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Indian and Chinese military agree to disengage on disputed Himalayan border
23 June 2020 | Devjyot Ghoshal and Huizhong Wu
Indian and Chinese military commanders have agreed to step back from a confrontation over a disputed stretch of border where a clash last week left 20 Indian soldiers dead, government officials in New Delhi and Beijing said on Tuesday. ...
Arctic records its hottest temperature ever as mercury hits 38 degrees
22 June 2020 | Luke Andrews
The Arctic is thought to have recorded its hottest ever temperature of 38C (100.4F) in Siberia, an astonishing 18C (32F) above the normal level for this time of year. ...
China likely lost at least 40 soldiers in border clash – Indian minister
21 June 2020
China lost at least 40 soldiers in a clash with India at their disputed border this week, a government minister has said, as the nuclear-armed countries remained locked in confrontation on the frontline on Sunday. ...
China claims valley where Indian, Chinese soldiers brawled
21 June 2020 | Emily Schmall
China said the Galwan Valley high up in the Himalayan border region where Chinese and Indian troops engaged in a deadly brawl this week falls entirely within China, boldly renewing claims on the disputed area. ...
India has world’s fourth-highest number of Coronavirus cases
21 June 2020 | Tibet Sun Online News
India now has the fourth-highest number of Coronavirus cases in the world, with more than 411,000 cases and 13,277 deaths -- but it’s one of the lowest rates in the world for a population of 1.3 billion. ...
China gives step by step account of what happened at Galwan Valley
20 June 2020 | Vikash Aiyappa
Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Zhao Lijian gave a step-by-step account of the Galwan clash and elaborated China's position on settling this incident. Zhao pointed out that the Galwan Valley is located on the Chinese side of the LAC. ...
‘Hurt and angry’, India leader warns China over border clash
19 June 2020
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Friday that his country was "hurt and angry" after a border clash with China that left 20 troops dead, and warned that the army has been given free reign to respond to any new violence. ...
Modi says there was no border intrusion in deadly clash with China
19 June 2020 | Sanjeev Miglani and Devjyot Ghoshal
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi appeared to downplay a clash with Chinese troops in a disputed Himalayan region that left 20 Indian soldiers dead and more than 70 injured, saying on Friday there had been no intrusion across his country. ...
US condoles with India over soldiers killed in clash with China, tensions stay high
18 June 2020 | Sanjeev Miglani
The United States offered condolences to India on Friday over the deaths of 20 Indian soldiers killed in vicious hand-to-hand combat with Chinese troops during a clash on the two Asian giants disputed mountainous border earlier this week. ...
Trump asked China’s Xi for re-election help, claims Bolton
17 June 2020
Donald Trump pleaded with China's leader Xi Jinping for help to win re-election in 2020, the US president's former national security advisor John Bolton writes in an explosive new behind-the-scenes book, according to excerpts. ...