BJP attacks Rahul on Rafale remarks, calls him irresponsible

New Delhi, July 23 : The BJP on Monday attacked Congress President Rahul Gandhi for his remarks on the ‘secrecy pact’ in the Rafale deal, calling him irresponsible for “misleading Parliament” and for dragging French President Emmanuel Macron into the matter. It also advised Rahul Gandhi to “do homework and improve understanding” of India’s foreign […]

Taiwan vulnerable to Chinese invasion without US

Taipei, July 23 : Without continuing US military support, Taiwan would be vulnerable to an armed takeover from Beijing, the island’s Foreign Minister has said. Joseph Wu told CNN the Taiwan government felt relations with the US had grown stronger in recent years, but it was vital for Washington to continue to support Taipei militarily […]

British Foreign Secretary to visit China

Beijing, July 23 : British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt will pay an official visit to China on July 30 at the invitation of Chinese State Councillor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi, it was announced here on Monday. During the visit, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of […]

Palestinian teen shot dead by Israeli Army

Jerusalem, July 23 : A 15-year-old Palestinian boy was shot dead by the Israeli Army on Monday during clashes in the Dheisheh refugee camp near Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, according to the Palestinian Health Ministry. Arkan Thaer Mizher was shot through the chest and heart during the clashes, which followed a dawn raid […]

India, B’desh to set up 6 more border haats

Agartala, July 23 : To improve the livelihood of people on the border, India and Bangladesh will set up six more “border haats” (markets) in addition to the existing four, a top official said here on Monday after a series of official-level meetings. A 13-member Indian delegation led by Commerce Ministry’s Joint Secretary Bhupinder Singh […]

US trade threats, intimidation won’t ever work: China

Beijing, July 23 : China on Monday rebuffed renewed threats on trade from Washington, after US President Donald Trump threatened to impose further tariffs on all imported Chinese goods. Trump said last week that he was ready to slap additional tariffs on goods imported from China amounting to $500 billion. “The US is invoking this […]