• India: The Story of Azam Khan, Endangered Keeper of Deadly Secrets from Haren Pandya to Sohrabuddin0

    • Blog
    • November 15, 2018

      As a key witness, he holds many of the answers about the killing of a former BJP minister in Gujarat, and his assassins. That is why he fears for his life. Azam Khan. Ajoy Ashirwad Mahaprashasta 15 November 2018 New Delhi: Only a few days ago, Azam Khan, one of the key witnesses in

  • Female politicians want bigger voice in Bangladesh0

    • Blog
    • November 14, 2018

      As national election nears, women say they deserve a greater role in guiding the country Bangladesh’s Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina speaks at the United Nations in New York on Sept. 27. Despite having a female PM, Bangladesh remains a male-dominated society, particularly in politics. (Photo by Angela Weiss/AFP) Stephan Uttom and Rock Rozario, Dhaka 

  • India’s secular party takes pro-Hindu line for election0

    • Blog
    • November 14, 2018

      Congress accused of courting religious majority in Madhya Pradesh with manifesto pledging cow protection Farmers from Madhya Pradesh burn an effigy of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a protest in Kolkata in June 2017 against the government and over the deaths of farmers in the state. More than 1,600 farmers killed themselves in the


  • Why Did The Pakistan Army Kill The ‘Father Of Taliban’? 0

    Maulana Sami ul-Haq’s supporters attend the funeral prayers in Akora Khattak  BBC News   November 5, 2018 Nauman Sadiq On Friday evening, Maulana Sami-ul-Haq was found dead in his Rawalpindi residence. The assassination was as gruesome as the murder of Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. He was stabbed multiple times in chest,

  • Tamil bloc may hold the key in Lanka’s power struggle0

      N Sathiya Moorthy  1 November 2018 In a Sri Lankan House of 225 members, the cut-off figure comes to 113. With Wickremesinghe side touching 102 and Rajapaksa’s team at 101, the three-party Tamil National Alliance with 16 members and the left-leaning Sinhala-Buddhist nationalist Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna with 6 members hold the key. But with the latter

  • The Khashoggi crisis: Putting Humpty Dumpty back together0

    By James M. Dorsey   4 November 2018 A podcast version of this story is available on Soundcloud, Stitcher, TuneIn and Tumblr. The killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and potential Western sanctions against Saudi Arabia has sparked renewed debate about the value of the longstanding alliance between the United States and the kingdom. The debate is

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