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China warns US over actions against 4 more media outlets

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BEIJING (Net) — China warned Tuesday it will take countermeasures after the U.S. added four more Chinese media outlets to a list of organizations that should be considered "foreign missions" in the United States because of their ties to the government and ruling Communist Party.
Foreign ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian attacked the Trump administration's move as "yet another example of the U.S.'s flagrant political suppression of the Chinese media," saying it would interfere with their...
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Beijing’s outbreak appears to be firmly waning

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BEIJING (Net) — New virus cases declined Wednesday in China and in the capital Beijing, where a roughly two-week spike appears to be firmly on the wane.
A total of 12 cases were reported for the country, down from 22 the day before. Beijing reported seven cases, down from 13, while the two...
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70 years after Korean war, animosity and fear still linger

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SEOUL, South Korea (Net) — On both sides of the world's most heavily armed border Thursday, solemn ceremonies will mark the 70th anniversary of the outbreak of a war that killed and injured millions, left large parts of the Korean Peninsula in rubble and technically still continues.
This...
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‘China really stands with Africa during COVID-19 crisis’

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NAIROBI, June 24 (Net) -- The China-Africa friendship has most recently been magnified by the quick response and massive resource mobilization for Africa after the first COVID-19 cases were reported in the continent in March, a Kenyan party leader has said.
Africa is not only impressed by...
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UK relaxes 2-meter social distancing rule to further ease corona lockdown

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LONDON, June 24 (Net) -- British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Tuesday that the current 2-meter social distancing rule will be loosened from July 4 to "1 meter plus" in England so as to further ease the coronavirus lockdown.
Following a review, the prime minister set out the guidance that...
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