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Protests at Peking University as China's Xi moves to silence ruling party elders

Tue, 17/05/2022 - 09:13
Hundreds of students protested at the weekend on the campus of Peking University (Beida) after a fence was put in place segregating them from the rest of the university, which continues to move around freely.
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China Voices Firm Protest Over G7 Statement Regarding Taiwan and Xinjiang

Tue, 17/05/2022 - 09:12
On Sunday, the Group of Seven raised concern over "the situation in and around the East and South China Seas", saying that Beijing should "abstain from threats, coercion, intimidation measures or the use of force". They also urged China to allow access to Xinjiang and Tibet for independent observers.
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China's Z-20 chopper sling-loads all-terrain vehicle for 1st time, can transport 'artillery, drones'

Tue, 17/05/2022 - 09:12
China's domestically developed Z-20 helicopter can transport a wide variety of vehicles including self-propelled mortars, howitzers, multiple rocket launchers and air defense missile platforms as well as land drones, giving aerial assault troops more tactical options and advantages, experts said on Monday, after the chopper recently successfully practiced sling-loading an all-terrain vehicle for the first time.
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China rejects U.S. bill to help Taiwan regain WHO observer status

Tue, 17/05/2022 - 09:12
China rejects and deplores it that the United States should insist on signing the bill, which will help Taiwan regain observer status in the World Health Organization (WHO), into law, a foreign ministry spokesperson said on Monday, urging the U.S. to handle Taiwan-related issues prudently and properly.
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Taiwan changes computerized war games to map-based simulation, shows 'lack of confidence, self-deception'

Tue, 17/05/2022 - 09:12
Taiwan authorities kicked off their annual Han Kuang military exercise on Monday. However, while attempting to attract attention with scenarios drawn from the Russia-Ukraine conflict, the first phase of the war games, an "all-out defense" computer simulation, will surprisingly be changed this year into a map-based one, a less accurate and objective format without a final outcome, which experts said reflects a lack of
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Putin: Russia will respond if NATO bolsters military infrastructure in Sweden, Finland

Tue, 17/05/2022 - 09:11
Russian President Vladimir Putin says a bid by Finland and Sweden to join NATO poses no direct threat to his country, but Moscow will respond if the US-led alliance bolsters military infrastructure in the two Nordic states.
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CSTO summit

Tue, 17/05/2022 - 09:11
The Kremlin hosted a meeting of the heads of state of the Collective Security Treaty Organisation.
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Russia to strengthen border with Finland if NATO deploys striking weapons

Tue, 17/05/2022 - 09:10
Russia will strengthen its border with Finland if NATO's striking weapons are deployed in Finland, Viktor Bondarev, chairman of the Defense and Security Committee of the Federation Council, said Sunday.
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Putin says Russia would respond to expansion of NATO military infrastructure into Finland, Sweden

Tue, 17/05/2022 - 09:10
Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday that Moscow would respond if the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) would deploy military infrastructure on the territories of Finland or Sweden.
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More Than 260 Ukrainian Soldiers Evacuated From Steelworks In Mariupol, Defense Ministry Says

Tue, 17/05/2022 - 09:09
More than 260 Ukrainian soldiers were evacuated on May 16 from Azovstal, the steelworks in the southeastern Ukrainian port city of Mariupol that has been under siege for weeks.
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Howitzers Proving Very Effective Against Russians, DOD Official Says

Tue, 17/05/2022 - 09:09
The 155 mm M777 towed howitzers supplied by the U.S. and other types supplied by ally and partner nations to Ukraine are having a big impact on the battlefield, a senior Defense Department official said at a Pentagon press briefing today.
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Ukraine Evacuates Some Fighters From Mariupol Steel Plant

Tue, 17/05/2022 - 09:08
More than 260 Ukrainian fighters were evacuated from the Azovstal steel plant in the besieged port city of Mariupol on Monday, Ukrainian officials said.
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Shanghai details plan of resuming normalcy in June

Tue, 17/05/2022 - 09:07
Having been dragged into a COVID-19 lockdown for more than six weeks, Shanghai on Monday finally saw a glimmer of hope as the municipal government started to resume commercial operations and production and also set a goal to resume normal life in June. What it is like in Shanghai as the city cautiously takes the first step toward returning to normalcy?
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Shanghai reports 77 confirmed, 746 asymptomatic local COVID-19 cases

Tue, 17/05/2022 - 09:07
China's Shanghai reported 77 confirmed locally transmitted COVID-19 cases and 746 local asymptomatic cases on Monday, the municipal health commission said Tuesday.
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Epidemic Prevention Campaign Intensified in DPRK

Tue, 17/05/2022 - 09:07
A party-wide and nation-wide emergency epidemic prevention campaign is intensified in the DPRK to reverse the spread of the epidemic at an earliest date possible under the energetic guidance of the great Party Central Committee.
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Spread of Epidemic and Result of Treatment Informed

Tue, 17/05/2022 - 09:07
According to the information of the state emergency epidemic prevention headquarters, over 269 510 persons with fever, some 170 460 recoveries and 6 deaths were reported from 18:00 of May 15 to 18:00 of May 16 throughout the country.
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KPA Surgeons Launch Campaign for Supplying Medicines to Pyongyangites

Tue, 17/05/2022 - 09:07
On the special orders of the Party Central Committee expecting the Korean People's Army to play the role of the main force in defending the country's safety and people's lives in the present public health crisis, a powerful force of the military medical field was immediately dispatched for the supply of medicines vital to the ongoing anti-epidemic campaign.
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North Korea Identifies More COVID-19 Cases as It Copes with Medicine Shortage

Tue, 17/05/2022 - 09:07
North Korea reported more than 392,000 new fever cases detected Sunday, as an additional eight deaths brought the toll of known deaths in its "explosive" fever epidemic to 50, according to state media.
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