Chinese activist detained for supporting girl who defaced Xi’s poster \
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Chinese activist detained for supporting girl who defaced Xi’s poster

05-Dec-2020
Beijing [China], December 5 (ANI): A Chinese activist has been detained by police after he voiced his support on Twitter for "ink girl" Dong Yaoqiong, who defaced a poster of President Xi Jinping in 2018.
05-Dec-2020 World
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Rise of domestic social media in Tibet amid growing Chinese suppression \
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Rise of domestic social media in Tibet amid growing Chinese suppression

05-Dec-2020
Taipei [Taiwan], December 5 (ANI): Despite the attempts by the authoritarian Chinese Communist Party (CCP) to curb freedom of expression, right to information, association and religion in Tibet, there has been a rise in domestic social media giving platform to voices challenging the government-sponsored news.
05-Dec-2020 World
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US terminates five PRC-funded programmes disguised as “cultural exchanges” \
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US terminates five PRC-funded programmes disguised as “cultural exchanges”

05-Dec-2020
Washington [US], December 5 (ANI): The United States on Friday (local time) terminated five programmes that were disguised as "cultural exchanges," with China as they are "fully funded and operated by the PRC government as soft power propaganda tools".
05-Dec-2020 World
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China Unfurls Its Flag on Moon Before Chang’e-5 Spacecraft’s Take-Off, See Picture \
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China Unfurls Its Flag on Moon Before Chang’e-5 Spacecraft’s Take-Off, See Picture

05-Dec-2020
Before the lit-off of Chang'e-5 spacecraft, China's flag was raised from the lander-ascender combination on the moon.
05-Dec-2020 Technology
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US Senators say China poses greatest threat to Washington’s National Security \
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US Senators say China poses greatest threat to Washington’s National Security

05-Dec-2020
Washington DC [US], December 5 (ANI): US Senators Marco Rubio and Mark Warner on Friday reiterated the remarks made by the country's Director of National Intelligence (DNI) John Ratcliffe, saying that China is now the greatest national security threat the United States faces.
05-Dec-2020 World
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US imposes sanctions on Chinese officials for engaging in ‘coercive activities’ \
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US imposes sanctions on Chinese officials for engaging in ‘coercive activities’

05-Dec-2020
Washington DC [US], December 5 (ANI): US State Department on Friday imposed visa restrictions on Chinese officials, accusing them of using coercion and intimidation tactics to suppress freedom of expression, against those who oppose Beijing's policies.
05-Dec-2020 World
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ITBP names pups after sites of face-off with Chinese Army \
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ITBP names pups after sites of face-off with Chinese Army

04-Dec-2020
New Delhi [India], December 4 (ANI): Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) named newly born 17 Belgian Malinois pups after Galwan, Shyok, Khardungi, etc where Indian troops are engaged in a face-off with the Chinese army.
04-Dec-2020 National
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Rajnath takes dig at Pakistan, says countries not able to protect their sovereignty become like “our neighbour” \
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Rajnath takes dig at Pakistan, says countries not able to protect their sovereignty become like “our neighbour”

04-Dec-2020
New Delhi [India], December 4 (ANI): Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday took a veiled dig at Pakistan and said that countries which are not able to protect their sovereignty become like "our neighbour".
04-Dec-2020 National
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US just one step away from removing Chinese firms from Wall Street \
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US just one step away from removing Chinese firms from Wall Street

04-Dec-2020
Hong Kong [China], December 4 (ANI): The US government is just one step away from enacting a law that could 'kick' several Chinese firms off Wall Street, which can further escalate tensions between Washington and Beijing.
04-Dec-2020 World
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UN Removes Cannabis From List of Most Dangerous Narcotic Drugs, India Votes in Favour of Proposal \
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UN Removes Cannabis From List of Most Dangerous Narcotic Drugs, India Votes in Favour of Proposal

04-Dec-2020
Out of the 53 member nations which are part of the CND, a slim majority voted for the reclassification of cannabis. 27 nations, including India where cannabis is banned under the strict NDPS Act, voted for its removal from the list of most dangerous drugs. 25 nations, however, voted against the proposal.
04-Dec-2020 National
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