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China faces skeptics with UNGA pitch for global leader status

China faces skeptics with UNGA pitch for global leader status Xi Jinping wants to rewire the international system in Beijing’s image — but he’s left it to a deputy to make the case. China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi speaks during a high level Security Council meeting on the situation in

UK invites Taiwan to sign queen’s condolence book in symbolic China rebuke

UK invites Taiwan to sign queen’s condolence book in symbolic China rebuke Anders Hagstrom Sun, September 18, 2022 at 9:18 AM·2 min read In this article: The United Kingdom extended a “special invitation” to Taiwan’s representative in the country to sign Queen Elizabeth II’s condolence book along with other nations in yet

Mikhail Gorbachev, who steered Soviet breakup, dead at 91

Mikhail Gorbachev, who set out to revitalize the Soviet Union but ended up unleashing forces that led to the collapse of communism, the breakup of the state and the end of the Cold War, died Tuesday. The last Soviet leader was 91. Mikhail Gorbachev, who steered Soviet breakup, dead at

Nothing In History Compares To China’s Brutal Heat Wave, Weather Historian Says

The two-month-long stretch of hot weather baking large swaths of China is, all things considered, the world’s most extreme heat wave on record, one climatologist argues Nothing In History Compares To China’s Brutal Heat Wave, Weather Historian Says Read the original article Hilary HansonSat, August 27, 2022 at 2:59 PM·2

US senator visits Taiwan amid high tensions with China

U.S. Sen. Marsha Blackburn arrived in Taiwan on Thursday, in the second visit by members of Congress since House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s trip earlier this month sharply raised tensions with China. US senator visits Taiwan amid high tensions with China Read the original article 1 / 3 Taiwan US In this

‘I want freedom’: One man’s escape from zero-Covid China to seek his American dream

Unlike many of the thousands aiming to cross the nearly 2,000-mile US-Mexico border illegally each day, Wang was not fleeing poverty or violence south of the wall. Instead, the 33-year-old Chinese citizen was running from China’s unrelenting zero-Covid policy and growing authoritarianism under leader Xi Jinping. See one man’s journey to flee zero-Covid China07:22 ‘I want

UN report says treatment of Uyghurs in Xinjiang may be modern form of slavery

Minorities in China’s Xinjiang region are forced to work against their will and face physical and sexual violence and “other inhuman or degrading treatment” in what may constitute a modern form of slavery, a report released on Tuesday by a United Nations office said. UN report says treatment of Uyghurs

Canadian lawmakers plan Taiwan trip amid rising China tensions

A delegation of Canadian lawmakers plans to visit Taiwan in October to seek economic opportunities in the Asia Pacific region, Liberal Member of Parliament Judy Sgro said on Wednesday, a move that could further stoke tensions between China and the West. Canadian lawmakers plan Taiwan trip amid rising China tensions

China, South Korea clash over THAAD anti-missile system

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea’s government stressed Wednesday it will make its own decisions in strengthening its defenses against North Korean threats, rejecting Chinese calls that it continue the polices of Seoul’s previous government that refrained from adding more U.S. anti-missile batteries that are strongly opposed by Beijing. China,

One year after Afghanistan, spy agencies pivot toward China

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a recent closed-door meeting with leaders of the agency’s counterterrorism center, the CIA’s No. 2 official made clear that fighting al-Qaida and other extremist groups would remain a priority — but that the agency’s money and resources would be increasingly shifted to focusing on China. One

Sri Lanka seeks Chinese ship delay after Indian pressure

Read more at:http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/93390856.cms?s=04&fbclid=IwAR033-jLwznhCAF9d43eQtxokfcYUlEpkSCy1v-WxcQpeCf2v1mljV8j-oU&from=mdr&utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst Sri Lanka seeks Chinese ship delay after Indian pressure Read more at:http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/93390856.cms?s=04&fbclid=IwAR033-jLwznhCAF9d43eQtxokfcYUlEpkSCy1v-WxcQpeCf2v1mljV8j-oU&from=mdr&utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst Sri Lanka has asked China to indefinitely delay a visit by a ship reported by Indian media to be a spy vessel, following intense pressure by the island’s northern neighbour, official sources said Saturday. The

Taiwan: US hits out at ‘irresponsible’ China amid attack rehearsal claims

The United States has accused Beijing of “provocative” and “irresponsible” actions after Taiwan said China rehearsed an attack on the island. The White House said Beijing was attempting to “change the status quo” over Taiwan. Taiwan: US hits out at ‘irresponsible’ China amid attack rehearsal claims Read the original article

Beijing Eats Bitter Fruit of its Own Propaganda

“F***, she got off the plane!” a man in China yells, as he smashes chairs in a video posted on the popular Chinese microblog platform Weibo. “She” refers to Nancy Pelosi, the speaker of United States House of Representatives. The man is upset that the Chinese government allowed her plane to land

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The Bugur Insurgents: Religious Extremists or Freedom Fighters?

بۈگۈر پىدائىيلىرى : دىنىي رادىكاللارمۇ ، مۇستەقىللىق جەڭچىلىرىمۇ؟ (بۈگۈن مۇشۇ تىمىدا “زىمىستان” تورىدا ئېلان قىلىنغان ماقالىنىڭ تەرجىمىسى ) كۆك بايراق دۇنيا كۆپلىگەن مۇستەقىللىق ئۇرۇشلىرىغا شاھىد بولدى؛ بۇلارنىڭ كۆپىنىچىسى مۇستەملىكىچى ئاجىزلىغان

G7 nations to take tougher line on trade with China

Read the original article 1 / 4 Germany G7 Robert Habeck, third left, Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Climate Protection, receives Yulia Zvyrydenko, fourth left, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister

Congratulations to Ms. Truss on her election as the new leader of the Conservative Party and Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

ئەنگىلىيە يېڭى باش مىنىستىرىنى قارىشى ئالىمىز ۋە خىتاي ماللىرىنى چەكلەپ، خىتاينىڭ بىسىۋىلىنغان زىمىن شەرقى تۇركىستاندىكى جىنايىتىنى ئېرىقى قىرغىنچىلىق دەپ ئتراپ قىلىشىنى، ب د ت خەۋىپسىزلىك كېڭىشىگە بىسىم ئىشلىتىپ تىنىچلىق ساقلاش

Paris Conference from 2022 November 11 to 13 پارىژ كانفىرىنىسى مەسلىخەت ۋە تەيارلىق يېغىن ئاخباراتى

ئۈچۈنچى سىنتەبىر كۈنى، ش ت س ھۆكۈمىتى، ئۇيغۇرھۆرلۈك مۇنبىرى ۋە خەلىق-ئارا ئۇيغۇر بىرلىگى رەھبەرلىرى بىريەرگە جەم بولۇپ، 2022-يىلى نويابىرنىڭ 11-كۈنىدىن 13-كۈنىگىچە ئۆتكۈزىلىدىغان، پارىژ كانفىرىنىسىغا ئايىت مەسلىخەتلەردە بولدى ۋە تەيارلىق خىزمەتلەرنى

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