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ZIMBABWE POLITICS: MDC Slams Mugabe Government Choosing Chinese Firm for Voter Registration

ZIMBABWE POLITICS: MDC Slams Mugabe Government Choosing Chinese Firm for Voter Registration 0

Zimbabwe is due to hold presidential and parliamentary elections next year. Mugabe will be 94 if he stands for re-election, as he has indicated he is likely to.

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SOUTH KOREA POLITICS: Moon Jae-in Urges ‘Parallel’ Talks and Sanctions to Rein in North Korea

SOUTH KOREA POLITICS: Moon Jae-in Urges ‘Parallel’ Talks and Sanctions to Rein in North Korea 0

“The resolution of North Korean nuclear issue must be comprehensive and sequential, with pressure and sanctions used in parallel with negotiations,” Moon’s spokesman, Yoon Young-chan, quoted Moon as telling Xi.

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NORTH KOREA POLITICS: As US, China Find Common Ground on Pyongyang, is Russia Wild Card?

NORTH KOREA POLITICS: As US, China Find Common Ground on Pyongyang, is Russia Wild Card? 0

“Pyongyang has been playing off Beijing and Moscow for half a century, letting them compete for the right to aid and influence North Korea.”

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USA POLITICS: ‘Major, Major Conflict With North Korea Possible’: Trump Says

USA POLITICS: ‘Major, Major Conflict With North Korea Possible’: Trump Says 0

“We’d love to solve things diplomatically but it’s very difficult,” U.S. President Donald Trump says.

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CHINA POLITICS: US Aircraft Carrier Heads for Korean Waters, China Calls for Restraint

CHINA POLITICS: US Aircraft Carrier Heads for Korean Waters, China Calls for Restraint 0

Chinese President Xi Jinping called for all sides to exercise restraint on a call about North Korea with U.S. President Donald Trump, as Japan conducted exercises with a US aircraft carrier strike group headed for Korean waters.

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CHINA POLITICS: New Korean War May Break Out ‘At Any Moment’: Chinese FM

CHINA POLITICS: New Korean War May Break Out ‘At Any Moment’: Chinese FM 0

“Lately, tensions have risen with the US and the ROK [South Korea] on one side, and the DPRK [North Korea] on the other,” Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi told reporters on Friday, adding that “One has the feeling that a conflict could break out at any moment.”

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CHINA POLITICS: Beijing to US: No Winners If Korea War Breaks Out

CHINA POLITICS: Beijing to US: No Winners If Korea War Breaks Out 0

“Therefore, we call upon all the parties, no matter verbally or in action, to stop provoking and threatening each other and not to allow the situation to become irretrievable and out of control,” Wang said.

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CHINA POLITICS: Beijing to Taiwan: Using Arms Won’t Stop Unification

CHINA POLITICS: Beijing to Taiwan: Using Arms Won’t Stop Unification 0

“Separatist Taiwan independence forces and their activities are the greatest threat to peace and stability in the Taiwan Strait,” Chinese Defence Ministry spokesman Wu Qian told a monthly news briefing.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Julie Bishop Meets With China After Extradition Treaty Failure

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Julie Bishop Meets With China After Extradition Treaty Failure 0

Eager to head-off any possible diplomatic fallout, Julie Bishop met with China’s ambassador to Australia, Cheng Jingye, on Tuesday, the source said.

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SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: China to Set Up Hunter-Killer Aerial Drones Factory in Saudi Arabia

SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: China to Set Up Hunter-Killer Aerial Drones Factory in Saudi Arabia 0

Beijing sold more than three dozen of its then-advanced, nuclear-capable, intermediate-range DF-3A ballistic missiles to Saudi Arabia in 1988 at a cost of US$3.5 billion.

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TAIWAN POLITICS: ‘Don’t Use Taiwan’, Taipei Frets Ahead of Trump-Xi Meeting

TAIWAN POLITICS: ‘Don’t Use Taiwan’, Taipei Frets Ahead of Trump-Xi Meeting 0

At issue for Taipei is whether Trump-Xi meeting will harm Taipei’s interests as US begins new arms package for Taiwan, a move sure to anger China.

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CHINA POLITICS: Tillerson Ends China Trip With Warm Words From President Xi Jinping

CHINA POLITICS: Tillerson Ends China Trip With Warm Words From President Xi Jinping 0

“The joint interests of China and US far outweigh the differences, and cooperation is the only correct choice for us both,” Chinese President Xi said.

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USA POLITICS: Rex Tillerson Faces Tough First Trip to Asia

USA POLITICS: Rex Tillerson Faces Tough First Trip to Asia 0

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will press China to do more on perhaps the most serious security challenge confronting President Donald Trump.

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TAIWAN POLITICS: Chinese Military Threat Grows: Taiwan Says

TAIWAN POLITICS: Chinese Military Threat Grows: Taiwan Says 0

“The recent activity of Chinese jets and ships around Taiwan shows the continued rise in (China’s) military threat capabilities,” highlighting the importance of Taiwan’s need to defend itself, the review will say.

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CHINA POLITICS: J-20 New Generation Warplane Launched in China

CHINA POLITICS: J-20 New Generation Warplane Launched in China 0

Chinese President Xi Jinping is overseeing sweeping modernisation of China’s armed forces, the largest in the world, including anti-satellite missiles.

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CHINA POLITICS: Dalai Lama a ‘Deceptive Actor’: Beijing Says

CHINA POLITICS: Dalai Lama a ‘Deceptive Actor’: Beijing Says 0

“The Dalai Lama’s comments in the interview perhaps appeared humorous and funny, but these words are all lies that do not accord with the facts,” Geng said.

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INDIA POLITICS: India Defies China to Host Dalai Lama in Disputed Territory

INDIA POLITICS: India Defies China to Host Dalai Lama in Disputed Territory 0

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s administration is raising its public engagement with the Tibetan leader Dalai Lama, a change from earlier governments’ reluctance to anger Beijing by sharing a public platform with him.

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CHINA POLITICS: Beijing Completing South China Sea Structures to House Missiles

CHINA POLITICS: Beijing Completing South China Sea Structures to House Missiles 0

U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration has called China’s island building in the South China Sea illegal.

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USA POLITICS: Donald Trump Now Backs ‘One China’ Policy

USA POLITICS: Donald Trump Now Backs ‘One China’ Policy 0

“President Trump agreed, at the request of President Xi, to honor our ‘one China’ policy,” the statement said.

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CHINA POLITICS: Trump Breaks Ice With Xi Jinping in Letter Seeking ‘Constructive’ Ties

CHINA POLITICS: Trump Breaks Ice With Xi Jinping in Letter Seeking ‘Constructive’ Ties 0

“President Trump stated he looks forward to working with President Xi to develop a constructive relationship that benefits United States and China,” it said.

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