Russia is buying millions of rockets and artillery shells from North Korea, US official says

CNN — Russia is in the process of buying millions of rockets and artillery shells from North Korea for use on the battlefield in Ukraine, a US official told CNN. The purchase indicates that the Russian military continues to suffer from severe supply shortages in Ukraine, due in part to export controls and sanctions, according … Read more

Xinjiang Report: UN report finds China may have committed ‘crimes against humanity’

Hong Kong CNN — “Crimes against humanity” may have been committed in China’s treatment of Uyghurs and other minority Muslim peoples in its northwestern region of Xinjiangaccording to a long-awaited report from the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights released on Wednesday. The report, released just minutes before the end of High Commissioner Michelle … Read more

Taiwan: A Second US Congressional Delegation Led by Ed Markey Visits Taipei

Taipei, Taiwan CNN — A US Congressional delegation led by Massachusetts Democratic Senator Ed Markey arrived in Taipei for an unannounced two-day visit, the second US Congressional delegation. Taiwan this month. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi provoked the wrath of China when she became the first American speaker to visit in 25 years at a time … Read more

China Covid: Sanya lockdown traps thousands of tourists

Publisher’s note: A version of this story appeared in CNN’s Meanwhile in China newsletter, a thrice-weekly update that explores what you need to know about the country’s rise and how it impacts the world. Sign up here. Hong Kong CNN — Known for its sandy beaches, luxury resorts and duty-free shopping, the city of Sanya … Read more

The White House summoned the Chinese ambassador to condemn the provocations after Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan

CNN — The White House summoned China’s ambassador on Thursday to condemn China’s “irresponsible” military activities near Taiwan as tensions continue to escalate in the region following the visit of the Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, to the island this week. “Following China’s actions overnight, we summoned PRC Ambassador Qin … Read more

China suspends cooperation with the US on a variety of issues and sanctions Pelosi for trip to Taiwan

CNN — from China The Foreign Ministry on Friday announced new countermeasures against Washington, including the suspension of climate talks, in response to Nancy Pelosi’s visit a Taiwanhours after he announced sanctions against the president of the US House of Representatives. The measures include the cancellation of future phone calls and meetings between Chinese and … Read more

China’s forces surround Taiwan as live-fire drills begin

CNN — The Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi is no longer in Taiwan, but on Thursday Porcelain he made good on his promise that the island will pay a price for hosting the highest-ranking US official he will visit in 25 years. The Chinese army’s Eastern Theater Command said it … Read more

Pelosi says visit to Taipei makes ‘unequivocally clear’ US will not leave Taiwan

CNN — Speaker of the US House Nancy Pelosi he said his trip to Taiwan was intended to make it “unequivocally clear” that the United States would “not abandon” the democratically-ruled island. “We are proud of our longstanding friendship,” Pelosi said, speaking alongside Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen at the presidential office in Taipei on Wednesday … Read more

Pelosi’s expected visit to Taiwan risks creating further instability between the US and China

CNN — Neither the United States nor China have a stated interest in their nascent superpower rivalry turning into open military confrontations despite rising tensions ahead of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. expected visit to Taiwan. See how China reacted to Pelosi’s long-awaited trip to Taiwan And yet, the showdown is about the issue that is … Read more

Pelosi hoped to visit Taiwan, say Taiwanese and US officials

CNN — US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is expected to visit Taiwan as part of his Asian tour, according to a senior Taiwanese government official and a US official, despite warnings from officials in the Biden administration, who are concerned about China’s response to such a high-profile visit. The stop, the first for a US … Read more