Geopolitics
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A new report has found that China's top policy, legislative and advisory bodies were closely involved in the creation of the “Re-Education Internment Campaign” in Xinjiang that has sent some 1.8 million Uyghurs to detention camps and drawn genocide accusations against Beijing, media reports said. more
Hong Kong group forced to remove content about Tiananmen crackdown

Hong Kong:  A prominent pro-democracy group in Hong Kong has deleted its publications from the internet following a notice from the police authorities to take down their posts, media ...

China is weaponizing ‘bacteria bombs’, fears Taiwan

Taiwan, a region engaged in a conflict with China, has started biowarfare defence drills amid fears that Beijing has weaponised a number of deadly pathogens including coronaviruses.

Australia threatens to block China's bid to join global trading pact

Canberra: Australia has warned it might block China's bid to join a global trading pact, an episode which might further deteriorate the already strained relationship between the two n ...

Australia dismisses China's criticism over its submarine deal with US

Canberra: Australia on Friday dismissed China's barb over its decision to buy nuclear-powered submarines from the US as part of the new Australia-US-Britain defence alliance on Wednes ...

China asked US to 'guide' Taliban amid fears of Uyghur separatists regrouping in Afghanistan

Afraid that the absence of security forces in Afghanistan might give an open ground to anti-Beijing elements to regroup in the region, China urged a top American diplomat in late August t ...

Annual Secretary-General’s report reveals a world tested ‘to the limit’

New York: The COVID-19 pandemic continues to be the greatest shared global challenge since the UN’s founding 75 years ago, according to the annual Report of the Secretary-General on ...

China urges US to unfreeze Afghanistan assets, thanks Taliban for assurance on Beijing's investments

Beijing: China on Wednesday called on the United States to unfreeze assets belonging to Afghanistan, and thanked the Taliban-controlled government for guaranteeing the security of Chinese ...

Chinese ambassador to UK Zheng Zeguang banned from British Parliament

London: Chinese Ambassador to the UK has been banned from attending the country's Parliament, media reports said on Wednesday.

Taliban govt's minister Muttaqi urges countries to restore diplomatic ties with Afghanistan

Kabul: The Taliban regime in Afghanistan has slammed the United States for severing financial assistance after the armed-group seized power in the country last month.