Li Shangfu: China’s defence minister at Shangri-La Dialogue warns of ‘cold war mentality’ in digs at US

After refusing to meet with his US counterpart, general says ‘some countries’ interfering in others’ business but Beijing does not seek confrontationChina’s defence minister, Li Shangfu, has said a cold war mentality is resurgent in the Asia-Pacific re…


G7 prepares new Russia sanctions as Zelenskiy to attend summit in person

Ukrainian president to take part in Hiroshima talks on Sunday as leaders target exports to RussiaFollow G7 summit updates – liveThe G7 has unveiled further sanctions targeting Russia over its war against Ukraine, as Volodymyr Zelenskiy prepared to atte…