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Taiwan’s Tsai has ‘faith’ in US help amid new China ‘intrusions’

Taipei’s defence ministry registers a total of 680 incursions in 2021, including three on Wednesday, as diplomatic rhetoric heats up.Taiwan’s president has said she has “faith” the United States would defend the island against a Chinese attack, as Beijing and Washington trade barbs over Taipei’s place on the global stage. President Tsai Ing-wen was asked…

Indian media tycoon battles to hold on to his empire

Subhash Chandra is no stranger to corporate battles. In 1998, when his then partner Rupert Murdoch attempted to buy out their thriving five-year-old Indian television venture, the entrepreneur deftly fended off the billionaire to wrest back control of what became Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd. More than two decades later, India’s largest publicly traded entertainment network…

Kashmir students who cheered for Pakistan booked under terror law

Srinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir – Police in Indian-administered Kashmir have filed criminal cases under a stringent anti-terror law against the students of two medical colleges in the region for celebrating Pakistan’s victory against India in the T20 World Cup. Pakistan thrashed archrival India with a 10-wicket victory in the cricket match held in the United Arab…

Uzbek president secures second term in landslide election victory

Shavkat Mirziyoyev wins more than 80 percent of the vote in poll criticised by Western observers as uncompetitive.Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev has been re-elected for a second five-year term, according to the preliminary results of a poll that Western observers criticised as uncompetitive despite recent political reforms. Mirziyoyev swept to victory with 80.1 percent of…