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    Cybersecurity and the threat posed by Chinese hackers provided the main source of discord in the otherwise amicable meeting in the California desert over the weekend between President Obama and new Chinese leader Xi Jinping, a summit that set a standard for informality and direct exchanges between the leaders of the globe's two biggest economies.

  • Visitors use binoculars to scan North Korean territory from the vantage point of the unification observation post near the border village of Panmunjom separating North and South Korea. (Associated Press)

    North Korea talks hinge on ending nuclear plan; China sides with U.S. on concerns

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  • U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, center, looks on as U.S. Ambassador to China Gary Locke, left, shakes hands with China's Premier Li Keqiang during a meeting at the Zhongnanhai compound in Beijing Saturday, April 13, 2013. (Associated Press)

    Kerry assured: China committed to getting N. Korea to abandon nuclear weapons

    After a day of diplomatic talks with Secretary of State John F. Kerry on Saturday, Chinese authorities here claimed they are committed to working "peacefully" toward the goal of getting North Korea to abandon its nuclear weapons.

  • A cat walks out from a fence near a display of photos of the late North Korean leader Kim Jong Il, new leader Kim Jong Un and the country's successful long range rocket launch, outside the North Korean embassy in Beijing Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013. North Korea apparently conducted a widely anticipated nuclear test Tuesday, strongly indicated by an "explosion-like" earthquake that monitoring agencies around the globe said appeared to be unnatural. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

    China calls in North Korean ambassador over nuclear test

    China's foreign minister called North Korea's ambassador in for a dressing-down Tuesday and demanded his country's cease making further threats, in a show of Beijing's displeasure over its erstwhile ally's latest nuclear test.

  • Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton met with Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao and other leaders, but a session with leader-in-waiting Xi Jinping was canceled Wednesday without explanation by her hosts. (Associated Press)

    Chinese rebuff Clinton on Syria

    Talks between Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Chinese leaders Wednesday failed to narrow gaps on how to end the crisis in Syria and how to resolve Beijing's territorial disputes with its smaller neighbors in the South China Sea.

  • China's Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi speaks March 6, 2012, during a press conference at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. (Associated Press)

    China embraces 'peaceful development' with United States

    China's foreign minister on Wednesday said his nation is "committed to peaceful development" and hopes the United States will see Chinese progress "in the right and objective way."

  • "There is now a good atmosphere in China-U.S. relations," said Yang Jiechi, China's foreign minister. (Bloomberg)

    China sees relations with U.S. getting better

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  • President Obama looks on as Chinese President Hu Jintao speaks during their joint news conference on Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

    China praises Hu's trip to U.S. as 'fruitful'

    President Hu Jintao's recently concluded state visit to the United States was "fruitful," but the two countries need to work on increasing trust and communication, China's foreign minister said in comments published Sunday.

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