US Bombers Challenge China In South China Sea Flyover

Friday, 07 July 2017 16:56
TOKYO, JAPAN: 2 US bombers have flown over the disputed South China Sea, the US Air Force said on Friday, asserting the right to treat the region as international territory despite China's claim to virtually all of the waterway.The flight…

China Hardens Stand, Says No Bilateral Meet For PM Modi, Xi At G20

Thursday, 06 July 2017 19:16
NEW DELHI: China has said that "the atmosphere is not right" for a formal or bilateral meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping when they gather for the G20 summit in Germany tomorrow. India, making it…

What About Our Security Concerns, Belligerent China Says On Sikkim

Thursday, 06 July 2017 19:16
BEIJING: China today was categorical that its president Xi Jinping will not have a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi when they meet tomorrow in Germany for the G-20 summit. "The atmosphere is not right," said China. It also…

After The Bear Hugs, 7 Deals Signed By PM Modi And Israel

Thursday, 06 July 2017 07:19
JERUSALEM: There were more bear hugs on Wednesday and a working lunch for Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu - but the focus was on getting business done. A total of seven agreements were signed in…

China Says Open To Discussing Options On Kailash Yatra

Thursday, 06 July 2017 07:18
NEW DELHI: China today said that it was open to discussing with India "the possibility of alternative arrangements through other routes for Indian official yatris who had planned to visit Kailash and Manasrovar via Nathu La Pass".The Chinese embassy in…

No Question Of Compromise, Withdraw Your Troops, Says China To India

Wednesday, 05 July 2017 10:16
NEW DELHI: China today said that there is "no scope for a compromise" with India about the nearly two-week old standoff at the Sikkim border and said the "ball is in India's court" to end the tension. China's Ambassador to…

North Korea's Kim Jong Says Missile 'Gift' For US On Its Independence Day

Wednesday, 05 July 2017 10:14
SEOUL: North Korea has test launched an intercontinental ballistic missile for the first time, the United States confirmed Tuesday as it warned of an escalating threat from Pyongyang and insisted America would never accept a nuclear-armed North Korea.The North's possession…

China Retaliates To Arun Jaitley Saying This Is Not The India Of 1962 War

Monday, 03 July 2017 11:10
China has traded a new stern diplomatic warning with India over the new hotspot in the decades-old border dispute, a remote scrap of territory where the frontiers of China, India and Bhutan meet. Today's reprimand from Beijing was in response…

Don't Cross 'Red Line': Chinese President's Tough Message In Hong Kong

Saturday, 01 July 2017 13:40
HONG KONG: China's President Xi Jinping said Saturday Hong Kong was freer than ever before but laid down an uncrossable "red line" for any challenge to Beijing's authority as the city marked 20 years since it was handed back by…

Plane Hits Turbulence, 26 Injured, Some Have Fractures, 4 Are Critical

Monday, 19 June 2017 11:38
At least 26 people were injured when a China Eastern Airlines flight from Paris to the southwestern Chinese city of Kunming hit turbulence on Sunday, state news agency Xinhua reported.Passengers onboard flight MU774 suffered injuries such as fractures when strong…