Growth in China-Russia relations has led to important contributions to world progress and development, says Chinese President Xi Jinping during his visit to Russia.
China's embassy urges its citizens to avoid travelling outside the capital, Bangui, after nine of its nationals were killed in a gold mine outside the city.
Xiomara Castro, leader of the Central American country, says she has instructed her foreign minister to open diplomatic ties with Beijing. Meanwhile, Taiwan urges Honduras not to fall into "China's trap."
Xi Jinping, 69, thanks the thousands of delegates at Beijing's Great Hall of the People for giving him a third five-year term at the helm of the world's most populous nation.
China's defence spending announced to be around $225 billion, still pales in comparison with the United States, which has allotted over $800 billion for its military this year.
The United States is Taiwan’s main supplier of military equipment, and China has objected to past sales with sanctions and other actions.
The balloon that was shot down by the US government is suspected to be part of a fleet of surveillance balloons used to surveil dozens of countries across 5 continents.
Biden's comments apparently seek to defuse tensions over dramatic incident in which a huge Chinese balloon traversed much of US before being shot down by Washington.
China accuses US of violating international practice and threatens repercussions after Pentagon shoots down what Beijing says was its "unmanned civilian airship."
Top US diplomat Antony Blinken scraps rare Beijing trip aimed at easing escalating tensions between both global powers after US accuses China of violating its sovereignty.
Pentagon says the balloon is heading east and rejects China claim that it was not for spying.
Domestic orders and consumption drove output higher, according to the first broad data indicating how quickly China is recovering from its Covid reopening wave.
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