Xi Jinping

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China warns west against rapid interest rate rise
Xi Jinping says major economies need to be wary of ‘negative spillovers’ hitting global recovery

Phillip Inman

17, Jan, 2022 @1:06 PM

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No friendly politician is too obscure for insecure China, not even Barry Gardiner | Nick Cohen
The Communist party is obsessive in its demand for respect, at home and abroad

Nick Cohen

15, Jan, 2022 @7:00 PM

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MI5 warning shows tone has changed when it comes to China
Analysis: ‘interference alert’ about Christine Lee follows years of caution about criticising Beijing

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

13, Jan, 2022 @7:49 PM

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The epic struggle for America’s soul is just getting started
A year after the Capitol insurrection, democracy is still under attack from Republicans in thrall to Trump’s lies. What is to be done to avoid a descent into violence?

Simon Tisdall

09, Jan, 2022 @6:30 AM

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From stand-in stars to tech titans: The Observer’s faces to watch in 2022
We look at who will be making headlines this year, in both a positive and negative light

Toby Helm, Robin McKie, Vanessa Thorpe, Simon Tisdall, Barry Glendenning, Suzanne Wrack, Priya Elan, Ian Tucker, Wendy Ide and Barbara Ellen

02, Jan, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Nothing like a dame: Trump tops 2021’s cast of clowns and baddies
This year’s political pantomime served up a rich cast of characters, with The Donald providing the laughs and (guess who?) Xi Jinping as the baddest baddie of them all (Oh yes he is!)

Simon Tisdall

26, Dec, 2021 @7:45 AM

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The world is ablaze. Xi, Putin and Biden must join the firefighters | Simon Tisdall
Covid has aggravated a crisis in the global humanitarian system, and an ineffective UN is being sidelined

Simon Tisdall

19, Dec, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Putin assures Xi he will go to Winter Olympics in show of unity
Russian leader defies western boycott and forms ‘new model of cooperation’ with Chinese leader

Andrew Roth in Moscow

15, Dec, 2021 @5:02 PM

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China’s troll king: how a tabloid editor became the voice of Chinese nationalism
The long read: Hu Xijin is China’s most famous propagandist. At the Global Times, he helped establish a chest-thumping new tone for China on the world stage – but can he keep up with the forces he has unleashed?

Han Zhang

14, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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In China’s new age of imperialism, Xi Jinping gives thumbs down to democracy | Simon Tisdall
China is aiming for global ascendancy – but Xi Jinping’s vision of world dominion is centralised, oppressive and totalitarian

Simon Tisdall

12, Dec, 2021 @12:00 PM

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‘More cautious’ China shifts Africa approach from debt to vaccine diplomacy
Analysis: After two decades of major financial aid, Beijing is rethinking its strategy on continent amid Covid crisis and fierce competition for power, analysts say

Vincent Ni China affairs correspondent, and Helen Davidson

08, Dec, 2021 @12:24 AM

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US confirms it will stage diplomatic boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics
Decision is response to what is described as China’s ‘ongoing genocide and crimes against humanity in Xinjiang’

Vincent Ni and Joan E Greve

06, Dec, 2021 @6:49 PM

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