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Conflicts must not overshadow sporting events

India has showcased its sporting prowess in the Asian Games with 100 medals, including 25 gold, in the ongoing edition in the Chinese tech city of Hangzhou. However, this stellar performance has failed to hide the underlying military tensions between the two nuclear-armed Asian rivals. For India, the Games started on a sour note, and […]

Explainer: Curious case of China’s missing defence minister

China has been gripped by a mystery as its defence minister, General Li Shangfu, has suddenly vanished from public view. This unexplained absence has left many questions unanswered, especially given the backdrop of similar high-profile disappearances within China’s political elite. Who is General Li Shangfu? General Li Shangfu was appointed as China’s defence minister in […]