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UN rights envoy to probe Myanmar Rohingya violence

YANGON: The United Nations on Friday said its human rights envoy for Myanmar will probe escalating violence in the country, including a military crackdown on Rohingya...

Australia & Indonesia seek to patch up wounds

SYDNEY/JAKARTA: Indonesia and Australia sought to calm tensions on Thursday after Indonesia’s military suspended ties because of “insulting” teaching...

Road initiative boosts common prosperity to China and Central Asia

People’s Daily After 25 years of development, the relationshipbetween China and the five Central Asian nations has become a role model for new type of...

US media monopoly undermines media influence

Dai Lina The US has always presented itself as a model in terms of democracy and freedom of the press. It not only points fingers at other country with different...

Iraq forces launch operation to retake western area

BAGHDAD: Iraqi forces on Thursday launched an offensive aimed at retaking towns still under the control of the Daesh group in western areas near the border with Syria,...

US stations troops in Baltic states facing ‘threat’ from Russia

WASHINGTON:The United States has stationed dozens of its Special Operations forces in the Baltic countries of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania who fear an imminent threat...

Iran hits back at Syria truce criticism from Turkey

TEHRAN: Iran has hit back at “unconstructive” Turkish allegations that Tehran’s allies were violating a fragile ceasefire in Syria, accusing rebels of...

Commentary: US media monopoly undermines media influence

By Dai Lina The US has always presented itself as a model in terms of democracy and freedom of the press. It not only points fingers at other country with different...

Indian minister blames ‘western dress’ for sex attacks

BANGALORE: An Indian minister faced a severe backlash on Wednesday after he criticised women for dressing “like westerners” at a New Year’s eve celebration where a...

China to send record 30 missions into space in 2017

BEIJING (INP): China plans to conduct some 30 space launch missions in 2017, a record-breaking number in the country’s space history, said China Aerospace Science...