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China's Regime Extending Its Corrosive Grip Over Interpol


Meng Hongwei is a loyal member of China’s Communist Party, since November 2016 he has has also been the President of Interpol, the global policing partnership. 345 more words

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#1: Peace Week Practice - Learn About Unreported Conflicts and Efforts to Build Peace

By: David J. Smith, September 18, 2017

This week is Peace Week, culminating with the International Day of Peace on Thursday, September 21.   The UN General Assembly is in… 687 more words

Public Education

China's Uighurs Forced Home

China’s moves to oppress the Uighur population in Xinjiang is not new. The next step in the policy seems to be pressuring other countries to… 10 more words

Turkey promises to eliminate anti-China media reports


Turkey promises to eliminate anti-China media reports

BEIJING (Reuters) – Turkey regards China’s security as akin to its own and will move to stamp out any anti-China reports in its media, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday, after meeting his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi. 373 more words


Charles Blackmore: The Worst Desert on Earth

I’ve read quite a few accounts of travelling through and around the Taklamakan (the name apparently means you can go in, but you won’t come out) desert, most notably by Ella Maillart and Peter Fleming, who skirted it in the 1930s as they escaped war-torn China, and Sven Hedin, who explored parts of it in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. 472 more words

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Turkey and China Pledge Close Security Cooperation


AUG. 3, 2017, 3:42 A.M. E.D.T.

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi at right shakes hands with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu after a joint press conference held at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing, China, Thursday, Aug. 144 more words

China's War on Islamist

New reports claim that Islamist extremism is moving into inland China.

Perhaps not “widely” known is the fact that Western China is home to millions of Muslim… 650 more words

Chinese Culture