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Chinese protesters-‘Xi Jinping, step down’

Protests in China against government’s strict Covid measures have intensified, with some people publicly venting their anger at the Communist Party leaders. Thousands of protesters have turned out in Shanghai, where people bundled into police cars have been seen. Students have also demonstrated at universities in Beijing and Nanjing. The latest unrest follows a protest […]

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China’s Xi confronts Trudeau over media leak

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday criticised Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in person over alleged leaks of their closed-door meeting at the G20 summit, a rare public display of annoyance by the Chinese leader. In video footage published by Canadian broadcasters, Xi and Trudeau can be seen standing close to each other and conversing […]

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High stakes for Monday’s meeting between Biden and China’s Xi Jinping

The rare face-to-face meeting between the leaders of the world’s two largest economies will take place during what some are calling “the first superpower summit of the second Cold War”. On Monday, President Joe Biden will sit down for talks with Chinese leader, Xi Jinping, on the sidelines of the Group of 20 meeting in […]

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Xi Jinping Suggests China Could Invade Taiwan

In a major speech, President Xi Jinping has said China would “never promise to renounce the use of force” against Taiwan—prompting applause from delegates. “We will continue to strive for peaceful reunification,” Xi said as the Chinese Communist Party’s 20th National Congress kicked off in Beijing. “But we will never promise to renounce the use […]

Xi is warned of ‘Consequences’ for Backing Russia in war, during Biden call

U.S. President Joe Biden warned Chinese President Xi Jinping in a video conference on Friday of “implications and consequences” should China support Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, while Xi assured Biden that his country didn’t want the war. The highly anticipated call was the first conversation between the two men since Russia’s invasion last month. “President […]