INDIA

Ethnic riots sweep Assam, at least 30 killed

  0 comments   |     by Reuters on 03, May 2015

(Reuters) - Police shot dead four rioters in Assam on Tuesday as security forces struggled to contain ethnic fighting that has killed at least 30 people and left riverside hamlets ablaze, forcing tens of thousands from their homes.  

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India stranded as region readies for Iran’s surge

  0 comments   |     by M.K. Bhadrakumar on 29, April 2015

The Wall Street Journal report today with Islamabad dateline quoting local officials that China is willing to build the Iran-Pakistan [IP] gas pipeline doesn’t come as surprise. But the apparent finality about what has been up until now in the realm of intelligent speculation signifies a tectonic shift in the politics of the region. The e

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Pakistanis happier than Indians, says UN report

  0 comments   |     by Dawn on 25, April 2015

NEW DELHI: Do Pakistanis envy India’s apparent economic progress or curse their own run-in with terrorism and economic difficulties? Whatever the truth they are the happier people compared with the In

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INDIA - 4 NAXAL STRIKES IN 72 HOURS

  0 comments   |     by RASMI DROLIA & JOESPH JOHN on 20, April 2015

Fear is the key. This dictum is used by Naxals to hold on to their territory in Bastar whenever the y find the ground slipping beneath their feet. Therefore, it was not without reason

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Maoist Insurgency Spreads to Over 40% of India

  0 comments   |     by Asad Ismi on 18, April 2015

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AFTER IRAN, PAKISTAN?

  0 comments   |     by Ambassador Munir Akram on 13, April 2015

ALTHOUGH most Iranians are celebrating their nuclear deal with the P5+1, the framework ‘understa

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China’s ambitious Mt. Everest tunnel is unsettling India

  0 comments   |     by Asia Unhedged on 10, April 2015

China’s chasing other projects besides a new Silk Road economic belt that spans Central Asia and Europe. But one proposed endeavor might raise the ire of China&rsqu

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Pakistan expresses concern over military imbalance in South Asia

  0 comments   |     by Dawn on 09, April 2015

UNITED NATIONS: Pakistan has voiced concern over policies of certain countries that have contributed to instability and military imbalances in South Asia.

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Calls for Talks in Yemen Place Pressure on Saudi Arabia

  0 comments   |     by FP the Middle East Daily reports on 09, April 2015

International pressure is mounting on Saudi Arabia this week. Days after Pakistan suggested Iran should have a role in resolving the conflict in Yeme

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By banning ‘India’s Daughter’, India has committed international suicide: Leslee Udwin

  0 comments   |     by Gowhar Geelani on 04, April 2015

Leslee Udwin, the 57-year old Israeli-born British filmmaker is still in the news. ‘In

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