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China's party paper trumpets United Nations rights resolution as combating West's monopoly

The UN Human Rights Council on Thursday adopted a China-led resolution on "The Contribution of Development to the Enjoyment of All Human Rights, the first time it had adopted a resolution on development issues, the official Xinhua news agency reported.

China turns up legal pressure on exiled tycoon Guo

Chinese prosecutors have filed new lawsuits against employees of firms connected to fugitive Guo Wengui, the official Xinhua news agency said on Saturday, as Beijing turns up the pressure on the tycoon at the centre of a feud with the ruling Communist Party.

Rajasthan SHOCKER: Social worker lynched for resisting photography of women defecating in open

Rajasthan SHOCKER: Social worker lynched for resisting photography of women defecating in open

A 44 year old man social worker was reportedly beaten to death by muncipality employees in Pratapgarh district of Rajasthan as he tried to stop them from taking photographs of Muslim women who had come out of their homes and were relieving themselves in open.

Electoral process to elect new Nepal PM halted

The electoral process to elect new Nepal Prime Minister has been halted in Nepal due to the disruption by opposition Communist Party of Nepal-Unified Marxist Leninist (CPN-UML) in Parliament over the vote count in Bharatpur.

China to prosecute former senior official for graft

Chinese authorities will prosecute a former top official from a high profile but largely ceremonial body after an investigation found he engaged in corrupt practices and "inappropriately" spoke about Communist Party policies, the party said on Friday.

CPI demands withdrawal of new cattle trade rules

CPI demands withdrawal of new cattle trade rules

The CPI on Thursday demanded the withdrawal of the Centres new norms on cattle trade, contending it was an interference in the authority of states and an attack on peoples food habits.

 

No peace accord with rebels until they stop attacks: Rodrigo Duterte

No peace accord with rebels until they stop attacks: Rodrigo Duterte

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday said he will not sign any peace agreement with the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) unless the rebels stop their attacks.

Vietnam demotes top Communist Party official for misconduct

Vietnam`s ruling Communist Party demoted a prominent party official on Wednesday, stripping him of his role as party head of Ho Chi Minh City to penalise him further for misconduct during his time as head of the country`s state oil and gas firm.

China official admonishes fellow Uighur cadres for ''anti-terror'' failings

A senior Uighur official in China`s restive western region of Xinjiang has admonished other Communist Party "cadres" from the mostly Muslim Uighur minority for failing to pull their weight in the fight against terrorism, state media said.

Bulgarian elections: The main players

Bulgaria`s parliamentary election on Sunday is expected to be a tight race between the Socialists, seen as closer to Russia, and the centre-right. The nationalist United Patriots are tipped to come third.

China captures 2,566 fugitives abroad in anti-graft campaign

China has captured 2,566 fugitives, a number of them from the ruling Communist Party, who had fled to other countries and recovered USD 125 million of illicit funds from 2014 to 2016.

China captures more than 2,500 fugitives who fled overseas: Xinhua

China has captured 2,566 fugitives who had fled to more than 90 countries and regions and recovered 8.6 billion yuan ($1.25 billion) of illicit funds from 2014 to 2016.

CPI-M leader killed in Bengal, Trinamool blamed

A local CPI-M leader was brutally killed in West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district, police said on Thursday. The CPI-M blamed the ruling Trinamool Congress for the crime.

Chinese TV drama under fire for naming President Xi Jinping as 'traitor' in scene

Chinese TV drama under fire for naming President Xi Jinping as 'traitor' in scene

With even constructive criticism not standing a chance in Xi Jinping`s China, a national TV drama was hauled for naming the President as a `traitor` in a small scene, clearly highlighting the hushed up yet clear signs of widespread political rumblings in Beijing against the Chinese President.

Philippine government, Left to restart peace talks

The Philippine government and the communist rebels have agreed to resume the peace talks to end the 48-year-old communist insurgency in the Philippines, Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus Dureza announced on Sunday.

China's parliament to meet 1st time after Xi made core leader

China's parliament to meet 1st time after Xi made core leader

China's annual political season will begin tomorrow, the first since President Xi Jinping was elevated as the "core leader" of the ruling Communist party.

China holds mass police rally in Xinjiang as hundreds sent to anti-terror "frontline"

Rights groups and exiles say anger at tightening Chinese controls on the religion and culture of Uighurs is to blame for violence in the region, though China routinely denies any repression.

Seven Hong Kong policemen jailed for assault on democracy activist

Seven Hong Kong policemen jailed for assault on democracy activist

Heavy-handed policing is rare in Hong Kong and the case triggered public outrage and deepened tension during the protests in which clashes erupted occasionally.

China gets an early win off Donald Trump, but many battles remain

China gets an early win off Donald Trump, but many battles remain

 In getting Donald Trump to change course on the "one China" policy, Beijing may have overplayed its hand.

China says gets another graft suspect back from US

Another Chinese corruption suspect who had fled to the United States has given herself up and returned home, the ruling Communist Party`s anti-graft watchdog said on Friday