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Amid criticism over detention of Uyghur Muslims, China says around 13,000 ‘terrorists’ have been arrested in Xinjiang
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Amid criticism over detention of Uyghur Muslims, China says around 13,000 ‘terrorists’ have been arrested in Xinjiang

China said on Monday it had arrested about 13,000 'terrorists' in a massive crackdown against militants in the volatile Uyghur Muslim-majority Xinjiang region since 2014, denying criticism that Beijing is 'buying' silence of the Muslim world with heavy investments in Pakistan and other Islamic countries.

Pakistan cuts CPEC investment in railways by $2 billion; railway minister says Islamabad 'cannot afford' huge burden of loans
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Pakistan cuts CPEC investment in railways by $2 billion; railway minister says Islamabad 'cannot afford' huge burden of loans

The announcement gives credence to reports that the Imran Khan government intends to scrutinise the $62 billion CPEC infrastructure and power projects,

'China's BRI a debt trap': Editorial in Nepali newspaper claims to be 'aghast' at govt's decision while Pakistan, Malaysia reviewing project
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'China's BRI a debt trap': Editorial in Nepali newspaper claims to be 'aghast' at govt's decision while Pakistan, Malaysia reviewing project

China could emerge as a neo-colonial power in the new world order if its landmark Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), at some instances, appears to be guided by the colonial philosophy that was followed by the Europeans.

US lawmakers urge Pakistan government to stop human rights violation of minorities in Karachi, Balochistan
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US lawmakers urge Pakistan government to stop human rights violation of minorities in Karachi, Balochistan

Pennsylvania Congressman Scott Perry said that the US should demand that the country's allies to treat their citizens equally, so everyone could realise their full potential.

India needs Islamabad for accessing European market, West Asia, says ex-Pakistan NSA Nasser Janjua
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India needs Islamabad for accessing European market, West Asia, says ex-Pakistan NSA Nasser Janjua

India must maintain a relationship of respect with Pakistan as its burgeoning economy needs access to the markets of Europe via Central Asia and Pakistan is the only country which could provide this

Pakistan Army says scope of General Qamar Javed Bajwa's doctrine limited to security measures
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Pakistan Army says scope of General Qamar Javed Bajwa's doctrine limited to security measures

Pakistan Army said that army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa was not against the 18th amendment but simply wants to ensure the provinces are capable of making the decisions as it clarified that if a 'Bajwa doctrine' exists its scope is limited to security measures only.

China says ready to hold talks with India over CPEC, resolve differences with 'mutual respect'
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China says ready to hold talks with India over CPEC, resolve differences with 'mutual respect'

China on Monday said it is ready to hold talks with India to resolve their differences on the contentious $50 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) that passes through Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir.

India using Afghanistan to conspire against CPEC, Islamabad prepared to foil it, says Pakistan Interior minister Ahsan Iqbal
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India using Afghanistan to conspire against CPEC, Islamabad prepared to foil it, says Pakistan Interior minister Ahsan Iqbal

Pakistan has accused India of using Afghanistan for hatching conspiracies against China- Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).

China reasserts control over CPEC, disciplines Pakistan by halting funding for three infrastructure projects
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China reasserts control over CPEC, disciplines Pakistan by halting funding for three infrastructure projects

The Chinese government has stopped funding three infrastructure projects in Pakistan under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) programme. These three projects were included in the CPEC agenda in December 2016 and the final procedural formalities were pending.

India hopeful policy set by China's Communist Party Congress will promote bilateral ties
India

India hopeful policy set by China's Communist Party Congress will promote bilateral ties

On China's offer for India to join its 'One Belt One Road' (OBOR) initiative, which includes the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), Kumar said India's position on the issue is well-known.

China rejects US criticism over OBOR passing through Pakistan-occupied Kashmir
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China rejects US criticism over OBOR passing through Pakistan-occupied Kashmir

Claiming UN support for its controversial One Belt One Road (OBOR) initiative, China on Friday rejected US criticism

China, Pakistan agree to strengthen anti-terrorism cooperation along Gwadar port
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China, Pakistan agree to strengthen anti-terrorism cooperation along Gwadar port

China and Pakistan have agreed to strengthen anti-terrorism and security cooperation along a $ 50 billion economic corridor that links the restive regions of the two countries through a network of rail and road projects.

China says 'good brother' Pakistan has done its best to counter terrorism yet no one understands it
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China says 'good brother' Pakistan has done its best to counter terrorism yet no one understands it

China on Friday tried to mollify its all-weather friend saying "good brother and iron friend" Islamabad has "done its best" to counter terrorism.

Sikkim standoff: General Bipin Rawat says incidents likely to increase as China tries to 'change status quo'
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Sikkim standoff: General Bipin Rawat says incidents likely to increase as China tries to 'change status quo'

China is attempting to "change the status quo" on its border with India and incidents like the ongoing stand-off in the Doka la area are likely to "increase" in future

China's vice premier Wang Yang to visit Pakistan for I-Day celebrations amid Doka La standoff
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China's vice premier Wang Yang to visit Pakistan for I-Day celebrations amid Doka La standoff

Chinese vice premier Wang Yang will arrive in Pakistan on Sunday to take part in the country's Independence Day celebrations on 14 August, officials said.

Doka La standoff: China maintains silence over media report on 'military operation' to oust Indian troops
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Doka La standoff: China maintains silence over media report on 'military operation' to oust Indian troops

Doka La is the Indian name for the region which Bhutan recognises as Dokalam, while China claims it as part of its Donglang region.

Narendra Modi wants a solution to Kashmir issue despite his RSS links, says Congress leader
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Narendra Modi wants a solution to Kashmir issue despite his RSS links, says Congress leader

Congress leader Saifuddin Soz said he feels that irrespective of his background and RSS connections, Narendra Modi wants a solution to the Kashmir issue.

China says ready to wait for India to shed 'misgivings' on join Belt and Road Initiative
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China says ready to wait for India to shed 'misgivings' on join Belt and Road Initiative

India skipped China's high-profile Belt and Road Forum in May due to its sovereignty concerns over the CPEC, which passes through PoK.

IISS team in Delhi to ease diplomatic tensions after India pulled out of Shangri-La Dialogue
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IISS team in Delhi to ease diplomatic tensions after India pulled out of Shangri-La Dialogue

A team from the International Institute of Strategic Studies, which runs the Asia’s premier Shangri-La Dialogue is in Delhi for damage control over the diplomatic faux post the Shangri-La Dialogue.

China welcomes India but need not beg New Delhi to join Belt and Road project: Chinese Daily
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China welcomes India but need not beg New Delhi to join Belt and Road project: Chinese Daily

India's absence at the summit was sort of an embarrassment to China even though it called the forum a success.