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2006-02-25 22:05:14

BEIJING (Reuters) - China, facing what it says is terror threat in its restive far northwest, has sent a U.N. convention that tackles the financing of terrorism to parliament for approval, Xinhua news agency said. China has supported the U.S.-led war on terror, but human rights activists accuse it of using the campaign to legitimize a crackdown on Uighur activists in its remote northwest. "The core of the convention is about undermining the terrorist organization's economic support...

2005-08-25 01:12:44

TOKYO (Reuters) - The next round of six-party talks aimed at dismantling North Korea's nuclear weapons program is likely to make more progress than the previous round, China's top envoy to the forum was quoted as saying on Thursday. "I think there will be more progress than before," visiting Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Wu Dawei was quoted by Mizuho Fukushima, the leader of Japan's Socialist Party, as saying in a meeting. Wu is also set to go to Pyongyang soon, Fukushima told...

2005-08-24 20:56:00

TOKYO (Reuters) - Six-party talks aimed at dismantling North Korea's nuclear weapons program may resume on September 2, China's top envoy to the forum was quoted as saying on Thursday. "We are considering September 2," a spokesman for Japan's Social Democratic Party quoted visiting Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Wu Dawei as saying after a meeting with the party's leader. The spokesman said Wu did not elaborate on whether the United States or North Korea had agreed to that date.

2005-08-23 03:51:22

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Wu Dawei will visit Japan this week to discuss North Korea's nuclear crisis ahead of a new round of talks aimed at dismantling the reclusive state's weapons program, state media said on Tuesday. Wu, head of China's negotiating team at the talks that also involve Japan, the two Koreas, the United States and Russia, was to leave on Tuesday and will meet Japanese Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs Nishida Tsuneo before he returns on...

2005-08-06 22:25:32

BEIJING (Reuters) - The six parties at North Korean nuclear crisis talks agreed on Sunday to take a three-week recess and plan to return to the table in the week of August 29, Chinese chief negotiator Wu Dawei told a news conference. Wu said the break was taken to give negotiators a chance to return to their capitals for consultations. The talks failed to reach accord on a joint statement, with Pyongyang clinging fast to its demand to keep nuclear programs for peaceful use. The two Koreas,...

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  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.