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China summons US envoy over warship sales to Taiwan

A US-made 70-C helicopter lands on a Perry-class frigate during the Han Kuang drill near Hualien, eastern Taiwan. (Photo: AFP)

Beijing is building islands with military-grade airstrips in the South China Sea.

China launches satellite to shed light on dark matter

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The satellite is designed to undertake a three-year space mission.

‘Meeting with Modi, Swaraj was positive’

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday said his recent meetings with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi and external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj yielded “encouraging results” with both c

India, Pakistan for steps against terror

India and Pakistan on Tuesday struck a rare united stand to forge collective action to curb terrorism at the Shanghai Co-operation Organisation (SCO) meeting in China where New Delhi also called on Is

China criticizes expected US arms sale to Taiwan

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Obama administration is planning its first arms sale to Taiwan in four years.

Bo Xilai’s wife gets repreive from death penalty

Disgraced Communist Party Politburo leader Bo Xilai’s wife’s death sentence has been commuted to life imprisonment by a court here, a dramatic development in one of the biggest scandals to rock China’

Chinese NGO sues Volkswagen over emissions fraud

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Volkswagen China did not immediately respond to requests for comment.

Xi Jinping, Barack Obama pledge to implement pact

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In phone call with Xi, Obama said cooperation with China on climate change vital

Exercises by China Navy in disputed sea

China’s Navy has in recent days carried out more exercises in the disputed South China Sea, the defence ministry said on Sunday, calling them routine drills.

President Xi skips event to mark Nanjing massacre

China marked in low-key fashion its second national memorial day for the Nanjing Massacre on Sunday, with President Xi Jinping skipping the main event and a relatively junior official leading the somb

Air power is the most capital-intensive means of war. A modern fighter jet now could cost several hundred crores and the prices seem to be rising exponentially.

I returned to India in August 1946 after serving in Burma and Indonesia during the Second World War.