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Takeaways from the Indian elections: an overview

Although the elections just held in four States and one Union Territory in India were provincial, they had immense national importance...

China adds military relations to his extensive portfolio i...

Gen.Wei Fenghe  with President Gotabaya Rajapaksa. Photo: Xinhua Sri Lanka and China vowed on Wednesday to enhance pragmatic...

Chinese Defense Minister’s visit could give a military dim...

Wei Fenghe, Chinese Defense Minister The visit of the Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe to Sri Lanka which begins on Tuesday is...

Chinese Defense Minister’s visit to Sri Lanka in perspecti...

Wei Fenghe, Chinese Defense Minister The visit to Sri Lanka of China's Defense Minister General Wei Fenghe later this month, may b...

Pandemic has sharpened geo-political conflicts

The Corona pandemic that the world is struggling with for the second year now has brought home to us some truths about ourselves. The f...

Buddhist monks and security issues set to derail Lanka pol...

Gotabaya and Mahinda honor Buddhist monks While there is pressure on Sri Lanka from India and the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC)...

Myanmar’s ethnic armies prepare to fight for a federal str...

A supporter of the Karen National Union holding a sign supporting the Committee for Representing Pyidaungsu Hluttaw, Myanmar's shadow...

Regime of the Rajapaksas comes under multiple pressures

The Rajapaksas: Mahinda, Gotabaya and Basil The regime of the Rajapaksa brothers, comprising President Gotabaya, Prime Minister Ma...

Peace is still a far cry in Afghanistan

Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani, right, meets US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin, in Kabul, Afghanistan The new US Administ...

Making Pakistan’s electoral laws truly representative and...

Pakistan’s democracy has been shaken again by the Senate elections. Securing a majority is important for the ruling coalition bec...

2020 was a year of multiple challenges for Sri Lanka

It is just a little over a year since Gotabaya Rajapaksa took over as Executive President of Sri Lanka with ambitious plans for his cou...

Lankan PM reaches out to beleaguered Muslims with provinci...

Anxious to hold the long-delayed elections to the nine Provincial Councils (PCs) in Sri Lanka, Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has sof...

Myanmar: Post-election foreign policy rebalances westward

Myanmar's foreign policy is set to undergo a significant shakeup in the coming year as the government readjusts to the changing interna...

Lanka again dithers on giving Colombo port’s East Terminal...

Colombo port’s Eastern Container Terminal (ECT) appears to be continually jinxed because of a geo-political compulsion to involve...

India stands against the gateway for South and Southeast A...

Agreement on a project of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) and the Trans-Asian Rail...

It’s time Bangladesh and Pakistan buried the past to forge...

Pakistan’s High Commissioner to Bangladesh with Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in Dhaka Fifty years should be a suf...

BRI & CPEC: Rail revolution makes Eurasian unification a r...

Trains of the metro train service are seen at a terminal station in Lahore, Pakistan, on Dec. 10, 2019. Photo: Xinhua Despite the...

Former First Lady is tipped to become Myanmar’s first fema...

Myanmar's state counselor Aung San Suu Kyi and former first lady Su Su Lwin (R) Myanmar’s ruling National League for Democra...

NLD sweep in Myanmar signals democracy for Bamars and subj...

Millions of Myanmar voters went to the polls over a week ago to voice their overwhelming support for democracy and opposition to the mi...

Pakistan must cultivate an Eurasian identity for its growt...

When the COVID-19 pandemic broke out earlier this year, it was believed that it would stall ongoing changes in global relations. Some p...

Factors that’ll shape Pak-US ties under Biden

Caption The ascendance of Joe Biden to the Presidency of the US is being seen as a watershed, expected to produce some significant...