FILE - A waiter prepares for lunch next to model high speed trains and screens live broadcasting Chinese President Xi Jinping opening the Second Belt and Road Forum in Beijing, April 26, 2019.
The bilateral deals with Victoria state were among four vetoed under new laws that give the federal government power to overrule international agreements
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Thu, 04/22/2021 - 12:14 AM
FILE - In this Feb. 3, 2021, file photo, exile Tibetans use the Olympic Rings as a prop as they hold a street protest against…
Biathlete Clare Egan sees games as opportunity for athletes to call attention to China’s alleged human rights abuses of its Uyghur citizens, a Muslim minority 
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Wed, 04/21/2021 - 08:04 PM
In this image made from a video, Australian Broadcasting Corp. journalist Bill Birtles speaks to the media on his arrival at…
Wang Xining, the Chinese Embassy in Australia's deputy head of mission said he was ‘quite sympathetic’ toward Smith and Bill Birtles, who fled Beijing
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Wed, 04/21/2021 - 01:19 PM
In this image from video world leaders participate in the White House Climate Leaders Summit via Zoom Thursday, April 22, 2021.
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The US president announces the action at the start of a two-day virtual leaders’ summit on climate he is hosting
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Wed, 04/21/2021 - 04:28 AM
Uyghurs and other members of the faithful walk under an arch with security cameras as they leave after prayers at the Id Kah…
More than 1 million people have been confined to camps in Xinjiang
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Tue, 04/20/2021 - 06:25 AM
Refrigerated containers with supplies to produce China's Sinovac vaccines against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) arrive at…
Worry over lower efficacy of China's vaccines could be offset by the lure of easier travel 
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Mon, 04/19/2021 - 08:36 PM
Uyghurs and other members of the faithful pray at the Id Kah Mosque in Kashgar in western China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous…
Group calls for coordinated international action against those responsible
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Mon, 04/19/2021 - 01:38 PM
Bangladeshi policemen fire tear gas shells to disperse protestors demanding cancellation of a plan for a massive coal-fired…
Bangladeshi police shoot at protesting workers where hundreds were protesting over unpaid wages and working hours at the site, police officials say
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Mon, 04/19/2021 - 04:47 AM
FILE - A construction site is seen against the backdrop of skyscrapers on a day with high air pollution in Beijing, China, March 11, 2021.
Agreement reached ahead of Biden’s climate summit this week
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Sun, 04/18/2021 - 03:04 PM
FILE - U.S. special envoy for climate John Kerry attends a news conference Thursday, March 11, 2021 in Paris. Kerry is heading…
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US and China together account for nearly half of the greenhouse gas emissions responsible for climate change
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Sat, 04/17/2021 - 10:11 PM
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Those in region known as Isaan are facing consequences of changes in natural rhythms of the river wrought by construction in recent years of dams upstream in China and Laos – as Beijing seeks total control
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Sat, 04/17/2021 - 01:25 AM
Pro-democracy activist Lee Cheuk-yan, gestures before his sentencing at a court in Hong Kong Friday, April 16, 2021. A Hong…
Jailings could spell end of participation among first generation of activists, expert says
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Fri, 04/16/2021 - 09:52 PM
President Joe Biden and Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga leave a news conference in the Rose Garden of the White House in…
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Biden hosts Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga in first face-to-face meeting with foreign leader
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Fri, 04/16/2021 - 07:12 PM
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga speaks during a news conference in Tokyo on Friday, Dec. 4, 2020. Suga announced a 2…
Yoshihide Suga’s trip would come after his White House visit, which also hinged on strengthening an alliance in the face of China’s growing influence across Indo-Pacific region 
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Fri, 04/16/2021 - 06:42 PM
A pro-democracy supporter waves a British flag outside a court in Hong Kong Friday, April 16, 2021. Seven of Hong Kong’s…
The media tycoon was jailed for 12 months
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Fri, 04/16/2021 - 05:23 AM
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