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China-India border: Why tensions are rising between the neighbours

China-India border: Why tensions are rising between the neighbours

Image copyright Press Information Bureau Image caption The area has become a hotspot in part because of a road India has built The armies of the world’s two most populous nations are locked in a tense face-off high in the Himalayas, which has the potential to escalate as they seek to further their strategic goals.Officials…

Coronavirus: Trump faces backlash after US quits WHO

Coronavirus: Trump faces backlash after US quits WHO

Image copyright AFP Image caption The US has been the largest single contributor to the WHO President Donald Trump has been criticised at home and abroad after announcing he is ending US ties with the World Health Organization (WHO). The EU urged him to reconsider the decision, while Germany’s health minister called it a “disappointing…

Ding pulls out of Tour Championship as ‘safety precaution’

Ding pulls out of Tour Championship as ‘safety precaution’

Ding Junhui is ranked 10 in the worldDing Junhui has withdrawn from this month’s Tour Championship as a “safety precaution” and to “avoid extensive travel” from China.The World Snooker Tour was working with the government to secure Ding an exemption from the 14-day quarantine policy for those arriving in the UK.But the 33-year-old has decided…