India has described the nexus between organised traffickers and terrorist networks through illicit financial linkages as a “dangerous phenomenon” that should be urgently addressed using counter-terrorism financing tools and sanctions regimes. “The nexus between organised traffickers and terrorist networks through illicit financial linkages is a dangerous phenomenon,” India’s Deputy Permanent Representative Tanmaya Lal said at […]

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The NIA chargesheet in the Pathankot terror attack case not only provides evidence on the strike at the IAF base but also links its perpetrator Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) with blasts in Tangdhar, Samba, Kathua and Rajbagh in J&K last year. The main handler of the Pathankot attackers, Kashif Jan, had claimed in his  Facebook messages that he had […]

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China has returned a U.S. underwater drone taken by a Chinese naval vessel in the South China Sea last week after “friendly” talks between the two countries, China’s Defence Ministry said on Tuesday. China’s seizure of the unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) triggered a diplomatic protest and speculation about whether it will strengthen U.S. President-elect Donald […]

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  India is set to initiate a major international competition to acquire new age radars for its indigenous combat planes in the coming weeks, the winner of which is likely to gain a strong foothold for future domestic projects. Sources have told ET that an expression of interest for a new set of AESA (Active […]

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China today asked Vietnam to stop construction work on a disputed reef in the resource-rich South China Sea, reaffirming its “indisputable sovereignty”, days after satellite images showed Hanoi carrying out dredging work in the contested waterway. “China has indisputable sovereignty over Nansha (Spratly) Islands, Riji reef and relevant waters,” Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang […]

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