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Putin’s visit to China raises red flags for India

The year 2024 marks the 75th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Russia and China, and Russian President Vladimir Putin’s two-day state visit to China on May 16-17 was also his 63rd. meeting with his counterpart Xi Jinping in bilateral and multilateral contexts in the last decade. This emphasizes the comfort …

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India sends ships to South China Sea as it builds naval strength

When Indian warships steamed into Manila Harbor on Monday, they sent a message to Beijing. With its land borders cut off by arch-rival Pakistan, war-torn Myanmar and an increasingly hostile Beijing, New Delhi is committed to becoming a world-class naval power. The port call in the Philippines followed similar stops …

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Sri Lanka says ‘will not allow anyone to harm India’s security’

Sri Lanka’s minister said the island nation wants to work with all nations in a transparent manner. Colombo: Sri Lanka’s Foreign Minister Ali Sabry reaffirmed his country’s commitment to protecting India’s national security interests on Monday, stating that Colombo, as a responsible neighbor, will not allow anyone to harm India’s …

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Putin and Xi: A worry for Delhi

The 43rd meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese leader Xi Jinping last week in Beijing underscores the growing anti-Western convergence of strategic interests between two of the world’s longest-serving leaders. The expansionary agenda outlined by the two leaders requires Delhi to carefully recalibrate its own major power relations …

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China, India should cancel new coal plants

An end to coal, the world’s dirtiest energy source, should be in sight. In the eight years since the Paris Agreement was signed, planned new coal capacity globally has fallen by almost 70%. Yet China and India, two of the three biggest emitters, are bucking this welcome trend. To have …

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