The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) today successfully test fired indigenously developed an Advanced Area Defence (AAD) interceptor missile from Abdul Kalam Island off Odisha coast.
The first trilateral China-Afghanistan-Pakistan Foreign Minister’s dialogue is being held in the Capital of China which will discuss development, connectivity, security and counter-terrorism.
Afghanistan would participate in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor that Beijing wants to extend to the country, Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani said as he met his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi here on Tuesday.
The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen has decided to keep Yemen’s main Hodeidah port open for a month, the coalition said on Wednesday, despite a ballistic missile attack by the Iran-aligned Houthis towards the Saudi capital Riyadh.
The coalition, which controls Yemen’s airspace and access to its ports, last month blocked all entry points to Yemen after a similar missile attack on Riyadh’s international airport.
Saudi authorities had said that both missiles were intercepted without causing any casualties.
Cooperation between China and the United States will lead to a win-win outcome for both sides, but confrontation will result in mutual losses, China said on Tuesday, after the United States branded it a competitor seeking to challenge U.S. power.
The U.S. Navy’s top officer on December 19 said that vessels from eastern Pacific could be brought forward to reinforce U.S. naval power in Asia as Washington contends with increased threats in the region and accidents that have weakened its maritime force.
The Bangladesh Government has said a hydropower agreement with neighbouring countries -- Bhutan and India -- was imminent.
Greeks walked off the job in a nationwide strike on December 14, to protest austerity measures and reforms the leftist-led government has agreed with the country’s creditors in exchange for bailout loans.
With Hambantota under scrutiny, will China tweak its investment model to respond to the fast-changing contours of Sri Lanka’s politics.
Hardnews looks back at its year-long in depth reporting on China. In April, we looked at the growing tension between between India and China after the Dalai Lama’s visit to Arunachal Pradesh. We provided a detailed account on the visit, its implications and China’s desperate need to co-opt Tibetan Buddhism. In July and August, in the backdrop of the Doklam stand-off, our reporters travelled to Nepal and Sri Lanka to ascertain the impact of the fallout on the neighbourhood.