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  • The Gulf crisis: Fighting it out down and dirty0

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    • September 3, 2017

    Source: Middle East Eye By James M. Dorsey In the three-month old Gulf crisis, nothing is too expensive or too down and dirty when it comes to buying influence, garnering soft power, and trying to win hearts and minds. It is a battle fought primarily by the United Arab Emirates and Qatar, the Gulf’s two

  • 70 years of Kashmir under brutal Indian occupation! (A Sovereign Kashmir: Random Thoughts-308)0

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    • September 3, 2017

    By Dr. Abdul Ruff Colachal —————- When India celebrated its 70th anniversary of independence, unfortunately, it also indirectly celebrated the occupation of Jammu Kashmir and genocides of Muslims in Jammu Kashmir. One of the achievements of the recent history of India in the negative sense is the genocides of Kashmiris- India murdered over 100,000 Muslims

  • NINTH BRICS SUMMIT TAKE PLACE IN VACUUM1

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    • September 3, 2017

    The ninth summit meeting of BRICS group of nations in Xiamen in China on September 3 to  5 has been hailed by China as a “golden decade” of cooperation among member states. Apart from the countries namely Brazil, Russia, India China and South Africa, leaders from Egypt Guinea, Mexico, Tajikistan, Thailand and over one thousand

  • Photo Essay: Eid al-Adha in Delhi and Mumbai – A Celebration of Togetherness0

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    • September 3, 2017

    By Shome Basu on 02/09/2017 Eid al-Adha or Bakri Eid has been celebrated across the world with grandeur throughout history and this continues even today. Eid at the ceremonial grand mosque Jama Masjid in Delhi. Built by Shah Jahan this Mughal mosque is the biggest in India. From Shah Jahan to Aurangzeb and lesser mughals

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  • India Israel relations is at a watershed moment for pragmatism

    India Israel relations is at a watershed moment for pragmatism3

    Since coming to office last year, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s charm offensive to rejuvenate Indian foreign policy, if nothing the perception of it, has taken him to overlooked lands such as Fiji, Seychelles and Mongolia. He will soon travel to Central Asia, the “-stans”. The spree has changed the premise of myriad foreign policy

  • Progress through pragmatism in the Indo-Bangla relationship

    Progress through pragmatism in the Indo-Bangla relationship0

    The relationship between India and Bangladesh has long been characterised by contradiction and cooperation. Relations have tended to fluctuate depending on the attitude of the governments in the respective countries. For example, when Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) was in power in 2001-2006 the Indian side alleged that Bangladesh was harboring anti-Indian elements seen to pose

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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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