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Two French ex-spies on trial accused of espionage for China

Two French ex-spies on trial accused of espionage for China

In a case that could be from a spy thriller, two former French intelligence agents go on trial on Monday accused of having passed on secrets to a foreign power.

India's Modi rallies troops at China border, as Beijing urges caution

India's Modi rallies troops at China border, as Beijing urges caution

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi flew on Friday into the northern border region where Indian and Chinese troops are locked in a stand-off, and said the military stood ready to defend his country.

China orders some American media to give details on staff, after US move

China orders some American media to give details on staff, after US move

China has asked four US media organisations to submit details about their operations in the country, the foreign ministry said on Wednesday, in what it described as retaliation for US measures against Chinese media outlets.

TikTok denies sharing Indian user data with Chinese govt

TikTok denies sharing Indian user data with Chinese govt

TikTok denied Tuesday sharing Indian users' data with the Chinese government, after New Delhi banned the wildly popular app in a sharp deterioration of relations with Beijing two weeks ...

China passes national security law in turning point for Hong Kong

China passes national security law in turning point for Hong Kong

China's parliament passed national security legislation for Hong Kong on Tuesday, setting the stage for the most radical changes to the former British colony's way of life since it returned to Chinese rule 23 years ago.

China forcibly sterilises Uighurs: report

China forcibly sterilises Uighurs: report

Chinese authorities are carrying out forced sterilisations of Uighur and other ethnic minority women in an apparent campaign to curb the population, a study said Monday, triggering swift international condemnation.

China to impose visa restrictions on US individuals over Hong Kong

China to impose visa restrictions on US individuals over Hong Kong

China said it will impose visa restrictions on US individuals as tensions rise over Hong Kong's autonomy, state media reported Monday.

China puts half a million people in lockdown as Beijing fights new cluster

China puts half a million people in lockdown as Beijing fights new cluster

China imposed a strict lockdown on nearly half a million people in a province surrounding the capital to contain a fresh coronavirus cluster on Sunday, as authorities warned the outbreak was still ‘severe ...

Indian, Chinese commanders in talks over deadly border face-off

Indian, Chinese commanders in talks over deadly border face-off

Indian and Chinese military commanders on Monday held talks to discuss the ongoing stand-off between their troops on a disputed Himalayan frontier, a week after 20 Indian soldiers were killed in a clash with Chinese forces

China suspends imports of poultry from US plant over Covid-19

China suspends imports of poultry from US plant over Covid-19

China's customs authority said on Sunday it had suspended imports of poultry products from a plant owned by US-based meat processor Tyson Inc that has been hit by the novel coronavirus.

Chinese researchers launch phase-2 human test for possible coronavirus vaccine

Chinese researchers launch phase-2 human test for possible coronavirus vaccine

Chinese researchers have started a second phase human trial of a possible coronavirus vaccine, the Institute of Medical Biology at Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences (IMBCAMS) said on Sunday

China likely lost at least 40 soldiers in border clash - Indian minister

China likely lost at least 40 soldiers in border clash - Indian minister

China lost at least 40 soldiers in a clash with India at their disputed border this week, a federal government minister has said, as the nuclear-armed countries remained locked in confrontation on the frontline on Sunday.