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17 August, 2017 6:56 AM China And India Dangerously Close To Military Conflict: Foreign Media

New Delhi: As nuclear posturing between North Korea and the United States rivets the world, a quieter conflict between India and China is playing out on a remote Himalayan ridge - with stakes just as high. For the past two months, Indian and Chinese troops have faced off on a plateau in the Himalayas in tense proximity, in a dispute prompted by moves 26

15 August, 2017 3:24 PM Gold imports double to $13.35 billion

India’s gold imports more than doubled to $13.35 billion during the April-July period of the current fiscal, according to Commerce Ministry data. Gold imports, which have a bearing on the country’s current account deficit (CAD), stood at $4.97 billion in April-July 2016-17. In July, imports of the precious metal rose to $2.1 billion, from $1.07 billion 22

11 August, 2017 5:17 PM Kim Jong-Un: A moody young man with nuclear arsenal

SEOUL: In China, the man threatening to fire missiles at the US is often derided as a chubby brat. In the US, a senator recently referred to him as “this crazy fat kid”. President Donald Trump once called him “a total nut job”. But the target of all that scorn, Kim Jong-un, the 33-year-old leader of North Korea, has long been underestimated. Kim was the youngest 24

11 August, 2017 3:25 PM US-South Korea military exercise to start Aug 21: Pentagon

The annual joint military exercise, called Ulchi-Freedom Guardian, is expected to go ahead as originally scheduled and will start on Aug 21. Washington: A joint US-South Korean military exercise will start on Aug 21 as planned, the Pentagon said on Friday as the United States and c traded threats of war. The annual joint military exercise, called Ulchi-Freedom 40

11 August, 2017 3:03 PM Donald Trump says US locked and loaded to hit North Korea

The United States is "locked and loaded" to initiate military action against North Korea if it acted unwisely, American President Donald Trump warned on Friday, while hoping the country's dictator Kim Jong Un will avoid the path of confrontation as the two countries hurtled towards a nuclear showdown. "Military solutions are now fully in place, locked 38

11 August, 2017 11:12 AM Is China being left behind in US-North Korea sparring?

BEIJING: As the United States and North Korea exchange fiery words over the regime's growing weapons programme, China — the North's biggest ally and trade partner — has receded into the background. Donald Trump had been publicly prodding China for months to use its influence on Pyongyang, but this week the US president pointed his verbal salvos directly 70

11 August, 2017 1:57 AM Trump Reiterates Warning To North Korea: 'Fire And Fury' May Not Have Been 'Tough Enough'

The president said "things will happen to them they never thought possible" should Pyongyang mount any attack. Bedminster, N.J.: President Donald Trump warned North Korea on Thursday that "things will happen to them like they never thought possible" should the isolated country attack the United States or its allies. Trump told reporters here that his Tuesday 47

10 August, 2017 5:01 PM US destroyer challenges China’s claims in South China Sea

A U.S. Navy destroyer carried out a “freedom of navigation operation” on Thursday, coming within 12 nautical miles of an artificial island built up by China in the South China Sea, U.S. officials told Reuters. The operation came as President Donald Trump's administration seeks Chinese cooperation in dealing with North Korea's missile and nuclear programs 36

10 August, 2017 2:57 AM China is the key to avoiding nuclear 'fire and fury' in North Korea

Nonmilitary solution will rely on China choosing to apply massive economic leverage over North Korea North Korea got the world’s attention – and Trump’s – when it successfully launched an intercontinental ballistic missile for the first time on July 4. In response, the United Nations approved new economic sanctions against North Korea which, predictably 34

10 August, 2017 1:49 AM Why North Korea Threatened Guam, The Tiny US Territory With Big Military Power

That Kim Jong Un is eyeing Guam, the sovereign U.S. territory with a strategic airfield and naval station. North Korea is reviewing plans to strike U.S. military targets in Guam with its medium-range ballistic missiles to create "enveloping fire," according to state media. KCNA: "The nuclear war hysteria of the U.S. authorities including Trump has reached 43