May 10, 2021
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Pakistani Cleric Booked For ‘provocative’ Speech Against Women; Granted Bail

republicworld– A Pakistan cleric, who had delivered a ‘provocative’ speech against women education, has been granted bail in the Nowshera district in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. As per reports, after his release on Thursday, Mufti Sardar Ali Haqqani led a procession of hundreds of students and reached his madrassa in Wazirabad in Nowshere Kalaan.
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China: UK Claim Of Uyghur Genocide A ‘monstrous Lie’

republicworld- Beijing strongly rejected a motion approved by British lawmakers declaring that China’s treatments of Uyghur minorities in the far western Xinjiang region constitutes genocide and crimes against humanity. At a daily news briefing in Beijing on Friday, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian denounced the allegation of genocide as a
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Beijing Warns US, Japan Against Collusion Vs China

republicworld– Beijing expressed “serious concerns” to the United States and Japan on Friday over what it described as “negative moves and collusion” between the two countries against China. The statement came from Foreign Ministry spokesperson, Zhao Lijian, just before Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga’s visit to the White House in
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Sinovac Maker Advises Longer Gaps Between Doses

republicworld– Chinese COVID-19 vaccine maker Sinovac said it recommends longer intervals between two doses to achieve better effectiveness after the country’s top CDC official admitted the weakness of Chinese coronavirus vaccines. Liu Peicheng, Spokesperson for Sinovac, one of the Chinese COVID-19 vaccine producers that have distributed millions of doses
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China Outlines COVID Findings Of WHO Wuhan Team

republicworld– Chinese officials briefed diplomats Friday on the ongoing research into the origin of COVID-19, ahead of the expected release of a long-awaited WHO report on the topic. The briefing appeared to be an attempt by China to get out its view on the report, which has become enmeshed in a diplomatic spat. The U.S. […]
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Filipino Troops Capture Rebel Commander, Rescue Last Hostage

republicworld– Philippine troops captured an Abu Sayyaf rebel commander blamed for years of ransom kidnappings and on Sunday rescued the last of his four Indonesian captives, the military said. Marines wounded and captured Amajan Sahidjuan in a gunbattle Saturday night on Kalupag Island in the southernmost province of Tawi Tawi. Two other militants managed to […]
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Newspaper: China To Soon Try 2 Canadians On Spying Charges

republicworld– A Communist Party newspaper says China will soon begin trials for two Canadians, who were arrested two years ago in apparent retaliation for Canada’s detention of a senior executive for Chinese communications giant Huawei Technologies. The Global Times said Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor “will soon be tried” after they were charged with
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China’s Plans For ‘Polar Silk Road’ In Arctic Ocean

republicworld– China’s belt and Road initiative also known as Polar Silk Road PSR or ‘Ice’ is a framework to construct several complex networks of potential shipping routes in the arctic that stretch across Eurasia, including a northwest passage around North America and a central Arctic ocean route. The aim of this route is for Beijing […]