China: Leaked Xinjiang files likely accurate, experts say
30 May 2022 | 10:22 am
A cache of documents known as "The Xinjiang Police Files" sheds new light on human rights abuses by the Chinese government towards the region's Uyghur minority.
Beijing and Moscow have agreed to broaden bilateral cooperation and speak on global affairs "with a united voice," Russia said after talks between both countries' foreign ministers.
Two Australian journalists fled China Tuesday under diplomatic protection amid rapidly deteriorating relations between Beijing and Canberra, as the United States warned that the situation for foreign reporters in the country could get worse.
Brussels is seeking to warn Beijing about supporting Russia's invasion of Ukraine — and to use its influence to stop the war. Some experts, however, are skeptical about what can be achieved during the EU-China summit.
Australia is caught in the middle of the US-China trade dispute, which is dominating Davos this year. Meanwhile, Australia has just booked its 27th consecutive year of growth, says Finance Minister Mathias Cormann.
Russia and Ukraine have accused each other of laying naval mines recently found in the Black Sea. Global shipping has been disrupted — and prices are rising.
Some coronavirus restrictions are being eased in Shanghai, despite the Chinese city reporting recent record highs of new cases. Residents have grown increasingly frustrated as they've struggled to find enough food and medicine. We get analysis from Carl Minzner, senior fellow for China studies at the Council on Foreign Relations and a professor at Fordham Law School specialising in Chinese politics and law.
The crew of one woman and two men landed after six months aboard China's newest orbital station. Their Shenzhou-13 spacecraft is the latest mission in China's drive to become a major space power.
Beijing reported a 4.8% growth for the first quarter, a modest increase over the previous quarter's 4%. The country's economy has been stalling amid coronavirus outbreaks.
The Solomon Islands in the South Pacific is planning a security agreement with China. But the prospect of Chinese warships based less than 2,000 kilometers off the Australian coast has set alarm bells ringing in the region.
China will ratify two different conventions on forced labor amid Western pressure and criticism over Beijing's treatment of minorities in the Xinjiang region.
Expanding ADF attacks stoke fear in DR Congo, and four Uighurs in Saudi Arabia risk extradition to China
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