China’s actions in Hong Kong rise to new levels of ‘viciousness’: Report \
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China’s actions in Hong Kong rise to new levels of ‘viciousness’: Report

18-Apr-2021
Washington [US], April 18 (ANI): As China continues to suppress the will of the people in Hong Kong under the draconian National Security Law, media outlets worldwide have called Beijing's actions in the city "a new level of viciousness".
18-Apr-2021 World
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Spurt in suicide rate in Pakistani desert region linked to poverty driven by climate change \
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Spurt in suicide rate in Pakistani desert region linked to poverty driven by climate change

18-Apr-2021
Sindh [Pakistan], April 18 (ANI): At least 143 people have taken their own lives in Thar desert's Tharparkar, Umerkot districts between 2016 to 2020. Extreme weather patterns are frequent threat, major cause of poverty pushing people to suicide in Pakistani desert region.
18-Apr-2021 World
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UK, EU condemn sentencing of Jimmy Lai, other Hong Kong pro-democracy activists \
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UK, EU condemn sentencing of Jimmy Lai, other Hong Kong pro-democracy activists

18-Apr-2021
London [UK], April 18 (ANI): The United Kingdom and the European Union condemned the decision to sentence publishing tycoon Jimmy Lai and multiple pro-democracy figures to prison for their roles in the 2019 mass protests that rocked the city for a year.
18-Apr-2021 World
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Taiwan welcomes US-Japan commitment to cross-strait stability \
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Taiwan welcomes US-Japan commitment to cross-strait stability

18-Apr-2021
Taipei [Taiwan], April 18 (ANI): In what could be called another massive setback to China, Taiwan has welcomed a joint statement issued by Japan and the United States affirming the importance of maintaining peace and stability across the Taiwan Strait.
18-Apr-2021 World
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US could take more action concerning Taiwan’s defence: experts \
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US could take more action concerning Taiwan’s defence: experts

18-Apr-2021
Taipei [Taiwan], April 18 (ANI): After the first US-Japan in-person summit in Washington on Friday, Taiwanese foreign policy experts have predicted that more action would be taken by the Joe Biden administration in relation to the defence of Taiwan.
18-Apr-2021 World
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‘Chinese policies demand response commensurate to scale of atrocities against Uyghurs’ \
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‘Chinese policies demand response commensurate to scale of atrocities against Uyghurs’

17-Apr-2021
Washington [US], April 17 (ANI): Chinese's policies demand a response commensurate to the scale of the atrocities against Uyghur Muslims, said former staff director of US Congressional-Executive Commission on China.
17-Apr-2021 World
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Chinese owners of Australia biggest dairy scrambling to sell parts of business after investigation launched \
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Chinese owners of Australia biggest dairy scrambling to sell parts of business after investigation launched

17-Apr-2021
Canberra [Australia], April 17 (ANI): The Chinese owner of Australia's biggest and oldest dairy farming business is scrambling to sell off parts of the business after an investigation was launched into the conditions of farms.
17-Apr-2021 World
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Bangladesh police opens fire on workers protesting over low wages at Chinese-funded power plant, 5 dead \
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Bangladesh police opens fire on workers protesting over low wages at Chinese-funded power plant, 5 dead

17-Apr-2021
Dhaka [Bangladesh], April 17 (ANI): At least five people were shot dead on Saturday as police opened fire at workers of a Chinese-backed power plant in Banshkhali Upazila of Chittagong.
17-Apr-2021 World
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Hong Kong: 17-year-old sent to rehabilitation centre for trashing Chinese tea house \
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Hong Kong: 17-year-old sent to rehabilitation centre for trashing Chinese tea house

17-Apr-2021
Hong Kong, April 17 (ANI): A Hong Kong student has been sent to a rehabilitation centre for damaging properties of a local branch of a Chinese teahouse chain last year.
17-Apr-2021 World
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New US rules restricting usage of Chinese IT to impact 4.5 million companies: Report \
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New US rules restricting usage of Chinese IT to impact 4.5 million companies: Report

17-Apr-2021
Washington [US], April 17 (ANI): The companies operating in America will have to ask permission from the US government to use information technology equipment and services from China or other countries deemed "adversaries" from May.
17-Apr-2021 World
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