World leaders hold a virtual G20 event headlined “A Crucial Year to Rebuild Trust”, instead of the traditional January event in Davos, Switzerland.
President-elect Joe Biden won't walk away from the UAE, but there are a number of issues that will seriously test the relationship.
A pre-pandemic reset will not address the planetary challenges that await us. We must forge ahead with bold ideas bound by a collaborative spirit, or hurtle towards the abyss.
CAT says the rise in world temperatures above pre-industrial levels by 2100 could be as low as 2.1C even though the ideal of 1.5C will not be reached.
President Xi Jinping issues warning to potential "invaders", saying Chinese and North Korean troops shattered "the myth of the invincibility of the US military" during the 1950-53 war between two Koreas and allies.
Giving the UAE F-35 fighter jets could render all the research and effort behind the next-generation stealth aircraft useless.
President Trump, facing a re-election battle with the US dealing with the world's highest number of deaths and infections from coronavirus, focused his speech on attacking China.
Ren Zhiqiang embezzled almost $7.4 million of public funds and accepted bribes worth $184,178, according to a court verdict. Rights campaigners accuse President Xi Jinping and the Communist Party of using corruption charges to silence dissent.
Brussels says "significant progress" has been made and officials hope to agree a "roadmap" to get a deal done by the end of the year, but they also warn Beijing needs to do more to improve market access for European companies.
As European criticism of China mounts over human rights, will there be an increasing political price to pay for economic engagement?
China's ruling Communist Party is accused of mass detentions, forced labor, forced birth control and other abuses against Muslim minorities in the country's Xinjiang region. China denies the allegations.
Anti-government protesters have adapted new methods to protest without violating the new security law legislation.
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