- Vietnam may resist diplomatic upgrade with Washington as U.S.-China tensions simmerAsia Pacific ·
March 23, 2023
A push by the United States to upgrade ties with Vietnam this year is facing resistance in Hanoi, over what experts say are concerns that China could see the move as hostile at a time of tension between superpowers Beijing and Washington.
- IndiaRussia cannot meet arms delivery commitments because of war, Indian Air Force says
Russia is unable to deliver vital defence supplies it had committed to India's military because of the war in Ukraine, the Indian Air Force (IAF) says.
- EXPLAINERExplainer: What are depleted uranium weapons - and what are the risks?
Britain said it would supply armour piercing munitions containing depleted uranium to Ukraine to help destroy Russian tanks, a step President Vladimir Putin said would force a response from Moscow as the weapons had "a nuclear component".