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A pedestrian walks past a Huawei product stand at an EE telecommunications shop in central London on April 29, 2019. – British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has urged caution over the role of China’s Huawei in the UK, saying the government should think carefully before opening its doors to the technology giant to develop next-generation 5G mobile networks. His comments come after Prime Minister Theresa May conditionally allowed China’s Huawei to build the UK 5G network, information that was leaked to a newspaper from top secret discussions between senior ministers and security officials, a leak that has caused a scandal that has rocked Britain’s splintered government. (Photo by Tolga Akmen / various sources / AFP)

China denounces US ‘rumours’ about Huawei’s ties to Beijing

China on Friday denounced U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for fabricating rumours after he said that the chief executive of China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd lied about his company’s ties to the Beijing government.
Meng Wanzhou

Canada launches extradition of top Huawei executive to US

Canada has begun the extradition of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou to the United States – the latest move in a case that has roiled relations between the North American neighbours and China.
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China congratulates President Buhari on re-election

China on Wednesday congratulated Muhammadu Buhari on his re-election as President of Nigeria.
Members of a US negotiation team leave a hotel for the second day of talks in Beijing on January 8, 2019. – The US delegation in Beijing includes officials from the Treasury, Commerce, Agriculture and Energy departments. The talks come a month after US President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping agreed to suspend a planned tariff hike for three months to give negotiators space to reach an agreement and end a dispute that has roiled world markets. (Photo by GREG BAKER / AFP)

US official says China trade talks ‘went just fine’

The United States and China concluded on Wednesday three days of extended talks to resolve their trade war, with a member of the American delegation saying negotiations “went just fine”.
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China says US ties stand at ‘new starting point’

China's foreign ministry has said the US-China relationship had endured storms, but that strong ties were important for the economies of both nations and for ensuring global stability and peace.
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Former Canadian diplomat held in China a ‘pawn’

The pattern is familiar: Canada arrests a Chinese national wanted in the US. Shortly after, a Canadian national is locked up in China.
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Japan’s Shinzo Abe to visit China

Shinzo Abe will pay the first visit to China by a Japanese prime minister since 2011 later this month, Beijing announced on Friday, in the latest sign of warming ties between the rivals.

China slams Trump’s ‘irresponsible’ accusations over North Korea

China on Saturday denounced Donald Trump’s accusation that Beijing is stalling efforts to disarm North Korea as “irresponsible” after the US president said an upcoming trip to Pyongyang by his top envoy had been cancelled due to lack of progress on the issue.
US President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the Florida State Fairgrounds Expo Hall in Tampa, Florida, on July 31, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - SAUL LOEB

U.S.-China trade war escalates as new tariffs kick in

The U.S. and China escalated their acrimonious trade war on Thursday, implementing punitive 25 per cent tariffs on 16 billion dollars worth of each other’s goods, even as mid-level officials from both sides resumed talks in Washington.
Chinese Embassy in Washington

China issues US travel warning amid trade tensions

Chinese embassy in Washington has issued a security advisory to Chinese nationals traveling to the US, the latest of such warning as trade tensions escalate between the two countries.

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 hopes Rex Tillerson firing won’t affect North Korea talks

China voiced hope on Wednesday Donald Trump's sudden firing of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will not impact bilateral relations or planned talks between the US president and North Korea's leader.

China threatens war on US over South China Sea

China will have no choice but to build its abilities in the South China Sea if the U.S. continues to “wantonly” provoke trouble in the waters, Beijing’s top newspaper warned on Monday.

China says US warship ‘violated’ its sovereignty

Beijing on Saturday said it had dispatched a warship to drive away a US missile destroyer which had "violated" its sovereignty by sailing close to a shoal in the disputed South China Sea.

Donald Trump threatens China with big ‘fine’ over intellectual property theft

President Donald Trump said the United States was considering a big “fine” as part of a probe into China’s alleged theft of intellectual property, the clearest indication yet that his administration will take retaliatory trade action against China.

Former CIA agent arrested with top secret info

US authorities said Tuesday they had arrested a former CIA agent, Hong Kong resident Jerry Chun Shing Lee, after discovering he had an unauthorized notebook that had the identities of undercover US spies.

China snubs Donald Trump’s demands for Iran nuclear treaty change

China has called on all parties to the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran to respect it, rejecting US President Donald Trump’s demands for a renegotiation.

China shuts Marriott website over listing of Tibet, Hong Kong as countries

Authorities in China have shut down Marriott’s local website for a week after the US hotel giant mistakenly listed Chinese-claimed regions such as Tibet and Hong Kong as separate countries.

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FUOYE killing: NYCN wants President Buhari to probe police shooting

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Federal government assures steady power supply to universities

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Police: Man drugs minor, rapes her

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Official: 95% of properties in Edo have no C of Os

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Abdulhakeem Mustapha-led appeals board decides Esperance ‘CAF Champions League title’ fate today

Tunisian giants, Esperance, will today know if their ‘victory’ over Wydad Athletic Club of Morocco on May 31 ‘controversial’ CAF Champions League final will be upheld or upturned by the Appeals Board led by Nigeria’s Abdulhakeem Mustapha (SAN).