The Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said Beijing has always objected to any imposition of unilateral sanctions against other nations based on domestic laws, stressing that China will continue trade ties with Iran.
China will continue economic ties with Iran
The Taliban announced a three-day cease-fire over the Eid al-Fitr holiday at the end of the holy month of Ramadan, a first for the militant group, following an earlier cease-fire announcement by the Afghan government.
Taliban announce unprecedented Eid cease-fire
The United States is urging India to reconsider its plan to purchase advanced missiles from Russia and instead switch to American systems, touting the ‘strategic importance’ of the relationship between Washington and New Delhi.
US urges India to ditch Russian missiles for American ones
Authorities in Pakistan's northwestern tribal region have expanded a 24-hour curfew to avert further clashes between tribesmen and militants.
Pakistan extends curfew in South Waziristan
Singapore's Minister for Foreign Affairs Vivian Balakrishnan will visit North Korea from Thursday to Friday, the Singapore government said in a statement, days before it plays host to the leaders of North Korea and the United States at a summit.
Singapore’s foreign minister to visit Pyongyang
Malaysia’s Central Bank governor has resigned, as the country’s new attorney-general sets his priority to fight “alleged wrongdoers” in a high-level graft scandal in the country.
Malaysia’s Central Bank governor resigns as corruption probe continues
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is to send troops to Afghanistan for what is said to be a training and support mission in the war-torn country.
UAE to send troops to Afghanistan on ‘training’ mission
Members of Myanmar’s persecuted Rohingya community say government forces have specifically targeted the minority group’s religious figures and teachers in their crackdown in Rakhine state.
Myanmar targeted the educated in genocide, Rohingya refugees say
Eleven people were killed and nine injured Tuesday in an explosion at an iron-ore mine in northeast China's Liaoning province, state media reported.
11 dead, 25 trapped in explosion at iron-ore mine in NE China

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