Paul Haenle

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US president Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arriving  in Maryland, US, after the G20 summit in Argentina

Chinese state media welcomed the decision by presidents Xi Jinping and Donald Trump to set their differences aside, for the time being at least, after(...)

Shenzhen, , just across the border from Hong Kong, has evolved from a low-end manufacturing hub to a southern Chinese Silicon Valley. Photograph: Wang Zhao/AFP/Getty Images

In the tech incubators and skyscrapers of Shenzhen, which has evolved from a low-end manufacturing hub to a southern Chinese Silicon Valley and a post(...)

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un shakes hands with Xi Jinping in Beijing. Photograph: AFP/KCNA via KNS

With Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump having departed Singapore after their landmark summit, attention now turns to China to see if it will continue to up(...)

A poster outside a restaurant, Harmony Nasi Lemak, in Singapore, promotes a special Trump Kim-Chi dish on  its menu. Photograph: Ore Huiying/Getty Images

Next week’s Singapore summit between Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will be the first step in a long process, with the US president (...)

South Korean president Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un embrace at the truce village of Panmunjom inside the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, on Friday. Photograph:   Korea Summit Press Pool/Pool via Reuters

Deadly enemies for more than six decades, North and South Korea’s joint commitment to “no more war” and promise to finally sign a peace treaty 65 yea(...)

 North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and his wife are accompanied by his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping and his wife at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Photograph: Korea News Service via AP

China’s closeness to North Korea blends communist ideology, a delicate geopolitical balance and hard cash, so it is not surprising Kim Jong-un should (...)

  Kim Jong-un delivers a statement in Pyongyang in reply  to   US president   Donald Trump’s recent speech at the UN: “Whatever Trump might have expected, he will face results beyond his expectation”, he said. Photograph:  KCNA/KNS/AFP/Getty

“Rocket Man” Kim Jong-un’s description of Donald Trump as a “mentally deranged US dotard” marks a significant escalation in the sabre-rattling rhetori(...)

 April 7th, 2017: Donald Trump and Xi Jinping at the Mar-a-Lago estate in West Palm Beach, Florida. Less than three months later the atmosphere between the two has turned frosty. Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images

Less than 100 days after Donald Trump hosted Xi Jinping at his Florida resort and predicted that the two presidents were “going to have a very, very g(...)

South Korea’s new president Moon Jae-in: by engaging with all of the actors in the crisis, he is well positioned to bring all the pieces into place. Photograph: Jung Yeon-Je/Reuters

South Korean leader Moon Jae-in’s energetic first days in office, engaging with all the actors in the nuclear crisis bedevilling the Korean Peninsula(...)

US president Barack Obama meets with Chinese president Xi Jinping at The Annenberg Retreat at Sunnylands in Rancho Mirage, California, yesterday. Mr Obama said  he welcomed the “peaceful rise” of China and that, despite inevitable areas of tension, both countries want a cooperative relationship, as he and Chinese President Xi Jinping kicked off two days of meetings. Photograph: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters

US president Barack Obama and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping have begun a two-day informal summit in California. It is the first meeting between t(...)