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Meta says Facebook propaganda campaign targeting Middle East was linked to US military

"Individuals associated with the US military" are linked to an online propaganda campaign, Meta's latest adversarial-threat report says. The campaign was the first major covert pro-US propaganda operation taken down by a big-tech company, independent…
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Russia Wants To Participate In The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor

On September 27, the Taliban government in Afghanistan disclosed a deal it signed with Russia to import petroleum products and wheat at a discounted rate (Al Jazeera, September 28). The deal came days before Russia agreed to provide petrol…
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US and South Korea Launch New War Games; China Warns US Over Nuclear-Armed B52s

The United States and South Korea have begun massive war games off the Korean peninsula. On Monday the two nations opened Operation Vigilant Storm, a five-day joint drill involving hundreds of warplanes and thousands of troops. North Korea…
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At least 25 dead after suicide bomb blast at educational center in Kabul

A suicide bomb attack on an education center in Kabul has killed at least 25 people, most of whom are believed to be young women, in the latest sign of the deteriorating security situation in the Afghan capital.The explosion took place on Friday…
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China FM Spokesman: US is ‘largest spreader of disinformation’

The United States is "the largest spreader of disinformation", Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin said, adding that the disinformation it has fabricated is being seen through and rejected by more and more people. Wang made the remark…
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Chinese ties can neutralize ‘cruel’ U.S. sanctions, says Iran’s President

Building closer relationships with China and Russia can help "neutralize" the "cruel" sanctions imposed by the U.S., says the President of Iran. The U.S. reinstated economic sanctions on Iran after then-President Donald Trump abandoned a…
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Cargo leaves China for Afghanistan on new route via Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan

China has dispatched a first load of freight to Afghanistan on a new road and rail route transiting Central Asia which will cut travel time by several weeks. The multimodal route starts in China’s northwestern Xinjiang province then passes…
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Return Afghan reserves in full, China tells US

China said, on Thursday, that the US-blocked Afghan foreign reserves should be returned immediately so that Afghanistan could utilise them independently, Anadolu News Agency reports. "The frozen assets are life-saving money of…
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Col. Richard Black: U.S. Foreign Policy Heading in Radical Direction

Colonel Richard Black, who served in the U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Army JAG Corps for over 30 years, has become a stentorian voice criticizing U.S. government foreign policy, especially towards countries like China, Syria, Russia and Ukraine."Some…
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China Firmly Cautions Israel against Allowing US Pressure to Affect Relations

Senior Israeli Foreign Ministry sources said that one of China’s top diplomats last week warned Israel not to allow American pressure to harm relations with Beijing. Liu Jianchao, the head of the Chinese Communist Party’s international…