Tag: war

On Diwali, PM Modi distributes sweets to Indian soldiers at Longewala, rides tank

India, Nov. 14 -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday celebrated Diwali with Indian soldiers at Longewala in Rajasthan's Jaisalmer. The prime minister distributed sweets to security forces personnel and wished them on the eve. "I would like to extend my Diwali greetings. I am...

Look up to the sky: October to end with Halloween Blue Moon

India, Oct. 29 -- Halloween 2020, falling on October 31, has become extra special this year as the date also happens to be the occasion of the Blue Moon. It is a rare occurrence when there are two full moons in the same month....

China says border standoff with India is bilateral issue, criticises Mike Pompeo’s remarks

India, Oct. 28 -- China on Wednesday reacted sharply to US secretary of state Mike Pompeo's remarks targeting the Chinese government and backing India in facing challenges to its sovereignty, saying the comments "instigated China's relations with other countries". Describing the boundary issue as a...

North Korea’s Kim lauds Chinese war dead on anniversary

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has paid tribute to the millions of Chinese troops who fought a US-led coalition to a standstill and saved his country from defeat in the Korean War, state media reported Thursday. The 1950-53 conflict was the first and so...

Trump’s trade war does little good for US industry

by Delphine TOUITOU When President Donald Trump visited a Whirlpool factory in Ohio in August, he boasted that his trade policy had led to the creation of about 200 jobs for the appliance manufacturer at the plant. But in slapping tariffs on appliances and components imported...

Raises questions over your neutrality: India writes to Twitter on wrong geotag for Ladakh

India, Oct. 22 -- India has conveyed its disapproval to Twitter for reportedly showing Jammu and Kashmir as part of China in its location tag in a live broadcast. Amid the ongoing standoff with China, India warned Twitter that any attempt by the social...

Trump records show Chinese business pursuits and bank account: NYT

Donald Trump spent years cultivating business projects in China, where he maintained a previously unknown bank account, The New York Times reported Tuesday, as the US president attempts to portray election rival Joe Biden as weaker on Beijing. Trump has spent recent days promoting a...

Why Beijing may want to keep Trump in the White House

by Patrick BAERT Donald Trump has frustrated and enraged China during a tumultuous first term, but Beijing may welcome his re-election as it scans the horizon for the decline of its superpower rival. Relations are as icy as at any time since formal ties were established...

Damage from Trump’s trade wars won’t heal quickly: analysts

by Eve SZEFTEL After four years in office, Donald Trump has failed to achieve his promise to eliminate the US trade deficit, and dealt a lasting blow to the multilateral economic system that global trade is based upon, analysts say. But even if Democrat Joe Biden...

Combative Trump insists pandemic almost over, Biden says he did ‘nothing’

by Michael Mathes and Sebastian Smith President Donald Trump delivered a combative defense on Thursday of his Covid-19 response while election challenger Joe Biden — offering a glaring contrast in style in a rival town hall — accused him of doing “nothing” to end the...