A special train at Beijing railway station on Tuesday, rumoured to be carrying North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Photograph: Kyodo News via AP

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has reportedly left Beijing after his first trip outside the isolated state since he came to power in 2011, having tra(...)

Chinese honour guards are reflected in the glass of a bus as they prepare for the arrival of Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan at Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport in Hangzhou on Friday. World leaders are gathering in the city for the  G20 summit. Photograph: Wang Zhao/AFP

In Hangzhou, the manhole covers are locked down, the Swat teams deployed, factories shuttered to guarantee blue skies and one-third of its six millio(...)