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US is loser by abandoning Iran nuclear deal
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US is loser by abandoning Iran nuclear deal

A handout picture provided by the office of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on October 14, 2018 shows him giving a speech during a ceremony at Tehran University marking the beginning of the new Iranian academic year. (Photo by STRINGER / IRANIAN PRESIDENCY / AFP) / Iran’s president boasted Sunday that […]

Pakistan invites Saudi to invest in China economic corridor
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Pakistan invites Saudi to invest in China economic corridor

A handout image provided by the Center for International Communication (CIC), Ministry of Media, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, on September, 20, 2018 shows Saudi King Salman (C-R) welcoming Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan (C-L) in Jeddah on September 19, 2018.<br />King Salman hosted Khan yesterday on his maiden foreign visit […]

Trump accuses China of trying to ‘impact’ US election with trade war
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Trump accuses China of trying to ‘impact’ US election with trade war

(FILES) In this file photo taken on November 9, 2017 China's President Xi Jinping (L) and US President Donald Trump attend a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. President Donald Trump on September 18, 2018 accused China of seeking to influence upcoming US elections by […]

China vows to hit back as Trump targets $200bn in goods
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China vows to hit back as Trump targets $200bn in goods

(FILES) This file picture taken on August 7, 2018 shows a truck (C) transporting a container next to stacked containers at a port in Zhangjiagang in China's eastern Jiangsu province. China said on September 28, 2018 it would "take countermeasures" after US President Donald Trump announced new tariffs on $200 […]

Dozens buried in Philippine landslide as China counts cost of Typhoon Mangkhut
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Dozens buried in Philippine landslide as China counts cost of Typhoon Mangkhut

A general view shows the landslide site due to heavy rains brought about by Typhoon Mangkhut in Itogon, Benguet province on September 17, 2018. Philippine rescuers used shovels and their bare hands to claw through mounds of rocky soil on September 17, as they desperately looked for dozens of miners […]

DMO explains borrowing from China, says no reason to panic
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DMO explains borrowing from China, says no reason to panic

[FILE PHOTO] Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi The Debt Management Office (DMO) has explained Federal Government’s borrowing from China amid various comments in recent times about borrowings by developing countries from the country. A statement by the Director-General of DMO, Patience Oniha, said the comments seemed to have become heightened […]

China explores Nigeria’s silk industry to deepen $7.2b trade ties
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China explores Nigeria’s silk industry to deepen $7.2b trade ties

Textile Industry Chinese investors have expressed interests in Nigeria’s silk industry in a bid to deepen its $7.2b trade ties between the two countries. Speaking at China Homelife exhibition in Lagos recently, China’s Commercial Consular, Gao Hongliang, noted that his country’s interest in Nigeria hinges on the population and potential […]

President Buhari’s Takeaways from FOCAC Beijing Summit
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President Buhari’s Takeaways from FOCAC Beijing Summit

China's Premier Li Keqiang (R) talks to Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari during their meeting at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing on September 5, 2018. Parker Song / POOL / AFP Heads of State, Governments and delegations from 52 African countries, which includes Nigeria and the People’s, Republic of China […]

FOCAC: Buhari returns to Abuja
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FOCAC: Buhari returns to Abuja

The Mambilla Hydropower Project remains a key priority for Buhari's administration. September 5, in Beijing Buhari asked for President Xi‘s support and intervention, for the project. President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday night returned to Abuja after attending the Forum on China and Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) in Beijing. During the six-day […]

Buhari seeks China’s support for Mambilla power project
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Buhari seeks China’s support for Mambilla power project

President Muhammadu Buhari (left) and Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing, China… yesterday. President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday asked for the support of the Chinese government towards the completion of the Mambilla Power Project in Taraba State. He made the request during the signing of […]

Buhari accuses media of biased reports on conflicts
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Buhari accuses media of biased reports on conflicts

Buhari meeting with the Nigerian community in China, at the Nigerian Embassy in Beijing. Photo/TWITTER/ NGRPresident President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday accused media organisations of bias in reporting conflicts in the country. He made the accusation during an interactive meeting with the Nigerian community in China yesterday. He said while security […]

China culls 38,000 pigs as swine fever spreads
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China culls 38,000 pigs as swine fever spreads

PHOTO: Scott Olson/Getty Images/AFP More than 38,000 pigs have been culled across China, state media said Sunday, as the world’s largest pork producer scrambles to contain an outbreak of African swine fever. The disease has been discovered in five Chinese provinces, the official Xinhua news service reported, quoting statistics from […]

China slams Trump’s ‘irresponsible and absurd logic’ on N. Korea
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China slams Trump’s ‘irresponsible and absurd logic’ on N. Korea

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying. (Photo/AFP) China on Thursday derided the “irresponsible and absurd logic” of the United States after President Donald Trump accused Beijing of making Washington’s relationship with North Korea more difficult. Trump doubled down on his suggestion that China was not helping to rein in its […]