Trump’s UK envoy made ‘insensitive’ remarks: report

U.S. Ambassador to Britain Woody Johnson has made insensitive and inappropriate comments during his tenure, including about race, religion and sex, the State Department’s inspector general has found. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the … Read more Trump’s UK envoy made ‘insensitive’ remarks: report

Let the Music Play

It’s been over four decades of ups and downs between China and the United States. But a Cold War is not desirable between the world’s two largest economies. During difficult times, relations do need to take a breather. There are times diplomats hold talks, other times they use the universal language of music. Ambassador Nicholas … Read more Let the Music Play

2020/08/10: China-U.S. hotline to defuse tensions/Music diplomacy

Trade and military dialogue between China and the U.S. Can these talks halt accelerating tensions? A former U.S. ambassador on music diplomacy between China and the U.S. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on Google Play (Android): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imib.cctv Follow us on: Website: https://www.cgtn.com/ Facebook: … Read more 2020/08/10: China-U.S. hotline to defuse tensions/Music diplomacy

Virtual briefing on the Humanitarian situation in Lebanon (10 August 2020)

The virtual event will provide an update on the humanitarian situation in light of the recent horrific explosions, the efforts of the United Nations and partners in support of the ongoing response and highlight gaps for urgently needed support. The United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres will deliver a keynote statement during the event, which will … Read more Virtual briefing on the Humanitarian situation in Lebanon (10 August 2020)

Russian official: Sudden turn against China by U.S. and UK was a real surprise

Andrei Kelin, #Russian Ambassador to the UK, shared his thoughts on growing tensions between America and #China with CGTN Europe host Stephen Cole in a recent interview. #AndreiKelin Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on Google Play (Android): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imib.cctv Follow us on: Website: https://www.cgtn.com/ … Read more Russian official: Sudden turn against China by U.S. and UK was a real surprise

Test for China-U.S. red line: U.S. health officials to visit Taiwan

U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar is set to lead a delegation to Taiwan, the first visit by a U.S. cabinet-level official since 2014. Azar would be joined by Dr. Mitch Wolfe, chief medical officer of the Centers for Disease Control, and retired U.S. ambassador James Moriarty, who now chairs the American Institute … Read more Test for China-U.S. red line: U.S. health officials to visit Taiwan

Police and protesters clash in battered Beirut

Clashes amid the ruins of blast devastated #Beirut as security forces use tear gas to quell anti-government protests. Demonstrators gathered in the streets of #Lebanon’s capital to express their contempt for the country’s leaders. Tuesday’s blast, which destroyed entire districts of the city, seems to have re-energized anti-government tensions. Protesters claim the 2,750 tonnes of … Read more Police and protesters clash in battered Beirut

Path Finder: Ex-U.S. Ambassador to China Max Baucus

There’s been a free fall in relations between the world’s top two economies – China and U.S. President Donald Trump is now seeking a forced sale of TikTok, and last month, the U.S. abruptly ordered China to close its consulate in Houston. It seems everywhere you turn, bilateral relations are in a sorry state. Chinese … Read more Path Finder: Ex-U.S. Ambassador to China Max Baucus

2020/08/06 China-UK Ties / Path Finder: Ex-U.S. Ambassador to China Max Baucus

– Strained relations between China and Britain, can the ‘golden era’ of ties be restored? The trouble with the current relationship. – And, worsening tensions between the world’s top two economies, can they find common ground in the near future? An interview with a former U.S. ambassador to China. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA … Read more 2020/08/06 China-UK Ties / Path Finder: Ex-U.S. Ambassador to China Max Baucus

Chinese Ambassador to Canada: Canada needs political wisdom to handle Meng Wanzhou case

In an interview with CCTV, Chinese Ambassador to Canada Cong Peiwu said he hopes Canada has the political wisdom to develop relations with the U.S. and at the same time with China in its handling of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou’s case. Cong noted that from the beginning of the case, some people in Canada have … Read more Chinese Ambassador to Canada: Canada needs political wisdom to handle Meng Wanzhou case

The London Schoolgirl Who’s Been Dubbed The British Greta Thunberg | This Morning

At 17-years-old, she has 150,000 Twitter followers, is an ambassador for leading environmental charities, and has even given speeches to world leaders. But Bella Lack says she’s just like any other teenager. Dubbed the ‘British Greta Thunberg’, the London schoolgirl explains why she’s swapped TikTok crazes for climate conservation – and how she fits it … Read more The London Schoolgirl Who’s Been Dubbed The British Greta Thunberg | This Morning

Dialogue with Chinese Ambassador to Lebanon, Wang Kejian

Chinese Ambassador to #Lebanon, Wang Kejian, said one #Chinese national was slightly injured in the #Beirut explosion, and has returned home after receiving medical care. The other 600 or so Chinese nationals in Lebanon are fine. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on Google … Read more Dialogue with Chinese Ambassador to Lebanon, Wang Kejian

Beirut explosion: Is Lebanon on the brink of collapse? – BBC Newsnight

Lebanon has ricocheted from one crisis to another in the last two years. But what now as the country is placed under a state of emergency following a huge explosion in Beirut’s port area? Subscribe to our channel here: https://goo.gl/31Q53F Lebanon is in mourning after an explosion in Beirut’s port on 4 August killed at … Read more Beirut explosion: Is Lebanon on the brink of collapse? – BBC Newsnight

Path finder: Talking to Mark Brzezinski

They say like father like son. That ancient wisdom at least could apply to this father and son duo – Zbigniew Brzezinski the father, and Mark Brzezinski the son. The father was councilor to the Lyndon Johnson administration, and national security advisor to President Jimmy Carter. He was instrumental in laying the foundation to the … Read more Path finder: Talking to Mark Brzezinski

Ambassador to UK: Banning Huawei is rejecting opportunities

The controversy over TikTok comes after the UK bowed to U.S. pressure and ordered telecommunications networks to remove Huawei technology. Chinese Ambassador to the United Kingdom Liu Xiaoming said the issue has been politicized and the UK will lose out. He had written an article after the ban, saying rejecting Huawei means rejecting opportunities. Subscribe … Read more Ambassador to UK: Banning Huawei is rejecting opportunities