Eight killed in central China stabbing: state media

A man killed eight people and wounded one more with a knife in central China, state media reported Friday, citing local authorities

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China holds war games around Taiwan

China yesterday encircled Taiwan with naval vessels and military aircraft in war games, as it vowed the blood of “independence forces” on the self-ruled island would flow.

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China's military surrounds Taiwan as 'punishment'

China on Thursday encircled Taiwan with naval vessels and military aircraft in war games aimed at punishing the self-ruled island after its new president vowed to defend democracy

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China announces sanctions on US defence firms

China said yesterday it would impose sanctions on a number of US defence firms and several executives over Washington’s “economic coercion” against Chinese companies and its sales of arms to Taiwan.

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China sanctions ex-US lawmaker and supporter of Taiwan

China has banned former US lawmaker Mike Gallagher from entering the country and taken other measures in response to his words and actions that "interfered in China's internal affairs", the foreign ministry said on Tuesday

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'Nice for them': White House jokes about Putin, Xi meeting

The White House said Friday that it had not seen any surprising advance in relations between China and Russia despite Vladimir Putin exchanging a hug with Xi Jinping on a visit to Beijing

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Despite Western pressure, China in no hurry to reduce Russia support

Despite Western calls on China to cut its support for Moscow's war against Ukraine by limiting supplies of dual-use materials and weapons components to Russia, Beijing has no interest in dropping its backing for President Vladimir Putin, analysts say

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Putin meets Xi in Beijing seeking greater support for war effort

Russian President Vladimir Putin met Thursday with counterpart Xi Jinping in Beijing as he seeks greater support from China for his war effort in Ukraine and his isolated economy

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Xi criticises Nato ahead of Serbia visit

Chinese President Xi Jinping yesterday criticised Nato for its “flagrant” bombing of the Chinese embassy in Yugoslavia in 1999, warning Beijing would “never allow such tragic history to repeat itself”.

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China hospital attack leaves two dead, 21 wounded

An attack at a hospital in southwest China left more than 10 people dead or wounded on Tuesday, according to state media, which did not specify the nature of the attack

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Taiwan detects 26 Chinese aircraft, five ships around island

Taiwan's defence ministry said Friday it had detected 26 Chinese aircraft and five naval vessels around the self-ruled island in the previous 24 hours

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Death toll from south China road collapse rises to 36

The death toll from a highway collapse in southern China's Guangdong province has risen to 36, state media said Thursday, as rescue work continued

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19 dead in southern China road collapse: state media

At least 19 people died when part of a highway collapsed in southern China's Guangdong province on Wednesday, state media reported

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China to host Hamas, Fatah for Palestinian unity talks

China will host Palestinian unity talks between Hamas and its rivals Fatah, the two groups and a Beijing-based diplomat said on Friday, a notable Chinese foray into Palestinian diplomacy amid the Israeli offensive in the Gaza Strip.

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China warns Blinken over deteriorating ties in talks

China's foreign minister on Friday urged visiting US Secretary of State Antony Blinken to address rising disagreements or risk a "downward spiral" between the two powers after months of efforts to ease tensions

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Nearly half of China's major cities are sinking, researchers say

Nearly half of China's major cities are suffering "moderate to severe" levels of subsidence, putting millions of people at risk of flooding especially as sea levels rise, according to a study of nationwide satellite data released on Friday

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China to criminally try three minors for child murder

China will put three minors on trial for allegedly murdering another child, a provincial prosecutor said Monday, in a case that has shocked the nation and sparked public debate over the treatment of juvenile offenders

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China conducts military drills in South China Sea

China yesterday conducted military “combat patrols” in the disputed South China Sea, its army said, the same day as joint drills by the Philippines, the United States, Japan and Australia.

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