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China, U.S. divided over Syria, sea row, but vow goodwill

China, U.S. divided over Syria, sea row, but vow goodwill

Reuters, 5 September 2012

(Reuters) - China and the United States were divided on Wednesday over how to end the bloodshed in Syria and defuse tension in the South China Sea and other global troublespots, but stressed hope for steady ties as they navigate political transitions at home.

China, India agree to resume joint military drills

China, India agree to resume joint military drills

By NIRMALA GEORGE

04 Sep. 2012

NEW DELHI (AP) — The defense ministers of India and China agreed Tuesday to resume joint military exercises frozen two years ago, signaling a thaw between the Asian giants even as regional relations are tense over the disputed South China Sea.

China warns U.S. not to take sides in sea disputes

China warns U.S. not to take sides in sea disputes

By Andrew Quinn and Chris Buckley

JAKARTA/BEIJING | Tue Sep 4, 2012

 

(Reuters) - China warned the United States not to get involved in South China Sea territorial disputes on Tuesday as U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived in Beijing pledging to pass on a strong message on the need to calm regional tension.

Egypt's Morsi Firms China Ties

Egypt's Morsi Firms China Ties

Wall Street Journal

28 August 2012

President Mohammed Morsi on his first official trip outside the Middle East took early steps to tie Egypt more tightly to Beijing, at a time when China's wider reach in the region is posing an increasing challenge to U.S. influence there.Mr. Morsi secured new Chinese credit for economic development in Egypt, and met Chinese President Hu Jintao at Beijing's Great Hall of the People on Tuesday, the first day of his state visit. His trip will also include a closely watched stopover in Iran.

Analysis: Politics the priority for China as economy slows

Analysis: Politics the priority for China as economy slows

By Nick Edwards

BEIJING

Mon Aug 27, 2012

(Reuters) - China's policy chiefs have about two weeks left to decide about giving the economy a proper stimulative prod, or risk parading a new Communist Party leadership to the world just as growth falls below target for the first time in nearly four years.

Russia, China warn West not to intervene in Syria, following U.S. threat

Russia, China warn West not to intervene in Syria, following U.S. threat

Haaretz

21 August 2012

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov warned the West on Tuesday against any unilateral action on Syria after President Barack Obama saidU.S. forces could act if the Syrian leader deployed chemical weapons against rebels trying to topple him.

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