It runs counter to shared interest with China: US

It runs counter to shared interest with China: US

New Delhi: The US shares a mutual interest with China in achieving regional stability and peace, and a “failure” to designate JeM chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist would run counter to this goal, a spokesperson in the American embassy said Thursday. The comments, seen as veiled criticism of Beijing, came a day after […]

Modi surrendered to China: Omar

Modi surrendered to China: Omar

Srinagar: Former Jammu & Kashmir chief minister and National Conference vice president Omar Abdullah on Thursday said the BJP cannot claim to have been tough on terror as Prime Minister Narendra Modi “surrendered” to China on Masood Azhar. He also said the NDA government had given Pakistan a “big victory” by not conducting the assembly […]

China won’t back India’s appeal on JeM

China won’t back India’s appeal on JeM

Beijing: China on Friday condemned the Pulwama militant attack carried out by a Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) suicide bomber but once again declined to back India’s appeal to list the JeM chief Masood Azhar as a “global terrorist” by the UN. “China has noted the reports of suicide attack. We are deeply shocked by this attack. We […]

Border Personnel Meeting between armies of China, India held in Ladakh

Srinagar: A ceremonial Border Personnel Meeting (BPM) between the armies of China and India was held in Eastern Ladakh sector on the occasion of ‘Chinese Spring Festival’ on Saturday, a defence spokesman said. “The meeting was conducted at Chinese BPM Huts at Chushul-Moldo and DBO-TWD Meeting Points of Eastern Ladakh. The Indian delegation was led […]

China to provide USD 2.5 billion loan to Pak to boost foreign reserves

China to provide USD 2.5 billion loan to Pak to boost foreign reserves

ISLAMABAD: China will provide USD 2.5 billion in loans to Pakistan to boost the foreign exchange reserves of its “all-weather ally”, a media report said Saturday. Pakistan is nearly broke with the drying up of foreign cash reserves and mounting external debt. The country’s USD 8.12 billion reserves, which are below the minimum level that […]

China calls on Washington, Moscow to preserve nuclear treaty

China calls on Washington, Moscow to preserve nuclear treaty

Beijing: China called Saturday for Washington to negotiate with Russia instead of pulling out of a nuclear arms treaty the Trump administration sees as a restraint on its ability to compete with Beijing and Moscow. China’s foreign ministry ruled out negotiating a new multilateral pact to replace the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty. The US decision […]

Pakistan exports over 100,000 kg human hair to China

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has exported to China over 100,000 kg of human hair valued at USD 132,000 over the last five years. Pakistan’s Ministry of Commerce and Textile told the National Assembly that 105,461 kg of human hair was exported to China in the last five years, the Dawn reported. Demand for human hair has increased […]

China: Law passed to ‘Sinicize’ Islam

China: Law passed to ‘Sinicize’ Islam

BEIJING: Beijing has passed a law to “implement measures to Sinicize” Islam within the next five years. The move came after Chinese government officials met with representatives from eight Islamic associations, the Global Times reported. “(The officials) agreed to guide Islam to be compatible with socialism and implement measures to Sinicize the religion,” the article […]

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