The growing influence of China-Russia in Africa detrimental to US interests, warns US military officials

The growing influence of China-Russia in Africa detrimental to US interests, warns US military officials

Washington: In July, China hosted its Africa summit that saw the participation of military and diplomatic officials from as many as 50 African countries. Within the next three months following the summit, the Russian city of Sochi will be hosting the first Russia-Africa summit in October involving delegations from 35 African countries reportedly. Senior US […]

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International airport paralysed for a second day because of the violent Hong Kong protests

International airport paralysed for a second day because of the violent Hong Kong protests

Hong Kong: As the sit-in rally that protesters staged by occupying the international airport in Hong Kong intensified, the operations at the airport were shut for two straight days. The disrupted air services have severely impacted the global markets resulting in downslide of Asian stock markets. Alongside air services, the effects of the protests are […]

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US-China trade war accelerates decline of Chinese economy, China’s statistics misleading 

US-China trade war accelerates decline of Chinese economy, China’s statistics misleading 

Beijing/Washington: Last month, the Chinese government had announced a drop of 6.2% in the Chinese GDP growth. However, the US media claimed that the statistics were misleading, and the GDP fall was more than the published figure. In the past, China was revealed to overplayed economic growth figures, which it is repeating, as per an […]

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UK demands investigation into police action against Hong Kong protestors, China expresses displeasure

UK demands investigation into police action against Hong Kong protestors, China expresses displeasure

London/Beijing: The British Foreign Secretary has requested the Hong Kong administration to initiate a political dialogue with the protesters and hold a proper enquiry into the police action against the agitators as also the violence. China expressed displeasure over the British demand, and the Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson made a bitter remark stating that Hong […]

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The US imposes sanctions against Chinese government company buying crude oil from Iran

The US imposes sanctions against Chinese government company buying crude oil from Iran

Washington/Hong Kong: The United imposed sanctions against the Chinese government company for continuing to buy oil from Iran, violating the harsh sanctions imposed against Iran. US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, said that sanctions had targeted the Zhuhai Zhenrong Limited and its Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Youmin Li. China has criticised the new US sanctions […]

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China lambasts US, asks to watch their language and stop interfering in Hong Kong

China lambasts US, asks to watch their language and stop interfering in Hong Kong

Beijing/Washington/Hong Kong: The Chinese Foreign Ministry has lambasted the US Spokesperson asking her to watch the use of language with respect to China and to stop interfering in China’s internal matters. Earlier, the US Department of State Spokeswoman, Morgan Ortagus had referred to the Chinese government as a ‘thuggish regime’. The strong Chinese reaction comes […]

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The US calls China a ‘thuggish regime’ amidst fierce protests in Hong Kong

The US calls China a ‘thuggish regime’ amidst fierce protests in Hong Kong

Hong Kong/ Beijing/ Washington: The anti-China protests in Hong Kong, ongoing for the past two months, have taken a violent turn and countries including the US have issued a travel warning. Protests are being held at the airport, but the administrators have warned that they will continue to take strict action against them. Moreover, the […]

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China will retaliate against the US deployment of missiles in the Indo-Pacific region

China will retaliate against the US deployment of missiles in the Indo-Pacific region

Beijing: The Chinese foreign ministry threatened ‘China will not stand idly if the United States deploys missiles at its doorstep. This missile deployment will compel China to retaliate. If Japan, South Korea and Australia allow the deployment of the US missiles, it will not be appropriate from the security point of view.’ Following the threat, […]

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Australia should take a firm stand on trade issues with China, appeals US Secretary of State

Australia should take a firm stand on trade issues with China, appeals US Secretary of State

Canberra: US State Secretary warned that Australia needs to take a firm stand in the matters of trade with China, realising that the trade relations with China and the activities of the Chinese military are interlinked. Secretary of State, Pompeo, is Currently, on a visit to the Indo-Pacific and Australia is the most crucial stage […]

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Hong Kong is entering the most dangerous phase due to protests; the pro-Chinese administration warns protestors

Hong Kong is entering the most dangerous phase due to protests; the pro-Chinese administration warns protestors

Hong Kong: Chief of the pro-Chinese administration in Hong Kong, Carrie Lam, blamed that the protest against the Chinese government interference and the controversial decisions of the administration has been destroying Hong Kong. The administration also warned that the protests have been making the situation in Hong Kong very dangerous with the speculations of impending […]

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