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  • Indian corruption: CPM-CPI ties in Kerala strained over transport minister Chandy ouster!0

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    • November 22, 2017

    -Dr. Abdul Ruff Colachal November 22, 2017 It appears that the Communist factions in the ruling Left coalition government are looking for opportunities to fight over them, washing dirty linen in public. This presents the leftism and their government in a shabby manner. CPI (Communist Party of India) and CPM (Communist Party of India -Marxist)

  • Tehran Is Winning the War for Control of the Middle East0

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    • November 22, 2017

    And there’s no indication that, despite Mohammed bin Salman’s bold moves, Saudi Arabia stands a chance of turning the tide. By Jonathan Spyer | November 21, 2017 Then-Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman at the G-20 opening ceremony in Hangzhou, China on Sep. 4, 2016. (Nicolas Asfouri/Pool/Getty Images) Saudi Arabia appears to be on a

  • TAMING THE JUDICIARY0

    F R Chowdhury In Pakistan, after the Supreme Court verdict on Panama papers corruption charges, the prime minister resigned without a word. Not only that, he was scared of being arrested, and he left the country. In Bangladesh after the verdict of the Supreme Court that went against the government, the chief justice had to

  • IS MR. MODI DOING ENOUGH TO CURB CORRUPTION IN INDIA?0

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    • November 21, 2017

    Three years back, when Mr. Modi got the mandate of the people and formed the government, most people expected that he would fulfill his promise to root out corruption in government machinery and public life before long. In the last three years, every measure that Mr. Modi took to ensure transparency in governance and eradicate

  • Detailing EU Complicity In Rohingya Crisis – Parliament Publishes Burma Campaign UK Evidence0

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    • November 21, 2017

    November 20, 2017 As EU Foreign Ministers meet Asian counterparts at the ASEM meeting in Burma’s capital, Naypyidaw, the Foreign Affairs Committee of the British Parliament has published evidence submitted by Burma Campaign UK which details EU complicity in the current Rohingya Crisis. The submission details repeated decisions by the European Union and its member

  • FIFA on Trial: Qatar’s World Cup back in the firing line0

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    • November 21, 2017

      By James M. Dorsey Testimony of a star witness in a New York courtroom has revealed new allegations of Qatari wrongdoing in its successful bid for the 2022 World Cup hosting rights. The allegations by Alejandro Burzaco, the former head of Argentine sports marketing company Torneos y Competencias, are likely to revive partially politically-motivated

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  • India and China must deepen their relations to sustain the vision of the Asian Century

    Dr. Manoj Kumar Mishra, 12 October 2019 While the second informal meeting between India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping takes place at Mamallapuram, in the Indian city of Chennai after the two leaders met last time in China’s Wuhan in April last year, some attempts need to be considered in order

  • Abrar Fahad killing: Bangladesh student was beaten for four hours

    9 October 2019 BBC Bangladesh student protests A Bangladeshi undergraduate student killed in his dormitory on Sunday days after criticising the government online was beaten for several hours before he died, witnesses told the BBC. Fellow students say Abrar Fahad was taken from his room around 20:00 (14:00 GMT) and beaten at least four hours.

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