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China refutes Pompeo’s anti-China statements over China-Africa ties

Kampala, Uganda | XINHUA | China on Monday expressed strong opposition to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s statements over China-Africa relations, saying that the statements ignored the fundamental facts and smeared China arbitrarily, according to a Foreign Ministry spokesperson. Spokesperson Zhao Lijian made the remarks at a news briefing when …

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US ‘outraged’ as Russia convicts American of spying

Washington, United States | AFP | The United States expressed outrage Monday over a Russian court’s conviction of American Paul Whelan on espionage charges, saying he was deprived of a fair trial. Whelan, a former Marine arrested in December 2018, was sentenced Monday to 16 years of hard labor after being found guilty of receiving …

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US hails Taiwan model, but impact on China to be seen

Washington, United States | AFP |  With its remarkable success in fighting the coronavirus and its democratic values, Taiwan is enjoying a groundswell of support in the United States whose leadership is eager to hold up the island as a model against China. Experts, however, doubt there will be a major …

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US Democrats launch probe into ouster of State Dept watchdog

Washington, United States | AFP |  Congressional Democrats on Saturday launched a probe into President Donald Trump’s “politically-motivated” dismissal of a government watchdog believed to have been investigating Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. The announcement came after Trump told House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi late Friday that he planned to …

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Europe at odds as US, China fight over pandemic at UN

United Nations, United States | AFP |  The clash between China and the United States over COVID-19 has caused a rift between European nations at the UN Security Council over a call for ceasefires in some conflict zones during the pandemic. For two months, France has been trying to corral Washington …

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The Wuhan lab at the heart of the US-China virus spat

Beijing, China | AFP | The Chinese laboratory accused by top American officials of being the source of the coronavirus pandemic conducts research on the world’s most dangerous diseases. US President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo have both claimed that there is evidence the pathogen came from the …

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US says probing if coronavirus came from Chinese lab

Washington, United States | AFP | President Donald Trump’s administration is urging an investigation into the origins of the coronavirus pandemic, saying it doesn’t rule out that it came from a laboratory researching bats in Wuhan, China. Beijing has said that the virus, which has killed more than 138,700 people worldwide, …

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