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Beijing, alternately romanized as Peking, is the capital of the People's Republic of China, the world's third most populous city proper, and most populous capital city.

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Biden, European Commission President agree to coordinate policies on China, Russia
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Biden, European Commission President agree to coordinate policies on China, Russia

US President Joe Biden and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen on Friday in a telephonic conversation agreed to coordinate their policies toward several countries including China and Russia.

China ran disinformation propaganda campaign against media outlet exposing Uyghur 'genocide': Think tank
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China ran disinformation propaganda campaign against media outlet exposing Uyghur 'genocide': Think tank

The Chinese government has an international campaign to undermine a British media outlet covering the atrocities faced by Uyghurs and discredit its reporting during the first two months of the year, using western social media networks, as per an Australian thinktank.

Lithuania says it will open trade office in Taiwan, China hits back
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Lithuania says it will open trade office in Taiwan, China hits back

In a sharp blow to China, Lithuania has announced that it will establish a representative trade office in Taiwan and signalled it is mulling to leaving "17+1", an informal trade group of Beijing and 17 Central and Eastern European (CEE) countries.

'One country, two systems', other key Hong Kong phrases removed from China's annual political report
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'One country, two systems', other key Hong Kong phrases removed from China's annual political report

Less than a year after China imposed the draconian national security law to curb the pro-democracy movement, the phrases 'one country, two systems', 'Hong Kong people ruling Hong Kong' and 'high degree of autonomy' have been removed from a report of Beijing's annual political session, which began on Thursday.

WHO investigators plan to scrap interim report on probe into COVID-19 origins
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WHO investigators plan to scrap interim report on probe into COVID-19 origins

A World Health Organization (WHO) team probing into the origins of coronavirus is planning to scrap an interim report on its recent mission to China amid mounting tensions between Beijing and Washington over the investigation and an appeal from one international group of scientists for a new probe, according to Wall Street Journal report.

US, Japan hold bilateral security discussions to counter China's coercion in East, South China Seas
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US, Japan hold bilateral security discussions to counter China's coercion in East, South China Seas

Amid attempts to change the status quo by force in the East and South China Seas by China, the United States and Japan on Thursday held bilateral security discussions on Beijing's Coast Guard Law.

China moves to overhaul Hong Kong's electoral system: Report
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China moves to overhaul Hong Kong's electoral system: Report

Less than a year after imposing the draconian national Security Law, China on Thursday launched a legislative process for drastic electoral system reform in Hong Kong, which could benefit the pro-establishment camp and further smother the political opposition in the city.

Uyghur body calls for boycott of 2022 Winter Olympics in China, cites human rights abuses
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Uyghur body calls for boycott of 2022 Winter Olympics in China, cites human rights abuses

Citing grave human rights abuses, a pro-Uyghur body on Thursday called on the international community to boycott the 2022 Winter Olympics scheduled to be held in China.

Tibet listed as second least-free region in world: Report
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Tibet listed as second least-free region in world: Report

Tibet has been ranked as the second least free region in the world, according to the latest rankings of Washington-based watchdog Freedom House, which keeps a tab on global political rights and liberties.

US has obligation to address genocide in Xinjiang by China, says Nancy Pelosi
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US has obligation to address genocide in Xinjiang by China, says Nancy Pelosi

Expressing solidarity with the Uyghur community amid the ongoing human rights abuse by the Chinese authorities, US Speaker Nancy Pelosi has affirmed her view that the United States has an "obligation to address the genocide".

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