INDIA is ready to hold talks with China if both sides pull back their forces from the disputed border along the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan.
Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj told parliament yesterday that a 2012 agreement bound China and India to settle the issue with Bhutan.
Friday 21st Jul 2017
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THE Chinese and Tunisian foreign ministers called for new efforts to restore peace in Libya yesterday, fearing the Middle Eastern country could become “the next Syria.”
China’s Wang Yi said Libya was attracting terrorists fleeing from Iraq and Syria, requiring...
Thursday 20th Jul 2017
posted by Morning Star in World
CHINA attacked the US yesterday over its arms sales to breakaway Taiwan and unilateral sanctions on firms allegedly trading with North Korea.
The US State Department approved a $1.4 billion (£1.1bn) arms deal with the island — even though Washington does not formally...
Saturday 1st Jul 2017
CHINESE military chiefs called for a return to six-nation denuclearisation talks for the Korean peninsula in Washington yesterday.
They proposed a “dual-track approach” with a peace mechanism in parallel with a “suspension for suspension” to defuse tensions over...
Friday 23rd Jun 2017
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Friday 16th Jun 2017
PANAMA established diplomatic relations with China yesterday, cutting off the Chinese breakaway island province of Taiwan by default.
President Juan Carlos Varela said the move was the “correct path for our country.”
A joint statement released on Monday evening in...
Wednesday 14th Jun 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
CHINA, Russia and the European Union pledged yesterday to uphold the Paris climate change accord whether or not the United States withdraws from it.
The rush of statements came as US President Donald Trump was expected to announce his decision on the agreement outside the White House...
Friday 2nd Jun 2017
CHINA called yesterday for closer international co-operation as President Xi Jinping pledged more than £75 billion for the “Belt and Road” economic scheme.
Mr Xi told world leaders gathered in Beijing at the Belt and Road Forum — named after the overland...
Monday 15th May 2017
NORTH KOREA let fly with a rare direct criticism of its ally China yesterday, warning Beijing that its “reckless remarks” on Pyongyang’s nuclear programme are testing its patience and could trigger “grave” consequences.
The Korean Central News Agency said...
Friday 5th May 2017