» 08/07/2009, 00.00
CHINA – INDIA
Sino-Indian border talks resume
Border disputes have lingered since 1962. Beijing claims almost the whole of the State of Arunachal Pradesh, whilst India claims more than 50,000 km2 of Chinese-held territory. Meanwhile both sides are building up their military along the border.
14/11/2006 INDIA - CHINA
Border demarcation dispute between China and India re-emerges
The two states have been claiming respective territories for more than 40 years. Now controversial declarations have been made by both sides, just days before President Hu visits Delhi.
26/07/2008 CHINA – INDIA
Chinese incursions along the border with India are up
Beijing is pushing India to cede ‘southern Tibet’, the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh. The demand is falling however on deaf ears in New Delhi which is instead reopening an airfield at 4,960 metres above sea level that overlooks the region, especially the Karakoram Highway to Pakistan.
18/09/2009 CHINA – INDIA
Arunachal Pradesh an integral part of India, Indian minister says
India’s External Affairs Minister Krishna reiterates India’s position on Chinese-claimed region. Almost one armed incident per day occurs along the 3,500 Indo-Chinese border. Both Asian giants have an interest in living and developing peacefully side by side, but their relationship lacks “mutual trust”.
16/11/2006 INDIA CHINA
Buddhist political and religious leaders in Indian border state fear Chinese territorial ambitions
China's ambassador to India claims Arunachal Pradesh. Local leaders call on New Delhi to show resolve against Beijing.
11/06/2012 INDIA - PAKISTAN
Islamabad-New Delhi talks over Himalaya glacier
The Pakistani government wants to break the stalemate over an area claimed by both sides for more than 50 years. New Delhi is not eager for change and warns against high expectations. In April, an avalanche killed 139 Pakistani soldiers. Between 1984 and 2003, Siachen glacier's cold weather and avalanches have killed more soldiers than fighting.
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