Diplomacy / Foreign Policy

Taiwan says Dalai Lama welcome to visit, a trip that would infuriate China

Taiwan says Dalai Lama welcome to visit, a trip that would infuriate China

Published 06/07/2020

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan would welcome a visit by exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, its foreign ministry said on Monday, a trip that [more…]

UK decision on Huawei not set in stone, British minister says

UK decision on Huawei not set in stone, British minister says

Published 06/07/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s decision to allow China’s Huawei to play a limited role in building its 5G network is not “fixed in stone” and [more…]

UK hopes for socially distanced performances at cultural venues, minister says

UK hopes for socially distanced performances at cultural venues, minister says

Published 06/07/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain hopes to permit outdoor and socially distanced performances at cultural venues, minister Oliver Dowden said on Monday, after announcing a nearly [more…]

France won’t ban Huawei, but encouraging 5G telcos to avoid it: report

France won’t ban Huawei, but encouraging 5G telcos to avoid it: report

Published 05/07/2020

PARIS (Reuters) - The head of the French cybersecurity agency ANSSI said there would not be a total ban on using equipment from Huawei in [more…]

TikTok distances from Beijing in response to India app ban

TikTok distances from Beijing in response to India app ban

Published 03/07/2020

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Social media app TikTok distanced itself from Beijing after India banned 59 Chinese apps in the country, according to a correspondence [more…]

U.S. Congress urges Trump administration to get tougher on China’s Xinjiang crackdown

U.S. Congress urges Trump administration to get tougher on China’s Xinjiang crackdown

Published 02/07/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - More than 75 U.S. senators and House members on Thursday urged the Trump administration to take a tougher stance on China over [more…]

China passes national security law in turning point for Hong Kong

China passes national security law in turning point for Hong Kong

Published 30/06/2020

HONG KONG/BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s parliament passed national security legislation for Hong Kong on Tuesday, setting the stage for the most radical changes to the [more…]

EU, Britain, Taiwan dismayed by China’s new security law for Hong Kong

EU, Britain, Taiwan dismayed by China’s new security law for Hong Kong

Published 30/06/2020

BRUSSELS/TOKYO (Reuters) - The European Union expressed anger while Britain and Japan voiced concern on Tuesday after China passed a national security law for Hong [more…]

Pakistani PM says ‘no doubt’ that India was behind stock exchange attack

Pakistani PM says ‘no doubt’ that India was behind stock exchange attack

Published 30/06/2020

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan told parliament on Tuesday he had no doubt that India was behind an attack on the stock [more…]

Britain urgently needs to see China law on Hong Kong, says UK PM’s spokesman

Britain urgently needs to see China law on Hong Kong, says UK PM’s spokesman

Published 30/06/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain urgently needs to see the legislation China passed regarding Hong Kong to determine whether it has breached the joint declaration and [more…]