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Situation at Sino-India border stable, no need for ‘third party’ intervention: China

Situation at Sino-India border stable, no need for ‘third party’ intervention: China

Beijing: China on Wednesday emphasised that there was no need for the intervention of a “third party” to resolve its current standoff with India as the two neighbours have full-fledged border-related mechanisms and communication channels to sort out their differences through dialogue. Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian told a media briefing here that China’s position […]

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Constructive relationship between India and China key for regional stability: Russia

Constructive relationship between India and China key for regional stability: Russia

New Delhi:  As Indian and Chinese troops remained engaged in a high-altitude standoff in eastern Ladakh, Russia on Wednesday hoped that India and China will resolve the dispute soon, noting that a “constructive” relationship between the two countries was important for regional stability. Russian Deputy Chief of Mission Roman Babushkin said Russia was hopeful of […]

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Google pulls down Remove China Apps, Mitron from Play Store for policy violation

Google pulls down Remove China Apps, Mitron from Play Store for policy violation

New Delhi: Google has removed from its app store  an Indian mobile application, ‘Remove China Apps’ that allowed users to delete Chinese games and other software from their Android smartphones, citing violation of its policies. Alphabet Inc’s Google had previously removed Mitron app – the popular Indian alternative for China’s TikTok. The two apps had […]

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Trump’s move to invite India, Russia, Australia, S Korea to attend G-7 summit riles China

Trump’s move to invite India, Russia, Australia, S Korea to attend G-7 summit riles China

Beijing:  China on Tuesday angrily reacted to US President Donald Trump’s plans to invite India, Russia, Australia and South Korea to G7 summit, saying that any attempts to draw a “small circle” against Beijing will be “doomed to fail” and become “unpopular”. G7 is the group of top seven developed economies. These include the US, […]

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Indonesia cancels Hajj pilgrimage due to coronavirus

Indonesia cancels Hajj pilgrimage due to coronavirus

Jakarta (Indonesia):  Indonesia’s government has decided not to participate in this year’s Hajj pilgrimage because of the coronavirus outbreak, an official said Tuesday. Indonesian Religious Affair Minister Fachrul Razi said Saudi Arabia has not announced it will open the July Hajj pilgrimage to other countries, and it is too late to prepare if it does […]

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China delayed releasing coronavirus info, frustrating WHO

China delayed releasing coronavirus info, frustrating WHO

Washington:  Throughout January, the World Health Organization publicly praised China for what it called a speedy response to the new coronavirus and thanked the Chinese government for sharing the genetic map of the virus “immediately.” But in fact, Chinese officials sat on releasing the genetic map, or genome, of the deadly virus for over a […]

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US will consider rejoining WHO if it ends corruption, reliance on China: White House

US will consider rejoining WHO if it ends corruption, reliance on China: White House

Washington:   The US will consider rejoining the World Health Organization  if it ends corruption and reliance on China, the White House has said. President Donald Trump on Friday terminated America’s relationship with the WHO and accused the global health body of being hand in glove with China in sharing inaccurate information to the world about […]

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7 former foreign ministers urge UK PM for global alliance on Hong Kong

7 former foreign ministers urge UK PM for global alliance on Hong Kong

London :  Seven former British foreign ministers have urged the Boris Johnson led UK government to form a global alliance to coordinate the response to the Hong Kong crisis as a result of China’s new security law. China is facing mounting criticism worldwide over a planned security law for Hong Kong, which would make it […]

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Violent protests engulf US, thousands arrested and nearly 40 cities under curfew

Violent protests engulf US, thousands arrested and nearly 40 cities under curfew

Washington, Jun 1:  The US remained a tinderbox of anger and emotion as violent protests erupted for a sixth day across the country over the custodial killing of African-American George Floyd, resulting in the death of at least five people, the arrest of thousands and placing of curfew in nearly 40 cities, while forcing President […]

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Protests over police killings rage in dozens of US cities

Protests over police killings rage in dozens of US cities

Minneapolis (US), May 31 : Tense protests over the death of George Floyd and other police killings of black people grew Saturday from New York to Tulsa to Los Angeles, with police cars set ablaze and reports of injuries mounting on all sides as the country convulsed through another night of unrest after months of […]

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