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    China tests entire city of Kashgar in Xinjiang

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:40am on October 27, 2020

    China is once again mass testing an entire city for the coronavirus amid a regional outbreak in Xinjiang province, reports BBConline. Around 4.7m people in...

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    China to sanction US firms over Taiwan arms sale

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 10:26pm on October 26, 2020

    China on Monday said it will impose sanctions on Lockheed Martin, a Boeing division and other US firms involved in arm sales to Taiwan, the...

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    Japan PM sets 2050 deadline for carbon neutrality

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 10:22pm on October 26, 2020

    Japan’s prime minister Yoshihide Suga on Monday set a 2050 deadline for the world’s third-largest economy to become carbon neutral, significantly firming up the country’s...

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    Pompeo in India for talks on China ‘threats’

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 09:29pm on October 26, 2020

    The United States secretary of state Mike Pompeo arrived in New Delhi on Monday, kicking off a four-country Asia tour that he has said will...

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    Pakistan opens first metro line after years of delays

    Agence France-Presse . Lahore | Updated at 09:16pm on October 26, 2020

    Pakistan’s first metro line began operations on Monday in the eastern city of Lahore following years of delays, in a country severely lacking public transport...

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    Pakistan summons French envoy over Macron’s Islamist remarks

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 07:51pm on October 26, 2020

    Pakistan summoned France’s ambassador on Monday to complain about a ‘systematic Islamophobic campaign’ in the European nation after French president Emmanuel Macron criticised Islamists and...

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    Thai protesters gather to renew call for PM’s resignation

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 12:00am on October 26, 2020

    Hundreds gathered Sunday at a major Bangkok intersection to renew calls for premier Prayut Chan-O-Cha to resign, after he ignored a deadline to step down...

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    US to tackle China fishing in S China Sea

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:47pm on October 24, 2020

    The United States said Friday it will deploy Coast Guard patrol ships in the western Pacific to counter ‘destabilising and malign’ activities by China in...

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    Xi Jinping invokes Chinese military might with US in mind

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:48am on October 24, 2020

    President Xi Jinping on Friday warned of China’s military resolve to defeat ‘invaders’, speaking on a 70th anniversary for the Korean War, the only time...

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    China threatens retaliation over US-Taiwan arms sale

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 10:27pm on October 22, 2020

    China on Thursday threatened to make a ‘legitimate and necessary’ retaliation over the US sale of $1 billion worth of missiles to Taiwan as Beijing...

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