Palestinian rivals Hamas and Fatah sign unity deal aimed at Gaza governance | Hamas News

Palestinian rivals Hamas and Fatah sign unity deal aimed at Gaza governance | Hamas News

The factions have agreed an ‘interim national reconciliation government’, says Beijing. Palestinian factions have signed a “national unity” agreement aimed at maintaining Palestinian control over Gaza once Israel’s war on the enclave concludes. The deal, finalised on Tuesday in China after three days of intensive talks, lays the groundwork for…

Marcos says Philippines ‘cannot yield’ in South China Sea dispute | South China Sea News

Marcos says Philippines ‘cannot yield’ in South China Sea dispute | South China Sea News

Philippine president makes remarks as Beijing and Manila announce a provisional deal to defuse tensions at the Second Thomas Shoal. Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr says his country will not yield or waver on its stand on territorial disputes in the South China Sea as he calls for tensions in…

Ukraine’s foreign minister to press China on support for Russia | Russia-Ukraine war News

Ukraine’s foreign minister to press China on support for Russia | Russia-Ukraine war News

Dmytro Kuleba visits China to discuss ending Russia’s invasion and sustainable peace efforts. Ukraine’s foreign minister will head to China on Tuesday for two days of talks in a bid to persuade Beijing to reduce its support for Russia and get behind Kyiv’s push for “sustainable” peace. The main topic…

At least 11 people killed, dozens missing in China bridge collapse | Weather News

At least 11 people killed, dozens missing in China bridge collapse | Weather News

As China grapples with extreme weather conditions, authorities say bridge collapsed after heavy rains and flash floods. At least 11 people have died and dozens more are missing after the partial collapse of a highway bridge in the northern Chinese province of Shaanxi amid heavy storms and flooding, according to…

China halts nuclear arms talks with US over Taiwan support | Nuclear Weapons News

China halts nuclear arms talks with US over Taiwan support | Nuclear Weapons News

Beijing said the US’s weapons sales to Taiwan has ‘compromised the political atmosphere’ for continued talks on nuclear non-proliferation. China has suspended negotiations on nuclear non-proliferation and arms control with the United States in protest against Washington’s arms sales to the self-ruled island of Taiwan. The US called Beijing’s decision…

Orban’s ‘peacemaking’ mission: Did Hungary’s leader achieve anything? | Russia-Ukraine war News

Orban’s ‘peacemaking’ mission: Did Hungary’s leader achieve anything? | Russia-Ukraine war News

When Hungarian premier Viktor Orban broke ranks with the rest of the European Union to visit Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow on July 5, he cast himself as a peacemaker. “The number of countries that can talk to both warring sides is diminishing,” Orban said, referring to Russia’s war…

William Li: China’s answer to Elon Musk in luxury EV market | Technology

William Li: China’s answer to Elon Musk in luxury EV market | Technology

Exploring NIO’s rise under William Li, known as China’s Elon Musk, amid market challenges and global ambitions. Hafei, in eastern China, is at the forefront of a technological revolution. In this episode of Talk to Al Jazeera, we explore NIO, led by William Li, known as “China’s Elon Musk”. NIO’s…

Chinese woman swept to sea while swimming rescued by Japanese Coast Guard 37 hours later and 50 miles away
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Chinese woman swept to sea while swimming rescued by Japanese Coast Guard 37 hours later and 50 miles away

A Chinese woman who was swept out to sea while swimming at a Japanese beach was rescued 37 hours later after drifting in an inflatable swim ring more than 50 miles in the Pacific Ocean, officials said Thursday. Japan’s coast guard launched a search for the woman, identified only as a…