Tag Archives: Diplomacy

  • India sidesteps Trump offer to mediate on China, says in talks with Beijing

    India is in talks with China to deal with the most serious military standoff on their disputed border in recent years, the Foreign Ministry said on Thursday, sidestepping US President Donald Trump’s offer to mediate. ...

  • Trump says pandemic clouds US-China trade deal

    US President Donald Trump said on Thursday he was very disappointed in China over its failure to contain the novel coronavirus, and that the worldwide pandemic had cast a pall over his trade deal with Beijing. ...

  • Trump nominee to lead intel community sees China as top threat

    President Donald Trump's pick to lead the US intelligence community said Tuesday that he would focus on China as the country's greatest threat, saying Beijing was determined to supplant the United States' superpower position. ...

  • China mocks US coronavirus response in Lego-like animation

    China has published a short animation titled “Once Upon a Virus” mocking the US response to the new coronavirus using Lego-like figures to represent the two countries. ...

  • China’s Xi ends Myanmar visit with flurry of agreements

    Chinese President Xi Jinping ended a two-day state visit to Myanmar on Saturday after attending the signing of a raft of agreements buttressing bilateral relations and advancing Beijing's ambitious Belt and Road Initiative. ...

  • US President Trump considering visit to India next month

    US President Donald Trump is considering visiting India next month, for what would be his first visit to the world’s largest democracy since he took office three years ago, sources with knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday. ...

  • US won’t grant Iran foreign minister visa for UN visit

    The US won't issue Iran's foreign minister a visa to travel to the United Nations later this week, contending there was not enough time to process the request. ...

  • China’s Xi to meet Japan, South Korea leaders as North Korea tensions rise

    The leaders of Japan and South Korea will meet Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing on Monday, amid heightened concern North Korea may be about to return to confrontation with Washington. ...

  • Nepal cries foul over new India map

    Nepal on Wednesday objected to a new map released by India that places the disputed area of Kalapani within Delhi's borders, saying it was "clear" the territory belonged to Kathmandu. ...

  • Top US diplomat meets with the Dalai Lama

    US Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom, Samuel Brownback, called on Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama at his residence in McLeod Ganj in northern India. ...