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China Says Terrorism is the Common Enemy of Mankind

Terrorism is the common enemy of mankind Wang Yi

BEIJING – A day after it expressed shock over the Pulwama terror attack, China on Saturday sent a condolence message to India and denounced “all forms of terrorism” which it claimed is “the common enemy of mankind”. The statement from Beijing came at a time when India has received condolences …

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Global Internet Freedom Declines for Eighth Consecutive Year

Freedom House

WASHINGTON – Freedom House report finds more and more countries are cracking down online, Internet freedom around the world has declined for the eighth consecutive year, raising fears that state censorship online is becoming the norm rather than the exception, the Week reported Friday. The website says that a new …

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

Pakistan

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

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

Pakistan

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

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

Moon

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

Canada

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

Korea

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

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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