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China's first domestically-built aircraft carrier conducting sea trials, training as planned: spokesperson

Globalsecurity.org - Mon, 01/06/2020 - 02:43
China's first domestically-built aircraft carrier, the Shandong, is conducting sea trials and training as planned, a spokesperson for the Ministry of National Defense said Friday.
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Chinese UN envoy urges U.S., Britain to immediately stop interfering in Hong Kong affairs

Globalsecurity.org - Mon, 01/06/2020 - 02:43
Zhang Jun, China's permanent representative to the United Nations, on Friday urged the United States and the United Kingdom (UK) to immediately stop interfering in Hong Kong affairs, immediately stop practices of hegemonism and power politics, and mind their own business, rather than provoking tensions and making troubles everywhere.
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Xi stresses significance of Civil Code, better protecting people's legitimate rights, interests

Globalsecurity.org - Mon, 01/06/2020 - 02:43
Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, has emphasized the full recognition of the significance of the promulgation and implementation of the country's newly adopted Civil Code and better protection of the people's legitimate rights and interests in accordance with law.
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Britain may offer 'path to citizenship' to 2.9m Hong Kong residents

Globalsecurity.org - Mon, 01/06/2020 - 02:43
British officials have announced plans to offer extensive visa rights and a pathway to citizenship to nearly 3 million people in Britain's former colony of Hong Kong in reaction to a national security law approved by the Chinese city's legislative council.
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Chinese Grad Students Banned by Trump Order

Globalsecurity.org - Mon, 01/06/2020 - 02:43
Saying China uses grad students and researchers to illegally acquire intellectual property from the United States, President Donald Trump issued an executive order suspending their entry into the country.
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Remarks by President Trump on Actions Against China

Globalsecurity.org - Mon, 01/06/2020 - 02:42
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PLA expands high-altitude arsenal to address border threat

Globalsecurity.org - Mon, 01/06/2020 - 02:42
Since the Doklam standoff with India in 2017, the Chinese military has expanded its arsenal with weapons like the Type 15 tank, Z-20 helicopter and GJ-2 drone that should give China the advantage in high-altitude conflicts should they arise, Chinese analysts said on Sunday.
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US threats of sanctions fail to pressure HK

Globalsecurity.org - Mon, 01/06/2020 - 02:42
Officials in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) remain defiant over US threats to impose sanctions on the city following the adoption of a national security legislation for Hong Kong, as they mounted a fierce defense against what they call US' hypocrisy and double standard. They insisted that the city is not worried about the impact of potential US sanctions.
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US, UK attempts to discuss HK security bill at UN Security Council end in failure

Globalsecurity.org - Mon, 01/06/2020 - 02:42
Attempts made by the US and the UK to push the UN Security Council to discuss Hong Kong's national security legislation have ended in failure, with a Chinese envoy slamming it as intending to point fingers at the internal affairs of China for their own political purposes.
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HKSAR gov't voices deep regret over U.S. smearing China's legitimate rights to protect national security

Globalsecurity.org - Mon, 01/06/2020 - 02:42
China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government on Saturday voiced deep regret that the U.S. government continued to smear and demonize the legitimate rights and duty of China to safeguard national security in the HKSAR which is aimed at restoring stability to Hong Kong society.
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Chinese Mission asks EU to refrain from interfering in HK affairs

Globalsecurity.org - Mon, 01/06/2020 - 02:42
A spokesperson of the Chinese Mission to the European Union (EU) on Friday urged the EU to refrain from interfering in Hong Kong affairs and China's internal affairs in any form, in response to Declaration of the High Representative on behalf of the EU on Hong Kong.
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Hong Kong officials slam US for moving to end special treatment of city

Globalsecurity.org - Mon, 01/06/2020 - 02:42
Hong Kong government officials have criticized US President Donald Trump for moving to strip the semi-autonomous Chinese territory of its special rights status.
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Trump slams China over Hong Kong security law, threatens severe action

Globalsecurity.org - Mon, 01/06/2020 - 02:42
US President Donald Trump has slammed China over the recently-passed national security law by the legislative council in the former British colony of Hong Kong, claiming that Beijing had broken its word regarding the city's autonomy and vowing that the territory no longer warranted US economic privileges.
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Special Representative Hook Calls Iran's Regime 'Marxist Theocracy'

Globalsecurity.org - Mon, 01/06/2020 - 02:39
The "Fact Sheet" published by the U.S. Department of State, highlighting allegations against the Islamic Republic has triggered a war of words between Tehran and Washington.
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Iran Minister Downplays November Protest Death Toll In First Official Acknowledgement

Globalsecurity.org - Mon, 01/06/2020 - 02:39
Nearly seven months after Iran's security forces killed several hundreds protesters in November 2019, Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli said implicitly for the first time on Saturday May 30 that the number of those killed was around 200.
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Iran's New Parliament Speaker Rejects Talks With US As 'Futile'

Globalsecurity.org - Mon, 01/06/2020 - 02:37
Iran's new parliament speaker Mohammad-Baqer Qalibaf has said any negotiations with the United States would be "futile" as he delivered his first major speech to the conservative-dominated chamber on Sunday.
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Saudi activist reveals formation of opposition council to oust crown prince

Globalsecurity.org - Mon, 01/06/2020 - 02:36
A Saudi activist has revealed the formation of a coordinating council by the kingdom's distinguished opposition figures and political dissidents, including three senior members of the royal family, in order to remove Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MbS) from power.
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NASA, SpaceX launch astronauts to space

Globalsecurity.org - Mon, 01/06/2020 - 02:34
NASA and SpaceX launched Crew Dragon spacecraft from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Saturday, carrying two American astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS).
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US Astronauts Dock SpaceX Rocket at International Space Station

Globalsecurity.org - Mon, 01/06/2020 - 02:34
U.S. astronauts Douglas Hurley and Bob Behnken docked SpaceX's newly designed Crew Dragon capsule at the International Space Station on Sunday.
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Syria receives advanced MiG-29 fighter jets from Russia: SANA

Globalsecurity.org - Mon, 01/06/2020 - 02:32
Syria has received a second batch of advanced MiG-29 fighter jets from Russia as Damascus and its allies are fighting a remaining Daesh pocket in the Arab country.
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