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Last message of Baloch fighters of BLA Majeed brigade before the attack on CHINESE consulate in Karachi

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Last message of Baloch freedom Freedom fighters of BLA Majeed brigade before the attack on CHINESE consulate in Karachi Pakistan on 23/11/2018Razziq Baloch @ 2:15 minutesChinese Evil Desire and it's exploitation of Baloch Land to force Baloch youth to take such extreme measures. Baloch youths are sacrificing their lives for the defense of their mother Land . Because China with occupying forces of Pakistan not only plundering the baloch land resources but it's also baloch land particularly GWADAR and other coastal areas to farther it's evil military desires . This has turned baloch land into a hell for it's own natives. If the demand for freedom and Justice to meet with death then the Baloch youth have all rights to choose the death of their own choice .Raees Baloch @ 2:55 MinutesWe the BALOCH youth prefer a death that results in defeat and devastation for our enemies . Just like Rehan Baloch we want to tell to CHINA that it should cease it's exploitati…

A win for China’s financial plumbing

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Alibaba’s Single’s Day earlier this month was quietly a big test for China’s financial plumbing.As Caixin points out today, China’s relatively new centralized payment clearing system saw the biggest jump in volume ever:"When China’s central bank announced a plan to set up a new clearinghouse for online payments two years ago, many thought it was a 'mission impossible.'""However, after a little more than a year of operation, the clearinghouse managed to survive the online shopping orgy that takes place every Nov. 11 during Alibaba’s 'Double 11' sale.""NetsUnion Clearing Corp’s platform — which serves as the sole intermediary for the clearing of nonbank online transactions — handled 1.17 billion transactions across financial institutions on the day of the Double 11 sales, according to its website. At its peak, it handled 92,000 transactions per second."The benefits of a well-functioning centralized system are obvious:"Once …

After APEC, Australia Remains Caught Between the US and China

23 November 2018As rancor at the meeting shows, striking the balance between the two great powers will only get more challenging.Dr Bates GillAssociate Fellow, Asia-Pacific Programme and US and the Americas Programme (based in Australia)@batesgill12018-11-22-APEC.jpgSecurity forces, including ships from the US Navy, Royal Australian Navy and Royal New Zealand Navy, patrol around P&O Cruises ship Pacific Explorer, which hosted part of the APEC summit in Port Moresby. Photo: Getty Images.ShareIt was the diplomatic equivalent of a food fight. At the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum, held last week in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea (PNG), the United States and China traded barely-veiled barbs and their growing rivalry prevented agreement on a final communique for the first time since the organization’s founding nearly 30 years ago.Many equate these results with failure. But the forum accurately reflects the region’s evolving geostrategic dynamics. Importantly, the gather…

Baloch separatists claim attack on Chinese Consulate in Karachi

Five killed in raid by group that considers China an 'oppressor' of their people, because of the huge economic corridor to Gwadar port and its harsh treatment of Uyghurs in neighboring XinjiangBy KUNWAR KHULDUNE SHAHIDNOVEMBER 23, 2018 5:24 PM (UTC+8)00Pakistani security guards stand next to burnt-out cars in front of the Chinese consulate after an attack in Karachi on November 23. At least two police were killed when three gunmen tried to storm the consulate. All were killed by guards. Photo: AFP / Asif HassanTwo policemen were killed and a bystander left critically injured in an attack on the Chinese Consulate in Karachi on Friday morning. Law enforcement officials said they had successfully foiled the raid by three militants, who were all shot dead.The attack, allegedly staged by separatists from Balochistan province who regard the Chinese as “oppressors”, occurred at around 9.30am local time.The dailyReportMust-reads from across Asia - directly to your inboxLocal police sa…

Karachi attack: Four killed in attack on Chinese consulate

Image copyrightAFPImage captionChinese workers and sites have frequently been targeted by militantsGunmen have killed at least four people in an attack on the Chinese consulate in the Pakistani port city of Karachi.Gunshots were heard at about 09:30 local time (04:30 GMT) outside the consulate in the upmarket Clifton area. Police shot dead three attackers.Separatist militants who oppose Chinese investment projects in western Pakistan say they carried out the attack.In another incident on Friday, at least 10 people were killed in an explosion in a tribal area of Pakistan.The blast struck a marketplace at a town in north-west Orakzai, reports say. What was behind the explosion is not yet known.ADVERTISEMENTWhat happened in Karachi?Three gunmen tried to enter the consulate but were stopped by security guards at a checkpoint, reports said. Two of those killed in the attack were police officers.Eyewitnesses reported seeing a blast, and local TV channels broadcast images of a plume of smoke…

Terror attack on Chinese Consulate in Karachi foiled; 3 terrorists killed

Dawn.com | Imtiaz Ali | Asim KhanUpdated November 23, 2018Traffic in the area has been disrupted due to the attack. — DawnNewsTVA contingent of Rangers and police arrive outside the consulate in Clifton. — DawnNewsTVTraffic in the area has been disrupted due to the attack. — DawnNewsTVA contingent of Rangers and police arrive outside the consulate in Clifton. — DawnNewsTVTraffic in the area has been disrupted due to the attack. — DawnNewsTVA terror attack targeting the Chinese Consulate situated in Karachi's Clifton area was foiled by security forces on Friday, leaving at least seven people dead.Two policemen lost their lives due to multiple injuries caused by explosive material, while a private security guard was injured in the blast, Dr Seemin Jamali, JPMC Executive Director, told Dawn.The police officers were identified as Assistant Sub Inspector Ashraf Dawood and Constable Amir, while the private security guard was identified as Muhammad Juman, according to police.Two civilian…