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China is ready: what ‘splendid’ Winter Games would mean for Xi Jinping

China is ready to present a “streamlined, safe and splendid” Winter Olympic Games to the world, President Xi Jinping said, as about 30 heads of state and government, royal families and international organisations began arriving in Beijing for the opening ceremony.Xi’s Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin is among the high-profile guests …

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China sanctions four US officials after Washington’s measures over Xinjiang

Beijing has announced sanctions against four members of a US government commission monitoring religious freedom, in response to Washington’s latest sanctions targeting China’s Xinjiang policies two weeks ago.Speaking at Tuesday’s regular press conference, foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said the quartet from the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom …

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