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A wanted poster put out by the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation for Sajid Mir,  the mastermind of the 26/11 Mumbai terrorist attack who is under China’s protection at the United Nations. (Photo Source: FBI)

China continues to shield Pakistan; protects from UN sanctions key leaders of LeT behind 26/11 Mumbai attack

When the Security Council’s Counter-Terrorism Committee (CTC) met in Mumbai last month, an audio clip of Sajid Mir directing the 26/11 terrorists at the Chabad House Jewish cultural centre was played to focus on the role of the terrorist under Beijing protection at the UN.

Biden-Xi meeting: A modus vivendi and a reality check for Beijing?

The rise of nationalist sentiments globally and in Europe, as seen in the premiership of Giorgia Meloni in Italy and Rishi Sunak in Britain, are conflating political circumstances for a global pushback against China’s actions where these countries are ready to call out China in a more forthright manner.

Xi's tightening grip has wide ramifications for China and the world

A forceful "unification" of Taiwan has been projected by most analysts as happening within the next five years of Xi’s new third term, as he will need this to cement a history-making legacy that will help him extend his rule for life

Is Bangladesh looking for a Chinese solution to its Teesta water woes?

Bangladesh negotiated with India for 35 years, but the negotiations did not make any headway due to the river's importance to West Bengal. So Bangladesh has to look for other solutions where advanced Chinese technologies and experiences may have something to offer.

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China to host meeting of Afghanistan's neighbors, hopes for ‘inclusive’ government

The upcoming meeting in Beijing will be the third such meeting of foreign ministers of regional countries where members are expected to discuss a coherent regional response to address the issue of Afghanistan

India-China normalisation of ties still distant: Beijing, Delhi differ on approach

Indian sources were quoted as saying that Wang invited Doval to visit China for talks of Special Representatives (SRs) on the broader resolution of the India-China boundary, but the latter said that he could visit only “after immediate issues are resolved successfully”

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi in New Delhi for crucial talks to break border impasse

The Chinese senior minister's visit comes just a day after India rejected the "uncalled reference" to Kashmir during his speech at a function in Pakistan

China’s Foreign Minister makes unannounced visit to Afghanistan

Fifth para, first sentence- For the Taliban….

India snub to Chinese foreign minister puts cloud on speculated visit

New Delhi's rejection of Wang Yi's comments came in the midst of hectic consultations between the two sides over a possible visit by him to New Delhi within two days

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi to visit India

India on Saturday said it could not be 'business as usual' in relations with China until the dragging military standoff in Ladakh sector of the LAC was resolved and peace and tranquillity restored in the border areas

Nepal seeking more grants from Beijing for feasibility study of cross-border railway

Nepal and China are expected to sign a memorandum of understanding for the feasibility study of the proposed cross-border rail link during the upcoming visit of Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi to Kathmandu

Chinese foreign minister to visit India this month?

In what could be the first visit by any senior Chinese leader since the violent clash at the Line Of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh nearly two years ago, China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi may visit India later this month, NDTV said

Missile row: US, China call for direct talks between Pakistan and India

The United States and China have called for direct dialogue and talks between India and Pakistan, days after New Delhi admitted accidental firing of an unarmed missile that fell into Pakistan

US to support India militarily at LAC with China; military-to-military relationship at 'highest point'

The US will continue to support India with equipment and other things it needs along the Line of Actual Control with China, the US' Indo-Pacific commander has said, asserting that the defence establishment of the two countries share a "tremendous partnership"

Chinese foreign minister likely to visit Nepal this month

China Foreign Minister Wang Yi is expected to visit Nepal this month which would be the first high-level visit between the two countries since the change of the government in Kathmandu last year. Significantly, this will come a few weeks after the Nepali Parliament ratified a US aid program

China provoking India 'at every turn', says senior US official

China is provoking India at every turn just as it is doing with the United States, and Washington is committed to strengthening India's defence capacity to deter Chinese provocations, a senior Biden administration official has said

China weaponising space domain is bringing newer threats, says Indian Air Force Chief

Space-based assets could become essential for the conduct of operations in a networked scenario in the future as recent moves by China have weaponised the space domain, Indian Air Force Chief Air Chief Marshal V R Chaudhari said on Thursday

India will not accept any change in status quo at LAC: Foreign Minister Jaishankar

India will not agree to any change in the status quo along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) - the de facto border - with China, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said on Tuesday while addressing the French Institute of International Relations (IFRI)

Avoid commercially unsustainable projects, Indian foreign minister tells neighbours alluding to China's debt-trap diplomacy

Without mentioning China, Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar criticised Beijing for the debt-trap diplomacy it indulges in and cautioned countries in the neighbourhood to not fall into the trap, advising them to make “informed decisions” on what Bangladesh foreign ministers said were often "aggressive...affordable proposals" from Beijing


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