korea no longer poses a nuclear threat, nor is it the “biggest and most dangerous problem” for the US, President, Donald Trump, said on Wednesday.

China happy to see political stability in Italy

Italy is an important member of the EU and has traditionally friendly ties with China, the ministry spokeswoman, Hua Chunying, told a daily news conference in Beijing.

China rebukes US for withdrawing invitation to naval drills

China’s Defence Ministry on Thursday rebuked the U.S. for withdrawing an invitation to Beijing to attend a major U.S.-hosted naval drill, saying that closing the door does not promote mutual trust and cooperation.

China: Strikes of US, allies on Syria violate international law

Strikes launched by the U.S., the United Kingdom and France against Syria are violations of the international law’s principle of non-use of force, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman, Hua Chunying, said Monday.

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