BHUTAN, the country of the THUNDER DRAGON – VisualPolitik EN

This video is sponsored by Newsvoice. Download Newsvoice for free: https://newsvoice.com/visualpolitik Let’s fix the news. Together. Bhutan is one of the least known and most isolated countries in the world, not only geographically, but more importantly, politically, and commercially. Bhutan is a small kingdom located in the heart of the Himalayas. It has a very … Read more BHUTAN, the country of the THUNDER DRAGON – VisualPolitik EN

India bans Chinese-owned apps, including Tiktok, after border clashes

The Indian government has banned 59 Chinese-owned apps over cybersecurity concerns, including the likes of TikTok and WeChat. This move could have a major impact on the video-sharing platform owned by Bytedance, as India is one of its biggest markets. The company has denied accusations that it shares user data with the Chinese government. Tensions … Read more India bans Chinese-owned apps, including Tiktok, after border clashes

What happened in the Galwan Valley?

The world is watching the development of the China-India skirmish high in the Himalayas. What happened in the Galwan Valley and why now? What’s at stake if the situation remains unresolved? And with a disputed border thousands of kilometers long, how can another clash be prevented? Guests: Professor Madhav Nalapat Department of Geopolitics & International … Read more What happened in the Galwan Valley?

China ‘returns captured Indian soldiers’

China has returned 10 Indian soldiers captured during a deadly border clash earlier this week, an Indian government source said, as two Asian nuclear powers sought to de-escalate tensions on their disputed border in the western Himalayas. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our … Read more China ‘returns captured Indian soldiers’

Funerals held for Indian soldiers killed in China Ladakh clash

India has held funerals for some of the 20 soldiers who were killed in a clash with Chinese forces. The military stand-off between the two nations on their disputed border in Ladakh in the Himalayas was their first in the region in at least 45 years. India said both sides suffered casualties in the extraordinary … Read more Funerals held for Indian soldiers killed in China Ladakh clash

Could it escalate? China-India border tension turns deadly

Will the first fatalities since 1975 along India and China’s disputed border leave lasting scars? Beijing and New Delhi have been working hard to prevent further escalation after Monday’s high altitude clashes in the Himalayas. Both sides insist no shots were fired, so what did happen in that remote region that’s part of the rooftop … Read more Could it escalate? China-India border tension turns deadly

India-China Border Tensions at Real Turning Point: CFR

Jun.17 — Alyssa Ayres, a former U.S. deputy assistant secretary of state for South Asia and now a senior fellow for India, Pakistan and South Asia at the Council on Foreign Relations, talks about the deadly clashes between India and China at a disputed border in a remote area of the Himalayas. She speaks with … Read more India-China Border Tensions at Real Turning Point: CFR

India and China exchange diplomatic protests over clashes at disputed Himalayan border area

India and China have exchanged diplomatic protests over the clashes at their disputed Himalayan border area – which have left at least 20 Indian soldiers dead. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) Fighting broke out in the western Himalayas, where both sides have been facing off since early May. The disputed site in the Galwan Valley lies on India’s … Read more India and China exchange diplomatic protests over clashes at disputed Himalayan border area

Chinese and Indian soldiers clash along disputed Himalayan border

They fought with fists, stones, and bamboo poles with nails in them, in a bloody brawl that left around two dozen people dead. More details are emerging about a clash late Monday night along a disputed border between India and China high in the Himalayas, which has ratcheted up tension between the two nuclear-armed neighbors … Read more Chinese and Indian soldiers clash along disputed Himalayan border

China, India aim to calm tensions after deadly border clash

China, India aim to calm tensions after deadly border clash China and India are trying to calm tensions after a deadly border dispute in the Himalayas. No shots were fired – but 20 Indian soldiers died in a mass brawl where iron bars and wooden clubs were used as weapons. Top diplomats from the two … Read more China, India aim to calm tensions after deadly border clash

Indian protesters burn effigies of Chinese president after Himalayan border clash

Protesters in India burned effigies of the Chinese president and called for boycotts on Chinese goods on Wednesday after a deadly clash at a disputed border site in the western Himalayas left 20 Indian soldiers dead. The deaths were the first since the last major border clash in 1967 between the nuclear-armed neighbours – also the world’s two … Read more Indian protesters burn effigies of Chinese president after Himalayan border clash

Could China-India border dispute trigger a military conflict? I Inside Story

Trouble is brewing at the roof of the world. India and China both claim territory along the Himalayas. Their border dispute goes back decades. The Indian military says in the first week of May, Indian and Chinese soldiers scuffled and threw stones at each other in the Pangong Tso lake and Naku La areas. Chinese … Read more Could China-India border dispute trigger a military conflict? I Inside Story

Nepal’s Fake Orphans | 101 East

In the remote villages scattered throughout the Himalayas, opportunities for children are rare. So when an aunt offered to take 10-year-old Devi to the bustling capital, Kathmandu, to attend school, her mother readily agreed. What awaited Devi was not the opportunity of a lifetime, but misery and despair. Her aunt handed her over to an … Read more Nepal’s Fake Orphans | 101 East

Coronavirus Weekly: Pandemic May Last Two Years; Workers Strike on May Day; FDA to OK New Treatment

For today’s top coronavirus headlines, check out our virus tracker here: https://trib.al/VfJu6Uv On this week’s Covid-19 wrap (May 1): •Inside Iceland’s crazy plan to stop the virus by testing everyone •Here’s what the recession actually means for you •Apple and Google have a plan to stop the spread of Covid-19 •See how the lockdown is … Read more Coronavirus Weekly: Pandemic May Last Two Years; Workers Strike on May Day; FDA to OK New Treatment