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Saudi Arabia, China Kick off Naval Drill

Naval

JEDDAH – Saudi Arabia and China kicked off on Sunday mixed naval drill Blue Sword 2019. The three-week exercise aims to boost cooperation between the Saudi Royal Navy and the Chinese People’s Navy and train forces on countering maritime terrorism and piracy. Commander of the Western Fleet Vice Admiral Faleh …

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China Heightens Efforts for an Intra-Afghan Dialogue

China heightens efforts for Intra-Afghan dialogue

KABUL – A Chinese diplomat in Kabul met State Minister for Peace Affairs Abdul Salam Rahimi and discussed the upcoming intra-Afghan dialogue in Beijing on Wednesday. Chinese Chargé d’Affaires in Kabul Wang Daxue met Rahimi and shared details about the preparations for the peace talks among the Afghans in Beijing …

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Summit of BRICS Countries to Start in Brazilian Capital

BRICS

BRASILIA – The two-day 11th BRICS member-state summit-Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa-will start in Brasilia on Wednesday and will put together the members of the international organization aimed at promoting global multipolarity. The event is being held in Brazil as it holds this year’s rotating BRICS presidency. Together …

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China Urges US to Stop Pushing for Hong Kong-Related Bill

China

BEIJING – China had already lodged “stern representations” with the United States about the Hong Kong-related bill and urged that it not be passed into law, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang said at a press briefing on Wednesday. “China will take vigorous measures to firmly respond, to staunchly safeguard …

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CPEC Projects, Pakistan, China Agree to Enhance Security System

CPEC

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan and China have agreed to enhance cooperation to put in place a more effective security system for China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects with Gwadar Port as pilot project in this regard. Both countries reached the consensus in recently concluded 9th Joint Cooperation Committee (JCC) of CPEC. Pakistan’s …

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51 Children Injured in Chemical Attack at China Kindergarten

China Kindergarten

YUNNAN, China – More than 50 people, mostly children, were injured by a man who broke into a kindergarten in southwest China and sprayed them with corrosive liquid, local authorities said Tuesday. The suspect, a 23-year-old surnamed Kong, entered the kindergarten by climbing a wall before spraying victims with sodium …

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Xi Jinping Visits Greece Eyeing Deeper Economic Ties

China

BEIJING – The trip comes days after Mitsotakis, as the representative of the 2019 China International Import Expo’s official guest group, visited the Asian country. Xi and Mitsotakis will visit Piraeus port, the oldest and biggest in Greece operated by the state-owned Cosco port operator. It is the largest Chinese …

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S Korea Appoints New Ambassadors to 10 Countries

Korea

SEOUL – South Korea appointed new ambassadors to Malaysia, Mongolia and eight other countries, the foreign ministry said Monday, in a regular reshuffle that also includes replacements of those under probe over alleged misconduct. Former Environment Minister Lee Chi-beom will head the South Korean Embassy in Malaysia and Lee Yeo-hong, …

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Pakistan, China Agree to Bolster Cooperation

China

ISLAMABAD – China and Pakistan have agreed to bolster cooperation in matters pertaining to economy, politics, accountability, climate change as well as the ongoing smog crisis. All these matters were discussed in a meeting of Chairperson of the Senate Special Committee on China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Senator Sherry Rehman …

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