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Chinese backed Pakistan’s decision not to evacuate Pakistani students from the province of China’s coronavirus outbreak

KARACHI, Pakistan (Reuters) : – – A Chinese diplomat on Thursday backed Pakistan’s decision not to evacuate Pakistani students from the province at the centre of China’s coronavirus outbreak, a day after parents confronted government ministers demanding their children be brought home. Pakistan has ruled out bringing back more than 1,000 students in Hubei province […]

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China expelle three reporters of The Wall Street Journal over a “racist” editorial

China has expelled three reporters working for The Wall Street Journal over a “racist” editorial, calling the country “the Real Sick Man of Asia.” China’s foreign ministry said Wednesday that it was canceling the visas of three journalists over the racist headline about the coronavirus epidemic. “The Chinese side has lodged stern representations with WSJ […]

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China reports drop in new virus infections despite fatality increase : Confirmed cases 74,576, 114 new deaths!

Figures show a big drop in new coronavirus cases in mainland China, even as deaths from the infectious epidemic increase to 2,118 people. On Thursday, Chinese health officials reported 600 new infections with COVID-19, the lowest daily tally since late last month, and well down from the 1,749 new cases the day before. Confirmed cases […]

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Pakistan successfully tests air-launched cruise missile having a range of 600 kilometres

ISLAMABAD : – Pakistan on Tuesday conducted a successful flight test of an air-launched cruise missile having a range of 600 kilometres. A statement by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) directorate said that Pakistan has conducted successful flight test of Air-Launched Cruise Missile “Ra’ad-II”. “Ra’ad-II”, with a range of 600 km, significantly enhances the air […]

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Taliban says unless its leadership shifts policy, Afghan govt., foreign forces will be targeted

Taliban will not stop attacking Afghan government targets and foreign forces unless its ‘leadership’ gives instructions otherwise, a militant commander in Helmand says, amid uncertainties over a potential deal with the United States to curb violence. “Our leadership hasn’t conveyed any message about a ceasefire to us,” media outlets quoted the chief as saying on […]

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Everyone’s constitutional rights will be protected, This is Pakistan, not India : Islamabad high court Justice Athar Minallah

Athar Minallah, the chief justice of the Islamabad high court, hearing a case related to charges of sedition and abetting terrorism on Monday, spoke about India, insinuating that the country had violated the constitutional rights of protesters in spite of being a democracy. “Everyone’s constitutional rights will be protected. This is Pakistan, not India,” Justice […]

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China rejects Pompeo’s remarks about Chinese infiltration into US government

China’s Foreign Ministry has rejected recent remarks by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, calling on Washington to stop slandering China’s political system. Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang on Friday reacted to Pompeo’s remarks in which he said the Communist Party of China (CPC) had infiltrated various levels of America’s infrastructure and that the Chinese Embassy […]