The Yuan Wang 5 is described as a Chinese research and survey vessel by international shipping and analytics sites, but according to Indian media it is a dual-use spy ship.
China concluded its more than a week-long massive military exercises surrounding Taiwan after US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi visited the self-ruled island, bucking Beijing’s warnings.
China's latest official document on Taiwan vows zero tolerance for "separatist activities" and reaffirmed that it would take the self-ruled island by force if necessary.
Rival ships circle in high seas "cat and mouse" as Beijing is set to end its unprecedented four days of military exercises that could lower tensions in the region.
The United States says that China's decision to halt cooperation in a number of critical areas, including climate change, over Taiwan was "fundamentally irresponsible."
US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi holds talks with Japanese officials during the last leg of her controversial tour to Asia that has drawn Beijing's fury and led to outsized military exercises around Taiwan.
Suspected drones fly over heavily fortified Kinmen islands, Taipei says, as China displays new show of force in Taiwan Strait.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's trip did not constitute a violation of Chinese sovereignty, claims Washington but Beijing warns America will "pay the price for its own mistakes."
The White House said it saw no sign of increased military activity by China, despite Beijing warning Washington against playing "with fire" over unconfirmed reports of US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi planning a visit to Taiwan.
An in-person summit between the leaders has been planned, though no detail has been given on the timing or location.
The flooding adds to economic woes brought on partly by stringent “zero-Covid” measures restricting travel and disrupting supply chains.
Islamabad is hoping to rebuild bilateral relations around trade and the economy. But for Washington, Pakistan might remain just a cog in the wheel in its efforts to counter Beijing in South Asia and beyond.
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