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Russia’s Afghan shift worries Delhi

The just-ended Moscow peace conference on Friday on Afghanistan is seen to have led to a further convergence in the positions of host Russia...

Russia’s growing clout in Asia-Pacific

In their strategic calculus, major Asia-Pacific powers do not consider Russia to be a major military power in the region. Although these Asia-Pacific countries...

Belt and Road rethink in Southeast Asia: Will India change its...

From the gleaming new city of Khorgos sprouting out of the desert in Kazakhstan to the kilometres of shinny steel rails being laid in...

China rejects ‘exaggerated’ Maldives debt

China has moved to dismiss claims in recent reports that the debt amassed by the archipelago to the regional superpower amounts to over USD3...

China aims to ‘enslave’ Maldives, Nasheed warns

Former president of Maldives Mohamed Nasheed on Friday insisted that despite Maldives amassing USD3 billion in debt to China, the new government would only...

New revelations in Rafale deal: Same aircraft, same features, but Modi...

Under the Rafale deal by NDA govt, 217 million euros will be spent on every aircraft. While according to the earlier deal, each aircraft...

China’s HD-1 supersonic cruise missile can challenge India’s BrahMos

China on Friday disclosed the technical details of its supersonic cruise missile, HD-1, leading military experts to believe that it has the potential to...

JF – 17 Thunder exhibits dazzling aerial performance at Zhuhai air...

JF-17 Thunder exhibited its dazzling aerial performance in front of the delegations of various air forces and aviation industries on the third day of...

Squeezed by an India-China standoff, Bhutan holds its breath

India’s main garrison in the Kingdom of sits only 13 miles from a disputed border with There is a training academy, a military hospital,...

US’s ‘War on Terror’ Killed 5 Lakh People in Iraq, Afghanistan...

A study by Brown University’s Watson Institute of International and Public Affairs has found that between 480,000 and 507,000 people have been killed in...

Behind Sri Lanka’s turmoil, a China-India struggle for investments and influence

Gleaming cranes stretch out on the waterfront in the Sri Lankan capital Colombo as Chinese companies construct a US$1.5 billion (S$2.06 billion) new commercial...

Pakistan to maintain strategic balance with India

Adviser to the National Command Authority (NCA) of Pakistan retired Lt Gen Khalid Kidwai on Tuesday (Nov 6)  said Pakistan would not follow India’s...

India’s nuclear triad is complete with INS Arihant ending its first...

India on Monday (Nov 5) declared that its nuclear triad, stated in its nuclear doctrine, is operational after indigenous ballistic missile nuclear submarine INS...

Bhutan matures as a democracy

Bhutan's King Jigme Singye Wangchuk had the vision to give his people what they wanted - happiness and democracy. He had been thinking about...

Double trouble: Why Ruble-priced S-400s for India are big problem for...

On Wednesday (October 31), Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov confirmed that the S-400 deal with India was signed in rubles, becoming the first...

Indian Navy inducts Deep Submergence Rescue Vessel with rescue capability to...

The Indian Navy has inducted a Submarine Rescue System with a Deep Submergence Rescue Vessel (DSRV) along with associated equipment, in an effort to...

Sri Lanka’s ousted PM says time running out to avert ‘bloodbath’

Sri Lanka's sacked prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has warned time is running out to avert a "bloodbath" while voicing hope that Parliament will resolve...

Bhutan gives India a message

India was not an election issue, unlike in the 2013 poll when confusion over New Delhi disrupting kerosene subsidies had drawn attention. Bhutan is deceptively...

What will Pakistan achieve from PM Khan’s visit to China?

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, on his first official visit to China, met the Chinese President Xi Jinping and lauded the way China has...

Singapore foreign minister in Bangladesh on 2-day visit

Vivian Balakrishnan, Foreign Minister of Singapore, is in Bangladesh on a two-day introductory trip to the South Asian country, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs...

Pakistan Navy successfully demonstrates fire power at North Arabian Sea

In an impressive display, Pakistan Navy Destroyers demonstrated their fire power (Missile Firings) in North Arabian Sea. Chairman Joint Chief of Staff Committee, General Zubair...