US president Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un at their meeting in Vietnam last month, at which they failed to reach an agreement. Photograph: Doug Mills/New York Times

US president Donald Trump announced he was reversing sanctions on companies related to North Korea on Friday, a day after the treasury department unve(...)

Canadian Robert Lloyd Schellenberg appears in court for a retrial of his drug smuggling case in Dalian, Liaoning province on Monday. Photograph: Intermediate People’s Court of Dalian/Handout via Reuters

A Canadian man sentenced to death in China for drug smuggling will appeal the verdict, his lawyer said on Tuesday, arguing that the court should not h(...)

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(...)

Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou  in Moscow in 2014. She is fighting extradition to the US, where she would face fraud charges that carry a maximum sentence of 30 years jail for each charge.  File photograph: Alexander Bibik/Reuters

A Chinese court ordered a retrial of a Canadian citizen on drug smuggling charges on Saturday after prosecutors said his sentence of 15 years was too (...)

A mother (left) and her postpartum nanny in Beijing. Photograph: Adam Dean/The New York Times

For decades, China harshly restricted the number of babies that women could have. Now it is encouraging them to have more. It is not going well. Alm(...)

China’s President Xi Jinping delivers a speech as he reviews a military display of Chinese People’s Liberation Army navy in the South China Sea on Thursday. Photograph:  Li Gang/Xinhua via Reuters

China’s navy announced it would hold live-fire military drills in the Taiwan Strait next Wednesday amid a worsening of tension in the western Pacific (...)

Lufthansa plans to spend €1.5 billion on buying 81 of the defunct Air Berlin’s aircraft and hiring 1,700 of its staff. Photograph: Maurizio Gambarini/AFP/Getty Images

German airline Lufthansa’s planned takeover of part of insolvent Air Berlin’s business will leave it with just 9 per cent of the European Union market(...)

The North Korean and Chinese flags: The Korean nuclear crisis has put China in an awkward position and Beijing repeatedly emphasises its stance calling for talks. Photograph: Jeon Heon-Kyun/EPA

China has ordered North Korean companies in the country to close as it implements United Nations sanctions, stepping up pressure on Pyongyang to aband(...)

A South Korean official watches television news channels showing North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un yesterday. Photograph: Jung Yeon-Je/AFP/Getty Images

China expressed outrage over North Korea’s sixth nuclear test after a nuclear explosion caused a tremor in northern China and raised the prospect of t(...)

 A  J-20 stealth fighter aircraft    at the military airbase in Chengdu, southwest China’s Sichuan province. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

China has put into service its new generation J-20 stealth fighter, a warplane it hopes will narrow the military gap with the United States, as senior(...)

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