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China killed or jailed up to 20 US spies in 2010-12

Beijing systematically dismantled CIA spying efforts in China beginning in 2010, killing or jailing more than a dozen covert sources, in a deep setback to US intelligence there, The New…

Will One Belt One Road meeting end up as damp squib?

Will One Belt One Road meeting end up as damp squib?

NS Venkataraman By NS Venkataraman CHENNAI, India, 20 May 2017 In yet another attempt to establish itself as the dominating world force, China is now organizing the One Belt One…

Swedish prosecutors drop rape probe against WikiLeaks’s Assange

Swedish prosecutors on Friday dropped a seven-year rape investigation targeting Julian Assange, a legal victory for the WikiLeaks founder who has been holed up in the Ecuadoran embassy in London…

UN court orders Pakistan not to execute Indian ‘spy’

The UN’s top court on Thursday ordered Pakistan to stay the execution of an Indian national convicted of spying, in a decision hailed by New Delhi. Judges at the International…

Indian PM to inaugurate Asia’s longest bridge near Tibet

Maintaining development spree in northeast India, which is in south of Tibet, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate India’s longest bridge on 26 May. Constructed at the cost of…

Macron takes power as French president

Emmanuel Macron became France’s youngest ever president on Sunday, promising at his inauguration to restore the country’s lost confidence and relaunch the flagging European Union. Macron, a 39-year-old centrist, took…

Nepal in talks with China to build $8 billion cross-border rail link

Nepal is in talks with China to build a cross-border rail link that may cost up to $8 billion, and funding could be expected after Nepal formally signed up to…

China pledges $124 billion for new Silk Road as champion of globalisation

Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged $124 billion on Sunday for his new Silk Road plan to forge a path of peace, inclusiveness and free trade, and called for the abandonment…

Pelosi hyping Tibet issue when China-US ties getting better: Chinese media

A Chinese state-run newspaper today attacked US House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi for meeting the Dalai Lama in India and accused her of “hyping the Tibet question” when China-US relations…

On Tibet, members of US Congress listen to their conscience

On Tibet, members of US Congress listen to their conscience

NS Venkataraman By NS Venkataraman CHENNAI, India, 12 May 2017 With China’s strong economy and military power, most governments in the world do not want to antagonize China. As China…

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