The meeting exposed the old division between US and China; the latter wants talks first and action after while US wants concrete action taken.
The missile test came just hours after US secretary of state warned the United Nations Security Council that failure to curb North Korea’s nuclear and ballistic missile programmes could lead to “catastrophic consequences.”
While Trump has put in place a new culture of disruptive disagreement, institutional constraints and a vigorous media have combined to subject him to the rites of scrutiny and accountability.
Trump, asked if he considered North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un to be rational, said he was operating from the assumption that he is rational.
Trump said he did not want to create problems for Chinese President Xi Jinping when Beijing appears to be helping efforts to rein in North Korea.
Some US lawmakers who attended the briefing on North Korea were not convinced that the Trump administration would do enough to control Pyongyang.
China’s growing naval power, which they have clarified is only for safeguarding peace and for defence, is impressive, even if not yet a threat to the US.
An earlier declaration which limits activity in the South China Sea was not stuck to by China, which has built seven islands in the Spratly archipelago.
This case had added to existing US-China tensions, but Trump has recently warmed to China considerably and said that their relations are improving.
The Pentagon said the THAAD deployment was a critical measure to defend South Korea and its allies against North Korean missile threats.
Chinese special envoy Sun Guoxiang urged Dhaka to resolve the Rohingya row with Myanmar bilaterally but also said Beijing stood ready to help in the matter.
Nostalgic Stardew Valley lets Chinese gamers find meaning through chopping wood and growing vegetables, choosing the simple life on the farm over city life.
The initiative’s success ultimately depends on what regional players get from it in terms of economic, political and security benefits.
Chinese president Xi Jinping’s pet project of reviving the ancient Silk Road for trade has led to a race for business among global and local security firms.
Chinese media dismissed as “absurd” New Delhi’s reaction to Beijing renaming six places in Arunachal Pradesh.
Though China’s graduates with technical skills have attractive employment opportunities, the rest’s education leaves them unprepared for available jobs.
Xi will complete his first five-year term during the 19th party congress to be held later this year and start his second five-year term.
With details on Xi’s reform limited, foreign military analysts are still guessing at the impact it could have on the PLA’s fighting capabilities.
Colonel Lawrence Wilkerson, former chief of staff to Colin Powell, says the US should resolve the North Korea nuclear crisis through negotiations and should reckon with the impact of its previous actions.
Chinese state media said the move was aimed at reaffirming China’s claim over the state.
Men of violence are in command in the US and now call the shots in the world’s major ‘trouble spots,’ with diplomacy slowly slipping out of sight.
Polarisation over Kashmir and Jadhav, and the rise of rhetoric in India and Pakistan, only serves to feed into the narrative of aggressive nationalism that’s taken centre stage in India’s political discourse.
The tradition of displaying missiles at the parade continued with new long-range and submarine-based missiles and what weapon analysts said were new ICBMs.
Since 1600, 278,880 people have been killed by volcanic activity, many of these deaths attributed to secondary hazards associated with the main eruption.
The issue of the Dalai Lama’s reincarnation is inextricably tied to the Tibetan aspiration for independence.
Speculation is rife that North Korea will launch a new nuclear missile to mark the celebration, an event the US is trying to prevent with China’s help.
Pyongyang’s continued nuclear and missile testing programme has prompted the US to send a navy carrier group to near the Korean peninsula in a show of force
The chairperson of the Democratic Party said that if elected, they would approach China to resolve the crisis arising from the US anti-missile radar system.
The Philippine leader had last week announced his plan to raise the Philippine flag in the island of Thitu and fortify it with barracks, setting off alarm bells.
While the Trump administration is considering economic and diplomatic measures against North Korea for now, military options are not off the table.
The reversals on Russia and NATO could reassure US allies in Europe who were rattled by Trump’s overtures toward Moscow during the campaign.
China, North Korea’s sole major ally and benefactor, has called for a peaceful resolution after a sharp rise in rhetoric between the US and Pyongyang.
It’s not too late to make a deal with North Korea. Ultimately, it’s what Pyongyang wants too.
The Korean Peninsula has not been so close to a “military clash” since North Korea conducted its first nuclear test in 2006, China’s influential state-run tabloid said.
More than 3,000 people in 55 countries were condemned to death last year, marking a 56% surge from 2015.
The US missile strike in Syria will unite Russia’s technology with China’s money and muscle and is not good for regional or world peace.
The latest of North Korea’s missile tests came on April 5, when it fired ballistic missiles into the sea off its east coast.
The attempted hijacking came days after an Indian dhow was seized on route to Bossaso from Dubai.
The Dalai Lama’s exile was but the beginning of a huge movement of Tibetan refugees into India and today’s Arunachal Pradesh was at the heart of that story.
The show commemorates and the art and culture of two ancient dynasties