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One-China policy not negotiable: US official

Washington: A top aide to US President Barack Obama reiterated the stance of the current administration that the One-China policy is "not negotiable", slamming any effort to reopen the issue as "dangerous". "It's not negotiable in the sense…

Syria to send delegation to upcoming Astana talks

Damascus: The Syrian delegation to the upcoming negotiations in Astana consists of 10 diplomats, parliamentarians, and military personnel, headed by the Syrian permanent representative to the UN, media reports said. Bashar Jaafari will head…

5 terror suspects arrested in Myanmar

Yangon: Five terror suspects involved in fatal armed attacks on police and soldiers in Myanmar's Rakhine have been arrested, a local media reported on Tuesday. The five suspects were captured by the security forces during a two-day combing…

N.Korea condemns new US sanctions

Pyongyang: North Korea on Tuesday called the US' new sanctions on seven of its high-ranking officials including the younger sister of leader Kim Jong-un, "the last-ditch efforts" to tarnish Pyongyang's image. "This is nothing but…

25th Asia-Pacific forum opens in Fiji

Suva: The 25th Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF) opened on Monday in Fiji, focusing on parliamentary partnerships for peace and security. The five-day forum, which was being held at Natadola saw the participation of delegations from…