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China accuses Britain of 'prejudice' in revoking CGTN licence

China on Friday accused Britain of “ideological prejudice” in revoking the licence of Chinese state broadcaster CGTN, as tensions mount between London and Beijing. British regulator Ofcom revoked CGTN’s licence on Thursday after finding its state-backed…
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Virus team visits China lab as poorer nations get vaccine boost

International experts on Wednesday inspected a Chinese laboratory in Wuhan that some US officials had suggested was the source of the coronavirus, as plans were firmed up to distribute vaccines to poorer nations The World Health Organization-backed Covax scheme said it…
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WHO virus experts poised to start Wuhan fieldwork

Experts from the World Health Organization met Chinese officials Friday ahead of their first site visits in Wuhan for a coronavirus origins probe which will take in a food market presumed to be “ground zero” of the pandemic. The fieldwork was set to begin in…
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China ambassador asks EU to deepen relations with Beijing

The head of China’s mission to the EU, Ambassador Zhang Ming, this Wednesday asked Brussels to deepen bilateral relations, and said he hoped that the European Union’s desire for strategic autonomy will guide its foreign policy in the future. Speaking of a…
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Beijing likens Pompeo to a 'mantis' after latest US sanctions

China on Monday likened outgoing Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to a “praying mantis” in a colourful condemnation of the latest US sanctions sparked by the mass arrest of Hong Kong pro-democracy activists. Pompeo, one of the Trump administration’s most…
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China says WHO coronavirus experts to visit from Thursday

Ten World Health Organization scientists will visit China from Thursday to probe the origins of Covid-19, authorities said Monday, more than a year after the pandemic began and amid accusations Beijing has tried to thwart the investigation. The long-awaited mission is of…