China, India agrees to de-escalate fresh tensions on Himalayan border

China and India said on Friday they had agreed to de-escalate renewed tensions on their contested Himalayan border and take steps to restore “peace and tranquillity” following a high-level diplomatic meeting in Moscow. Chinese State Councillor Wang Yi and Indian Foreign Minister S. Jaishankar met in Moscow on Thursday and reached a five-point consensus, including… Read More China, India agrees to de-escalate fresh tensions on Himalayan border

India, China trade accusations over fresh confrontation along Himalayas border

India and China have accused each other of firing in the air during a new confrontation on their border in the western Himalayas, in a further escalation of military tension between the nuclear-armed nations. Hundreds of troops are in eyeball-to-eyeball proximity along the remote border, which erupted in a clash in June that killed 20… Read More India, China trade accusations over fresh confrontation along Himalayas border

India, China agree to ease tensions on border

India and China said on Saturday they had agreed to work towards reducing tensions along their contested border, following a meeting of the defense ministers of the nuclear-armed Asian giants. Both sides deployed additional forces along the frontier running through the western Himalayas after a clash in June, during which 20 Indian soldiers were killed… Read More India, China agree to ease tensions on border

China, India trade accusations on de facto border violation

India and China on Saturday each traded accusations that the other had violated their shared de facto border, an area that this week became the site of the deadliest clash in half a century between the two nuclear-armed giants. A day after Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi sought to downplay Monday’s clash, which killed at… Read More China, India trade accusations on de facto border violation

China, India reach agreement to de-escalate Himalayan border situation

China and India have agreed to de-escalate the situation at their border as soon as possible following a clash between the their troops, the Chinese foreign ministry said on Wednesday. Senior Chinese diplomat Wang Yi told Indian Foreign minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar during a phone call on Wednesday that India should severely punish those responsible for… Read More China, India reach agreement to de-escalate Himalayan border situation

Casualties recorded following clash between India, China troops at Himalayan border

India’s army said on Tuesday 20 of its soldiers had been killed in clashes with Chinese troops at a disputed border site, in a major escalation of a weeks-long standoff between the two Asian giants in the western Himalayas. China’s foreign ministry confirmed there had been a “violent physical confrontation” on Monday in the border… Read More Casualties recorded following clash between India, China troops at Himalayan border