Tag Archives: War

  • Dalai Lama calls for ban on nuclear weapons: 75th anniversary of Hiroshima bombing

    Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama renewed calls to abolish nuclear weapons, a cause he has championed throughout his life, on the 75th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. ...

  • Should China fear India’s new Rafale fighters?

    In the wake of border clashes between India and China, the Indian Air Force has received powerful reinforcements. Five French-made Rafale fighters have arrived in India, the first of 36 jets that will boost Indian airpower. ...

  • India acquires five Rafale fighter jets amid border stand-off with China

    The first five of a batch of French Rafale fighter jets purchased by New Delhi in a controversial multibillion-dollar deal headed to India on Monday for rapid deployment amid rising tensions with China. ...

  • If China Invades, Taiwan Could Target Shanghai And Beijing With Cruise Missiles

    If Beijing pulls the trigger and sends its forces streaming across the Taiwan Strait, the war could end quickly. Chinese rockets could pummel Taiwanese forces into submission, clearing the way for tens of thousands of Chinese marines. ...

  • US military to stand strongly with India in clash with China

    The US military “will continue to stand strong” in relationship to a conflict between India and China or anywhere else, a top White House official has said, after the Navy deployed two aircraft carriers to the strategic South China Sea. ...

  • US sends aircraft carriers to South China Sea during Chinese drills

    Two US aircraft carriers were conducting exercises in the disputed South China Sea on Saturday, the US navy said, as China also carried out military drills that have been criticised by the Pentagon and neighbouring states. ...

  • China likely lost at least 40 soldiers in border clash – Indian minister

    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. ...

  • ‘Hurt and angry’, India leader warns China over border clash

    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

    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

    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. ...