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Beijing: The 42-year-old billionaire founder and chief executive of Meituan has locked nearly 18,000 of his social media posts from public view just weeks before the Chinese government slapped a US$533 million fine on it  to end the firm’s antitrust investigation, media reports said. more
US says talks with Taliban in Qatar remained 'candid'

Washington: The US Statedepartment on Sunday said talks between the American delegation and Taliban in Doha was 'candid and professional'.

We will not bow to Beijing pressure: Taiwan president gives strong reply to Xi Jinping

Taipei:  President Tsai Ing-wen has targeted China in her defiant speech and said will not bow to pressure from Beijing and will defend its democratic way of life.

Former journalist detained for his remarks on Chinese soldiers in war movie

Beijing: A former journalist has been detained in the Chinese city of Hainan for making “insulting comments” about Chinese soldiers portrayed in a blockbuster movie about the ...

Afghanistan Crisis: US, Taliban representatives hold first talks since withdrawal

Doha: US officials on Saturday met members of Afghanistan's ruling Taliban government in Qatar for the first time ever since the foreign forces left the nation in August.

China: Xi Jinping vows to pursue 'reunification' with Taiwan

Beijing; Chinese President XI Jinping has vowed to pursue the "reunification" with Taiwan, which Beijing observes as a breakaway province, in a peaceful manner.

French delegation visiting Taiwan calls it a 'country'

The head of a French delegation of senators on Thursday called Taiwan a "country" during a visit to Taipei, risking drawing China's wrath.

Qatar's Deputy Foreign Minister says international community should not hurry to recognize Taliban govt in Afghanistan

Qatar's Deputy Foreign Minister Lolwah Rashid al-Khater has said the international community should not be in a hurry to recognize the Taliban government of Afghanistan.

Chinese aggression: US says it will continue to strengthenĀ its relations with Taiwan

Washington:  The United States will continue to strengthen its relations with Taiwan amid rising tensions between Taipei and Beijing, State Department spokesperson Ned Price said on ...

White House remains indifferent to Islamabad as Pak Foreign Minister urges envoy to elicit US response

Islamabad (JEN): A mysterious and allegedly 'leaked' letter from the Pakistan Foreign Minister to his country's envoy in the U.S, which has been immediately declared as 'f ...