India is cautioning China against making "exaggerated and untenable claims” to the Galwan Valley area in the high Himalayas even as both nations try to end a standoff after a deadly military clash there.
By Ashok Sharma, Emily Schmall, Associated Press
In our news wrap Wednesday, a bombshell has landed at the White House, in a book by John Bolton, former national security adviser. Multiple news outlets report that Bolton accuses President Trump of asking Chinese President Xi Jinping for reelection…
The world’s most populous nations, both nuclear powers, are locked in a deadly face-off over a contested border high in the Himalayas. Tensions in a decades-old dispute between China and India have boiled over recently, with 20 Indian soldiers dying…
The Indian Army late Tuesday night raised the death toll in a clash with Chinese troops on a disputed Himalayan border from three to 20 Indian soldiers. The army also said in a statement that the two sides “have disengaged”…
By Aijaz Hussain, Associated Press
By PBS NewsHour
India, one of the world’s most densely populated nations, is fast becoming a coronavirus hotspot, weeks after it eased lockdown restrictions. COVID-19 cases have surged past 321,000 and more than 9,000 deaths have been recorded. New York Times South Asia…
By Sheikh Saaliq, Associated Press
Hospital morgues are beyond capacity, and with summer temperatures reaching 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Farenheit) some bodies are being kept on thick ice slabs.
By Elaine Kurtenbach, Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press
The United Nations and the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement are urging that governments and others unite in developing a "people's vaccine" to protect everyone against the coronavirus.
By Aniruddha Ghosal, Emily Schmall, Associated Press
A cyclone in the Arabian Sea is barreling toward India’s business capital Mumbai, threatening to deliver high winds and flooding to an area already struggling with the nation’s highest number of coronavirus infections and deaths.
In our news wrap Friday, President Trump announced the U.S. is terminating its relationship with the World Health Organization, to which it gives about $450 million. Trump accuses the group of covering up China’s role in the novel coronavirus pandemic.
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