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China plans to launch an ambitious asteroid exploration mission and has invited collaborators to put their experiments on the probes. The 10-year mission will involve a probe sent to a near-Earth asteroid to collect samples. After the sample collection from the 2016 HO3 asteroid, the probe will return to Earth orbit where it will split into two.
China on Wednesday dismissed reports that the US, UK and France have served it an ultimatum until April 23 to lift its "technical hold" on designating JeM chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist. After Pulwama attack, a fresh proposal to designate Azhar under the 1267 Al Qaeda Sanctions Committee of the UN Security Council was moved by France, UK & US.
Rescuers have recovered the bodies of six people in central China after a cargo train carrying aluminium ore hurtled off the tracks and crushed a house, local authorities said on Friday. At around 10:00 pm on Wednesday the 25-car train derailed from an escape siding and overturned, hitting a house in Gongyi, Henan province.
China's expansion in Latin America of its Belt and Road initiative to build ports & other trade-related facilities is stirring alarm in Washington over Beijing's ambitions in a region that American leaders since 19th century have seen as off-limits to other powers. China is hardly a newcomer to the region, but now it's focusing on countries such as Panama.
Djibouti's dalliance with China is raising hackles from Paris to Washington. China has no qualms. Near the shores of the Gulf of Tadjoura, meanwhile, an office tower, a hotel, and warehouses are rising at the Djibouti International Industrial Parks Operation. The vast free-trade zone sits beside an array of key commercial operations: the Doraleh Container Terminal and the Doraleh Multi-Purpose Port.
"In 1974, we decided to not seek independence and seek a mutually acceptable solution. And, in 1979, we established direct contact with the Chinese government. So basically, our side is open. I am not a splittist, but Chinese govt considers me a splittist," said the Dalai Lama. He said he preferred Tibet remaining with China, with "some kind of a reunion".