With China a central theme in President Donald Trump’s campaign to win a second term in just five days time, Mr. Pompeo took aim at Chinese aggressiveness in the South China Sea, where it has advanced maritime and territorial claims over the objections of its smaller neighbors, and over its handling of the coronavirus pandemic. … [Read more...] about Pompeo keeps China attacks going during Indonesia visit
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In his opening remarks, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh laid out the challenges before India. Speaking in Hindi, Mr Singh said, “We are meeting today at an extraordinary time. This pandemic is something that we have never experienced in our lifetime.. ..our partnership is becoming stronger because of the challenges that we are facing at present.” The Minister’s comments were taken forward by Mr Pompeo, promising American support. … [Read more...] about India-U.S. 2+2 dialogue | U.S. to support India’s defence of territory
By the mid-1980s Jayewardene brilliantly outmanoeuvred Delhi by enticing it to jettison its previous role as the mentor of the Tamil militant groups and instead be their terminator, and in the process wearing out Delhi so comprehensively that it somehow extricated itself altogether from the Sri Lankan nationality question, finally, to count its losses. … [Read more...] about Why is Modi pushing Rajapaksa on the Tamils?
Comscore noted that only 49 percent of all North American theaters are currently open. Although movie theaters outside New York City were allowed to reopen in New York state at 25 percent capacity under state guidance starting Oct. 23, Los Angeles and some other major markets in the country remained closed due to the pandemic. There are worries of a resurgence of COVID-19 in the United States as the country hit a record high number of confirmed daily new cases on Friday. … [Read more...] about “Honest Thief” tops North American box office for 2nd weekend in a row