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How China diluted & delayed 15-member UN Security Council Statement on Pulwama attack

China’s lone opposition in the 15-member UN Security Council to any mention of terrorism resulted in a delay of nearly one week in the issuance of a statement by the powerful body on the dastardly Pulwama terror attack, official sources said on Friday.   While China was trying to water down the UNSC statement on Read More…

Kashmir Politics

Pakistan gifts gold-plated assault rifle to Saudi Crown Prince Salman

  The unusual gift for a visiting foreign dignitary was presented to Mohammad during his first official official visit to Islamabad.   At a time when Pakistan is under immense global pressure on terrorism, the country’s cash-strapped government has gifted Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman a gold-plated assault rifle, a media report said.   Read More…

China Politics

Pulwama attack could impact China-India ties says Experts

The worst terror attack on Indian forces in Kashmir’s Pulwama could impact Sino-India ties as New Delhi and Beijing continue to differ sharply over listing Pakistan-based outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) leader Masood Azhar as a ‘global terrorist’ at the United Nations.   The group has claimed responsibility for the attack and China has repeatedly in the Read More…

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Unprecedented GDP growth in China hits 28 year low

  China’s economic growth cooled slightly in the fourth quarter from a year earlier as expected, weighed down by weak investment and faltering consumer confidence as Washington piled on trade pressure, leaving 2018 growth the weakest in 28 years.   Signs of further cooling in China which has generated nearly a third of global growth Read More…

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Govt extends ban on import of milk products from China

Indian government has further extended the ban on import of milk and its products, including chocolates, from China for four months till April 23 next year, according to a notification of the commerce ministry issued Monday.   “Prohibition on import of milk, milk products (including chocolates, chocolate products, candies, confectionary food preparations with milk or Read More…

Politics

Huawei row by detaining two Canadians China Reciprocate

China has confirmed that it has detained two Canadian men in what appears to be retaliation for the arrest of Huawei’s chief financial officer.   Entrepreneur Michael Spavor and former diplomat Michael Kovrig were taken into custody on Monday, said foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang.   One of the Canadians detained, Michael Spavor, has longstanding Read More…

Asia Politics

China , Pakistan issue joint statement

A joint statement, issued hereafter Prime Minister Imran Khan’s talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang, said that China backed Pakistan’s efforts to improve ties with India to settle “outstanding disputes”, without directly mentioning the Kashmir issue. “China appreciates Pakistan’s quest for peace through dialogue, cooperation and negotiation, on the basis of Read More…