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US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping

What would happen to the world if China becomes the next US

Where is China headed? Here are four possible scenarios.
President Xi Jingping addressing a meeting

No ‘vanity’ for China in Africa, says Xi, and the African nation shunning Beijing money

Xi Jinping is the king of headlines for Chinese daily, and England cricket star Alastair Cook announces his retirement.
Trump

Donald Trump lashes out at Google, and Xi Jinping unleashes charm offensive on BRI

Greece cracks down on aid workers 'smuggling migrants', and journalists in Bosnia protest after attack on reporter.
Chinese President Xi Jinping

China’s Belt and Road Initiative may bankrupt 8 nations while financing infrastructure

China’s track record managing debt distress has been problematic. It has not signed on to a binding set of rules of the road to avoid unsustainable lending and addressing debt problems.
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has promised a lot to India but the US needs to deliver more

Tillerson’s promises to India are worth little unless US delivers much more

The US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has promised a lot in terms of co-operation from India but hasn't specified what the US will contribute.

On Camera

Africa has a new health care crisis — obesity

The recently published Global Wellness Index set alarm bells ringing when South Africa scored poorly for life expectancy, alcohol use, depression and diabetes.

PUBG players arrested: Overreaction by police or is addiction a public concern?

The Gujarat police arrested several PUBG lovers, many of them students, for playing the banned video game.

Defence

1 soldier killed as Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC in J&K’s Rajouri

Pakistani troops have violated ceasefire over 110 times along the LoC since January.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

China humiliated India because of these 5 fatal follies of Modi Doctrine

India looks less equal to China than 5 years ago, US alliance is hobbled by trade, and Pakistan looks anything but chastened by Balakot. What’s gone wrong?