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25 July, 2017 6:18 PM China asks US to stop unfriendly dangerous military activities

Beijing: China on tuesday defended the action of its fighter jets flying close to a US naval plane in the East China Sea, saying American aircraft coming near China's border and carrying out reconnaissance has threatened China's national security. China's Defence Ministry was responding to a report that the US Navy EP-3 reconnaissance aircraft had to take evasive 22

25 July, 2017 4:38 PM McCain return sets stage for health bill vote

Trump urges GOP to ‘step up to the plate’ and end Obama’s signature legislative achievement U.S. President Donald Trump urged Republicans to “step up to the plate” for Tuesday’s crucial Senate vote on their bill eviscerating much of the Obama healthcare law. The stage was set for high drama, with Sen. John McCain returning to the Capitol to cast his first 18

25 July, 2017 4:16 PM China fires back at U.S. accusations over aerial encounter

Slams surveillance runs by U.S. planes China on Tuesday denied its fighter jet pilots operated dangerously during an encounter with a U.S. surveillance plane in international airspace in which the American pilot took evasive action to avoid a possible collision. Spokesman Ren Guoqiang said in a statement on the Defence Ministry’s microblog that the performance 12

25 July, 2017 7:59 AM Reliance Defence launches first two naval offshore patrol vessels

Reliance Infrastructure controlled Reliance Defence and Engineering Limited ('RDEL') today launched the first two Naval Offshore Patrol Vessels (NOPVs) NS001 & NS002 at their shipyard in Pipavav, Gujarat. The two NOPVs are a part of five ships under P-21 project of Indian Navy. RDEL is the first private shipyard in India to obtain defence production 24

25 July, 2017 5:52 AM All you need to know about Doklam and the India-China border standoff

It was the tiny Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan that sounded the alarm —Chinese soldiers had arrived with bulldozers and excavators, and were building a high-mountain road near India’s border in an area the two nuclear-armed giants have disputed for decades. India responded to the call by sending troops last month to evict the Chinese army construction party 17

25 July, 2017 3:34 AM On A Disputed South China Sea Island, Beijing Unveils A High-Tech Cinema

Over 200 Chinese moviegoers attended a screening on Yongxing Island in the South China Sea on Saturday, according to Xinhua. The cinema is operated by Hainan Film Company and comes with up-to-date technology, the news agency reported, including both 4K resolution and a 3-D perforated screen. The new movie theater has received widespread attention in Beijing's 26

25 July, 2017 1:56 AM Doklam standoff: A look at key background of the dispute

NEW DELHI: It was the tiny Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan that sounded the alarm: Chinese soldiers had arrived with bulldozers and excavators, and were building a high-mountain road near India's border, in an area the two nuclear-armed Asian giants have disputed for decades. India responded to the call by sending troops last month to evict the Chinese army construction 26

25 July, 2017 1:26 AM Chinese jets intercept US Navy plane over East China Sea

WASHINGTON: A US Navy surveillance aircraft was intercepted by two Chinese J-10 fighter jets in an "unsafe" manner over the East China Sea on Sunday, prompting evasive action by the former's pilot to avoid a collision, the Pentagon has said. "(the US Navy aircraft) EP-3 flying in international airspace on the East China Sea was intercepted by two Chinese 21

25 July, 2017 1:26 AM Foreign Pulse: China-US ties

When Donald Trump won the American presidential election in 2016, China uncorked the champagne and let off high-fives. Policymakers and strategists in Beijing were elated that an eccentric man who repudiated the US’ customary great power role in the world and who had no beef with authoritarian regimes was going to enter the White House. Six months down the road, though 33

24 July, 2017 5:14 PM Chinese fighter jets intercept American surveillance plane: US officials

Two Chinese fighter jets intercepted a US Navy surveillance plan over the East China Sea over the weekend, said two US officials. Initial reports showed one of the Chinese J-10 aircraft came close to the US EP-3 plane on Sunday, causing the American aircraft to change direction. WASHINGTON: Two Chinese fighter jets intercepted a US Navy surveillance 17