Shenzhou 11 is the third space voyage for Jing Haipeng, who will command the mission and celebrate his 50th birthday in orbit.
Doctors and health experts say the rise in the number of cases is due to warmer weather and erratic rainfall, which caused flash floods and thereby water stagnation.
As Myanmar’s economy opens up, India must capitalise on its proximity, to avoid falling behind the US, China and others in the region.
Chances of nuclear war between India and Pakistan may be remote, but the recent build-up of military activity along the border and the increasingly aggressive comments by leaders highlights the importance of the crusade against the atomic arms race.
Its political manoeuvring may have saved the day, but India is ill-equipped to confront the long term effects of the accord.
Rodrigo Duterte said he was realigning his foreign policy because the US had failed the Philippines, adding that at some point he will “break up with America”.
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The EU special representative for Afghanistan said that they would seek “a realistic timeline” for a new peace process in the conference.
At the heart of the Himalayas, the ongoing conflict between China and India for the hydro-power race will affect the whole region.
As the world’s economic centre of gravity shifts to the east, Sri Lanka is at the crossroads of the emerging world, sitting astride trade routes that connect the east and the west, Asia and Africa, and China and India.
Heavy rains brought by the remnants of Typhoon Megi caused the landslide to crash into Sucun village on Wednesday.
While questions over America’s persistently high current account deficit remain, Trump’s economic revival plan misdiagnoses the problem and wrongly ignores global market logic.
The foul-mouthed, tough-talking president of the Philippines is ironically a pragmatist on foreign policy.
If Modi’s aim of becoming an arms exporter is to be realised, India should look to how China has restructured its state-owned defence enterprises.
Chinese embassy spokeswoman said China had a “clear and consistent” position of opposing North Korea’s development of nuclear weapons.
President Duterte has picked fights with President Obama and with the EU. His behavior is shaking the U.S.-Philippine alliance and stability in Southeast Asia.
In an address to the UN General Assembly, North Korean foreign minister Ri Yong Ho described his country’s nuclear weapons as “a righteous self-defence measure” against “constant nuclear threats of US.”
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The images seen on Google Earth show four three-pronged structures sitting in a semi-circle just off the northwestern shoreline of Itu Aba.
Low interest rates are demanded in the name of helping small and medium-sized enterprises, but in reality, it is the over-leveraged corporates that will most likely benefit from it.
Venezuela’s UN representative Rafael Ramirez called Peru’s President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski’s comments on Venezuela’s crisis “a gratuitous attack.”
The 193-member general assembly adopted a political declaration to spend next two years to help refugees, however, the declaration is not a legal binding.
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump sought to burnish their foreign-policy credentials on Monday by meeting world leaders at the UN.
North Korea has been testing nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles at an unprecedented rate this year.
An American engineer’s efforts to build a language-specific computer would make him the father of Chinese computing – and autocomplete.
Nafisa Hoodbhoy, the first female reporter in Pakistan, talks about the country’s ties with China, civil-military relations, terrorism and much more.
Modi is campaigning to join the NSG to back a multi-billion-dollar drive to build nuclear power plants in partnership with Russia, the US and France.
Current UN sanctions target luxury goods and materials that could be used for North Korea’s banned nuclear and ballistic missile programmes.
The seismic magnitude and surface level indicated a blast with a 20- to 30 kilotonne (kt) yield, making it larger than the bomb the US dropped on Hiroshima.
Reforming existing arbitration forums to ensure better representation from developing countries may be a better solution to the bloc’s cooperation problems.
In a TV show, Trump said that he was surprised that Obama ignored the advice of several experts.
The missiles hit Japan’s air defence identification zone, and was meant to be a show of strength as the G20 met in China.
Vietnam wants closer ties with India but is aware of the fact that this will not deter China’s rise.
Obama will start his talk with Chinese President Xi Jinping tomorrow, but expectations are low as the countries have failed to narrow their main differences.
“India feels isolated in the region after the CPEC as part of greater One-Belt One-Road (OBOR) was launched,” Gilgit-Baltistan chief minister Hafizur Rehman said.
Wu Yingjie, the next chief of Tibet, added that freedom of religion must be followed, but that there must be “positive guidance on Tibetan Buddhism and socialism adapting themselves to each other” so as to promote religious harmony.
Islamabad will likely feel compelled to match New Delhi’s strategic modernisation, given that its pursuit of tactical nuclear weapons was provoked, in part, by Indian actions.
An interior ministry spokesman said the car exploded inside the compound, killing the attacker and described the blast as ‘a terrorist act’.
Embarking on an unprecedented drive to censor media, President Jinping has been explicit that media must follow the party line and promote ‘positive energy’.
The trade pact is the economic pillar of Obama’s broader plan to shift US foreign policy toward Asia but the US senate does not plan to vote on the deal this year and will punt it to the next president.