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NEW DELHI -- Chinese Embassy in India made a solemn statement Friday lodging strong representation and firm opposition against an Indian media interview advocating "Taiwan independence."

"It seriously violated One-China principle and provoked China's bottom line disregarding long-standing position of the Indian government," spokesperson of Chinese Embassy in India, Counselor Ji Rong, said in the statement. (India-China-Taiwan)

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TRIPOLI -- The Acting Special Representative of the UN Secretary General to Libya, Stephanie Williams, on Friday held meetings with Libyan mayors, and discussed their concerns about the political process.

"As part of Libyan Political Dialogue Forum (LPDF) process, based on the principles of social and political inclusivity, Stephanie Williams has been holding a series of meetings with mayors from the southern, western and the eastern parts of Libya," the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) said in a statement. (Libya-UN-Talks)

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KABUL -- Seven civilians were killed and five others wounded in two improvised bomb explosions in Afghanistan on Friday, authorities confirmed.

In western Ghor province, a minibus carrying civilians tore apart after the vehicle touched off an Improvised Explosive Device (IED), provincial police spokesman, Mahruf Ramish, told Xinhua. (Afghanistan-Bomb Explosion)

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BEIRUT -- Lebanese President Michel Aoun emphasized on Friday the keenness of Lebanon to reach fair solutions to maritime border demarcation with Israel, a statement by the Lebanese Presidency reported.

"We rely on the role of the United States to overcome difficulties that may hinder the negotiations' process," Aoun said during his meeting with U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs David Schenker at Baabda Palace. (Lebanon-Israel-Maritime-Border-Demarcation) Enditem

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