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India-China Stand-Off: Rivals pull back troops

China has withdrawn its troops by at least a kilometre in the tense Galwan river valley in eastern Ladakh, where 20 Indian soldiers were killed in a deadly brawl with Chinese troops on June 15, Indian sources said yesterday.

Hong Kong Security Law: China rebukes UK for ‘interference’

China’s ambassador to London yesterday accused Britain of gross interference and making irresponsible remarks over Beijing’s imposition of new security legislation in Hong Kong that he said could damage future Chinese investment.

UK’s Royal Mint celebrates Elton John with new coin

UK’s Royal Mint celebrates Elton John with new coin

Elton John yesterday became the second artist to be honoured by Britain’s Royal Mint with a commemorative coin paying tribute to the decorated

Israel launches spy satellite

Israel launches spy satellite

Israel yesterday launched a new spy satellite that it said would provide high-quality surveillance for its military intelligence. Israel has been building up

Taiwan risks China ire with Dalai Lama visit

Taiwan would welcome a visit by exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, its foreign ministry said yesterday, a trip that would infuriate Beijing

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