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A Chinese firefighter wears a protective suit and carries a disinfection hose during a training session for the upcoming Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics.
Blaming ‘Hostile Forces’, North Korea Says It Won’t Send an Olympic Team to Beijing
The North Korean regime is sitting out the 2022 Winter Olympics held in Beijing next month, citing condemnation of its ally China by "hostile forces" and the COVID-19 pandemic as reasons for its non-attendance. Pyongyang...
Russia's President Vladimir Putin (L) attends a meeting with China's Vice President Xi Jinping (R) prior to a meeting at the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit at the Great Hall of the People on June 6, 2012 in Beijing, China.
Xi and Putin to Hold Virtual Meeting, Bolstering Sino-Russian Relationship
As diplomatic pressure from the U.S. and other Western countries continue to mount, Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin are scheduled to hold a virtual meeting on Dec. 15. The meeting,...
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US Officially Announces Diplomatic Boycott of 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics
On Dec. 6, Washington announced a diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Winter Olympics scheduled to take place in Beijing in February. A diplomatic boycott means that the United States will not send a delegation to...
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Zhang Gaoli’s ‘Online Presence’ Goes Viral After Olympic Committee’s Video Call With Peng Shuai
Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai has been in the spotlight after she accused former Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli of sexual assault earlier this month. She has not been seen since.  In response, the International...