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At UN, Venezuela, Cuba rebuke US hegemony

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 23/09/2020 - 05:07
Venezuela and Cuba have called on the international community to put up a united front and fight the United States’ hegemony and its blockade against nations at a time of global crises, including the coronavirus pandemic.
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India rejects high status of dispute with Pakistan over Kashmir

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 23/09/2020 - 05:07
An Indian official has rejected an assertion by Pakistan’s foreign minister that the dispute over Kashmir region is a global matter high on the agenda of the United Nations (UN).
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US troops to stay longer in Lithuania: Defense minister

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 23/09/2020 - 05:07
A new battalion of US military forces, equipped with tanks and other armored vehicles, is to be deployed to Lithuania in November and will remain there until next June, the country’s defense minister says.
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Philippine Leader Tells UN 2016 Arbitration Award on South China Sea ‘Beyond Compromise’

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 23/09/2020 - 05:07
The Philippine president made a strident statement Tuesday on the South China Sea to the United Nations General Assembly, describing a 2016 arbitral tribunal award that struck down virtually all of China’s claims in the disputed waters as “beyond compromise.”
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Court in Cambodia Sentences Seven Opposition Activists to Jail For ‘Treason’

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 23/09/2020 - 05:06
A court in Cambodia sentenced seven activists with the country’s banned opposition party—including a new mother—to between five and seven years in prison Tuesday for “treason,” as the party’s acting president vowed to return home from self-imposed exile, despite an aborted earlier attempt.
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Vietnam Court Convicts 20 on Terrorism, Explosives Charges in Two-Day Trial

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 23/09/2020 - 05:06
A court in southern Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City on Tuesday sentenced 20 people to prison terms ranging from two to 24 years on terrorism charges for their role in the bombing two years ago of a police station in the city, according to media sources.
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DOD Anticipates Significant Troop Reduction in Afghanistan

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 23/09/2020 - 05:06
Based on the current conditions in Afghanistan, the Defense Department expects there will be fewer than 5,000 U.S. military service members in that country by the end of November, said David F. Helvey, who is currently performing the duties of assistant secretary of defense for Indo-Pacific Security Affairs.
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U.S. Envoy Says Violence In Afghanistan 'Too High,' Expects More Peace Talks Setbacks

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 23/09/2020 - 05:06
A senior U.S. envoy for Afghanistan on September 22 warned that violence there remains unacceptably high and Washington expects more setbacks in ongoing peace talks between Taliban militants and the Afghan government.
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Pentagon Planning 'Condition-Based' Full Withdrawal From Afghanistan by May 2021

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 23/09/2020 - 05:06
US President Donald Trump, in his re-election campaign, promised to end America's "endless wars", particularly vowing to reduce the US military presence in Afghanistan and Iraq.
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US Air Force Reveals B-1B Lancer Readiness Rate Has Tripled Since Last Year

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 23/09/2020 - 05:05
In the past year, the US Air Force has considerably improved the functionality of its B-1B Lancer bomber fleet, tripling the number of aircraft available for flying on a given day.
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Why Are Central Asian Countries Silent About China's Uyghurs?

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 23/09/2020 - 05:05
The Central Asian governments have tried to stay out of Beijing's ruthless campaign against Uyghurs and other minorities in China's western region of Xinjiang, officially known as the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.
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China Releases Details on Its Own Unreliable Entity List

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 23/09/2020 - 05:05
China's Ministry of Commerce has released long-awaited provisions on its "unreliable entity list," in a move seen as a countermeasure to similar actions taken by Washington.
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Trump Hits China Over Coronavirus, Environment at Opening of UN General Assembly

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 23/09/2020 - 05:05
U.S. President Donald Trump attacked China during his address to the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on Tuesday, accusing Beijing of failing to contain the coronavirus, polluting the world, and manipulating trade, while Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping voiced veiled criticism of Washington.
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Hong Kong 12 Face ‘Atmosphere of Terror’ in China Custody – Activist Hu Jia

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 23/09/2020 - 05:05
Twelve Hong Kong citizens aged 16 to 33 are being held on suspicion of "illegal immigration" at the Yantian Detention Center in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen, which borders Hong Kong. They were intercepted by the China Coast Guard after they tried to escape by speedboat to the democratic island of Taiwan last month. All 12 are suspected of committing crimes in Hong
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Hong Kong Detainees ‘Allocated Lawyers’ From Official List: Reports

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 23/09/2020 - 05:04
Twelve Hong Kong activists detained by the mainland Chinese authorities as they tried to escape to the democratic island of Taiwan by speedboat have been allocated officially approved lawyers, sparking concerns that they may have accepted the arrangement under duress.
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Hong Kong Journalists Condemn Police Controls on Press Passes

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 23/09/2020 - 05:04
Journalists' associations in Hong Kong on Tuesday hit out at changes to regulations enabling the city's police force to decide who is an accredited journalist.
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Hong Kong's role of bridge between mainland, world incomparable: HKSAR gov't official

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 23/09/2020 - 05:04
Financial Secretary of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government Paul Chan said on Tuesday that Hong Kong continues to be the unique business bridge between the mainland and the rest of the world.
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HK police revise rules to counter fake journalists, a move overdue

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 23/09/2020 - 05:04
Hong Kong police said they will redefine the criteria for "media representatives," who are allowed to cover incidents with police, and recognize only news media registered with the Hong Kong SAR government, or internationally recognized foreign media, in a bid to allow frontline law enforcers to identify real journalists during their operations and provide assistance efficiently.
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Ex-China official gets 18-year jail term for corruption

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 23/09/2020 - 05:04
A former Chinese Communist Party official and property tycoon in China has been sentenced to a long prison term and a heavy fine for corruption, embezzlement, and abuse of power.
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Beijing Court Sentences Real Estate Tycoon to 18 Years in Prison for Corruption

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 23/09/2020 - 05:04
Beijing No 2 Intermediate People's Court on Tuesday sentenced Ren Zhiqiang, the former chairman of the state-owned Huayuan Real Estate Group and a vocal critic of Chinese President Xi Jinping, to 18 years in prison on corruption charges.
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