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A Prosperous China Says ‘Men Preferred,’ and Women Lose

TIANJIN, (DNA) — Bella Wang barely noticed the section on the application inquiring whether she was married or had children. Employers in China routinely ask women such questions, and she had encountered them before in job interviews.It was a surprise, though, after she accepted a position as a manager at the company, a big language-training business in the northern city of Tianjin, when she was told the job came with a condition.

Australia calls on China to let Uighur mother and son

SYDNEY: JUL 17 (DNA) – Australia’s government on Wednesday called on China to allow an Australian child and his Uighur mother to leave the country, stepping up pressure on Beijing days after Canberra co-signed a letter denouncing its treatment of the Muslim minority.China has rounded up an estimated one million Uighurs and other mostly Muslim Turkic-speaking minorities into re-education camps in the tightly-controlled region of Xinjiang in the country’s northwest.

Indian plea to free Kalbhusan rejected; ICJ orders counselor access to Yadev

HAGUE:  (DNA) – Indian plea to free Kalbhusan has rejected by The International Court of Justice (ICJ) and orders counselor access to Yadev.Commander Jadhav — an Indian Navy officer was working for Indian covert agency Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) — was arrested on March 3, 2016, from Balochistan after he entered into Pakistan from Iran.Jadhav was tried in a military court which sentenced him to death for espionage and subversive activities.

US ‘incredibly supportive’ of Kartarpur Corridor initiative

WASHINGTON, (DNA) – The United States (US) welcomed the Kartarpur Corridor initiative between Pakistan and India and said Washington was “incredibly supportive” of the project, said a statement released by the Department of State.“We encourage it. Anything that increases people-to-people ties between India and Pakistan is something that we’re incredibly supportive of,” said States Department Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus while addressing the media in Washington.

You Can’t Force People to Assimilate. So Why Is China at It Again?

The Communist Party’s past efforts to coerce minorities failed. Repression in Xinjiang will too. The Chinese government’s campaign of internment in the northwestern region of Xinjiang is extraordinary, by dint of its scale — but also, its contradictions.Up to 1.5 million people from predominantly Muslim Turkic minorities — Uighurs, Kazakhs and Kyrgyz — have been arbitrarily detained in political re-education camps designed in part to make them renounce their religious beliefs.

Kulbushan verdict: ICJ likely to reject India plea to release convicted spy

ISLAMABAD: (DNA) – The International Court of Justice (ICJ) is likely to reject India’s plea to release Kulbushan Jadhav, an Indian spy who was arrested in 2016 and sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court for carrying out acts of terror in Balochistan and Karachi.The judgment of the ICJ in Jadhav’s case will be read in open court today at 6pm PST at the Peace Place in The Hague.Pakistan’s legal team, headed by Attorney General for Pakistan Anwar Mansoor Khan reached Netherlands yesterday.

Imran Khan’s US visit is for home audience. Bajwa’s Army will do the real talking

RAWALPINDI, (DNA) – Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, who once accused the US of ‘destroying Pakistan’ and blamed his country’s politicians for fighting American wars for money, will soon be in Washington DC. His objective will be to rekindle the warmth in the bilateral relationship that seems to have died since Donald Trump took oath as President of the US in 2016.