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Pakistan orders TV channels to go off air during crackdown on Islamist protest

ISLAMABAD– 25 November 2017: Pakistani authorities ordered private television channels to go off air on Saturday during a police and…
Middle East news

Mexican leftist presidential candidate vows financial crime crackdown

MEXICO CITY – 22 November 2017: Mexican leftist presidential frontrunner Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has pledged in his manifesto to…
Politics

Honduran president eyes re-election amid gang crackdown

Tegucigalpa – 21 Nov 2017: After a first term during which he hit back at violent gangs terrorizing much of…
Politics

China supports Cambodia’s crackdown on political opposition

BEIJING – 21 November 2017: China supports Cambodia's efforts to protect political stability and believes it will smoothly hold elections…
Middle East news

Saudi crackdown will not hit investments – energy minister

BONN, Germany – 17 November 2017: Saudi Arabia's corruption investigations are linked to a just few individuals and will not…
Economics

Saudi Finance Ministry says crackdown preserves investment climate

RIYADH – 5 November 2017: Saudi Arabia's Finance Ministry said on Sunday that the kingdom's decision to set up an…
Economics

China to publish unified GDP data in fraud crackdown: statistics bureau

BEIJING -30 October 2017: China’s National Bureau of Statistics will take over data collection at the regional level from 2019,…
Politics

Qatar re-elected to UNHRC despite crackdown on opposition

CAIRO – 17 October 2017: Turning a blind eye to human rights violation carried out by the Qatari government, the…
Middle East news

Catalan leader accuses Spain of “unjustified violence” in referendum crackdown

BARCELONA – 1 October 2017: Catalan regional leader Carles Puigdemont accused Spanish authorities of using "unjustified, disproportionate and irresponsible" violence…
Economics

China’s bitcoin market alive and well as traders defy crackdown

SHANGHAI – 29 September 2017: Weeks after Beijing banned fundraising through token launches and ordered some bitcoin exchanges to shut,…
Middle East news

Myanmar says China endorses crackdown on Rohingya

YANGON – 14 September 2017: China endorses Myanmar's offensive against Rohingya Muslim insurgents, Myanmar state media said on Thursday, as…
Economics

China’s environmental crackdown hits August metals output

BEIJING – 14 September 2017: China’s non-ferrous metal output fell to a one-year low in August, in a sign that…
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