Merkel brings German business leaders to China

German Chancellor Angela Merkel today met the Chinese premier and hailed ties between the two sides as she led a large business delegation on a visit to promote trade with the Asian economic giant.

Germany`s Merkel arrives in China with trade topping agenda

German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrived in China on Sunday for her seventh visit since 2005, with economic ties topping the agenda and a high-powered business delegation in tow.

India flags concerns to China over PoK rail link and trade

India on Saturday flagged its concerns to top Chinese leadership over Beijing`s new feasibility study launched to build a rail link between Pakistan and China through PoK and the ballooning trade deficit.

China`s Xi calls for stronger frontier defences: Xinhua

President Xi Jinping said China should strengthen its frontier defences on land and sea, state media reported Saturday amid territorial disputes with neighbouring nations which have accused Beijing of being increasingly aggressive in pressing its claims.

`China committed to settling maritime disputes via dialogue`

China is committed to settling maritime disputes through dialogues and negotiations, on the basis of respecting historical facts and international law, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said here Friday.

Iraq aims to retake key Shiite town in hours

A Chinese state newspaper on Wednesday called Britain a "declining empire" with a people prejudiced against China and a media obsessed with its human rights situation, as Premier Li Keqiang wrapped up a visit to London.

China has surpassed Britain`s `declining empire`: Media

China has overtaken Britain as a world power, a state-run newspaper argued scornfully Wednesday, after Premier Li Keqiang oversaw the signing of trade deals that will see Chinese invest in British high-speed trains and nuclear power.

Chinese Premier meets Britain`s Queen, aims to repair ties

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang met Queen Elizabeth II on the first full day of his official visit to the UK today which aimed to strengthen their trade ties and also repair the strained bilateral relations over Tibet.

Chinese premier hopes to `change misperceptions` on UK trip

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang begins a three-day visit to Britain on Monday, hoping to "change misperceptions" about his country and improve diplomatic relations with London.

Li`s visit to Britain to end China-UK diplomatic freeze

Ending a diplomatic freeze over Tibet-related issues, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang will visit Britain next week during which a number of bilateral deals related to nuclear energy and finance are likely to be signed.

Chinese PM Li Keqiang phones Narendra Modi, seeks robust partnership

After surprising everyone by inviting leaders from SAARC countries on the occasion of his swearing-in ceremony, Prime Minister Narendra Modi engaged in “telephone diplomacy” with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang.

China to combat poaching, ivory smuggling: Li

Visiting Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said here Saturday that China is strongly committed to protecting wildlife and will spare no effort in combating poaching and ivory smuggling.

Chinese premier visits Kenya

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang arrived here Friday for a visit to Kenya, the last leg of his first Africa visit since taking office in 2013.

Anogla calls for reblancing of ties during Chinese premier`s visit

The president of oil-rich Angola called for broader economic ties with Beijing on Friday as Chinese Premier Li Keqiang kicked off a two-day visit.

China`s Li promises help to Nigeria to crackdown on militants

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang today pledged assistance to Nigeria to fight Islamic militant group Boko Haram, which recently kidnapped over 200 schoolgirls, as part of a rare joint anti-terror operation in which the US and European powers are also expected to take part.

Chinese premier admits `growing pains` in China-Africa ties

Premier Li Keqiang today admitted that Chinese firms faced "growing pains" in Africa due to labour conflicts and other problems.

Pakistan`s PM Sharif meets China`s Li

Pakistan`s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif met his Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang and discussed global and regional issues of mutual interest.

China`s Xi seeks both power and friendship abroad

Xi Jinping has spent much of his first year as China`s president greeting a stream of foreign leaders, but his government`s dual message of power and peace has garnered a mixed response.

Chinese premier admits "friction" with the United States

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Thursday that there was "friction" with the United States, and the world`s two biggest economies must respect each other`s core interests.

China to search for plane `as long as there is a glimmer of hope`

China will keep up the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 "as long as there is a glimmer of hope", Premier Li Keqiang said Thursday.