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Highlights

Setback for US! Lanka shuns Million Dollar agreement over...

Overturning the Ranil Wickremesinghe government's decision on American aid to Sri Lanka, the Gotabhaya Rajapaksa cabinet has decided no...

Hardliners’ victory could help Iran avoid war with US

The victory of Iran’s conservatives in last week’s parliamentary election had many fathers. For one, the system was heavily...

China’s naval fleet delivers loud message to US

It was a move that challenged US hegemony in the Pacific Ocean, and also made clear it would become increasingly frequent in the future...

The underwhelming India-US calculus

Donald Trump and Narendra Modi The huge crowds that greeted United States President Donald Trump on his first state visit to I...

“They are Muslims, so they are our enemies”

Felani's body hanging on the Bangladesh-Indian border India’s Border Security Force (BSF) continues its relentless killing o...

Ground report: In riot city, Hindutva mobs rage with impun...

At the Maujpur-Babarpur chowk, Hindu men gathered around BJP leader Jai Bhagwan Goyal, who had led a rally of a 100-odd people minutes...

Nipping in the bud: Trump gains by arresting Indian ambiti...

The joint statement of the Trump-Modi affair culminated into projected results ending up with Helicopters deal alone. Trump played off...

Split in Afghan gov’t helps the Taliban in forthcoming pea...

Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah (center) The Afghan government may be proving to be its own worst enemy on the eve...

Two Images, Two Indias

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. On Tuesday, New Delhi presented a tale of two cities. One set of images broadcast...

Mahathir Mohamad has resigned. Malaysia’s next leader is ....

Malaysian leader Mahathir Mohamad’s appointment as interim prime minister just hours after he sent his resignation to the nation&...

Sino-Indian competition in Myanmar in the spotlight with I...

Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Karambir Singh visited Myanmar in a trip lasting from February 17 to 20. The trip, which came just weeks a...

PAF will never let India forget ‘Surprise Day’

PAF has released a new song to mark the first anniversary of downing two Indian jets and arrest of Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman....

Can Nepal’s Communist Party survive closer ties with the U...

Nepali Foreign Minister Pradeep Gyawali and US Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo The United States may not have expected th...

ASEAN in position to make strategic gains from Brexit

Britain reigned supreme in the world's ocean from the 17th to 20th centuries, and its formal withdrawal from the European Union at the...

Pakistan’s triumphalist moment in regional security

The acrimony over the disputed results of the Afghan presidential election notwithstanding, there has been a consensus within Afghanist...

Kashmiris happy to see pro-Indian politicians behind bars

Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti One of about two dozen conditionally released senior pro-India Kashmiri politicians, recalled how...

Trump’s India visit: Populism and nationalism bedevil Indi...

India and the US frequently trumpet goodwill for each other describing each other as “democracies” and as “strategic...

Why Trump’s Kashmir mediation offer is a good idea

Imran Khan meets Donald Trump at the White House in July 2019 Before a recent meeting in Davos with Pakistani prime minister Imran...

Sri Lankan parliamentary committee proposes immediate burq...

A Sri Lankan parliamentary committee on national security has proposed an immediate ban on the burqa and suspending the registration of...

FATF ‘recognises Pakistan’s efforts’ to fulfil action plan

The Financial Action Task Force has decided not to blacklist Pakistan and give it more time to complete the 27-point action plan it has...

Is India really prepared for a two front war?

Gen. Bipin Rawat's only contribution as Indian army chief has been his frequent rhetoric in trumpeting India's capability to fight a tw...