Advertising

China and North Korea to discuss views

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Reuters |

China’s Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday that a senior diplomat travelling to North Korea as a special envoy of Chinese President Xi Jinping will exchange views on matters between the two countries and parties.

Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang made the comment at a daily news briefing, adding that he was not aware of specific arrangements on who the Chinese envoy, Song Tao, will meet while in the North. He did not specify what matters would be discussed.

Read more: China wants US and North Korea to ‘stop irritating each other’

The official Xinhua news agency earlier said Song, who heads the ruling Communist Party’s external affairs department, would leave for North Korea on Friday.

Continue reading

India cracks down on Muslim group

Numerous members of a Muslim organisation were detained by Indian authorities on Tuesday after they were accused of engaging in violent and anti-national behaviour.

I will hamper Dar’s plans, Imran Khan warns

Imran Khan, the chairman of the PTI and a former prime minister, expressed concern about PML-N leader Ishaq Dar's homecoming on Tuesday and promised to "obstruct Dar's path" because the country's court system "failed" to stop him, calling it a "misfortune."

Shehbaz Sharif bemoans audio leaks amid high-level investigation

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif claimed that "audio leaks" had damaged the country's reputation abroad because people were reluctant to communicate with him out of concern for their privacy.