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China Firmly Opposes U.S. Interference Using Xinjiang-Related Issues

China

BEIJING – The Chinese Foreign Ministry on Monday refuted claims of US repression in the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, the Chinese media said quoting the Chinese Ministry. Spokesman Geng Shuang called the criticism of an unfounded defamation at a regular press conference. “In recent months, to increase the understanding of …

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Pakistan Celebrates National Day

Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – A spectacular display of military prowess and professional excellence took place at the Parade Ground near Shakarparian, Islamabad, on Saturday as part of the celebrations to mark the Pakistan Day. Pakistani President Dr Arif Alvi was the chief guest at the ceremony, while Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, …

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Italy, China Sign Memorandum Deepening Economic Ties

China, Italy deepen ties under

ROME – Italy has signed a memorandum of understanding with China in support of Beijing’s “Belt and Road” initiative, which aims to weave a network of ports, bridges and power plants linking China with Africa, Europe and beyond, AP reported Saturday. Premier Giuseppe Conte and Chinese President Xi Jinping shook …

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US Will Face the ‘Biggest Defeat in History’ if Iran Mobilizes Resources: Khamenei

Khamenei

WASHINGTON – This week, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reiterated Washington’s intention to reduce Iran’s oil exports to zero as soon as market conditions permit. Tensions between the two countries continue to simmer after President Trump’s decision to withdraw unilaterally from the nuclear agreement with Iran and resume sanctions …

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Pakistan Successfully Tests Thunder JF-17 Long-Range Smart Missile

JF-17

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan – The Pakistan Air Force (PAF) has successfully developed an extended-range intelligent weapon, developed from JF-17 multi-role combat aircraft, Pakistan Today reported Wednesday. The weapon was developed, and integrated through the indigenous efforts of Pakistani scientists and engineers, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said. Public affair branch of the …

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Chinese Envoy Asks for Efforts to Promote Political Dialogue

Chinese Envoy calls for political dialogue in Afghanistan

NEW YORK – A Chinese envoy on Monday asked for efforts to promote political dialogue in Afghanistan and facilitate the holding of the presidential poll scheduled for July 2019. “We should promote political dialogue in the country,” Wu Haitao, the charge d’affaires of China’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations, …

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While China Wins, Macron Mixes His Cards in Djibouti

France

DJIBOUTI – French President Emmanuel Macron sought on Tuesday to reaffirm the importance of France in its former colony, Djibouti, in Paris, fearing more and more the muscular role of China in Africa, which extends its economic and military influence on the continent, Reuters reported Tuesday. Djibouti, strategically located at …

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China Stops Boeing 737 Max 8 After Crash in Ethiopia

China

BEIJING – China’s aviation regulator has grounded about 100 Boeing Co 737 MAX 8s operated by its airlines, more than a quarter of the world’s jet fleet, after one of the planes crashed in Ethiopia. An Ethiopian Airlines 737 MAX 8 to Nairobi crashed a few minutes after Sunday’s take-off, …

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No “Vacuum” in Afghanistan Needs to be Filled: Chinese FM

No vacuum in Afghanistan to be filled Chinese FM

BEIJING – There is no “vacuum” in Afghanistan that needs to be filled because that land belongs to the people of Afghanistan, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Friday. China calls on the international community to give firm support for the “Afghan-led, Afghan-owned” reconciliation process, and play …

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China’s Huawei to Sue US Over Federal Ban on Using Its Products

Huawei

HONG KONG – China’s telecommunications equipment maker Huawei Technologies confirmed on Thursday that it was suing the US government for part of a defense bill passed last year, which restricted its activities in the United States, Channel NewsAsia reported Thursday. Huawei said it filed a lawsuit in a Texas federal …

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