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Chinese woman 'detained' after tossing ink on Xi poster

Chinese woman 'detained' after tossing ink on Xi poster

A woman who live-streamed herself throwing ink onto a picture of Chinese President Xi Jinping has been detained, according to activists who accuse authorities of suppressing speech to protect a "cult of personality" around the country's leader.

North Korea's Kim makes two-day visit to China

North Korea's Kim makes two-day visit to China

The outing comes as China has sought to strengthen its role as a mediator between the US and North Korea, where Beijing claims compelling security and economic interests.

Modi to meet Xi Jinping for second talks in weeks

Modi to meet Xi Jinping for second talks in weeks

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday just weeks after the pair agreed to open a new chapter in their relationship following a tense border standoff.

China's Xi, North Korea's Kim meet ahead of Trump summit

China's Xi, North Korea's Kim meet ahead of Trump summit

Chinese President Xi Jinping and Kim Jong Un met in China for the second time in six weeks on Tuesday, signalling their warming ties ahead of the North Korean leader's expected summit with US President Donald Trump.

Modi gets museum tour with Xi as China trip begins

Modi gets museum tour with Xi as China trip begins

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is only spending about 24 hours in the central Chinese city of Wuhan, just months after a dispute over a stretch of their high-altitude Himalayan border rekindled fears of war.

India, China to court each other at informal summit

India, China to court each other at informal summit

The leaders of India and China are set to make their boldest attempt yet at rapprochement in talks this week just months after a dispute over a stretch of their high-altitude Himalayan border rekindled fears of war.

China fails to get Indian support for Belt and Road project

China fails to get Indian support for Belt and Road project

The Belt and Road is Chinese President Xi Jinping's landmark scheme to build infrastructure to connect China to the rest of Asia and beyond, a giant reworking of its old Silk Road.

Trump predicts concessions from China despite trade tensions

Trump predicts concessions from China despite trade tensions

US President Donald Trump predicted that China would take down its trade barriers, expressing optimism despite escalating trade tensions between the world's two largest economies that have roiled global markets in the past week.

China's parliament puts Xi on course to rule for life

China's parliament puts Xi on course to rule for life

The historic constitutional amendment breezed through the rubber-stamp parliament with 2,958 in favour, two against and three abstentions despite an unusual bout of online criticism.

Xi may extend power as China poised to lift term limits

Xi may extend power as China poised to lift term limits

The Chinese Communist Party's leadership has called for the removal of presidential term limits, opening the door for China's most powerful leader in decades, Xi Jinping, to remain in office beyond 2023.

Xi says China will not close door to global internet

Xi says China will not close door to global internet

Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Sunday the country will not close its door to the global internet, but that cyber sovereignty is key in its vision of internet development.

Trump urges Xi to work 'hard' and fast on North Korea

Trump urges Xi to work 'hard' and fast on North Korea

Speaking on the second day of a trip to Beijing marked by pomp and pageantry, Trump also decried China's "one-sided and unfair" trade surplus with the United States.