Nicaragua breaks diplomatic relations with Taiwan in favour of China Dec 12, 2021 0 0 12345 Mexico City Nicaragua’s government has broken off diplomatic relations with Taiwan, switching allegiance to China, it announced on Thursday. “The Government of the Republic of Nicaragua declares that it recognizes that in the world there is only one single China,” Minister of Foreign Affairs Denis Moncada said in a statement. “The People’s Republic of China is the only legitimate government that represents all of China and Taiwan is an inalienable part of the Chinese territory,” he added. The reason for switching sides was initially unclear.Taiwan has had an independent government since 1949, but China considers it part of its territory. (Agencies) Pages 12 RELATED ARTICLES Lebanon Palestinian refugee camp explosion that killed one person was caused by an electrical fault, says Hamas Dec 12, 2021 0 0 West waves sanctions stick to ‘tame’ China Dec 12, 2021 0 0 Pakistani Taliban target cop guarding polio vaccine workers Dec 12, 2021 0 0 Afghans offered courses at digital university in exile dpa Frankfurt A digital university in exile is to offer Afghan students worldwide a chance to continue their education. This concept was the focus of a two-day conference attended by representatives of the Afghan .. ‘Good agreement’ in nuke talks is reachable, says Iranian President TEHRAN: A “good agreement,” which Iran is looking for, can be reached in nuclear negotiations if the United States lifts anti-Iran sanctions, President said on Saturday. “The Islamic Republic participated in the .. Bangladesh protests US sanctions on anti-crime elite force officials Agencies DHAKA Bangladeshi Foreign Secretary Masud Bin Momen Saturday summoned U.S. Ambassador to Bangladesh Earl R. Miller to protest against sanctions imposed by Washington on officials of the country’s .. 176 asylum seekers evacuated from Libya to Rwanda TRIPOLI The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said on Friday it evacuated 176 vulnerable asylum seekers from Libya to Rwanda on a humanitarian flight. “It was the second such flight to Rwanda this ..