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The most accepted height of Mount Everest has been 8,848m determined by the Survey of India in 1954. Photograph: iStock

China and Nepal have jointly announced a new official height for Mount Everest, ending a discrepancy between the two nations. The new height of the w(...)

 An Indian Army convoy makes way along a highway in Kyelang, some 120km  from the Indo-Tibetan border earlier this month.  Photograph: Money Sharma/AFP/Getty )

India and China have committed to “quickly disengage” troops on the Himalayan border to reduce the risk of further conflict. The agreement was reache(...)

China’s foreign minister Wang Yi earned a rebuke from German foreign minister Heiko Maas (right) over threatening comments made to Czech senate speaker Milos Vystrcil.  Photograph:  Michael Sohn/ Pool/AFP via Getty Images

It was, as the politburo might put it, a charm offensive with Chinese characteristics. The five-country trip to Europe by China’s foreign minister Wan(...)

 Indian prime minister Narendra Modi greeting soldiers during a visit on July 3th to Nimu in the  northern Himalayan Ladakh region in India. Photograph:   Press Information Bureau via AP

China has started pulling back troops who have been locked in a standoff with the Indian army since early May along their disputed border in the north(...)

Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi. Photograph: Andrea Verdelli/Getty

The United States should stop wasting time in its fight against the coronavirus and work with China to combat it, rather than spreading lies and attac(...)

Web Summit chief executive Paddy Cosgrave. File photograph: Antonio Cotrim/EPA

An advertisement placed by tech conference company Web Summit lauding a Chinese government statement was halted by Twitter for violating its ban on po(...)

China presents itself as a lesson in how states can push back the deadly virus. Customers lining up to have their temperature taken before entering a bank in  China’s central Hubei province.  Photograph:   STR/AFP via Getty Images

Just a month ago, as it was fighting to contain the first outbreak of coronavirus, in Hubei province, China was widely thought to have botched its res(...)

 Archbishop Paul Gallagher (L), Holy See Secretary for Relations with States, shaking hands with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on the sidelines of the Munich 2020 security conference in Munich. - Photograph: Handout by Vatican media/AFP/Getty Images

The foreign ministers of the Vatican and China met on Friday, the Vatican said, in what is believed to be the highest-level official encounter betwee(...)

Cruise ship Diamond Princess anchored off the shore of Yokohama, near Tokyo on  Wednesday. Photograph: Kyodo News via AP

Thousands of passengers and crew on two cruise ships in Asian waters were placed in quarantine for China’s coronavirus on Wednesday as airlines, car (...)

 Tsai Ing-Wen-branded mugs  displayed for sale following her re-election as president of Taiwan last weekend. Photograph: Carl Court/Getty Images

Beijing has said that anyone seeking to keep Taiwan separate from China would “leave a stink for 10,000 years” in its strongest remarks since the re-e(...)

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