CGTN China Global Television Network

China Global Television Network, or CGTN, is an international media organization launched by CCTV on December 31, 2016. It is now part of China's predominant radio and television broadcaster, China Media Group, which has incorporated CCTV, CNR and CRI since March 2018.

Afghanistan exposes consequences of U.S. policy of endless war

The U.S. invaded Afghanistan under the still unproven pretext that the Taliban was responsible for harboring Al Qaeda members responsible for the 9/11 tragedy. After two-decades of conflict, Taliban forces have retaken Kabul. Many in the United States and the…

China: U.S. creation of ‘imagined enemy’ core reason for stalemate

The China-U.S. relationship is in a stalemate, fundamentally because some Americans portray China as an “imagined enemy,” China’s Vice Foreign Minister Xie Feng said during talks with visiting U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman in China’s Tianjin Municipality on Monday.…

U.S. leaves Afghanistan with its tail between its legs

“I charge the white man with being the greatest murderer on earth. I charge the white man with being the greatest kidnapper on earth. There is no place in this world that this man can go and say he created…

China calls for investigations of genocides in western countries

Genocide is a severe international crime that has brought untold misery to people in history and whose devastating impacts are still being felt today, Jiang Duan, minister of the Chinese mission to the United Nations (UN) in Geneva, said in…

Bernie Sanders to U.S. establishment: Don’t start a Cold War with China

U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders warned the political establishment in Washington against casting China as an “existential threat” to the United States and urged it not to start a new Cold War with China on Thursday. In his opinion piece for…

Gaza clashes: The human costs of the latest Israel-Palestine conflict

More than 200 people have died in Israel and the Gaza Strip over eight days of conflict between Israel and Hamas militants. The vast majority of those deaths were Palestinians killed by Israeli airstrikes in Gaza. Despite calls for a…

Full text: Xi Jinping’s speech at the virtual Davos Agenda event

Chinese President Xi Jinping Monday delivered a speech titled “Let the Torch of Multilateralism Light up Humanity’s Way Forward” at the virtual Davos Agenda event held by the World Economic Forum (WEF). Below is the full text: Professor Klaus Schwab,…

Key quotes from Xi Jinping’s speech at virtual Davos Agenda event

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday delivered a speech via video link at the Davos Agenda event of the World Economic Forum (WEF). The Chinese president called for efforts to uphold multilateralism, saying global problems must be solved by global…

Swedish prosecutors drop Assange rape inquiry

Swedish prosecutors said on Tuesday that they will not proceed with the investigation into a rape allegation made against Julian Assange in 2010. Prosecutors claim that the accusations made by the plaintiff against Assange were ‘credible’ but that too much…

Irish PM to recall parliament as virus scandal grows

Irish Premier Micheal Martin announced on Sunday that he would recall parliament following a scandal over politicians breaking coronavirus rules, for which he urged EU trade commissioner Phil Hogan to consider resigning over his attendance at an Oireachtas Golf Society…

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