During secret negotiations, the US pledged to cut its emissions by 28% by 2025 and China promised to reach a peak in emissions by 2030.
China and the US will sign a deal that will ensure negotiations on targets for climate change are agreed on at next year's climate talks in Paris.
Officials who visited Tanzania with President Xi Jinping took advantage of the lack of security checks to buy large amounts of ivory, say activists.
Clashes that have erupted in the city have deepened a sense of impasse between government and a pro-democracy movement.
We take a look at the context behind the Hong Kong protests – which saw more than 100 000 people take to the streets of the city.
The perception that China dictates to South Africa is unfounded, Parliament's portfolio committee on international relations and co-operation said.
The Dalai Lama has lashed out at Zuma after authorities denied the spiritual leader entry to South Africa, accusing SA of 'bullying' him.
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The government has pledged its support for leader CY Leung, accusing pro-democracy protesters of "selfishly" disrupting social order.
Archbishop Desmond Tutu said Madiba's comrades had "spat in his face" with denying the Dalai Lama a visa for the summit that was to honour Mandela.
State media says China would not give in to Hong Kong protesters' demands for full democracy and would wait for mass protests to fizzle out.
The SA Communist Party has called on government to never grant the Dalai Lama a visa to visit South Africa.
China says it welcomes SA's support of its sovereignty and territorial integrity, after the Dalai Lama says he was again refused entry to the country.
Despite all the fanfare, the Asian giant is not the easy touch the Zimbabwean despot once knew.
China says the EU's proposed additional sanctions on its key ally Russia will not solve the current problems in Ukraine.
Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has returned from China with optimistic reports on plans to work together on energy, infrastructure and transport.
Beijing’s relations with countries in Africa are riddled with lies and truths and everything in between. Separating myth from fact is not easy.
President Robert Mugabe will allow Beijing to bypass state tenders for big projects in return for funding from the Chinese government.