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China seizes record ivory tusks, busts smuggling gang

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Chinese authorities seized 7.48 tonnes of smuggled ivory tusks last month, the biggest haul in recent years, as Beijing steps up a campaign against...

Anti-satellite weapons: rare, high-tech, and risky to test

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India tested an anti-satellite weapon on Wednesday, saying the indigenously produced interceptor was used to destroy an object in orbit. Such a weapon allows for...

China says 13,000 ‘terrorists’ arrested in Xinjiang since 2014

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Authorities in China have arrested almost 13,000 “terrorists” in Xinjiang since 2014, the government said on Monday, in a policy paper defending its controversial...

Macron warns of Chinese risk to African sovereignty

French President Emmanuel Macron warned of risks to the sovereignty of African countries from China’s increasing economic presence at the start of a visit...

ISS: High cost of having China as Africa’s partner of choice

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Africa’s history is laced with decades of colonial exploitation, which together with developmental assistance programmes such as the International Monetary Fund’s structural adjustment initiatives...

West ups defense spending to keep ahead of Chinese tech

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The United States led a rise in Western defense spending in 2018 as it moved to keep ahead of Chinese and Russian pushes into...

Struggle between big powers spells hostile future

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A new age of competition between major global powers like China, the United States and Russia leaves the world facing an unpredictable and more...

Chinese support for AU peace and security totals $180 million

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China, it was revealed last week, has been “an exemplary partner” to the African Union (AU) providing $180 million worth of funding to the...

US to counter China, Russia influence in Africa

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The United States plans to counter the rapidly expanding economic and political influence of China and Russia in Africa, where the nations use corrupt...

Russia, China abstain on U.N. Central Africa vote, unhappy with France

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Russia and China abstained on Thursday in a United Nations vote to extend a peacekeeping mission in Central African Republic (CAR) because the French-drafted...

Lessons learnt from latest Op Copper deployment

The most recent Operation Copper deployment in the Mozambique Channel, in addition to providing valuable "on-the-job" training for both sailors and airmen,...