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Afghanistan

Terrorism and Islam: Correlation Is Not Causation

Posted By Nauman Sadiq | September 24, 2018

Since the time immemorial, it has been an article of faith of every Muslim that suicide is ‘Haram’ (prohibited) in Islam. There is a well-known Islamic precept that whoever commits suicide will go straight to hell. But the Takfiri (those who declare others as heretics) have invented a new interpretation of Islam in

BANGLADESH

Carnage in Bangladesh Faced with a number of murderous attacks on individuals

Posted By admin | September 01, 2018

Faced with a number of murderous attacks on individuals that included secular bloggers, Hindus, Buddhist and Christians, at least some of them claimed by IS or Al Qaeda, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Wajid categorically stated that neither the IS or Al Qaeda had a foothold in Bangladesh and that the perpetrators were locals in

PAKISTAN

Terrorism and Islam: Correlation Is Not Causation

Posted By Nauman Sadiq | September 24, 2018

Since the time immemorial, it has been an article of faith of every Muslim that suicide is ‘Haram’ (prohibited) in Islam. There is a well-known Islamic precept that whoever commits suicide will go straight to hell. But the Takfiri (those who declare others as heretics) have invented a new interpretation of Islam in

INDIA

India’s licence to kill? - A report by South China Morning Post

Posted By admin | September 25, 2018

The series of incidents has reinforced fears that anti-Muslim sentiment has hardened in India in the three years since a Hindu nationalist party led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi swept to power. Some say it has reached a point where Hindu extremists believe they can get away with murder. Others worry that hardliner Hindu

Kashmir-Rights

Kashmir: No-go Zone For Foreign Journalists? - The storyof contemporary Kashmir

Posted By Z.G.Muhammad | August 28, 2018

The storyof contemporary Kashmir would have remained under wraps, marked a

Nepal

Reviving Nepal’s independent foreign policy The long political transition

Posted By Gaurab Shumsher Thapa | August 08, 2018

The long political transition in Nepal has come to an end with the successful completion of local, provincial and federal elections. A new phase of history beckons Nepal as it has adopted federalism under the new constitution promulgated in 2015. The achievement of economic prosperity has now been prioritized as the prime nati

Sri Lanka

Anti-Bangladesh and anti-Muslim mindset may increase

Posted By AKM Zakaria | April 09, 2018

Imtiaz Ahmed, professor of international relations, Dhaka UniversityDhaka University’s professor of international relations, Imtiaz Ahmed, talks to Prothom Alo’s AKM Zakaria about the geo-politics of this region, Indo-China relations, Bangladesh’s stance in the competition between these two countries, and the

Global

India’s licence to kill? - A report by South China Morning Post

Posted By admin | September 25, 2018

The series of incidents has reinforced fears that anti-Muslim sentiment has hardened in India in the three years since a Hindu nationalist party led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi swept to power. Some say it has reached a point where Hindu extremists believe they can get away with murder. Others worry that hardliner Hindu

Editor's Pick

Constructing Muslim Enemy: RSS/BJP Campaign for 2019 Elections

Posted By Shamsul Islam | August 30, 2018

The next Indian parliamentary elections slated for the first half of 2019 (though some political commentators believe that this ele

China

Beijing beckons to embattled Myanmar - Myanmar is very important to China

Posted By Larry Jagan | September 17, 2018

Myanmar is very important to China. It is central to their national interest – involving both security and economic development – as part of ‘One Belt One Road’ initiative in which Myanmar plays a pivotal role. Many have expressed their view that Myanmar

     
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