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AFGHANISTAN

Kabul govt, Taliban sign accord to move forward: Pakistan ..

Posted By Mariana Babur

Kabul govt, Taliban sign accord to move forward: Pakistan welcomes breakthrough in intra-Afghan dialogue ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Wednesday welcomed the announcement regarding the agreement reached on rules and procedures by the Afghan parties in Doha, which came about after months of negoti

BANGLADESH

The Teesta Quagmire: India’s Missed Opportunit

Posted By Sayanangshu Modak

Amidst heightened border tensions between India and China, news that Bangladesh was 

PAKISTAN

Faith and courage

Posted By F.S. Aijazuddin

I HOPE I still have the courage to acknowledge the Judaic DNA strain in my faith, for my spiritual genes are the umbilical thread that links me today through Christianity, through Judaism, to that figure in indiscernible antiquity — the prophet Abraham. I can never become a Jew. As a

INDIA

The Teesta Quagmire: India’s Missed Opportunit

Posted By Sayanangshu Modak

Amidst heightened border tensions between India and China, news that Bangladesh was 

KASHMIR-RIGHS

Modi is a threat to India’s unity

Posted By Hammad Sarfraz

Sweden-based expert on peace and conflict criticizes the BJP leader over his policies in Kashmir and towards Muslims   Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu-nationalist agenda, the vilification of religious minorities, and his foreign mi

NEPAL

Washington Provoking India to a War With China?

Posted By F. William Engdahl

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in a recent video conference suggested that the US might move some of its troops from Germany to the region around India, citing growing US security concerns in the Asian region. Given the dramatic rise in tensions between India and China over disputed borders in the region of Nepal and Bhutan where several so

SRI LANKA

Who benefited from Sri Lankan tragedy?

Posted By Adeela Naureen

A devastating series of eight bomb blasts ripped through churches holding Easter services and high-end hotels in Sri Lanka on 21 Apr 19, killing nearly 300 people, including dozens of foreigners and injuring nearly 500. International media especially that of India are in the forefront in reporting that a local Islamist extremi

GLOBL

All criticism of Israel is ‘antisemitic’

Posted By Jonathan Cook

Harsh penalties are needed to stop Israel annexing Palestinian territory. But western states are outlawing even peaceful boycotts  It is tempting to dismiss last week’s 

EDITOR'S PICK

All criticism of Israel is ‘antisemitic’

Posted By Jonathan Cook

Harsh penalties are needed to stop Israel annexing Palestinian territory. But western states are outlawing even peaceful boycotts  It is tempting to dismiss last week’s 

CHINA

The Teesta Quagmire: India’s Missed Opportunit

Posted By Sayanangshu Modak

Amidst heightened border tensions between India and China, news that Bangladesh was