Sunday, June 23, 2024


Most Europeans say US in cold war with China, Russia

The majority of European citizens believe a new cold war is under way between the US and its geopolitical rivals, China and Russia, according to a new research report.

China, Russia, Pakistan envoys meet Taliban officials

Special envoys of China, Russia and Pakistan held talks with top officials of the Taliban interim government and other senior Afghan leaders to discuss the recent developments in the war-ravaged country.

Moscow’s security chief: AUKUS security pact against Russia, China

A top Russian official described the AUKUS alliance of Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States as another military bloc directed against Moscow and Beijing.

Xi calls for jointly addressing global challenges

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday called for bolstering confidence and jointly addressing global threats and challenges to build a better world for all.

France: US instigating confrontation with China

French Defence Minister Florence Parly accused the United States of attempting to instigate confrontation with China, amid the growing tension over a security deal between Canberra and Washington.

Biden and Johnson agree on approach to Russia and China

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the US President Joe Biden agreed that the approach to Russia and China should be based on the common values shared by both London and Washington, the PM's spokesman said following talks between the two leaders in Washington on Wednesday.

UN General Assembly Session Opportunity for Intl. Convergence: Analyst

A political analyst says the United Nations General Assembly meeting is an ideal opportunity for countries to reinforce their alliances and resolve their differences.

Iran secure Volleyball World Championship ticket

The Islamic Republic of Iran’s national volleyball team advanced to the final match of the 2021 Asian Volleyball Championship on Saturday, securing their ticket at next year’s FIVB Volleyball Men's World Championship.

China rules out foreign interference in countries’ affairs

China's President Xi Jinping said on Friday that external forces should never be allowed to interfere in the internal affairs of countries under any pretext.

China warns US-UK-Australia military pact undermines regional peace

China has slammed a new US military alliance with Australia and Britain, under which Canberra will acquire nuclear submarine technology, as an "extremely irresponsible" threat to regional stability.

Russia, Iran, China, Pakistan support natnl. Afghan reconciliation

The foreign ministers of Russia, Iran, China and Pakistan held a four-way meeting on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) and Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) summit to particularly reaffirm the importance of achieving national reconciliation in Afghanistan, Moscow said on Thursday.

China: US should not get away with killing Afghans

A thorough investigation into the deaths of innocent Afghan civilians in a US drone strike in Kabul must be conducted, and Washington should be held accountable for its mistake, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian says.

US, UK, Australia forge military alliance against China

The US, UK and Australia are setting up a trilateral security partnership aimed at confronting China, which will include helping Australia to build nuclear-powered submarines.

Biden denies china leader turned down talk offer

U.S. President Joe Biden denied on Tuesday a media report that his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, last week turned down an offer from the American leader for a face-to-face meeting.

UK bars Chinese envoy from parliament over sanctions row

China’s ambassador to the UK, Zheng Zeguang, has been barred from attending a reception at Westminster in retaliation over quote Beijing imposing sanctions on British MPs.

China welcomes agreement between Iran, IAEA

Beijing welcomes an agreement on maintaining interaction between the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI), Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian says.

China rules out double standards in fighting terrorism

There should be no double standards in fighting terrorism and terrorists should not be defined on the basis of political self-interest or ideologies, China says on 20th anniversary of 9/11 terror attacks.

Xi criticizes US China policy, warns confrontation could cause disaster

Chinese President Xi Jinping told his US counterpart Joe Biden that Washington policies towards Beijing have caused "serious difficulties" and that putting ties back on track was critical "to the destiny of the world".

Rights groups call all on broadcasters to boycott Beijing Olympics

A coalition of human rights groups is urging major broadcasters across the world to cancel plans to cover the 2022 Olympics in Beijing over alleged human rights abuses in China. Beijing has repeatedly rejected such allegations.

Chinese navy ‘expels US warship from territorial waters’

China says a US destroyer was “expelled” from disputed South China Sea waters after Beijing’s naval and air forces conducted whole-process tracking and monitoring and warned off it, accusing Washington of provocative actions at sea.

China urges NATO to withdraw nukes from Europe

China’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Wang Wenbin has called on the North Atlantic Treaty Organization to withdraw its nuclear weapons deployed across Europe.

Chinese nationals sentenced in Iran over videos

A court in Iran has sentenced two Chinese nationals to lashes, jail and cash fine for publishing the pictures of Iranian girls.

Iran Gets 80% of COVID-19 Vaccine Imports from China: Official

Iran says a large part of its coronavirus vaccine imports have come from China.

Iran, Russia, China Say US Sanctions Must Be Lifted All at Once

The heads of the Iranian, Russian, and Chinese delegations, who are in Vienna for the fresh talks of the JCPOA Joint Commission, held a trilateral meeting on Tuesday to coordinate their stances ahead of the plenary meeting of the Commission.

Iran’s Foreign Minister Zarif Arrives in China’s Yunnan

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who has travelled to China at the invitation of Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, arrived in the southern province of Yunnan.

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