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Indonesia’s president signs decree to ban radical groups

JAKARTA, Indonesia: Indonesia’s president has signed a decree giving the government the power to ban radical organizations, in a move aimed at outlawing groups behind an apparent rise in the political clout of hard-line Islam. The measure announced Wednesday by the country’s top security minister follows months of sectarian tensions in the world’s most populous … Continue reading Indonesia’s president signs decree to ban radical groups

China says willing to play ‘constructive role’ over Kashmir

BEIJING: China said on Wednesday that it was willing to play a “constructive role” in improving relations between India and Pakistan, especially after the increased hostility along the LoC, saying the situation in Kashmir has attracted “international” attention. Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said India and Pakistan are important South Asian countries but the … Continue reading China says willing to play ‘constructive role’ over Kashmir