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  • India’s Growth Story – biggest rumor being propagated in the world0

      ~~By Gaurav Tyagi There are lies, damned lies and statistics. This phrase describes the persuasive power of numbers, especially the use of statistics to boost not so strong arguments. India defied expectations by coming up with an annual gross domestic product (GDP) figure of 7 percent for the October-December 2016 period and following the

  • How the Rohingya Crisis Is Changing Bangladesh0

      By TOM FELIX JOEHNKOCT. 6, 2017 A Bangladeshi border guard sending Rohingya back across the border into their makeshift camp in Myanmar in August. Credit Adam Dean for The New York Times BANGKOK — Close to one million Rohingya from Myanmar are said to be living in Bangladesh at the moment, nearly half of

  • Why Are Washington’s Clients Getting Cozy To Moscow?0

    October 6, 2017 Nauman Sadiq Turkey, which has the second largest army in NATO, has been cooperating with Russia in Syria against Washington’s interests since last year and has recently placed an order for the Russian-made S-400 missile system. Similarly, the Saudi King Salman, who is on a landmark state visit to Moscow, has signed

  • Netanyahu and Modi: “A Marriage Made in Heaven”0

    Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu (r) greets his Indian counterpart, Narendra Modi, at a meeting with the Indian community at the Tel Aviv Convention Center, July 5, 2017. (GIL COHEN-MAGEN/AFP/GETTY IMAGES) Washington Report on Middle East Affairs, October 2017, pp. 52-53 Islam and the Near East in the Far East By John Gee NARENDRA MODI ARRIVED

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  • China, Nepal to focus on cross-border Railway!0

    -Dr. Abdul Ruff Colachal Pivot Like USA and Russia that have assumed Asia pivot to influence the continent, China also has its own Asia pivot, but it also has South Asia pivot too trying to woo the nations to come under its new Silk route program nicknamed the ‘One Belt, One Road (OBOR)’ initiative. China’s

  • Rohingya crisis: this is what genocide looks like0

    Alicia de la Cour Venning, Queen Mary University of London The world is witnessing a state-orchestrated humanitarian catastrophe on the Myanmar-Bangladesh border. The latest UN figures show a staggering 370,000 Rohingya have fled into Bangladesh since August 25. An unknown number have perished. Around 26,000 non-Muslims have also been displaced. This is just the latest

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  • Asma Jahangir: The street fighter

    Asma Jahangir: The street fighter

    OBITUARY Asma Jahangir (1952-2018): The human rights icon from Pakistan was a feisty street fighter The renowned senior lawyer suffered from a cardiac arrest and died in Lahore on Sunday. Saroop Ijaz  11/2/2018 This article was first published on The Herald in 2016. Asma Jahangir admonishes police personnel at a protest against the Election Commission of Pakistan

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