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Donald Trump embarks on Asia visit, longest tour of a US President in 25 years

Donald Trump embarks on Asia visit, longest tour of a US President in 25 years

Trump is expected to show a united front with South Korea and Japan while pressing China to take a stronger line with Pyongyang.

Nov 04, 2017, 10:23 AM IST
Indian, Chinese troops in Doklam, but not in eyeball-to-eyeball contact: Army Chief General Bipin Rawat

Indian, Chinese troops in Doklam, but not in eyeball-to-eyeball contact: Army Chief General Bipin Rawat

General Rawat said there had been a disengagement of troops of both countries in Doklam, where the two sides were locked in a stand-off that ended in August.

Nov 04, 2017, 09:57 AM IST
China's Xi Jinping asks soldiers at first overseas base to be ready for war

China's Xi Jinping asks soldiers at first overseas base to be ready for war

Troops serving at China`s first overseas military base, in the Horn of Africa country of Djibouti, should help promote peace and stability, Xi Jinping told them in a video chat.

Nov 04, 2017, 08:04 AM IST
Despite trouble at home, Donald Trump heads on longest presidential Asia trip in years

Despite trouble at home, Donald Trump heads on longest presidential Asia trip in years

The last time a US president was in Asia for so long - close to two weeks - was in late 1991 and early 1992, when President George H.W. Bush became ill at a Japanese state dinner.

Nov 03, 2017, 18:44 PM IST
China's blocking of terror tag for Azhar will not affect fight against terror: India

China's blocking of terror tag for Azhar will not affect fight against terror: India

"I think the decision by a country to block a consensus should not be seen as an end to our counter-terrorism efforts," MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said.

Nov 03, 2017, 18:38 PM IST
China's decision to block ban on Masood Azhar won't impact India's resolve to fight terror: MEA

China's decision to block ban on Masood Azhar won't impact India's resolve to fight terror: MEA

China rejected the move to treat the JeM chief as a global terrorist saying that there was no consensus on the declaring Pathankot terror attack mastermind Masood Azhar a global terrorist.

Nov 03, 2017, 18:03 PM IST
China rejects reports of trouble plaguing its Belt and Road Initiative for trade

China rejects reports of trouble plaguing its Belt and Road Initiative for trade

China on Friday denied reports that its ambitious USD 50 billion economic corridor in Pakistan as well as the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) projects in a host of other countries were bogged down with problems.

Nov 03, 2017, 17:02 PM IST
Trump warns China, Japan could take action on N. Korea

Trump warns China, Japan could take action on N. Korea

Trump's remarks come ahead of his first visit to Asia since taking office, with soaring tensions over North Korea's nuclear and missile programs expected to take center stage.

Nov 03, 2017, 16:41 PM IST
India, China need to be confident to make things work: Envoy

India, China need to be confident to make things work: Envoy

Ma said the "differences" between the two countries were outweighed by their shared interest and trust.

Nov 03, 2017, 16:31 PM IST

South China Sea not an issue with United States, says Beijing

The South China Sea was not an issue between China and the United States, and Washington is expected to make a positive contribution instead of stirring up trouble, Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Zheng Zeguang said on Friday.

Nov 03, 2017, 15:31 PM IST

Verify reports of China's tunnel construction plan, Assam minister asks Centre

Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has requested the Centre to use satellite imaging to verify reports about China`s plan to construct a 1,000-km tunnel for diverting water from the Brahmaputra river.

Nov 03, 2017, 14:07 PM IST

China says has made best effort on North Korea ahead of Trump visit

A senior Chinese diplomat said on Friday China has made its best efforts to resolve issues on the Korean peninsula, ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump`s state visit to Beijing next week when he is expected to press China to do more on North Korea.

Nov 03, 2017, 12:43 PM IST

China vetoes move to declare Masood Azhar global terrorist again

China has once again disappointed India by blocking the move at UN to declare Jaish chief Masood Azhar a global terrorist.

Nov 03, 2017, 11:52 AM IST
Want 'constant progress' in ties with India, says China after blocking ban on Masood Azhar

Want 'constant progress' in ties with India, says China after blocking ban on Masood Azhar

On Thursday, Beijing, for the fourth time, blocked India' bid to list Masood Azhar as a global terrorist.

Nov 03, 2017, 10:09 AM IST
By blocking Masood Azhar ban, China misusing veto power and ignoring global views: Defence experts

By blocking Masood Azhar ban, China misusing veto power and ignoring global views: Defence experts

Defence experts on Friday slammed China for blocking India`s request at the United Nations Security Council to declare Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist. 

Nov 03, 2017, 08:51 AM IST
BRO builds world’s highest motorable road in Ladakh at 19,300 feet

BRO builds world’s highest motorable road in Ladakh at 19,300 feet

In a major feat, the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) has constructed the world's highest motorable road in Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir, passing through Umlingla Top at a height of over 19,30

Nov 03, 2017, 07:08 AM IST
'Double standards' will undermine efforts to combat terror, says India after China blocks UN move on Azhar

'Double standards' will undermine efforts to combat terror, says India after China blocks UN move on Azhar

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said it was deeply disappointed by China's decision to block the UN move once again.

Nov 02, 2017, 22:08 PM IST
China again blocks UN move to declare Masood Azhar as global terrorist

China again blocks UN move to declare Masood Azhar as global terrorist

Masood Azhar is JeM chief and Pathankot terror attack mastermind.

Nov 02, 2017, 19:08 PM IST
China treads cautiously on India-Bhutan friendship

China treads cautiously on India-Bhutan friendship

Reacting cautiously to President Ram Nath Kovind appreciation of Bhutan's support during the Dokalam standoff, China said on Thursday that it wants to see New Delhi and Thimphu developing "normal relations".

Nov 02, 2017, 18:38 PM IST
China set to block US plea to declare Masood Azhar a global terrorist

China set to block US plea to declare Masood Azhar a global terrorist

China is set to block the US application to declare Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) chief Masood Azhar a global terrorist on Thursday when the technical hold raised by Beijing comes up for discussion at the UN.

Nov 02, 2017, 17:24 PM IST