China hit back at the group of world's Seven richest democracies a day after G7 leaders adopted a rival plan to oppose Beijing's Belt and Road Initiative by helping build infrastructure in poorer nations.
As climate crisis threats multiply, the leaders of top polluting countries gathered for an international climate summit but some still failed to pledge to ramp up their goals to reduce carbon emissions and slow global warming.
President Joe Biden convenes world leaders at a “moment of peril” to combat the climate crisis, drawing commitments from China and Russia to cooperate on cutting emissions despite their disputes with US.
President Xi Jinping, in his Boao Forum keynote speech, says states should not impose their rules on others, warning against unilateralism as tensions escalate between Washington and Beijing over technology and security.
"The United States and China are committed to cooperating with each other and with other countries to tackle the climate crisis, which must be addressed with the seriousness and urgency that it demands," said a joint statement.
US President Joe Biden includes Russia's Vladimir Putin and China's Xi Jinping among the invitees to the first big climate talks of his administration.
Brussels sells the deal as “a success”, but critics say China has got what it wanted from the EU despite Beijing's despicable human rights records.
US president Joe Biden’s cabinet picks and senior policy advisers underscore his willingness to emulate Trump's hawkish approach to China.
US President Joe Biden spoke to his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping, the first such contact between the two leaders since Biden won the election.
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.
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