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Afghanistan’s tryst with China begins – in Washington

  0 comments   |     by M.K. Bhadrakumar

Afghanistan has been accepted as a permanent member of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB). Jin Liqun, president of the Beijing-based institution, formally presented a certificate confirming the country’s new status to Afghan Finance Minister Eklil Hakimi on Friday on the sidelines of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank meetings in Washington. The Afgh

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Geopolitics of Rohingya Crisis-Rohingya issue is not isolated

  0 comments   |     by Rajeev Ahmed

The timing of the current Rohingya crisis is very crucial because the crisis surfaced again at the time when the Sino-Indian relation worsened due to Doklam standoff and the tension in Korean peninsula are heated up. Geopolitically, the current Rohingya crisis is a potential Anglo-Saxon globalist plot that is being executed by regional players to disrupt the Chinese envisioned and Russ

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Should Aung San Suu Kyi be stripped of her Nobel Peace Prize?

  0 comments   |     by Nasir Azeem

Although the tragedy of Myanmar’s Rohingya Community has been unfolding for decades, the latest exodus of refugees to neighboring Bangladesh has become a FrontPage news due to mammoth scale of this tragedy. What’s going on in Myanmar against the most persecuted minority group Rohingya is state-sponsored barbarism and textbook example of ethnic cleansing. The deafening silence of the

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Why is India doing propaganda against CPEC? by newsdesk

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News Analysis: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said India is doing propaganda over the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) as part of its negative tactics to divert world attention from the Kashmir issue. Abbasi said in a television interview on Sunday, a day after Pakistan responded to

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Spineless Giant-About 1.1 million Rohingya Muslims live in Burma

  0 comments   |     by Mowahid Hussain Shah

Buddhist-led butchery of Burmese Muslims continues despite the presence of the 57-member OIC.  A notable exception has been its stirring on the initiative of Turkey’s President Erdogan, chair of the September 2017 OICSummit in Kazakhstan.  In separate letters, the OIC has urged the EU and UN

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LAND RIGHTS PROTESTS MET WITH MILITARY RESPONSE AND BRUTALITYE

  0 comments   |     by Indigenous World - IWGIA's global report

Land rights protests met with militarised response and brutality Arbitrary arrest and detention, shootings, tear gas, and killings. This is, how local authorities, military and police have reacted to non-violent protests of indigenous peoples throughout 2016. People were shocked by how the protesters at Standing Rock were met

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Brushed under the carpet for long, Jaffna’s social issues are coming to the fore

  0 comments   |     by P K Balachandran

A makeshift house put up by Oppressed Castes in Jaffna A makeshift house put up by Oppressed Castes in Jaffna A makeshift house put up by Oppressed Castes in Jaffna Issues of social inequality and oppression among the Tamils of North Sri Lanka, which were brushed under the carpet either by tradition or by the exigencies of war, are now coming into

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Russia and Pakistan - In your opinion, what opportunities and overlapping benefits...

  0 comments   |     by admin

There are several forms of economic cooperation that can be discussed – energy, investment, financial, and commercial. The first one was described in answering the third question, and it’s that Russia’s construction of the North-South gas pipeline opens up future opportunities for the country’s state-owned energy companies in Pakistan, potentially going as far as making

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China wears the mediator’s gown in the Af-Pak by Salman Rafi

  0 comments   |     by Salman Rafi

China wears the mediator’s gown in the Af-Pak   Despite a high-level meeting between Pakistan’s General Bajwa, and Afghanistan’s president Ashraf Ghani, relations between the two countries remain largely troubled and uneasy. Nothing else can testify this tension better than the fact it is China once again that intervened to ease down tension and engage both coun

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Russia and Pakistan - Besides cooperation in defense terms, what other areas of cooperation

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Besides cooperation in defense terms, what other areas of cooperation exist, or could be explored by Pakistan and Russia to further strengthen their bilateral ties? The significance of the incipient defense relationship between Russia and Pakistan mustn’t be understated because it forms the backbone of their developing rapprochement and serves as the most symbolic

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