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  • Devastating Himalayan floods are made worse by an international blame game0

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    • September 2, 2017

    Jagannath Adhikari, Curtin University Devastating floods in Nepal have sparked regional tension, with Nepali politicians and media outlets claiming that Indian infrastructure along their shared border has left Nepal vulnerable. In a visit last week to India, Nepal’s prime minister Sher Bahadur Deuba released a joint statement with Indian prime minister Narendra Modi pledging to

  • International Community: Permanent solution for Myanmar’s persecuted Rohyngas

    International Community: Permanent solution for Myanmar’s persecuted Rohyngas0

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    • September 1, 2017

    Why this is important Mynamar’s Rohyngas are the most persecuted people on earth and the latest carnage suggest that this is becoming an anachronism and that Myanmar government can no more be trusted to resolve the issue and thus immediate international intervention needed. Click here to sign the petition …

  • Explaining the Muslim pilgrimage of hajj0

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    • September 1, 2017

    Muslims start the hajj by circling the Kaaba, the black, cube-shaped house of God. UmmSqueaky, CC BY-NC Ken Chitwood, University of Florida Around 1.7 million Muslims have gathered this year in the holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia for the annual pilgrimage – the hajj. The five-day pilgrimage is a once-in-a-lifetime obligation for all

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  • The Baghdad Air Strike: Pre-emptive self-defence or Assassination?

    By Devansh Kaushik | January 9, 2020 Introduction In the early hours of January 3, missiles launched by a USAF MQ9 Reaper slammed into a convoy exiting the Baghdad International Airport, killing Iranian Major General Qassem Soleimani and Abu Mahdi al-Mohandes, deputy commander of an Iraqi militia. General Soleimani was the leader of the elite

  • Indian Muslims: Are they ‘invaders’, ‘scumbags’ or equal citizens?

    By Adil Khan Broadly speaking most Indian Hindus seem to entertain three perceptions vis-à-vis the Indian Muslims – that Muslims are: (i) ‘invaders’ and thus have no place in Hindu India; (ii) ‘scumbags’, liars, cheats and terrorists and thus be shunned; and finally, to some (iii) they are equal citizens and thus be treated accordingly.

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