A deadly explosion rocked the Pakistani city of Quetta on Wednesday evening. The explosion took place in a luxury hotel where the Chinese ambassador was staying. The ambassador was absent when the explosion took place. Meanwhile, sheriff’s assistants shot and killed a black man in North Carolina while he was executing a search warrant. Read this and more in our morning newsletter.
Pakistan: deadly explosion in luxury hotel housing Chinese ambassador
The explosion took place in Quetta, capital of Balochistan province, where the Pakistani army has been waging a low-level insurgency for ten years.
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China denounces ‘provocative’ scrapping of ‘Belt and Road’ initiative by Australia
Foreign Minister Marise Payne said on Wednesday that the federal government would reverse the decision of the state government of Victoria to subscribe to the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), a vast network of investments which critics say , would cover Beijing creating a geopolitical and financial lever
Black man shot dead by sheriff’s deputies serving search warrant in North Carolina
The shooting took place Wednesday morning in Elizabeth City, a riverside town of about 18,000 Pasquotank County residents near the North Carolina coastal border with Virginia, and small groups of protesters took to the streets on evening.
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