India breaks silence on spat with China; describes close ties with Bhutan

In its first statement on the Indian Army’s on-going confrontation with a Chinese patrol and road construction party that began two weeks ago, New...

India fears Chinese encirclement, citing ‘overwhelming’ Sino presence in South Asia

The number of pins on the map denoting Chinese built or controlled ports worries former Indian naval officer Abhijit Singh. Key points: Indian figures fear...

Thailand buys $530 million submarine from China, a move ‘opposed by most Thais’

Thailand has bought the first of three submarines from China in the strongest signal yet the military-ruled country is reducing reliance on its long-time ally, the United States. A...

Tonga called on Pacific islands to band together against China — then had a...

It was a rapid change of heart. On Thursday last week, Tonga's Prime Minister was protesting that his small Pacific Island nation would struggle to...

Karachi attack: Four killed as gunmen try to storm China consulate

Gunmen have killed at least four people in an attack on the Chinese consulate in the Pakistani port city of Karachi. Gunshots were heard at...

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