'Candid' Obama-Xi talks cover South China Sea, hacking and human rights

White House releases statement after meeting on G20 sidelines Breakthrough as US and China agree to ratify Paris climate deal Barack Obama held “candid” talks with Chinese president Xi Jinping on the knottiest disputes between the nations, the White House said on Saturday, as the president’s final trip to Asia began with a difficult altercation…

Obama urges China to stop flexing muscles over South China Sea: CNN

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – China needs to be a more responsible power as it gains global influence and avoid flexing its muscles in disputes with smaller countries over issues like the South China Sea, U.S. President Barack Obama told CNN in an interview to be aired on Sunday.

Obama urges China to stop flexing muscles over South China Sea: CNN

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – China needs to be a more responsible power as it gains global influence and avoid flexing its muscles in disputes with smaller countries over issues like the South China Sea, U.S. President Barack Obama told CNN in an interview to be aired on Sunday.

Obama urges China to stop flexing muscles over South China Sea: CNN

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – China needs to be a more responsible power as it gains global influence and avoid flexing its muscles in disputes with smaller countries over issues like the South China Sea, U.S. President Barack Obama told CNN in an interview to be aired on Sunday.

Obama urges China to stop flexing muscles over South China Sea: CNN

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – China needs to be a more responsible power as it gains global influence and avoid flexing its muscles in disputes with smaller countries over issues like the South China Sea, U.S. President Barack Obama told CNN in an interview to be aired on Sunday.

China hoping to avoid sensitive topics as G-20 summit host

China’s hosting of the Group of 20 industrialized nations summit highlights its role as the world’s second-largest economy and a growing force in global diplomacy, but also comes amid sharpening frictions over its territorial claims in the South China Sea, disputes with fellow regional powers South Korea and Japan and criticisms over a sweeping crackdown…