India and China scripted a new chapter in their ties Monday as Premier Li Keqiang and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh candidly discussed their recent border row and decided to take steps for an early resolution of a dispute that triggered a war in 1962.
India and China were strategic partners and good friends that could speak to each other with candour, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said Monday while stressing on discussions on the border issue and river waters.
The boundary dispute between India and China is a complicated issue and needs detailed examination, India's envoy to China said here Monday.
North Korea Monday fired two more short-range missiles, a day after UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon urged the regime to return to talks on its controversial nuclear programme.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said his government remains committed to prevent transfer of the advanced weaponry to Lebanese militant group Hezbollah.
The UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has said that a conference on the Syrian settlement will take place very soon, possibly at the beginning of June, after consulting UN Security Council permanent members.
Russia will deliver 12 Mil Mi-17V5 military transport helicopters to the Afghanistan Armed Forces by the end of 2013, Russian state arms exporter Rosoboronexport said.