Blinken tells China’s Wang peace in Taiwan Strait is vital

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK, Sept 23 (Reuters) – US Secretary of State Antony Blinken told his Chinese counterpart on Friday that the maintenance of peace and stability over Taiwan was vitally important, as the two met with high tensions over the Chinese-claimed island. Taiwan was the focus of … Read more

Protests flare across Iran in violent unrest over woman’s death

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Supreme leader’s representative vows to follow up the case Mahsa Amini died after being detained by morality police Death sparks angry protests around Iran, including the capital DUBAI, Sept 20 (Reuters) – Protests raged for a fourth straight day across Iran on Tuesday and authorities said … Read more

Ukraine says mass grave found in Izium where Russians died days ago

More than 400 bodies found in grave in northeastern town – police Zelenskiy blames Russia and says it must be held responsible No immediate public comment from Moscow on the allegation Recaptured towns shelled by Russians, Ukraine says KYIV, Sept 16 (Reuters) – Ukrainian authorities found a mass grave containing 440 bodies in the northeastern … Read more

Exclusive: US weighs China sanctions to deter Taiwan action, Taiwan presses EU

TAIPEI/FRANKFURT/WASHINGTON, Sept 13 (Reuters) – The United States is considering options for a sanctions package against China to deter it from invading Taiwan, with the European Union coming under diplomatic pressure from Taipei to do the same, according to familiar sources. with the discussions. The sources said the deliberations in Washington and Taipei’s separate lobbying … Read more

EXCLUSIVE Taiwan hosts dozens of foreign lawmakers in Washington to push China sanctions

Taiwan flags flutter during a welcome ceremony for Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves (not pictured) outside the presidential palace in Taipei, Taiwan August 8, 2022. REUTERS/Ann Wang/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Sept 13 (Reuters) – Taiwan’s de facto ambassador in Washington, Hsiao Bi-khim, hosted … Read more

West weighs contentious anti-China move as UN rights council opens

A giant screen shows news footage of Chinese President Xi Jinping visiting Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, at a shopping center, in Beijing, China, July 15, 2022. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register GENEVA, Sept 11 (Reuters) – Western countries face a dilemma as the UN Human Rights Council opens … Read more

Xi to meet Putin in first trip outside China since COVID started

Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing, China February 4, 2022. Sputnik/Aleksey Druzhinin/Kremlin via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS – THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON/BEIJING, Sept 11 (Reuters) – Xi Jinping will leave China for the first … Read more