Lines are being drawn and US-China relations are in free fall, laying the foundation for a confrontation that will have many of the characteristics of the Cold War — and the dangers
Russia's mutually-beneficial alliance with the Taliban was built on years of confusion and influence
Russia often used the hundreds of millions of dollars in fuel imports for NATO and Afghan forces as a way to inject cash into Afghanistan to ensure influence and keep intelligence assets on its side
Expanding G7: India should see Donald Trump's suggestion as an opportunity, not a geopolitical curveball that might upset China
The India-US security cooperation and strategic collaboration are all set to tighten, and we may see a more explicit reflection of this geopolitical reality driven by the hostile behaviour of an expansionist and revisionist power in China.
Testing a shark's vertebrae for carbon-14 levels, found in atomic bombs, scientists can calculate its age
Researchers tested carbon-14 levels in dead whale sharks and the oldest one, stored in Pakistan, had lived for 50 years.
Ajay Kamalakaran's A Week in the Life of Svitlana documents the story of a single mother in modern-day Moscow
Ajay Kamalakaran's latest work captures a week-long journey of the protagonist, Svitlana Khristenko, a single mother, in modern-day Moscow as she juggles multiple roles while retaining her acute political sensibilities amid the growing tension between Russia and her native Ukraine
Macron-NATO spat explained: French president unapologetic about 'brain death' comment, calls it 'useful wake-up call'
French President Emmanuel Macron remained unapologetic on his remarks on NATO, in which he had said that the alliance was experiencing "brain death" because of a lack of co-ordination.
US-China trade deal will go through; sandwiched between super powers, India must learn to plan, invest to protect its sovereignty
India still is at the mercy of America and China.
'Parallel approach on security, economy': Henry Kissinger says current phase of US-India ties can be traced back to 1971 Bangladesh war
The current phase of India-US ties has its roots in the 1971 Bangladesh crisis as despite having opposite views on the issue, the two nations could develop a parallel approach on the key areas of security and economy, former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger said on Monday.
Taiwan president rejects China's 'one country, two systems' offer, says such an arrangement set Hong Kong ‘on edge of disorder’
President Tsai Ing-wen also vowed in a National Day speech to defend Taiwan’s sovereignty
Russia, China say US testing new missile can spark arms race; urge Washington to 'let go of its Cold War mentality'
Russia and China warned on Tuesday that a new US missile test had heightened military tensions and risked sparking an arms race.
Donald Trump's need to 'mediate' India-Pakistan dispute is as flawed as the approach of his predecessors
Idea remains the same- that the United States harbours the belief that it is a good idea to make an effort for resolving the India-Pakistan ‘dispute’. What ‘dispute’ it wants to resolve differs from administration to administration.
Trinity test is estimated to cost $2 billion and was conducted in deep in the desert in New Mexico.
Vladimir Putin says Russia ready to resume talks with US on arms control; expresses uncertainity on extension of START III
Foreign ministers from the United States and Russia will begin talks over nuclear arms control but it may not lead to an extension of the START III nuclear disarmament treaty, President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday.
World Refugee Day: India needs to formulate national framework for just and uniform treatment of refugees
Each year, 20 June is celebrated as World Refugee Day across the globe. It is a day dedicated to raising awareness about the precarious condition of refugees
New missile gap leaves US scrambling to counter China; increased military spending, tech ended Washington's monopoly
Many of China's missiles are specifically designed to attack the aircraft carriers and bases that form the backbone of US military dominance in the region.
East-West Golden Arch is a recent initiative to identify cinematic ‘Eurasia’ — Western Asia (Iran, Turkey and Israel) and Eastern Europe (the countries of the former Eastern Bloc plus Finland) — as a continuous cultural entity and organise a film festival around it, with Moscow as the epicentre.
Indus Waters Treaty: Partition to Cold War and drought, how India lost hydro disciplining tool against Pak
Would India have agreed so readily to the Indus Waters Treaty if she had not needed to be in the World Bank’s good books? That’s a question only history can answer.
Vladimir Putin signs decree to suspend Russia's participation in Cold War-era INF arms treaty with US
President Vladimir Putin on Monday officially suspended Russia's participation in a key Cold War-era arms treaty, after the US first moved to ditch the INF deal.
India, Russia to sign $3bn lease for Akula-class submarine: Deal shows despite new partnerships, old ties hold strong
India is set to sign a deal on Thursday with Russia to lease an Akula-class submarine for the Indian Navy. The nuclear submarine — that is being called INS Chakra III — is likely to be ready, after refurbishment, by 2025
Oscars 2019: Roma becomes first Mexican film to win Best Foreign Film; Alfonso Cuaron bags Best Cinematography
Roma won the Best Foreign Film at Oscars 2019, that also saw Cold War (Poland), Shoplifters (Japan), Never Look Away (Germany) and Capernaum (Lebanon) as fitting fellow nominees.