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Bangladesh must maintain its strategic neutrality

ANM Muniruzzaman There are signs of a strategic polarisation emerging in the Indo-Pacific region. The long...

Bangladesh wants to know the reason behind China’s sudden...

Bangladesh was taken aback by the Chinese ambassador’s remark that Dhaka-Beijing relations would be damaged if Bangladesh joined...

Myanmar’s failed mutinies in history

After Myanmar’s military coup on Feb. 1, some military personnel have joined the civil disobedience movement and left the armed f...

Myanmar junta declares National Unity Government, CRPH, de...

Regime accuses the political and armed resistance organizations of incitement; those guilty of affiliation with them face 10 years to...

Security of nuclear materials in India

The author is of the view that nuclear security is lax in India. More so, because of the 123 Agreement and sprawling nuclear installati...

Who tried to kill Mohamed Nasheed?

The evening explosion was felt across Male, the island capital of the Maldives, a densely packed urban maze poles apart from the Indian...

Myanmar’s NUG snubs ASEAN talks

Protesters call for ASEAN not to endorse the military regime in Myanmar. / CJ Myanmar’s civilian National Unity Government (...

‘Invaders United Kingdom 1900’: Chinese cartoonist Wuheqil...

A group photo of G7 delegates. Photo: VCG "The last time when these guys colluded to [suppress] China was still in 1900; 120 y...

Peace is possible in Afghanistan

Last month US President Joe Biden announced plans to withdraw all US troops from Afghanistan by September 11 [File: Andrew Renneisen/...

Third Covid wave inevitable, didn’t foresee current feroci...

FILE - In this April 24, 2021, file photo, exhausted workers who carried the dead for cremation sit on the rear step of an ambulance...

Why BJP’s labelling of Bengal post election violence as co...

BJP state president Dilip Ghosh surveys a ransacked house. | Dilip Ghosh/Twitter As the Trinamool Congress won the 20...

Al-Qaida grows weaker by the day, says Osama bin Laden aid...

Muhammad Amin ul Haq, left, says that al-Qaida has steadily weakened since the death of Osama bin Laden ten years ago. (Source photos...

US media hype Al Qaeda threats as pullout from Afghanistan...

As the Pentagon declares a pullout from Afghanistan, the US corporate press is voicing concerns about an imminent terrorist resurgence,...

Myanmar ethnic rebel coalition to begin unity talks

A coalition of ethnic armed organizations in Myanmar will begin talks aimed at establishing a common front against the country’s...

How one after another super power lost in Afghanistan?

Indeed, the US is making such heavy weather of exiting Afghanistan, and of course, it entered the country in a fit of bullheadedness, A...

Sri Lankan govt detains Muslim parliamentarian and bans bu...

Sri Lankan police announced on Tuesday that they were extending the detention of Muslim MP Rishad Bathiudeen and his younger brother R...

Indian billionaires hunker down in safety bubbles as Covid...

Some of India's richest people are forming bubbles with their families and staff, while others are leaving for homes outside of major c...

I’m a Myanmar diplomat, here’s why I refuse to recognize t...

I work in the foreign service of my homeland, Myanmar, in our embassy here in Washington, D.C. I decided to become a diplomat to repres...

Severe wave in India reveals Quad’s hypocrisy in combating...

The attitude of the other three Quad countries to the raging COVID-19 epidemic in India has shocked and disappointed both Indians and t...

Can the pandemic bring India and Pakistan together?

Prime Minister Imran Khan, leading politicians, journalists, and citizens from all walks of life in Pakistan have “expressed supp...

Afghan peace and inclusive government

President Joe Biden of the US had announced withdrawal of the remaining 2,500 American troops in Afghanistan by September 11, without s...