A court ruling largely gave Somalia control over a patch of the Indian Ocean believed to be rich in oil and gas, a decision that may further raise tensions between the countries.
With only 5 percent of the country’s adults vaccinated, Mozambique took the precaution amid fears of a renewed spread of the coronavirus.
Immerse yourself in the visual splendor of a tiny volcanic island in the northern Andaman Sea, the only home of the little-known Narcondam hornbill.
A new generation of detectors let scientists identify a dozen large episodes of bioluminescence, one a hundred times larger than Manhattan — and that’s the smallest.
The attack, which did little if any damage, appeared to be the latest act in the shadow war between Iran and Israel.
The annual summer monsoon in South Asia begins this month. A new study points to more destructive storms.
The U.S. Navy routinely has tense encounters with the Revolutionary Guard, whose speed boats race alongside American warships in the Persian Gulf.
India should take a leaf out of China’s book to counter Chinese expansionist policies while maintaining its own sphere of influence in South Asia and in the Indian Ocean Region.
The Japanese ship, MV Wakashio, ran aground on a coral reef on July 25, cracked two weeks later and spilled an estimated 1,000 tons of oil into the Indian Ocean.
Defence and strategic experts on Monday said that China’s posturing in the Indian Ocean will disturb stability and peace in the region.Commandant of National Defence College, Vice-Admiral Pradeep Kaushiva, said that the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) o…