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Chinese President Xi Jinping: State media is claiming credit for Beijing in helping to bring about the easing of tensions between Washington and Pyongyang. Photograph: Etienne Oliveau/Reuters

President Xi Jinping has said China and South Korea should improve communication and properly resolve sensitive issues, after news of a possible summi(...)

Japanese foreign minister Taro Kono and China’s foreign minister Wang Yi meeting in Beijing. Photograph: Getty Images

China has urged regional rival Japan to work with it to get strained relations between the two Asian giants back on to a normal track, as Japan’s fore(...)

US student Otto Frederick Warmbier: was arrested in North Korea and died days after being evacuated back to the US in a coma. Photograph:   AFP/KCNA/ Getty

US president Donald Trump thanked China for its efforts to rein in North Korea’s nuclear ambitions, but signalled a possible new approach by the US to(...)

EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini with China’s state Ccouncillor Yang Jiechi before their meeting in Beijing on Wednesday. Photograph: Kenzaburo Fukuhara/Reuters

China supports a united, prosperous and integrated European Union and wants more free trade and co-operation on global economic recovery, fighting ter(...)

US secretary of state John Kerry shakes hands with China’s president Xi Jinping at the end of the eighth round of US-China strategic and economic dialogue at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Tuesday. Photograph: Nicolas Asfouri

China and the United States were able to agree on thorny trade issues and stricter enforcement of sanctions on North Korea during high-level talks in (...)

A woman rides a bicycle past the Shanghai Tower, under construction in the Lujiazui district of Shanghai. Chinese president Xi Jinping has promised to reform the Chinese economy to encourage more domestic consumption and to reduce its reliance on exports. Photograph: Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg

Talks between the US and China ended with an agreement to negotiate a bilateral investment treaty between the world’s two largest economies, a develop(...)

US secretary of state John Kerry wants China to take a more active stance against North Korea. Photograph:  Paul J. Richards/Reuters

The United States and China have today agreed to make a joint effort to push for the peaceful denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula, foll(...)