Beijing has had limited official exchanges with Tehran since the start of the conflict in early October.
Chinese leader sends message to US counterpart Joe Biden, says ‘Kissinger’s name will forever be associated with China-US relations’.
Observers say China could play leading peacekeeping role and rally countries in Global South to counter Western influence over ceasefire deal, but only Washington holds sway over Israel.
Chinese foreign minister urges Israel to stop its ‘collective punishment’ of people in Gaza.
President Vladimir Putin’s ‘off-topic’ comments target Chinese public opinion and reveal Moscow’s worries about possible US-China detente, Russian studies expert says.
Representatives from Saudi Arabia and Indonesia will be among those meeting in Beijing this week to try to find a way to ease the fighting
Education groups from both countries meet for the first time since the pandemic, promising to encourage exchanges.
Beijing intends to use ‘the new crisis as leverage’ to compete for more influence in the Mideast: analyst
In call with German chancellor, Chinese president says the security demands of all sides must be respected.
Students and teachers at Chinese school warned to shelter to avoid being hit by stray bullets.
Chinese foreign minister calls for Paris to practise ‘true multilateralism’, while top French official Emmanuel Bonne says his country has ‘no intention’ of limiting China’s development.
A less competitive environment is attracting young people to apply for study programmes in the region.
Gaza tragedies ‘have increased the instability of the Middle East’, Fars quotes Chinese Premier Li Qiang as telling Iranian First Vice-President Mohammad Mokhber on SCO margins in Bishkek.
Belt and road forum marked 10 years of a strategy that has been criticised by many developed economies. Reactions have been divided, with focus on China’s embrace of Russia’s Putin
Cairo has long been one of the key mediators in the region and has promised to remain in close contact with China during the current crisis.
Kazakhstan bill comes after years of efforts by Astana to crack down on dual citizenship and leads up to visa-free regime with China.
Witnesses reported hearing screams and saw a man dressed in white after the attack outside a supermarket in the Chinese capital’s Chaoyang district.
Beijing steps up diplomatic engagement with flurry of calls for ceasefire and peace talks based on two-state solution.
Beijing has yet to release details of Chinese casualties and says it’s trying to verify information about two workers reported to have been killed.
‘World can accommodate China and the US in their respective development’, Xi tells team led by Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer during Monday’s meeting.
Manila’s National Security Council declares successful delivery of provisions to its forces at the Second Thomas Shoal.
The fatal shooting in a popular Bangkok shopping centre has prompted the Thai government’s reassurance on tourist safety and calls for tougher gun laws.
Top American diplomat wishes Chinese people ‘peace, happiness and prosperity’ while welcoming Beijing’s efforts on climate, health, food security and economic stability.
Chinese coastguard spokesman insists it ‘took the initiative to retrieve the blocking facilities and resume normal control on September 23’.
During a visit to Beijing Foreign Studies University, Asma al-Assad lauds cultural links, praises China’s ‘amazing’ progress
Assad is in Hangzhou for the opening of the event as part of his first visit to China since the start of the Syrian civil war.
As Syria’s Bashar al-Assad visits Beijing for first time since start of civil war, observers say economic crisis and political reconciliation will top agenda in talks with Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping as China seeks bigger role in Middle East.
Saudi Arabia is the latest country to mandate Chinese language education in schools as the region embraces Beijing links.
Beijing and Phnom Penh have promised further cooperation in law enforcement, security and industry.
Prime Minister Rishi Sunak ‘conveyed significant concerns about Chinese interference in UK democracy’ during meeting with Premier Li Qiang.