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  • Minister for ‘ruthlessly candid dialogue’ with US0

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    • January 16, 2018

    Amir Wasim  January 16, 2018 ISLAMABAD: Regretting how the United States downplays India’s aggressive posturing along the Line of Control (LoC) and Working Boundary, Defence Minister Khurram Dastagir Khan on Monday called for “ruthlessly candid dialogue” with Washington to remove all types of misconceptions and misunderstandings. “It’s time for a courteous yet ruthlessly candid dialogue between

  • Rohingya deal aims to repatriate refugees in Bangladesh ‘within two years’0

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    • January 16, 2018

    Rohingya Muslim refugees wait for food aid at Thankhali refugee camp in Bangladesh’s Ukhia district on January 12, 2018. (AFP) AFP, YangonTuesday, 16 January 2018 Text size A A A Myanmar and Bangladesh have agreed to repatriate Rohingya displaced by an army crackdown “within two years”, Dhaka said Tuesday, outlining the first clear timeline for a return of

  • Where will the global political hotspots be in 2018? (Spoiler alert: it’s not all about Donald Trump)0

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    • January 16, 2018

    With so many global flashpoints, and so little diplomacy, 2018 could be a turbulent year. AAP/The Conversation Tony Walker, La Trobe University Writing for Foreign Policy, Robert Malley, the newly appointed head of the International Crisis Group, makes a good point when discussing global challenges in 2018: It is not all about Donald Trump. To

  • Sovereign wealth funds: Investment vehicles or political operators?0

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    • January 15, 2018

      By James M. Dorsey    15/1/2018 The $6.85 billion acquisition in 2006 of Peninsular & Oriental (P&O) Steam Navigation Company, a storied British shipping and logistics company, by Dubai’s state-owned DP World, one the world’s largest port management and terminal operators, sparked fears that governments could employ cash-rich sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) and state-run

  • Trump-Pakistan Relations: Critical Days Ahead0

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    • January 15, 2018

    by Michael Kugelman   14 January 2018 Summary The future trajectory of U.S.-Pakistan relations will depend in great part on Washington’s next move — and how Islamabad responds. In the aftermath of a traumatic week for U.S.-Pakistan relations — marked by a threatening, truculent tweet by President Donald Trump and his administration’s decision to suspend nearly

  • Rising Urban Unemployment & Farming Woes Confront India0

    by Gaurav Tyagi      15.1.2018 Results of the Gujarat provincial elections held in December 2017 were declared on 18th December. This province is the home base of Indian Prime Minister Narender Modi and his chief strategist, Amit Shah. Modi’s party BJP emerged as the largest party and formed the government in Gujarat however, BJP’s

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