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Xi Jinping

Claude Arpi | What lies behind China’s new role as ‘peacemaker’

Beijing’s Global Security Initiative (GSI) is another move from Beijing which indicates that China wants to play a bigger international role

24 May 2023 12:00 AM

Syed Ata Hasnain | Strategic stock-taking will mark SCO FMs’ Goa meet

The visit of Pakistan foreign minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari is being treated with a hot and cold attitude by the Indian media

04 May 2023 12:05 AM

Saeed Naqvi | As Beijing tries to broker peace deals, US firms up its alliances

The US, as yesterday’s hegemon, has woefully diminished its persuasiveness

27 Mar 2023 12:10 AM

AA Edit | Amid superpower games, Ukraine becomes a pawn

It is becoming increasingly apparent that Ukraine is a mere pawn in the games the superpowers are playing

24 Mar 2023 12:10 AM

K.C. Singh | Xi talks peace, extends China’s hold on Russia

The overall signal is of both sides agreeing to an enduring economic partnership

23 Mar 2023 12:05 AM


AA Edit | Xi aims at global governance

Human rights issues in Xinjiang and Hong Kong are often emphasised by western democracies

14 Mar 2023 12:15 AM

AA Edit | How real is the China threat?

An issue that may be of greater concern is the Chinese President’s call for better use of its resources like tech to enable winning of wars

10 Mar 2023 12:10 AM

China accuses Washington of trying to block its development

President Xi Jinping accused Washington this week of trying to isolate his country and hold back its development

08 Mar 2023 4:30 PM

AA Edit | ‘People power’ on the rise, in China & Iran

History has been a witness to empires being brought to their knees by manifestations of people’s power

06 Dec 2022 12:10 AM

AA Edit | Will protests compel Xi to dilute ‘Covid Zero’ policy?

“Covid Zero” has brought China to this point of public protest. Where does it go from here?

29 Nov 2022 12:10 AM


PM Modi holds talks with British counterpart Sunak

After his talks with Sunak, Modi said India attaches great importance to the robust India-UK ties

16 Nov 2022 6:31 PM

Biden, Xi shake hands as they meet amid superpower tensions

Both men entered the highly anticipated meeting with bolstered political standing at home

14 Nov 2022 3:42 PM

President Xi extends condolences to President Murmu, PM Modi over Guj bridge collapse

As many as 135 people have been killed in the Morbi bridge collapse tragedy and 170 others rescued

01 Nov 2022 4:53 PM

K.C. Singh | As world is realigning, India sits on the fence

The world has entered a phase of partial or floating alignments, popularly described as a multi-polar world

01 Nov 2022 12:00 AM

Syed Ata Hasnain | After CPC congress, will Xi be rigid or flexible at LAC?

China has shown some flexibility and dynamism in its policy in dealing with India

26 Oct 2022 12:05 AM


Xi Jinping secures third term as China leader: State media

President Xi was picked as the party's general secretary for another five-year term in a closed-door vote

23 Oct 2022 11:31 AM

Manish Tewari | Dragon desperate in wake of Xi’s congress

From being the sick man of Asia at the turn of the 20th century to its current wolf warrior status, China has indeed travelled a long way

23 Oct 2022 12:00 AM

AA Edit | World’s anxiety rises as Xi makes grip on China total

Xi will be in global focus as leader of one half of what is no more a unipolar world dominated by the US

18 Oct 2022 12:00 AM

China censors rare anti-Xi protest ahead of Communist Party congress

Beijing is on high alert against any disruption to a landmark Communist Party meeting where Xi is expected to secure a historic third term

14 Oct 2022 2:19 PM

Sunanda K. Datta-Ray | Xi as new Mao? India & China face testing time

An unprecedented third term for Xi Jinping would silence those who seek to revive the debate on the market economy

14 Oct 2022 12:00 AM