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World Food Prices Edge Up in October: FAO

By Isla Binnie ROME, Nov 10 – World food prices edged up in October to continue an upward trend since January, the United Nations food agency said on Thursday, adding that prospects for global cereal output had improved. Barring a slight dip in July, the Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) food price index has steadily

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China’s Shanghai Electric to Buy $1.77 Bln Stake in Pakistani Power Company

By Syed Raza Hassan KARACHI, Pakistan, Oct 30  – China’s Shanghai Electric power company will buy a controlling stake in K-Electric, a power generation and distribution company in Pakistan’s largest city, for $1.77 billion, K-Electric’s parent company announced in a statement on Sunday. Dubai-based Abraaj Group said it had entered into a definitive agreement with

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China Holds First Anti-Terror Drills with Saudi Arabia

BEIJING, Oct 27  – Special forces from China and Saudi Arabia have held their first joint anti-terrorism drills, state media reported on Thursday, China’s latest effort to expand security ties with countries in the Middle East and its Muslim neighbours. China says its companies and citizens face a growing threat from terrorism as its global

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Op-ed: GOA and BRICS Faultlines

By Waqar K. Kauravi Since the assumption of the Bharatiya Janata Party’s government (BJP) in New Delhi in 2014, India under the Hindu nationalist Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) activist turned Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, has experimented every tactic to cow down the government’s prime adversary Pakistan. Unlike in the past, India’s nefarious pursuit has witnessed

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China Electronics Firm to Recall Some U.S. Products After Hacking Attack

SHANGHAI, Oct 24 – Chinese firm Hangzhou Xiongmai Technology Co Ltd said it will recall some of its products sold in the United States after it was identified by security researchers as having made parts for devices that were targeted in a major hacking attack on Friday. Hackers unleashed a complex attack on the Internet

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China Defends Pakistan After “Mother-Ship of Terrorism” Comment

BEIJING, Oct 17 –  China sprang to long-time ally Pakistan’s defence on Monday after Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi branded Pakistan a “mother-ship of terrorism” at a summit of BRICS nations. Modi’s remarks to a meeting of leaders from BRICS – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa – escalated his diplomatic drive to isolate Pakistan,

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CAUTION: This is a Satire!

Donald Trump hasn’t won… yet! By Ramsay Short  The Trump Post Your Number 1 selling paper in all of America November 12, 2018. It has been two years since President Donald Trump was elected into office with a landslide victory over his opponent Hillary Clinton, who is now under house arrest awaiting trial after President

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China Backs Sovereign Immunity after U.S. Sept.11 Bill Becomes Law

BEIJING, Oct 10 – A country’s domestic law should not supersede international law on anti-terrorism cooperation, China said on Monday, after the U.S. Congress last month approved a bill that allows relatives of the victims of the Sept. 11 attacks to sue Saudi Arabia. Congress on Sept. 28 overwhelmingly rejected President Barack Obama’s veto of

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China to Build Outposts for Tajik Guards on Tajikistan-Afghanistan Border

DUSHANBE, Sept 26  – China plans to finance and build several outposts and other facilities to beef up Tajikistan’s defense capabilities along its border with Afghanistan, the Tajik government said on Monday. The Central Asian nation’s 1,345-km border with its southern neighbour is leaky and Dushanbe routinely reports clashes between border guards and armed drug

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Apple vs. FBI: The Apple of Beijing’s Eye

Apple’s standoff over the FBI’s demand to crack open the cellphone used by San Bernardino killer Syed Rizwan Farook is more than a quintessentially American debate over the limits of privacy in an era of terrorism. Read more here: http://newsweekme.com/?p=7227 Social Streams

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