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US-China Trade War Offers Iran Ample Opportunities to Circumvent US Sanctions

The escalating trade war between the US and China could in many ways benefit Iran, which has been a victim of US punitive measures just like China, a report published by Fararu news website reads.

“China’s Secret Deal with US Forced Kim to Meet Trump”

Hassan Beheshtipour, a senior international expert, says a secret agreement between China and the US was the main factor that forced North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un to sit for talks with US President Donald Trump.

N. Korean Leader in Beijing Pledges Denuclearization: China

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has pledged to denuclearize and meet US officials, China said on Wednesday after an historic meeting with President Xi Jinping, who promised China would uphold friendship with its isolated neighbor.

4 Killed, 140 Missing after 6.4-Magnitude Quake Hits Taiwan (+Video)

A magnitude 6.4 earthquake has hit near the popular Taiwanese tourist city of Hualien on Tuesday night, killing at least four people and injuring 243 others.

China Accused of Negligence in Saving Iranian Sailors

Iranian maritime officials have slammed the Chinese for not doing enough to save the Iranian crew on board an oil tanker which caught fire after colliding with a cargo ship.

30 Iranians Missing after Ship Collision Off China

32 people including 30 Iranians and 2 Bangladeshi crew have gone missing after an Iranian oil tanker collided with a bulk freighter and caught fire off China's eastern coast.

1,100 Chinese Officials Punished for Damaging Environment

More than 1,000 officials have been held responsible and punished in China for environmental damage, as China steps up efforts to fight pollution through deterrent means.
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World Powers behind Plight of Myanmar Muslims: Analyst

An Iranian political analyst says some big powers are the main players behind the plight of Rohingya Muslims of Myanmar.

India Modernising Nuclear Arsenal with Eye on China: Report

India continues to modernise its atomic arsenal with an eye on its powerful neighbour China, according to a media report.
China Bans Islamic Names in Muslim-Majority Province

China Bans Islamic Names in Muslim-Majority Province

In another move to tighten its grip on Muslims in western China, the Chinese government has banned parents from choosing certain Islamic names like “Muhammad” for their children.

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