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Regrouping Of TTP Raises Fears Of Horrific Violence In Pakistan

Jan 06, 2022 Associated Press (AP)

Pakistani Taliban, known by the acronym TTP, are regrouping and reorganizing, with their leadership headquartered in neighboring Afghanistan, according to a U.N. report from July. That is raising fears among Pakistanis of a return of the horrific violence the group once inflicted.

Outrage Over Tesla's Showroom In Xinjiang, Activists Demand Shutdown

Jan 04, 2022 Associated Press (AP)

The Xinjiang province of China is infamous for alleged abuses on the Muslim ethnic minorities, especially the Uyghur Muslims. A recently opened Tesla showroom in Xinjiang has invited criticism from activists all around the world.


US Sanctions Over Xinjiang 'Forced Labour': China Vows To Respond

US sanctions are latest in its series of intensifying penalties over China's alleged systemic and widespread abuse of ethnic and religious minorities in the western region, especially Xinjiang's predominantly Muslim Uyghurs.

US Imposes Sanctions Against China Over Human Rights Abuse Of Uyghurs

Dec 16, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Chinese government is known to abuse the advanced attributes of modern biotechnology and medical innovation via several biotech and surveillance companies and government entities to repress and pursue control over the members of ethnic and religious minority groups.


China’s Xi, Russia’s Putin To Hold Virtual Summit

China's President Xi Jinping and Russia's President Vladimir Putin will hold a virtual summit on Wednesday over Ukraine this week. US President Joe Biden has already warned Russia against its attempts to invade Ukraine.

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24 November, 2021

Xinjiang Footage Sheds New Light On Uyghur Detention Camps

Deutsche Welle

A YouTube video of Xinjiang detention facilities has rekindled concern over China's crackdown on ethnic minorities. Researchers say the videos offer new evidence, but many fear for the vlogger's safety.


22 November, 2021

Peng Shuai's Video Call: IOC Playing Into China's Hands?

Associated Press (AP)

A three-time Olympian, Peng Shuai accused Zhang Gaoli of sexual assault on social media in China, which was immediately taken down on its heavily censored Internet.


14 October, 2021

Chinese Human Rights Not A Concern Before 2022 Winter Olympic Games: John Coates

Associated Press (AP)

There has been widespread criticism of Beijing's treatment of Uyghur Muslims, as well as its crackdown on protesters in Hong Kong and its policies toward Tibet and Taiwan.


10 October, 2021

Xinjiang Witnesses Ease In Chinese Restrictions, But Fear Remains

Associated Press (AP)

Four years after Beijing launched a brutal crackdown that swept up to a million or more Uyghurs and other mostly Muslim minorities into detention camps and prisons, its control of Xinjiang has entered a new era.


09 October, 2021

Taliban Rules Out Cooperation With US To Contain Islamic State

Outlook Web Desk

Taliban political spokesman Suhail Shaheen said there would be no cooperation with Washington on going after the increasingly active Islamic State group affiliate in Afghanistan.


11 July, 2021

Will Safeguard Our Companies' Interests: China To US Over Blacklisting Of Firms

Associated Press (AP)

The United States has stepped up financial and trade penalties over China's treatment of Uyghurs


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31 March, 2021

Bill To Prohibit Funds To Buy Chinese Solar Panels Introduced In US

Outlook Web Bureau

Senator Marco Rubio said that the CPC’s crimes should not be fuelled by American taxpayer dollars.


16 March, 2019

China's Top Uyghur Muslim Official Expelled From Communist Party

Outlook Web Bureau

A top Uyghur Muslim official of China's ruling Communist Party has been expelled from the party on charges of corruption and misuse of power.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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