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

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

Pandora Papers: Call to tighten regulations gets louder as leak reveals London as hub for tax avoidance
World

Pandora Papers: Call to tighten regulations gets louder as leak reveals London as hub for tax avoidance

Treasury chief Rishi Sunak said Britain’s tax authorities will inspect the Pandora Papers and defended the country’s record on tackling tax avoidance

Afghan crisis: Top Russian security official General Nikolay Patrushev visits India to discuss strategy
India

Afghan crisis: Top Russian security official General Nikolay Patrushev visits India to discuss strategy

National security advisor Ajit Doval invited General Nikolay Patrushev after a Modi-Putin conversation on 24 August. The MEA said the two leaders had expressed the view that it was important for the two strategic partners to work together

China accuses US of politicising COVID origin research; warns of 'counterattack'
World

China accuses US of politicising COVID origin research; warns of 'counterattack'

China, the US and WHO are entangled in a feud over whether the virus that causes COVID-19 could have leaked from a lab in Wuhan, where the disease was first detected in late 2019

In Jaishankar’s speech on regional connectivity, a veiled dig at China’s BRI, Pakistan
India

In Jaishankar’s speech on regional connectivity, a veiled dig at China’s BRI, Pakistan

Jaishankar said "politics, vested interests and instability" can be "formidable impediments" to regional cooperation and prosperity, asserting that no serious connectivity initiative can ever be a one-way street

US blocks websites linked to Tehran shortly after vote to instal Ebrahim Raisi as Iran's new president
World

US blocks websites linked to Tehran shortly after vote to instal Ebrahim Raisi as Iran's new president

Joe Biden has said that rejoining the Iran nuclear agreement is one of his top foreign policy priorities, although his aides have largely downplayed any certainty that a deal will be struck

Why is China calling for an investigation into Canada's human rights violations against Indigenous people?
World

Why is China calling for an investigation into Canada's human rights violations against Indigenous people?

This call for a probe came from a group of countries that include Russia, Belarus, Iran, Venezuela, North Korea and Syria

History tells us Himalayas hold key to controlling Asia; India must continue to be wary of China
World

History tells us Himalayas hold key to controlling Asia; India must continue to be wary of China

In future whatever happens inside Tibet may matter for the Indian security environment and also that of Asia as well.

Why Imran Khan continues to refrain from criticising China on Uighur situation in Xinjiang province
World

Why Imran Khan continues to refrain from criticising China on Uighur situation in Xinjiang province

In his Axios interview, Imran Khan said, "Our discussions with the Chinese will always be behind closed doors."

Russia's SVR hijacked email system of US aid agency to target NGOs, think tanks critical of Putin
World

Russia's SVR hijacked email system of US aid agency to target NGOs, think tanks critical of Putin

According to cybersecurity firm SecureWorks, the Russian hackers targeted the Atlantic Council and EU Disinfo Lab, which have both exposed several Russian disinformation campaigns

Vladimir Putin warns West of a Russian 'red line' that Joe Biden and others will regret crossing
World

Vladimir Putin warns West of a Russian 'red line' that Joe Biden and others will regret crossing

Putin delivered an annual address replete with threats against the West but, despite tensions with Ukraine, stopped short of announcing new military or foreign policy moves

Despite India-Pakistan 'engagement', Kashmiri separatist leaders still under lock and key
Politics

Despite India-Pakistan 'engagement', Kashmiri separatist leaders still under lock and key

Despite the talks, in Kashmir the curbs persist on separatist leaders, with some of them who are lodged in New Delhi's Tihar Jail even complaining of being denied medical attention

Joe Biden's Afghanistan pullout represents a victory for Pakistan; but at what cost?
World

Joe Biden's Afghanistan pullout represents a victory for Pakistan; but at what cost?

'It will be difficult, if not impossible, for Pakistan to control the Taliban and other militant groups in Afghanistan as the country spirals into a civil war'

No trade unless India reverses Article 370 abrogation, says Pakistan and shoots self in foot
India

No trade unless India reverses Article 370 abrogation, says Pakistan and shoots self in foot

For a while it seemed that amidst all the darkness and despair in the world in 2021, India-Pakistan relations had taken off on a positive note

China 'goes to school' in understanding Suez Canal choke-point, with eye on Malacca Strait
World

China 'goes to school' in understanding Suez Canal choke-point, with eye on Malacca Strait

The virtual maritime jam, re-routing of ships and the colossal financial damages caused by this Suez Canal 'choke' is a real-time experience, of inevitable helplessness, in such situations

On Japan visit, US secretaries of state and defence set combative tone for upcoming China talks
World

On Japan visit, US secretaries of state and defence set combative tone for upcoming China talks

Before Antony Blinken and Lloyd Austin landed in Tokyo, a spokesman for the Chinese Foreign Ministry urged the United States to 'stop interfering in China’s internal affairs'

India-Pakistan LoC ceasefire agreement is a landmark one... until the next violation, that is
India

India-Pakistan LoC ceasefire agreement is a landmark one... until the next violation, that is

There will certainly be grumbling that it's a very basic joint statement, that there have been so many of the sort in the past and that Pakistan is not to be trusted

The Quad is the only way forward for India, US, Australia and Japan in a China-wary world
India

The Quad is the only way forward for India, US, Australia and Japan in a China-wary world

The Quad’s stated objective of ‘free, open and prosperous’ Indo-Pacific Region lacks the compelling bite, deterrence and collectiveness of a NATO

In geopolitical struggle over Myanmar, China has an edge over US, other nations seeking to shape events
World

In geopolitical struggle over Myanmar, China has an edge over US, other nations seeking to shape events

The Chinese government, according to experts, sees the coup as “a moment of opportunity” to undercut the inroads the United States and other Asian nations made during Myanmar’s halting democratic opening

Days after jailed for violating parole, Alexie Navalny back in court, this time in defamation case
World

Days after jailed for violating parole, Alexie Navalny back in court, this time in defamation case

Prosecutors accuse Navalny of slandering a World War II veteran in social media posts last year. The posts criticised people who supported constitutional amendments that allowed Putin to remain in power until 2036