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North Korean official Kim Yong-chol prepares to leave the Beijing International Airport on Thursday. Photograph: Kyodo News/AP

High-level talks aimed at finalising a second summit between US president Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un are planned for this week i(...)

Chinese worshippers receive the Eucharist from a priest as they attend a Mass on  Christmas Eve 2018 at a Catholic church in Beijing. Photograph:  Wang Zhao/AFP/Getty Images

The persecution of Christians in China is the worst it has been for more than a decade, with at least 50 million people expected to experience some fo(...)

Dublin Airport: long-haul passengers accounted for five  million last year, a rise of 15 per cent, while short-haul traffic rose by 5 per cent to 26.5 million. Photograph: Eric Luke

A record 31.5 million passengers passed through Dublin Airport last year, a 6 per cent rise year on year. It was the eighth year in a row passenger (...)

Canadian Robert Lloyd Schellenberg attends his retrial at the Dalian Intermediate People’s Court in Dalian, northeast China, on Monday. Photograph: CCTV via AP

A Canadian citizen convicted of drug smuggling in China has been sentenced to death by a Chinese court in the north-eastern port city of Dalian, overt(...)

A  US soldier sits in the rear of Chinook helicopter while flying over Kabul. Photograph: Shah Marai/AFP/Getty Images)

He won the US presidential election on an anti-interventionist platform, promising to extricate the US military from “dumb wars” in the Middle East. (...)

An artist impression of the rover for China’s Chang’e-4 lunar probe.

China has broadcast pictures taken by its rover and lander on the far side of the moon, in what its space programme hailed as another triumph for the (...)

China’s president Xi Jinping  and US president Donald Trump: Stock markets have risen on optimism  the two sides are making progress on trade talks.  Photograph: Fred Dufour/AFP

The Trump administration has vowed to come up with ways to ensure that China complies with trade commitments it makes to the United States, after thre(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkarand his Ethiopian counterpart, Abiy Ahmed, stand for the national anthem during his official visit to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on  January 9th Photograph: Tiksa Negeri/Reuters

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has spoken of the increasing role China is playing in Africa and of the risks this poses to Europe as he began an official visi(...)

Juliana McAllen (12), Lord Mayor of Dublin Nial Ring  and Guanhui Liu (6) during the launch of the programme for the Dublin Chinese New Year Festival on Cow’s Lane, Temple Bar, Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Dragons, pigs and people dressed in traditional Chinese clothing descended on Temple Bar on Tuesday afternoon to launch the Dublin Chinese New Year Fe(...)

 US president Donald  Trump and Chinese president Xi Jinping. The Wall Street Journal has reported that trade differences have narrowed between the two sides.  Photograph:  EPA/Roman Pilipey

Trade negotiations between China and the United States have been extended for an extra day amid signs of progress between the sides. Negotiations in B(...)

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