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India Retests Missile Capable of Reaching Beijing

Reuters’ Anurag Kotoky reports a successful second test of India’s Agni-V missile, which could potentially deliver nuclear warheads to Beijing. India is trying to keep up with China’s growing military strength and wants to have a viable deterrent against its larger nuclear-armed neighbour. The two countries have generally warm relations, but they fought

September 16, 2013

Dalai Lama: China “More Realistic” Towards Tibet

Despite China’s disavowal of a reported relaxation in its Tibet policy this summer, the Dalai Lama said on Friday that there have been signs of a “more realistic” approach from Beijing. From AFP: “China’s hardliner policy completely failed (…),” the 78-year-old said after a lecture in Vilnius, capital of current EU president Lithuania. “(Chinese) leaders

September 15, 2013

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