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China's ambassador to Australia has told the National Press Club that despite recent difficulties in the relationship between Canberra and Beijing, a "reset is still possible". In a wide-ranging speech in Canberra on Wednesday, Ambassador Xiao Qian said in the 50 years since ties were restored, China and Australia have made great progress in developing bilateral relations. However, in recent years, relations have deteriorated and it is hoped that they will start to improve with the election of a new Labor government in Canberra. "The development of China-Australia relations is at a critical juncture," he said. "China's policy of friendship

Good morning. We’re covering moves by the U.S. to unseal the Mar-a-Lago search warrant, Russia’s preparation for possible show trials and Taiwan’s undeterred diplomacy.U.S. to unseal the Trump warrantMerrick Garland, the U.S. attorney general, moved to unseal the warrant authorizing the F.B.I. search for classified documents at Mar-a-Lago, Donald Trump’s residence in Florida. Garland said he personally approved the decision to seek the warrant.Garland’s statement followed revelations that Trump received a subpoena for documents this spring, months before the F.B.I. search on Monday. It also came a day after Trump asserted his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination when he was

China will use its aid funds for Nepal to support the feasibility study of a China-Nepal cross-border railway and will send experts to Nepal to conduct surveying work within this year, according to the Foreign Ministry. State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi made the announcement on Wednesday during a meeting with Nepalese Foreign Minister Narayan Khadka in Qingdao, Shandong province. During their talks, the two foreign ministers reached a wide-ranging consensus on cooperation between China and Nepal, including the countries" partnership on electric power interconnection projects, a road improvement project in Kathmandu and the building of a Trans-Himalayan Multi-Dimensional