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China unveils comprehensive defence white paper, talks about Doklam standoff with India

The report titled ‘China’s National Defense in the New Era’ talks about China’s ties with neighbours and other countries vis-à-vis the efforts being made by its military.

Jul 24, 2019, 15:34 PM IST

Seeking Taiwan independence is a dead end, says China

This month, the Pentagon said the U.S. State Department had approved sales of weapons requested by Taiwan, including tanks and Stinger missiles estimated to be worth about $2.2 billion.

Jul 24, 2019, 12:06 PM IST

Top investors lose $1 billion as China''s Nasdaq-style board reverses on day 2

All but four companies of the 25 stocks listed on the market fell as investors took profits from opening day gains, erasing about 9% of the total market capitalisation.

Jul 23, 2019, 14:11 PM IST

Harbhajan Singh trolls Pakistan, others after Chandrayaan-2 launch

Former India off-spinner Harbhajan Singh trolled some countries with moon on their national flags, including Pakistan, after India`s second lunar mission Chandrayaan-2 was blasted off successfully from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) in Sriharikota on Monday.

Jul 23, 2019, 13:27 PM IST

South Korean Air Force F-15, F-16 fighters fire at Russian warplane for violating its airspace

South Korean military accused the Russian bomber of violating its airspace near South Korea's easternmost islets of Dokdo above the East Sea twice on Tuesday. The F-15Ks and F-16Ks fighters were scrambled to intercept the bomber.

Jul 23, 2019, 11:02 AM IST

Stellar debut for China's Nasdaq-style board adds $44 bn in market cap

Sixteen of the first batch of 25 companies - ranging from chip-makers to health care firms - more than doubled their already frothy initial public offering (IPO) prices on the STAR Market, operated by the Shanghai Stock Exchange.

Jul 22, 2019, 16:07 PM IST

Fellow swimmers hail Mack Horton for podium protest

After finishing runner-up to China`s Sun Yang in the 400 freestyle on Sunday, Olympic champion Horton took his silver medal and then stood behind the podium while his Chinese rival and bronze medallist Gabriele Detti shared the spotlight.

Jul 22, 2019, 11:40 AM IST

India, China to hold joint military drill in Meghalaya in December

In Umroi, the two forces will focus on counter-terror operations, the establishment of the joint command post and joint combat drill though a detailed planning meeting will be held in August.

Jul 19, 2019, 23:33 PM IST

World's highest aquarium starts trial operation in China's Qinghai

The new aquarium is located more than 2,200 meters above sea level in the city of Xining, the capital of Qinghai, representing the first aquarium on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau.

Jul 19, 2019, 17:45 PM IST

China's treatment of Uighurs 'stain of the century': Mike Pompeo

Mike Pompeo`s remarks came a day after U.S. President Donald Trump met at the White House with victims of religious persecution from countries including China, Turkey, North Korea, Iran and Myanmar.

Jul 18, 2019, 20:54 PM IST

Both India and China exercising restraint in Doklam: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh

India and China are respecting the existing agreements to maintain peace and tranquillity at the border, said Defence Minister Rajnath Singh.

Jul 17, 2019, 13:05 PM IST

Safety concerns deter Chinese parents from sending children to US, call it ‘a loss for America’

A Global Times report cited tighter US visa norms as one of the reasons for Chinese parents to look at other options like Europe, Australia, Japan and South Korea.

Jul 16, 2019, 14:03 PM IST

Irked by Syed Ali Shah Geelani’s remark on Uighur Muslims, China may ask Pakistan to snub separatists

A senior official in the security establishment told Zee News that Syed Ali Shah Geelani’s statement might have irked China.

Jul 15, 2019, 12:24 PM IST

News50: Watch top news headlines of the day

This segment of Zee News brings top news stories of the day. Watcht this video to know more.

Jul 14, 2019, 13:16 PM IST

Any misadventure by Pakistan will be repelled with punitive response: Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat

General Bipin Rawat made these remarks while addressing a seminar in New Delhi to mark the 20th year of the Kargil conflict

Jul 13, 2019, 13:57 PM IST

37 countries, including Pakistan and Saudi, defend China in UN letter over Xinjiang

UN ambassadors from 37 countries, including Pakistan and Saudi Arabia, have released a letter defending China`s "contribution to the international human rights cause" in the Xinjiang region, in direct response to Western criticism earlier this week.

Jul 13, 2019, 11:04 AM IST

Western countries rebuke China at UN for detention of Uighurs

UN experts and activists say at least 1 million Uighurs and other Muslims are held in detention centres in the remote western region.

Jul 10, 2019, 20:48 PM IST

Watch: Satte Pe Satta, 7th July, 2019

This segment of Satte Pe Satta brings to you top stories of the 7th July 2019. Watch this video to know more.

Jul 07, 2019, 15:52 PM IST

China says briefed by US on latest meeting between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un

Trump became the first sitting US president to set foot in North Korea on Sunday when he met Kim in the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) at Panmunjom between the two Koreas and agreed to resume stalled nuclear talks.

Jul 06, 2019, 11:20 AM IST

France urges Iran to reverse nuclear move, China hits at US pressure

China said it regretted Iran`s move but urged all parties to exercise restraint and said the U.S. policy of increasing pressure on Iran was the "root cause of the current tensions".

Jul 02, 2019, 20:35 PM IST