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 Senior Chinese envoy in North Korea amid chill in ties

Senior Chinese envoy in North Korea amid chill in ties

 

Song Tao, the head of China's ruling Communist Party's International Liaison Department, arrives at Pyongyang International Airport in Pyongyang, North Korea, Friday, Nov. 17, 2017. China dispatched its highest-level envoy to North Korea in two years on Friday in a bid to improve chilly relations after President Donald Trump last week urged Beijing to pressure Pyongyang to cease its nuclear weapons program. (Kyodo News via AP)


November 17, 2017 - 21:04 GMT
 Senior Chinese envoy heads to North Korea amid chill in ties

Senior Chinese envoy heads to North Korea amid chill in ties

 

Song Tao, left, the head of China's ruling Communist Party's International Liaison Department, arrives at Beijing Capital International Airport in Beijing, Friday, Nov. 17, 2017. Chinese state media said Song would travel to Pyongyang on Friday to report on the party's national congress held last month. Song would be the first ministerial-level Chinese official to visit North Korea since October 2015. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)


November 17, 2017 - 15:54 GMT
 Trump hails China's North Korea envoy as 'big move' but experts doubtful

Trump hails China's North Korea envoy as 'big move' but experts doubtful

 

US President Donald Trump (L) shakes hands with China's President Xi Jinping during a press conference at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on November 9, 2017. Donald Trump urged Chinese leader Xi Jinping to work "hard" and act fast to help resolve the North Korean nuclear crisis, during their meeting in Beijing Thursday, warning that "time is quickly running out". / AFP PHOTO / Nicolas ASFOURI (Photo credit should read NICOLAS ASFOURI/AFP/Getty Images)


November 17, 2017 - 07:48 GMT
 China stands by its N. Korea plan, contradicting Trump

China stands by its N. Korea plan, contradicting Trump

 

Trump's claim that China has abandoned its long-standing 'dula track' policy towards North Korea has been denied by Beijing


November 16, 2017 - 09:46 GMT
 China sending envoy to North Korea following Trump visit

China sending envoy to North Korea following Trump visit

 

BEIJING, CHINA - MAY 14: Song Tao, executive deputy director of China's Foreign Affairs Office, delivers a speech during the 'Thematic Session On People-To-People Connectivity' parallel session of the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation at National Convention Center on May 14, 2017 in Beijing, China.


November 15, 2017 - 10:11 GMT
 Beijing hits brakes on subway boom over debt concerns

Beijing hits brakes on subway boom over debt concerns

 

A member of security personnel stands on duty on an empty train platform inside a station on the Subway Line Number 1 in Beijing, China


November 15, 2017 - 06:55 GMT
 How LGBT Chinese are forced into pointless 'conversion therapy'

How LGBT Chinese are forced into pointless 'conversion therapy'

 

Activists stage a protest against so-called gay conversion therapies outside a Beijing court in July 2014.


November 15, 2017 - 03:59 GMT
 Security firm claims to thwart iPhone X's Face ID with special mask

Security firm claims to thwart iPhone X's Face ID with special mask

 

A attendee uses a new iPhone X during a presentation for the media in Beijing, China October 31, 2017.


November 12, 2017 - 19:13 GMT
 Trump arrives in Vietnam for summit of Asia-Pacific leaders

Trump arrives in Vietnam for summit of Asia-Pacific leaders

 

U.S. President Donald Trump boards Air Force One to depart for Vietnam from Beijing Airport in Beijing, China


November 10, 2017 - 05:58 GMT
 Why the terrific Trump trip to China may not be so successful

Why the terrific Trump trip to China may not be so successful

 

From left, Chinese President Xi Jinping, Chinese first lady Peng Liyuan, U.S. President Trump and U.S. first lady Melania Trump are shown the way by officials at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.


November 10, 2017 - 03:43 GMT
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