Category «International»

US in final phase of evacuations from Kabul; Taliban seize 3 airport gates

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands US forces are in the final phase of leaving Kabul, ending two decades of involvement in Afghanistan, and just over 1,000 civilians at the airport remain to be flown out before troops withdraw, a Western security official said on Sunday. The country’s new Taliban rulers are prepared to take control of the …

India, China want peace but blame each other after deadly border clash

India, China want peace but blame each other after deadly border clash

By Administrator_India Capital Sands India and China said they wanted peace but blamed each other on Wednesday after soldiers of the two sides savagely fought each other with nail-studded clubs and stones on their Himalayan border, killing at least 20 Indian troops. “We never provoke anyone,” Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on national television, referring …

Hong Kong legislature passes controversial China national anthem bill

Hong Kong legislature passes controversial China national anthem bill

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Hong Kong’s Legislative Council passed a controversial national anthem bill on Thursday that would make disrespecting China’s national anthem a criminal offence, a move critics see as the latest sign of Beijing’s tightening grip on the city. The ruling could stoke further protests just as people in Hong Kong are set …

U.S. rebukes China for border ‘aggression’ with India

U.S. rebukes China for border 'aggression' with India

By Administrator_India Capital Sands U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and a senior congressional leader have reprimanded China for bullying behaviour towards India during a military standoff on their disputed border. Thousands of Indian and Chinese troops have faced each other for weeks at three or four locations in the western Himalayas after Beijing’s forces …