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Pakistan, China are ‘All-Weather Strategic Cooperative Partners’: Qureshi


ISLAMABAD – Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Wednesday said that Pakistan and China are “all-weather strategic cooperative partners. According to Pakistan Today, Qureshi was chairing a preparatory meeting via video conference with the Pakistani ambassador to China regarding the Prime Minister Imran Khan’s upcoming visit to the country. …

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Russia Edged Out By China for World Championship in Men’s Gymnastics


DOHA – China claimed the first gold medal of the world gymnastics championships in Doha on Monday, edging out Russia in the men’s team final by a razor-thin margin. After a day of high drama, the Chinese finished with a total team score of 256.634 points, just barely above the …

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Pakistan to Ink an ‘Integrated’ Deal with China


ISLAMABAD – Pakistan is seeking an integrated economic package from China envisaging financial support, increase in trade and investment and cooperation in agricultural research and will go ahead with an arrangement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) among various other funding avenues, Dawn News reported Friday. Pakistan’s Finance Minister Asad …

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Iran will Overcome US Sanctions: Zarif


TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has expressed confidence that the Islamic Republic will manage to overcome sanctions imposed by the United States and its allies, the “Iran Front Page” said Tuesday. Zarif said in an interview with Kyodo News on Monday, that “Many countries have shown readiness …

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By 2020 China Might Launch First Man made Moon to Decrease Power Usage


BEIJING – China’s space industry is preparing to launch the world’s first artificial moon to help with urban illumination at night, a leading scientist said, “The Strait Times” reported Friday. Wu Chunfeng, head of Tian Fu New Area Science Society in Chengdu, told the China Daily in an exclusive interview …

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Canada Prefers Australia’s Help on Trade War


BEIJING – Australia has been called on by Canada to help “save the WTO”, with the Morrison government preparing to attend a meeting next week that deliberately excludes trade war combatants the United States and China. Trade Minister Simon Birmingham is exacted to represent Australia at the Ottawa Ministerial on …

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S. Korea not Lifting “May 24” Sanctions on N. Korea: Minister


SEOUL, South Korea – The South Korean government has no plans to lift its so-called “May 24” sanctions on North Korea, the country’s unification minister insisted, NK News reported Thursday. In comments made to lawmakers, Cho Myoung-gyon sought to clarify a statement by foreign minister Kang Kyung-wha yesterday, in which …

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China “Won’t be Blackmailed”: Yi


NEW YORK – China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Friday insisted that his country “won’t be blackmailed” or bow to pressure. Yi told gathering of world leaders at UN General Assembly that its critical relationship with the United States could break “like a glass,” and used the most global of …

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China Urges Trump to Drop ‘Cold War Mentality’

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BEIJING – Chinese State Councillor Wang Yi on Tuesday said that “China and the United States can have competition, but should not use a Cold War mentality to view each other, and nor should they slip into the trap of a zero-sum game.” Wang made the remarks at the same …

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UN: US and Russia Exchange Harsh Words over N. Korean Sanctions


UNITED NATIONS – The United States on Monday accused Russia of “cheating” on UN sanctions against North Korea with plans for a railway project, oil transfers and ongoing business dealings with Pyongyang, Strait Times reported Tuesday. Russia shot back and charged that Washington was blocking steps to foster cooperation between …

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