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US-China players team up at World Table Tennis Championships to mark 'ping-pong diplomacy'
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US-China players team up at World Table Tennis Championships to mark 'ping-pong diplomacy'

China's Lin Gaoyuan will play with the American Lily Zhang while Wang Manyu will join forces with Kanak Jha in the mixed doubles at the tournament this week, the International Table Tennis Federation said

India’s China strategy is a concoction of reserved diplomacy, backed by a vocal army
World

India’s China strategy is a concoction of reserved diplomacy, backed by a vocal army

The earlier practice of serving military chiefs confining themselves essentially to bread and butter defence and service issues and staying clear of issues with foreign policy sensitivities is being redefined

Joe Biden slams Beijing's ‘coercive’ actions against Taiwan at East Asia Summit
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Joe Biden slams Beijing's ‘coercive’ actions against Taiwan at East Asia Summit

The US president also said the country will speak up for the rights of people of Xinjiang, Tibet and Hong Kong

Worsening US-China ties could impact cooperation over climate change, warns Beijing
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Worsening US-China ties could impact cooperation over climate change, warns Beijing

Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi has said such cooperation cannot be separated from the broader relationship shared with the US

Atul Keshap appointed interim envoy to India: Old state department hand has an Indian connection
India

Atul Keshap appointed interim envoy to India: Old state department hand has an Indian connection

The 50-year-old Indian-American career diplomat will be departing for New Delhi to serve as Charge d''Affaires, ad interim, following the retirement of Ambassador Daniel Smith

India story is not over yet: Fast global aid indicates world wants New Delhi's resurgence
India

India story is not over yet: Fast global aid indicates world wants New Delhi's resurgence

For all the challenges India has faced in the last few weeks, news of the demise of the India Story are greatly exaggerated

'Book your trip now': In Dubai, Israeli travel companies promote tourism amid raging Gaza conflict
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'Book your trip now': In Dubai, Israeli travel companies promote tourism amid raging Gaza conflict

The presence of Israel at the travel and tourism event in Dubai highlights the United Arab Emirates’ business-first approach and demonstrates how rapidly ties with Israel have developed since the UAE and Israel signed an accord to formalise ties in September.

Kim Jong-un unveils new ICBM at military parade, says North Korea will continue to strengthen the war deterrent
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Kim Jong-un unveils new ICBM at military parade, says North Korea will continue to strengthen the war deterrent

The size of the new missile indicated that it might be able to fly farther and carry a more powerful nuclear warhead, South Korean, and other analysts said, although it has never been flight-tested

US sends top-level diplomat to Taiwan for first time in 40 years; strongly oppose this, says China
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US sends top-level diplomat to Taiwan for first time in 40 years; strongly oppose this, says China

Keith Krach, undersecretary of state for economic growth, energy and the environment, is visiting to attend a memorial service for late president Lee Teng-hui on Saturday

The biggest obstacle to America's China policy is Donald Trump, claims John Bolton in scathing new memoir
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The biggest obstacle to America's China policy is Donald Trump, claims John Bolton in scathing new memoir

As national security officials and some trade advisors in the Donald Trump administration tried crafting get-tough-on-China policies to address what they viewed as America’s greatest foreign policy challenge, they ran into opposition from an unexpected quarter

India expels two Pakistani officials for spying: Islamabad unlikely to wait long before hitting back at New Delhi
India

India expels two Pakistani officials for spying: Islamabad unlikely to wait long before hitting back at New Delhi

The two nuclear-armed powers, which have been at loggerheads for decades, have a long record of indulging in such tit-for-tat measures.

Foreign Secretary Harsh V Shringla's Bangladesh visit represents a friend's assurance to Dhaka on host of bilateral matters
India

Foreign Secretary Harsh V Shringla's Bangladesh visit represents a friend's assurance to Dhaka on host of bilateral matters

On 2 and 3 March, India's newly-appointed foreign secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla visited Dhaka to prepare the grounds for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's now-cancelled visit to Dhaka on 17 March

With US assistance no longer guaranteed, Saudi Arabia adopts a new strategy: Talks with regional foes
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With US assistance no longer guaranteed, Saudi Arabia adopts a new strategy: Talks with regional foes

In the months since a missile and drone attack widely seen as the work of Iran left two Saudi oil facilities smouldering, the Saudi crown prince has taken an uncharacteristic turn to diplomacy to cool tensions with his regional enemies

Dreams of K-pop stardom entice Japan's youth to Korea, despite political rancour
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Dreams of K-pop stardom entice Japan's youth to Korea, despite political rancour

There are almost a million youngsters hoping to find fame through K-pop, among them a vast Japanese talent that is reshaping the industry at a time of political acrimony between the two countries.

New missile gap leaves US scrambling to counter China; increased military spending, tech ended Washington's monopoly
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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.

Rapid, disruptive advance of Chinese hard power on Xi Jinping’s watch has ended era of unquestioned US supremacy in Asia
World

Rapid, disruptive advance of Chinese hard power on Xi Jinping’s watch has ended era of unquestioned US supremacy in Asia

Xi Jinping is also stepping up military pressure on Taiwan, Japan and India. Alongside a massive arsenal of missiles capable of striking Taiwan, Chinese naval and air forces conduct increasingly complex exercises that regularly encircle the self-governing island.

India's no-show at China's Belt Road Forum meet no surprise, but New Delhi must abandon over-cautious Beijing policy
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India's no-show at China's Belt Road Forum meet no surprise, but New Delhi must abandon over-cautious Beijing policy

As expected, India is not going to be represented at this year's Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation (BRFIC) that begins on Thursday in Beijing

China snubs world, protects JeM chief Masood Azhar: The story of 3 kings and a dacoit offers clue on how to fix him
India

China snubs world, protects JeM chief Masood Azhar: The story of 3 kings and a dacoit offers clue on how to fix him

Parallel to the diplomatic offensive, India could also think of punitive air strikes on the camps of terrorists inside Pakistan each time they shed blood in India. Doing nothing has ceased to be an option

Donald Trump proposes new missile treaty with China, others; says US could outspend Russia without it
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Donald Trump proposes new missile treaty with China, others; says US could outspend Russia without it

US president Donald Trump vowed Tuesday that the United States would outspend Russia on missiles without a fresh international accord after he ditched a landmark Cold War treaty

Donald Trump's 'refusal' of invitation to Republic Day function should not undo gradual uptick in India-US ties
India

Donald Trump's 'refusal' of invitation to Republic Day function should not undo gradual uptick in India-US ties

It has taken India decades to get over an innate suspicion of the United States. It would seem to be a pity to waste it all due to the Republic Day controversy.