Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Monday held a phone conversation with US Secretary of State John Kerry at the latter's invitation, calling on the two sides to continue focusing on cooperation and properly manage their differences.
Straining to mend their party after months of chaos, Donald Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan declared themselves "totally committed" to working together after a fence-mending personal meeting on Thursday. Ryan suggested that after initial hesitance, he may well end up endorsing the GOP candidate for president.
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, who was suspended Thursday to face an impeachment trial, warned that the impeachment movement threatened key government welfare programs and recently-discovered deep-sea oil deposits.
Brazilian Vice-President Michel Temer on Thursday signed a Senate notice promoting him to acting president, after lawmakers voted to open impeachment proceedings against suspended President Dilma Rousseff.
China and the United States held their first senior experts group meeting in Washington on Wednesday to address international standards of state behavior and other crucial issues for international security in cyberspace.