jaishankar: Essential that China shouldn’t’ view ties with India through lens of third country: Jaishankar tells Wang at SCO – Times of India

Reading Time: 5 minutes NEW DELHI: It is essential that China does not view its relations with India through the lens of a third country, said External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Friday at 21st Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Summit in Dushanbe. Jaishankar and his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi met on the sidelines of the Summit and discussed the … Read more

The Latest: China hosts virtual meeting on Afghanistan

Reading Time: 7 minutes China says it will host a virtual meeting of Central and South Asian state leaders to discuss the situation in Afghanistan By The Associated Press September 16, 2021, 5:43 AM • 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article BEIJING — China says it will host a virtual meeting of Central and South … Read more

Top S. Korean, Chinese diplomats meet amid N. Korea tensions

Reading Time: 5 minutes The foreign ministers of South Korea and China are meeting for talks expected to focus on North Korea and other regional security issues By HYUNG-JIN KIM Associated Press September 15, 2021, 1:06 AM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article SEOUL, South Korea — The foreign ministers of South Korea and … Read more

Japan, Vietnam sign defense transfer deal amid China worries

Reading Time: 4 minutes Japan can now give Vietnam defense equipment and technology under an agreement signed by the two countries Saturday By MARI YAMAGUCHI Associated Press September 11, 2021, 3:22 PM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article TOKYO — Japan can now give defense equipment and technology to Vietnam under an agreement signed … Read more

China warns US envoy John Kerry that bad ties could set back climate talks – Times of India

Reading Time: 5 minutes BEIJING: Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi warned United States climate envoy John Kerry that deteriorating US-China relations could undermine cooperation between the two on climate change. Wang told Kerry by video link on Wednesday that such cooperation cannot be separated from the broader relationship and called on the US to take steps to improve ties, … Read more

As Afghanistan falls, what does it mean for the Middle East? – Times of India

Reading Time: 12 minutes MELBOURNE: In the 19th century, the phrase “The Great Game” was used to describe competition for power and influence in Afghanistan, and neighbouring central and south Asia territories, between the British and Russian empires. Neither side prevailed in what became known as the “graveyard of empires”. Two centuries later, an American superpower has been reminded … Read more