The United States seeks to diplomatically resolve the situation with the North Korea's nuclear tests.
China Foreign Minister Wang Yi has warned that "conflict could break out at any moment" as tension over North Korea increases.
The final stage of combat training in Chinese People's Armed Police and People's Liberation Army is called the Hell Week. It is meant to test physical endurance of the participants.
Former Republican Senator Dan Coats, who has been nominated for the top U.S. intelligence official post, pledged on Tuesday to support thorough investigation of any Russian efforts to influence the 2016 presidential election in the United States.
Moscow does not see China’s deployment of inter-continental ballistic missiles near the Russian border as a threat.
War between the United States and the Russian Federation is highly possible, U.S. military officials say.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov deems the Normandy Four meeting that Kyiv offered to hold on the sidelines of the G20 China summit to be timely.
China has denied a request for a U.S. carrier strike group led by the USS John C. Stennis to visit Hong Kong amid heightened tensions over China's territorial claims in the South China Sea.
Beijing has supported Ukraine-offered cargo transportation route from China to Europe, which bypasses Russia, as one of the elements of the 'new Silk Route' economic belt.
The first experimental train is leaving Illichivsk sea port today, Jan. 15, for China, bypassing Russia.
Ukraine-China container train routed via Georgia-Azerbaijan-Kazakhstan (including via the Caspian Sea and the Black Sea) will set off from Illichivsk on Jan. 15 on its demonstration voyage.
China, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan and Georgia intend to form a consortium for the transport of goods from Asia to Europe.
The prosecutor's office of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea has opened a criminal case into the Chinese company which lays submarine lines from the territory of the Russian Federation to the occupied peninsula.
Special Representative of the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the issues of the UN system reform Gao Yusheng stated that the Chinese authorities strongly supported the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Ukraine.