Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe appears to have achieved his goal of extracting more cash from China.
North Korea has fired two short-range ballistic missiles into seas east off its coast, defying a UN ban on the isolated country testing such weapons.
Economic co-operation meeting fizzles as air space dispute dominates Biden’s trip to China.
The country's leader seems set on implementing new ways of doing things — but at his own pace.
Chinese economic reforms, including allowing only-child parents to have more than one child, are poised to inject growth into much of the economy.
US President Barack Obama confronted Chinese President Xi Jinping over allegations of cyber theft, but they agreed on reining in North Korea.
The M&G can reveal that China's relationship with its smaller Brics cousin has just become a lot more cosy, with a rural residence for its president.
China and South Africa have strengthened relations after signing a raft of agreements in Pretoria ahead of the fifth Brics summit.
President Xi Jinping was due in Tanzania on Sunday at the start of a tour of Africa that underscores Beijing's growing presence on the continent.
China's glamorous first lady has become a media and internet sensation as she accompanies husband President Xi Jinping on a state visit to Russia.
China's Parliament has formally elected heir-in-waiting Xi Jinping as the country's new president.
Elders keep a tight rein on the country's leaders because they have to guard their place in history as well as their families' financial interests.
Vice-president Xi Jinping has been appointed chief of China's military.
China's new leaders will soon reveal themselves in a piece of political theatre critics say is out of step with a fast-modernising society.
With social problems spreading in China, a younger generation may be ready to question Communist party policy.
Chinese leader-in-waiting Xi Jinping's visit to the US next week could set the mood for the next decade that he is likely to serve as president.
South Africa given a $20-billion credit line for energy development, but there's a quid pro quo.
China's president and the country's top athlete launched the Beijing Olympics torch relay on Monday amid cheering, dancing and tight security, marking the symbolic start to a Games overshadowed by activism and unrest in Tibet. Chinese President Hu Jintao lit a cauldron on a red-carpeted rostrum on Tiananmen Square before handing the torch to World and Olympic champion hurdler Liu Xiang.