China warns Germany and France against involvement in ‘war’ with Hong Kong

China firmly opposes the moves by Germany and France, which politicize Hong Kong's judicial cooperation, interfere in China's internal affairs and violate international law and basic norms governing international relations, said Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian during Thursday's press conference. The remarks come after China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR)'s decision to suspend its … Continue reading China warns Germany and France against involvement in ‘war’ with Hong Kong

China warns NZL, suspends agreement the UK, Australia and Canada

China announced Tuesday the suspension of Hong Kong's extradition treaties with Canada, Australia, and the UK in response to the similar decisions by those countries, said Wang Wenbin, spokesperson for Chinese Foreign Ministry. The three countries all expressed their concern over the newly enacted national security law for Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) before … Continue reading China warns NZL, suspends agreement the UK, Australia and Canada

Afghan president hopeful of a peace treaty with Taliban

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said Tuesday that peace talks with the Taliban could begin "in a week's time," following the completion of a crucial prisoner exchange. "To demonstrate the government's commitment to peace, the Islamic Republic will soon complete the release of 5,000 Taliban prisoners," Ghani told senior officials at the presidential palace. "With this … Continue reading Afghan president hopeful of a peace treaty with Taliban