Barack Obama most popular leader in world, Modi 7th: Survey

Narendra Modi has been voted as the seventh most popular leader in the world.

China's Xi carries out biggest reshuffle as CPC leaders meet

China's Xi carries out biggest reshuffle as CPC leaders meet

 In an "extremely rare" reshuffle, more than half senior officials of China's ruling Communist Party were removed or moved to new positions as it kicked off a four-day meet today to chart a blueprint for next five years to halt the slide of the world's second-largest economy.

Obama thanks China`s Xi for work on Iran deal

Obama thanks China`s Xi for work on Iran deal

US President Barack Obama spoke with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping to thank him for Beijing`s work on the deal to curtail Iran`s nuclear program, the White House said Tuesday.

China''s Xi tells army to learn from uncorrupt past

China''s Xi tells army to learn from uncorrupt past

China`s military must learn from the glorious, uncorrupt example of its revolutionary forebears and thoroughly banish the deep-rooted, pernicious influence of the army`s worst corruption scandal in decades, President Xi Jinping has told officers.

China defence minister says Japan bill will "complicate" region

China`s defence minister told the head of Japan`s National Security Council on Friday that Japanese legislation that could see troops sent to fight abroad for the first time since World War Two would "complicate" regional security.

Putin hosts BRICS summit amid standoff with West

Putin hosts BRICS summit amid standoff with West

Russian President Vladimir Putin is to meet world leaders on Wednesday including China's Xi Jingping and India's Narendra Modi ahead of the start of a summit of the BRICS emerging economies.

China detains artist for mocking leader Xi Jinping

Chinese police have detained an artist for creating an image of Communist leader Xi Jinping with a crinkled face and a moustache, according to a human rights group.

China`s Xi says Japan friendship `worth cherishing`

China`s President Xi Jinping struck a friendly tone on relations with Japan Saturday, but touched on disputes over history which still add to tensions between the East Asian giants.

Modi-Xi dinner: Here's what was on the menu!

President Xi Jinping Friday offered traditional Chinese delicacies like bean curd with mushroom and water chestnut in bean sauce during the fully-vegetarian banquet he hosted in the honour of Prime Minister Narendra Modi here.

PM Modi visits Terracotta Warriors museum in Xi'an

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday began his tour of China by visiting the Terracota Warriors Museum at Xi'an.

China military says army yet to fully embrace rule of law

China`s armed forces, the largest in the world, have yet to become a military which fully follows the law, its official newspaper said on Tuesday, underscoring the problem of rooting out deeply-seated corruption.

'China`s Xi meets Taiwan ruling party chief'

Chinese Communist Party chief Xi Jinping held talks with the visiting leader of Taiwan`s ruling party on Monday, state media reported, the first such meeting for seven years. 

China draft law lets foreign NGOs open offices with govt OK

The Chinese legislature has amended a draft law on international non-governmental organisations to give them special permission to set up branches in China, after an earlier draft sparked concerns of a crackdown.

After Abe-Xi meeting, 2 Japan ministers visit war shrine

Two Japanese Cabinet ministers have visited a Tokyo shrine that honors the country's war dead including convicted war criminals, a day after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held brief talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping.

China's Xi says backs fair, balanced agreement on Iran

Chinese President Xi Jinping told Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Thursday that China would push for a "fair and balanced" nuclear agreement, a day after talks resumed between Iran and the European Union.

Pak media hails Chinese investments as 'game-changer'

 Pakistan media today hailed the launch of the ambitious USD 46-billion economic corridor with China as "game-changer", as they gave extensive coverage to Chinese President Xi Jinping's maiden visit to the country.

Japanese PM Abe makes ritual offering at Yasukuni shrine

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a ritual offering on Tuesday to a controversial Tokyo shrine for war dead, a senior spokesman said, a day before he hopes to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of a leaders` summit in Jakarta.

China orders military to keep barracks simple, guard against excess

China ordered its military on Tuesday to build barracks as simply and economically as possible and avoid using ostentatious or imported building materials, as part of a broader crackdown on graft and excess.

China-Pak friendship will be a shinning example: Official

 Terming Pakistan an "all weather" friend, China today said their ties will be a "shining example" for other neighbouring countries even as Chinese President Xi Jinping, who was expected to visit Islamabad for the National Day parade, gave it a miss.

China paper details "repentance letters" of corrupt officials

An official Chinese newspaper provided unusual details on Wednesday of the "repentance letters" officials sometimes write after being accused of corruption, shining a light on the murky process the government employs to fight a deep-seated problem.