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China eyes Nepal's Pokhara airport, makes last-minute inclusion in BRI
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China eyes Nepal's Pokhara airport, makes last-minute inclusion in BRI

After Nepal and China signed the framework agreement on BRI in 2017, Nepal initially selected 35 projects to be undertaken under Chinese President Xi Jinping's flagship connectivity project. Later, upon China's request, the total number of projects was whittled down to nine with Pokhara airport off

China president Xi Jinping to meet royal family as Saudi Arabia rolls out red carpet
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China president Xi Jinping to meet royal family as Saudi Arabia rolls out red carpet

Chinese President Xi Jinping is expected to meet Saudi Arabia's king and powerful crown prince on Thursday in a visit that has demonstrated China's muscular outreach to the Arab world and earned a rebuke from the United States (US)

US worried as China undertakes rapid expansion of PLA navy
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US worried as China undertakes rapid expansion of PLA navy

Chinese President Xi Jinping has set a target of inducting a total of 400 warships in the PLA Navy (PLAN) by 2025. Currently the Chinese Navy has 340 vessels

China opposes unilateralism, exclusive groups against particular countries: CPC Congress report
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China opposes unilateralism, exclusive groups against particular countries: CPC Congress report

The 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) began its weeklong meeting on Sunday. Chinese President Xi, who is also the General Secretary of the party, submitted a work report to the CPC Congress

Chinese President Xi Jinping gets chance to tighten hold on economy at Communist party meeting
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Chinese President Xi Jinping gets chance to tighten hold on economy at Communist party meeting

Xi is expected to try to break with tradition and award himself a third five-year term as party leader. A report he is due to deliver at the congress will set economic, trade and technology goals for at least the next five years

Russia-Ukraine war: Military and diplomatic pressures mount on Putin
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Russia-Ukraine war: Military and diplomatic pressures mount on Putin

At a high-level summit in Uzbekistan, Putin vowed to press his attack on Ukraine despite recent military setbacks but also faced concerns by India and China over the drawn-out conflict

Russia-Ukraine war: Putin, Zelenskyy court major allies as Kyiv makes gains
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Russia-Ukraine war: Putin, Zelenskyy court major allies as Kyiv makes gains

In Uzbekistan's ancient Samarkand, Putin was hoping to break through his international isolation and further cement his ties with Chinese President Xi Jinping in a geopolitical alliance increasingly seen as potent counterweight to the Western powers

SCO summit: PM Modi to visit Uzbekistan on 15-16 September
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SCO summit: PM Modi to visit Uzbekistan on 15-16 September

The Prime Minister is also likely to hold a few bilateral meetings on the sidelines of the summit, the Ministry of External Affairs said. This is first in-person SCO summit since 2019

'Chinese president Xi Jinping himself a risk to country's economy'
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'Chinese president Xi Jinping himself a risk to country's economy'

If Xi fails to improve the economic situation by the Communist Party's national congress in autumn, it could affect his power, Japanese financial newspaper Nikkei Asia quoted a Chinese political source as saying.

Joe Biden-Xi Jinping summit: Good beginning, but virtual outcome
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Joe Biden-Xi Jinping summit: Good beginning, but virtual outcome

The meeting turned out to be just a conversation between ‘old friends’ over their critical differences over strategic, economic and political developments in recent years

Joe Biden, Xi Jinping to hold virtual summit today; Taiwan likely to top agenda
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Joe Biden, Xi Jinping to hold virtual summit today; Taiwan likely to top agenda

The US president has largely kept the tougher approach on Beijing of his predecessor Donald Trump, with both administrations considering a rising China as the top challenge of the 21st century

Joe Biden to hold virtual meet with China's Xi Jinping on 15 November
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Joe Biden to hold virtual meet with China's Xi Jinping on 15 November

The summit will be held to discuss ways to ‘responsibly manage’ the competition between the two countries, as well as ways to work together where their interests align

In joint appeal, Pakistan, China urge world to send humanitarian aid to Afghanistan
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In joint appeal, Pakistan, China urge world to send humanitarian aid to Afghanistan

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan and Chinese President Xi Jinping urged the international community to swiftly send aid to Afghanistan, where people are facing food and medicine shortages

US sabotaging China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, claims Imran Khan's aide
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US sabotaging China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, claims Imran Khan's aide

CPEC aims to connect western China with the Gwadar seaport in southwestern Pakistan through a network of roads, railways and other projects

Narendra Modi to chair BRICS summit today: Why regime change in Afghanistan makes meet significant
India

Narendra Modi to chair BRICS summit today: Why regime change in Afghanistan makes meet significant

The virtual meet comes at a time when China and Russia have already established contact with the Taliban dispensation

Communist Party marks centenary: XI Jinping says China will never be bullied, vows 'broken heads and bloodshed' for those who try
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Communist Party marks centenary: XI Jinping says China will never be bullied, vows 'broken heads and bloodshed' for those who try

Wearing a grey buttoned-up suit of the type worn by Mao Zedong, Xi, speaking from the balcony of Tiananmen Gate, emphasized the party's role in bringing China to global prominence

China takes world's second-largest hydropower dam online; dismisses warnings of environment damage
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China takes world's second-largest hydropower dam online; dismisses warnings of environment damage

The dam spans a deep, narrow gorge on the upper section of the Yangtze, China's longest river, on the earthquake-prone border between Yunnan and Sichuan provinces.

China's Xi Jinping warns US against 'meddling' in internal affairs of others
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China's Xi Jinping warns US against 'meddling' in internal affairs of others

The Chinese president's statement comes as Beijing faces increasing pressure from Washington and its allies over human rights violations, Taiwan and Hong Kong

Xi Jinping declares 'complete victory' in eradicating absolute poverty in China
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Xi Jinping declares 'complete victory' in eradicating absolute poverty in China

At a gathering in Beijing, Xi claimed that over 10 million poor people were lifted out of poverty on average each year since he came to power in 2012

World Economic Forum: China’s Xi Jinping warns global community against starting ‘new cold war’
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World Economic Forum: China’s Xi Jinping warns global community against starting ‘new cold war’

The Chinese president's comments come in the backdrop of Joe Biden's recent plans to revitalise global alliances to counter China's growing influence