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How Turkey is Becoming the Next Big Thing

  0 comments   |     by John Feffer

Here is the story of the rise of a Muslim nation to power and influence that debunks conventional wisdom that Islam is a brake not a source of impetus for prosperity and harmony. (Editor). The future is no longer in plastics, as the businessman in the 1967 film The Graduate insisted. Rather, the future is in China. If a multinational corporation doesn’t shoeho

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India’s blood-stained Democracy

  0 comments   |     by Mirza Waheed

Last September, a lawmaker in Indian-Held Kashmir stood up in the state’s legislative assembly and spoke of a valley filled with human carcasses near his home constituency in the mountains: “In our area, there are big gorges, where there are the bones of several hundred people who were eaten by crows.” I read about this in faraway London and w

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The US is at War with Pakistan

  0 comments   |     by Asif Haroon Raja

The US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta has emerged as the chief basher of Pakistan. He has been spewing venom against Pakistan from the time he took over as Director CIA. He was the one who advocated making drone as a choice weapon in war on terror and in accelerating drone war in Pakistan since 2009. This is notwithstanding that the final approver is President

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India must handle Kashmir dispute carefully

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Beijing, MTT News Desk: China has said that if the Kashmir dispute is not handled carefully by India, it may have negative impact on Beijing’s bilateral relations with India. However, it said that China had no intentions to meddle in the dispute. The statement was given by the Spokesman and the DG of the Information Department of Ministry of Defence, Seni

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The Tragic Killing Of Adivasis In Chhattisgarh

  0 comments   |     by Paramjeet Singh & Preeeti Chauhan

People's Union For Democratic Rights (PUDR) condemns the cold- blooded and cowardly murder by security forces of 19 villagers of Sarkelguda in Chhattisgarh including five children in age group of 12-15 killed with bullets, axes and knife wounds, as well as sexual assault of four teenage girls The incident once again exposes how dispensable and inconsequential is t

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India Must Stop Killing and Torturing

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Human Rights Watch (HRW), an international human rights body, has urged the government of India to stop human rights violations by the Indian Border Security Force (BSF) along the Bangladesh border and prosecute those responsible. Human Rights Watch has also asked Bangladesh government to take a stronger stand against the Indian government to stop the killing and to

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India: State and Human Rights Minorities

  0 comments   |     by Ram Puniyani

In Kalyan a Muslim youth Bilal Shaikh was slapped with a non boilable cognizable offense (May 2012) under section 333, after he jumped the traffic signal. He was assaulted brutally by the police for having arguments with them, suffered a fracture in right arm and was in jail for eight days. The policemen who beat him up got released with the non cognizable warrant.&

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Tensions and Operational Challenges in Pakistan

  0 comments   |     by Scott Stewart

On June 4, four U.S. diplomats assigned to the Consulate General of the United States in Peshawar, Pakistan, were stopped at a military checkpoint and temporarily detained after refusing to allow their two vehicles to be searched. The diplomats -- including a vice consul -- were travelling in a two-vehicle motorcade and were accompanied by three Pakistani Foreign Serv

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Afghanistan and the Long War The United States does not trust

  0 comments   |     by George Friedman

The United States does not trust the Taliban or many of those Pakistani officials speaking to and for the Taliban. But the United States also knows that the future of Afghanistan is of fundamental interest to Pakistan. Instability or Indian influence in Af-pak is not in Pakistan's interest. Therefore, the Pakistanis will play a leading role in Afghanistan as they

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Trump-Modi-Netanyahu

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This trio has distinct similarities. Modi leads the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party, and is an avid Muslim hater where India is home to about 191 million Muslim citizens. Similarly the Trump campaign was characteristically anti-Muslim, which enthused many Hindus in India and the United States to sustain Trump’s bid for the presidency with the anticipa

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