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Eventually India and China have watered down the COP26

A new global climate deal has been agreed at COP26 in Glasgow on Saturday after talks overran over 24 hours, but it prompted fury after China, whose president did not attend, and India forced a last-minute change over the language about coal, where Britain’s president of the conference Alok Sharma ‘fought back tears’ as he apologized for a last-minute change.  (more…)

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China on the attack, Canada powerless

TORONTO – Michael Spavor was arrested in China, like Michael Kovrig, in December 2018. The two Canadian citizens were arrested, according to Chinese authorities, for endangering national security, a generic accusation behind which many – or rather almost all – saw a retaliation by Beijing for the arrest by Canada of Meng Wanzhou, crown princess of the Huawei technology empire. This arrest took place at the behest of the United States, where she is wanted on charges of trying to evade U.S. sanctions against Iran. (more…)

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The nightmare China returns: mass swabs in Wuhan

BEIJING – A nightmare that seemed over and that instead returns. China, where it all began, is trembling with the coronavirus and Wuhan, the symbolic city of Covid-19, is reviewing the lockdown, albeit partial and limited to an area, after the dramatic total blockade experienced between the end of January and 8 April 2020, which so impressed the rest of the world still free (at the time, and for a while …) from the virus. (more…)

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The Canadian parliament blames China for the Uighur genocide

Muhammad Ali Bukhari, CNNG News, Toronto

EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian On Monday, 266 out of Canada’s 338 members of parliament voted against this motion. Although most cabinet members were absent from voting. The House of Commons also explicitly blames for the country’s indiscriminate killings of Uighurs and other Turkish-speaking Muslims in China.

The said proposal was made in Parliament by the opposition Conservative Party. It said China’s state action in the Xinjiang region was tantamount to genocide in accordance with UN policy adopted in 1948. In addition to the Conservative members, a significant number of ruling Liberal party MPs voted in favour of the proposal. The final vote count showed that 266 MPs present voted without any opposition, only two MPs have remained officially absent. (more…)

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