Within three years, a Chinese state-owned company is expected to operate part of the Haifa port, near an Israeli naval base that serves as a frequent port of call for the US Navy’s Sixth Fleet.
Given its goal of quitting Afghanistan the US has set aside conflicts with China, Pakistan and Russia to rope in these countries in a bid to work out a face-saving deal with the Taliban.
This is the fifth time India’s second lunar mission has been postponed, but the first time it happened after the assembly of the spacecraft was completed at the country’s only launch site at Sriharikota.
While the US has preposterously suggested that Bangladesh should annex Rakhine State, China has assured Bangladesh that it will get Myanmar to take back the Rohingyas.
The "P625" frigate will be mainly used for offshore patrol, environment monitoring, and anti-piracy combats.