China warns India over Dhola-Sadiya bridge in Arunachal

By Gaurav Sharma Beijing, May 29 : China on Monday asked India to be “cautious” and exercise “restraint” over building infrastructure in Arunachal Pradesh, days after Prime Narendra Modi launched the country’s longest bridge linking Assam with the state claimed by Beijing. “We hope India adopts a cautious and restrained attitude on the issue before […]

Chinese PM set to begin Europe tour

Beijing, May 29 : Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang will begin his Europe tour on Tuesday aimed at enriching Beijing’s ties with the European Union (EU), officials announced on Monday. Li will travel to Germany and Belgium and along with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and European Council President Donald Tusk will preside over the […]

Jadhav can never be released: Pakistani lawyer

Islamabad, May 29 : Alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav, who has been sentenced to death by a military court, “can never be released or acquitted”, a Pakistani lawyer said on Monday. Khawar Qureshi, the lawyer who represented Pakistan at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in the Jadhav case, said ICJ would neither acquit the […]

Pakistan fears Indian influence in Afghanistan: US spy chiefs

Washington, May 29 : The US intelligence community has informed Congress that Pakistan does not want heavy Indian influence in Afghanistan and will likely turn to China to offset New Delhi’s sway in Kabul, the media reported on Monday. During a recent hearing on Afghanistan at the Senate Armed Services Committee, US intelligence chiefs assessed […]

China offers ‘full support’ to Philippines’ drugs war

Beijing, May 29 : China’s anti-drug authorities will offer their full support to operations carried out by their Filipino counterparts, following a joint operation in which 604 kilograms (1,331 pounds) of methamphetamine were seized, officials said on Monday. The spokesperson of the National Narcotics Control Commission of China (NNCC) described the operation as a major […]

China slams G7 communique on East, South China Sea

By Gaurav Sharma Beijing, May 28 : China on Sunday slammed the G7 communique, which had a mention of the disputed East and the South China Sea issue. Reacting to the communique released by the G7 countries on Saturday, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang said the bloc had “interfered in the East China Sea […]