China has rejected as “slander” the US criticism of Beijing-organized visits by foreign diplomats and journalists to the restive western region of Xinjiang, where the Chinese government stands accused of involvement in a crackdown campaign against Muslim minorities.
The death toll from a massive explosion last week at a pesticide plant in eastern China rose to 78 on Monday, with 13 people listed as being critically injured, as the government again pledged stricter safely controls, state media reported.
A leading Pakistani English news daily strongly believes that recent tweet of US President Donald Trump on the Golan Heights is to appease Zionist regime and disdain Arabs in general and Palestinians in particular.
Mali’s government on Sunday announced the sacking of senior military officers and the dissolution of an ethnic militia, a day after the massacre of more than 130 Fulani villagers, including women and children.
The US Navy has sent two ships through the strategic Taiwan Strait, in a move that is likely to aggravate Washington’s already-high tensions with China, which views the self-ruled island as part of its territory.