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China wades into row over remarks on Prophet, hopes issue can be 'properly resolved'
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China wades into row over remarks on Prophet, hopes issue can be 'properly resolved'

Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin has said, “China always believes that different civilizations and religions should respect each other and live together as equals”

China to permit Indian students to return: Chinese foreign ministry
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China to permit Indian students to return: Chinese foreign ministry

The Indian Embassy has directed eligible Indian students to provide the necessary information by filling up a Google Form by 8 May, 2022

Karachi blast: China asks Pakistan to scale up security for its citizens; demands punishment to perpetrators
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Karachi blast: China asks Pakistan to scale up security for its citizens; demands punishment to perpetrators

The Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson said that the blood of its people cannot be shed in vain, and those behind this incident will surely pay the price

NBA: Celtics haven't talked to Enes Kanter about 'Free Tibet' comments, says coach Ime Udoka
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NBA: Celtics haven't talked to Enes Kanter about 'Free Tibet' comments, says coach Ime Udoka

Chinese broadcaster Tencent did not show the Celtics' opener against the Knicks on streaming services that typically air the games, an apparent response to Kanter's statements.

China refutes US accusation that COVID-19 leaked from Wuhan lab, says global outbreaks caused pandemic
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China refutes US accusation that COVID-19 leaked from Wuhan lab, says global outbreaks caused pandemic

Beijing has been proactively questioning the widely-held view that the deadly outbreak broke out in a wet market in Wuhan where the live animals are sold

After two years of confinement, China says two Canadians suspected of national security crimes have been tried, indicted
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After two years of confinement, China says two Canadians suspected of national security crimes have been tried, indicted

Former diplomat Michael Kovrig and businessman Michael Spavor have been confined since 10 December, 2018, just days after Canada detained Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou

Firmly opposed to India’s decision to block 43 more apps, says Chinese foreign ministry
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Firmly opposed to India’s decision to block 43 more apps, says Chinese foreign ministry

Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said the ban on apps, under the pretext of national security, violates market principles and World Trade Organisation rules

Stop sowing discord between China, regional countries, Beijing tells Mike Pompeo
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Stop sowing discord between China, regional countries, Beijing tells Mike Pompeo

The Chinese foreign ministry's remarks came in response to a question on Pompeo’s visit to India and other South Asian countries

India, China to hold another round of diplomatic talks on ending impasse along LAC today
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India, China to hold another round of diplomatic talks on ending impasse along LAC today

This will be the fifth dialogue since the standoff and the Indian side is expected to reiterate its call for complete disengagement of Chinese troops along LAC

China 'welcomes' progress in talks with India to 'disengage and de-escalate' situation on LAC
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China 'welcomes' progress in talks with India to 'disengage and de-escalate' situation on LAC

The Chinese foreign ministry said 'two sides continue working towards implementing the consensus reached at the two earlier rounds of commander-level talks and made progress in effective measures by frontline troops to disengage and deescalate the situation."

'Indian troops crossed LAC, blatantly broke consensus': China blames India for face-off, skirts questions on damming Galwan river
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'Indian troops crossed LAC, blatantly broke consensus': China blames India for face-off, skirts questions on damming Galwan river

Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian skirted questions for a second consecutive day about the casualties suffered by China in the Galwan Valley clash while accusing Indian troops of trying to 'unilaterally change the status quo'

Pakistan says claims about military applications of autoclave seized by India at Kandla port 'factually incorrect'
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Pakistan says claims about military applications of autoclave seized by India at Kandla port 'factually incorrect'

Pakistan rejected India's assertion that the industrial autoclave seized from a Karachi-bound Chinese ship at the Kandla port has military applications, saying similar furnaces are being used in several industries around the world over

China defends raising Kashmir issue at UNSC, calls it goodwill gesture to de-escalate India-Pakistan tensions
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China defends raising Kashmir issue at UNSC, calls it goodwill gesture to de-escalate India-Pakistan tensions

Stoutly defending its decision to raise the Kashmir issue at the UNSC as an attempt to de-escalate India-Pakistan tensions and out of 'goodwill', China on Friday claimed that "most of the members" of the Council have voiced their concern over the situation in the Valley

China underplays Russia's backing for India's permanent membership of UNSC, advocates package solution that accommodates all parties
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China underplays Russia's backing for India's permanent membership of UNSC, advocates package solution that accommodates all parties

China played down Russia's backing for India and Brazil's entry into the UN Security Council (UNSC) as permanent members, saying all parties have "major differences" in the matter and instead advocated for a "package solution"

From helping Pakistan raise Kashmir issue at UNSC to calling it a 'bilateral matter', a look at China's dynamic stance on dispute
India

From helping Pakistan raise Kashmir issue at UNSC to calling it a 'bilateral matter', a look at China's dynamic stance on dispute

The Ministry of External Affairs confirmed on Wednesday that Chinese president Xi Jinping will visit India on 11 and 12 October to hold an informal summit with Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Hong Kong an internal affair, says China after German foreign minister meets Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong
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Hong Kong an internal affair, says China after German foreign minister meets Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong

Hong Kong has been gripped by weeks of protests, initially against a now-shelved extradition bill and now focused more on securing greater freedoms for Hong Kong

India rejects China's objection to its move to create a separate Union Territory of Ladakh, terms issue as 'internal matter'
India

India rejects China's objection to its move to create a separate Union Territory of Ladakh, terms issue as 'internal matter'

India on Tuesday rejected China's objection to its move to create a separate Union Territory of Ladakh, terming it an internal matter of the country.

China sends vice-foreign minister to Pakistan to discuss tension with India, says Islamabad making anti-terrorism efforts
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China sends vice-foreign minister to Pakistan to discuss tension with India, says Islamabad making anti-terrorism efforts

China said on Wednesday that it has despatched Vice Foreign Minister Kong Xuanyou to Islamabad to discuss the India-Pakistan tensions following the Pulwama terrorist attack.

China asks India, Pakistan to 'exercise restraint' after IAF strikes Jaish-e-Mohammed training camp in Balakot
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China asks India, Pakistan to 'exercise restraint' after IAF strikes Jaish-e-Mohammed training camp in Balakot

On India's assertion that it was a "non-military pre-emptive strikes" directed against training camps of the terrorist groups who are carrying out violent acts in India, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said, "as for India's claim on taking action against terrorism, well fighting terrorism is a global practice