PM Modi visits military base close to China amid standoff

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi made an unannounced visit Friday to a military base in remote Ladakh region bordering China where the soldiers of the two countries hav...

Indian PM quits Chinese social media account, deletes photos with Xi

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following the Indian government's decision to ban 59 Chinese mobile apps on Monday (June 29), the country's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has also decided to quit h...

China banking on MMA after border brawl with India

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China is adding more members of a controversial mixed martial arts (MMA) gym to the ranks of its border guards after a bloody melee broke out between Indian and Chinese so...

Taiwanese electronics brand Acer worried about India-China conflict

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The border conflict between India and China could affect consumer sentiment during the third quarter of the year, Taiwanese electronics brand Acer Inc. (宏碁) said Wednesday...

India halts 3 business deals with China after border clash

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — India has put the brakes on over US$600 million worth of business deals with Chinese firms after the bloody clash between Chinese and Indian troops that took place last we...

China ordered assault on Indian troops: US report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A senior Chinese general ordered last week's bloody attack on Indian troops, according to a U.S. intelligence source. On Monday U.S. News & World Report cited a...

India removes firearm restriction on border with China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In the wake of a bloody melee last week, India's government has given its army the green light to carry firearms on a section of the disputed border with China. On ...

Letter to the Editor: Ladakh venture is China's test of its plan to encircle India

Foreign analysts watching the India-China developments on the LAC in Ladakh wonder why the Indian government is taking time to articulate its reaction to the brutal killing of 20 Indian soldiers by th...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan stands with India

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Inspired by a meme showing Hong Kong's pro-democracy activists supporting India, Taiwan News has created a meme expressing Taiwan's solidarity with India, as both ...

PLA commanding officer killed in clash with India

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Indian media report that a People's Liberation Army (PLA) commanding officer was killed during a fierce border clash with Indian troops earlier this week. On Tuesda...

Chinese military massing near Himalayan border

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Recent satellite photos appear to show that China has transported construction machinery and military equipment to the Sino-Indian border in the Galwan Valley, where a ser...

Soldiers killed in China-India violent border conflict as tension rises

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Indian army said one of its commanding officers and two soldiers have been killed in a violent faceoff with the Chinese troops along the nations' border in the Him...

Ethiopia's new stance on Eritrean asylum-seekers criticized

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — A change in asylum procedure by Ethiopia's government is undermining neighboring Eritreans' access to asylum and denying unaccompanied children the necessary protection, H...

Middle East long riven by killings of high-profile figures

Killings of major political and military figures have been a recurring factor in the modern Middle East, often presenting a defining moment and changing the contours of history in several instances. ...

A look at the Ethiopia-Eritrea war whose end brought a Nobel

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — It was a war that killed some 80,000 people and sputtered to life again and again over two decades, pulling in soldiers including a young Ethiopian who fought in a contested town a...