India announced a ban on 43 Chinese apps including e-commerce platform AliExpress, citing national security concerns. The decision follows a series of related actions earlier this year, including a ban on TikTok and nearly 200 other apps. The decision comes amid ongoing tensions between India and China, driven in part by a violent border clash in the Ladakh region earlier this year.
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