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Economic sanctions on Afghanistan must end: Chinese FM

BEIJING: China’s State Councillor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said the various unilateral sanctions or restrictions on Afghanistan should be lifted as soon as possible. Economic sanctions on Afghanistan must end, the Chinese foreign ministry said in a statement, citing Wang at a virtual G20 foreign ministers meeting on Afghanistan on …

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Chinese astronauts return to Earth after 90-day mission

BEIJING: Three Chinese astronauts returned to Earth Friday after completing the country’s longest-ever crewed mission, the latest landmark in Beijing’s drive to become a major space power. The capsule carrying the trio deployed its parachute and landed in the Gobi desert at 1:34 pm local time (0534 GMT). “It feels …

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Two children killed, Chinese national injured in Gwadar blast

QUETTA: At least two children were killed and three other people sustained injuries during a suicide attack targeting a vehicle carrying Chinese nationals in Balochistan’s Gwadar on Friday. The blast occurred on Gwadar’s Expressway near the Chinese vehicle, injuring three people including a Chinese national. “Strongly condemn suicide attack on …

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Chinese regulators meet delivery firms

BEIJING: China’s delivery platform companies including Meituan and Alibaba’s Ele.me recently joined a meeting with government regulators on improving safety and labour rights for delivery workers. Food delivery platforms, in the spotlight due to China’s regulatory reforms, have attracted severe criticism on social media for their treatment of delivery workers, …

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Oil hit by concern over Chinese economy, higher supply

LONDON: Oil prices fell on Monday as worries over China’s economy resurfaced after a survey showing growth in factory activity slipped sharply in the world’s second-largest oil consumer, with concerns compounded by higher crude output from OPEC producers. Brent crude oil futures slid by $0.87, or 1.15%, to $74.54 a …

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Chinese national wounded in Karachi gun attack

KARACHI: At least one Chinese national was wounded in a gun attack in Karachi on Wednesday, police said, in the latest assault targeting Chinese citizens in the country. Local police said two masked assailants riding on a motorbike fired at a car carrying two Chinese nationals, who were working at …

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New security plan to cover ‘all Chinese workers’

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan will review security arrangements for Chinese nationals working on the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) as well as other projects after a recent terrorist attack near the Dasu hydropower plant in Kohistan. Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, accompanied by Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) Director General Lt General Faiz Hameed, during …

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