‘Will Backfire If…’: China Breathes Fire At U.S. Over Taiwan, Warns Of New War | Watch

Published on May 24, 2024 11:15 PM IST As Chinese forces conduct military drills around Taiwan, Beijing issued a big ‘war’ warning to Taiwan. The Chinese foreign ministry on May 24 said it would ramp up countermeasures until “complete reunification” of Taiwan with China. The warning came as Chinese forces conducted military drills around the … Read more

Video: How Chinese attack on Taiwan would look like

China is carrying out a large-scale two-day military exercise around Taiwan as a “strong punishment” for the self-ruled island’s “separatist acts”. Though China has carried out at least two such drills in the past, the ongoing war game is different in its design and objectives. On Thursday, the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) launched the joint … Read more

UK Says China Sending “Lethal Aid” To Russia For Ukraine War

China and Russia’s strategic partnership has only grown closer since the invasion of Ukraine. London: China is sending “lethal aid” to Russia for use in its war against Ukraine, Britain’s defence minister Grant Shapps said on Wednesday. “Today I can reveal that we have evidence that Russia and China are collaborating on combat equipment for … Read more

Taiwan New President Lai Ching Te Takes Office

Lai Ching-te took office as Taiwan’s new president on Monday morning. He took over from Tsai Ing-wen after serving as her vice-president for the past four years. Lai was sworn in at the presidential office, built during the Japanese colonial era, in central Taipei. According to a Reuters report, Lai’s challenges in office will include … Read more

Putin Arrives In China To Strengthen Strategic Alliance With Xi | World News

Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in Beijing early on Thursday for talks with Xi Jinping that the Kremlin hopes will deepen a strategic partnership between the two most powerful geopolitical rivals of the United States. China and Russia declared a “no limits” partnership in February 2022 when Putin visited Beijing just days before he sent … Read more

US President Biden Increases Tariffs On Imports Of Electric Vehicles, Other Goods From China | World News

New Delhi: US President Joe Biden has directed his Trade Representative to increase tariffs on USD 18 billion of imports from China, including semiconductors, solar cells, batteries, and critical minerals to ‘protect’ American workers and businesses, the White House said in a statement on Tuesday. The White House said that the decision has come in response to … Read more

Ex-Chinese Defence Minister Gen. Wei Fenghe Emerges In Public After Prolonged Absence

Last Updated: May 09, 2024, 00:49 IST General Wei Fenghe answers questions from the audience at a plenary session during the 19th Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore June 12, 2022. (Reuters/File Photo) Gen. Wei Fenghe reemerges, indicating political safety. Speculation arises over successor Gen. Li Shangfu’s fate China’s former defence minister Gen. Wei Fenghe whose prolonged … Read more

Xi Arrives In France For State Visit As Macron Looks To Persuade China Against Supporting Russia

Chinese President Xi Jinping touched down in France on Sunday for a state visit hosted by French President Emmanuel Macron, with discussions set to encompass a spectrum of topics from Ukraine to trade relations. This visit marks 60 years of diplomatic ties between France and China and signals Xi’s first trip to Europe since 2019, … Read more

US Urges China, Russia To Declare Only Humans, Not AI, Control Nuclear Weapons

US and Chinese officials resumed nuclear weapons discussions in January (Representational) A senior US official on Thursday urged China and Russia to match declarations by the United States and others that only humans, and never artificial intelligence, would make decisions on deploying nuclear weapons. State Department arms control official Paul Dean told an online briefing … Read more