Indian and Chinese troops clash on border
27 December 2022 | 2:09 pm
Indian and Chinese troops have clashed on their disputed Himalayan border, the first known incident between the two nuclear-armed Asian powers in nearly two years.
Years of persecution have forced dozens of Chinese Christians to flee China in pursuit of refuge abroad. However, some of them say that threats from Beijing continue even though they're no longer in China.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi met on the sidelines of the UN summit in New York.
To promote the usage of typewriters in an age of mobile phones and computers, a man in India's central Indore city has collected around 450 typewriters that type in different languages.
Russia's military has acknowledged its withdrawal from the strategically important town of Lyman in Donetsk. The town is in the areas Vladimir Putin unilaterally declared as annexed Russian territory.
An index measuring China's semiconductor firms tumbled nearly 6%, and Shanghai's tech-focused board STAR Market declined 3.6%. The raft of measures could amount to the biggest shift in U.S. policy toward shipping technology to China since the 1990s.
Joseph Wu, the current foreign affairs minister of Taiwan, was interviewed in Taipei by FRANCE 24’s Cyril Payen. In the context of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Taiwan fears a similar situation as China is determined to claim the island as part of its territory, like it did over a century ago.
One of the many consequences of the Russian invasion of Ukraine was the exodus of thousands of foreign students, who were forced to flee the country. Among them were more 18,000 Indian medical students, who made their way to neighbouring European countries in order to be repatriated.
German Economy Minister Robert Habeck wants to stop the sale of a chip production plant to a Chinese investor. The Green Party politician has expressed concern about giving China control over key infrastructure.
Allies in the Standing Committee back their leader's strict lockdown policy despite damage to the economy. Industrial Guangzhou's 19 million residents have been told to stay home.
The Indian author likes to provoke, and Kandasamy's stories of caste and gender suppression seem like a logical reaction to injustice. On November 15, PEN Germany will award her the Hermann Kesten Prize.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy addressed troops in the newly liberated Ukrainian city of Kherson Monday and said Ukraine is "ready for peace. Peace for all our country."
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