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Chinese president Xi Jinping. Photograph: Thet Aung/AFP via Getty

China has defended the World Health Organisation (WHO) and criticised the Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the US from the body. Foreign ministry (...)

A masked worker checks pigs in a hog pen in Suining, Sichuan province, China. Photograph: EPA

A new flu virus found in Chinese pigs has become more infectious to humans and needs to be watched closely in case it becomes a potential “pandemic vi(...)

 Police stop and search a man after they entered a shopping mall to disperse people attending a lunchtime rally in Hong Kong on Tuesday. Photograph:   Anthony Wallace/AFP via Getty Images)

China passed a contentious national security law on Tuesday that will enable authorities to crack down on subversive and secessionist activity in Hong(...)

 Protesters celebrate in Hong Kong after US  legislation aimed at curbing rights abuses in Hong Kong. File photograph: Lam Yik Fei/New York Times

Chinese officials said on Monday new US legislation on Hong Kong was “trash” and warned it would hit certain Washington officials with visa restrictio(...)

An Indian army convoy drives towards Leh, on a highway bordering China, in Gagangir, in Kashmir, on Friday. Photograph: Yawar Nazir/Getty Images

India has accused Chinese troops of meticulously preparing an attack on its soldiers on the treacherous Himalayan border, claiming they erected a tent(...)

A Chinese soldier and an Indian soldier at the Nathu La border crossing in 2008. Photograph: Diptendu Dutta/AFP via Getty Images

Twenty members of India’s armed forces have died following a “violent face-off” with Chinese soldiers on India and China’s disputed Himalayan border i(...)

People walk past riot police  in Hong Kong, China. Photograph: Billy HC Kwok/Getty Images

China’s legislature has approved a decision to force a controversial national security law on Hong Kong, in an extraordinary and unprecedented move ai(...)

 Riot police during a  pro-democracy rally against a proposed new security law in Hong Kong on Sunday. Photograph:  Anthony Wallace/AFP via Getty Images

China’s foreign ministry office in Hong Kong and the city’s security chief on Monday defended proposed national security laws by describing some acts (...)

 Hostesses serve tea to delegates during the opening session of the National People’s Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Friday. Photograph:   Leo Ramirez/AFP via Getty Images

China’s legislators unveiled a deeply controversial national security law on Friday aimed at tightening Beijing’s hold on Hong Kong, a move that spark(...)

Beijing officials have been worried since late last year that Donald Trump would follow-up his two-year China trade fight with a “financial war”. The(...)

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