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Archive : February 28, 2020

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US rights body says Delhi clashes ‘targeting Muslims’, Ind...
February 28 ,2020
Expressing “grave concern” over the violence in Delhi, the US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) has sa...
CHINA REPORTS 44 NEW VIRUS DEATHS, RAISES DEATH TOLL TO 2,...
February 28 ,2020
China reported 44 more deaths from the novel coronavirus epidemic on Friday and 327 fresh cases, the lowest daily figure for new infect...
RUSSIAN PRESIDENT PUTIN, ERDOGAN NOT TO MEET ON SYRIA ON M...
February 28 ,2020
The Kremlin has denied that Russian President Vladimir Putin would meet his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan on March 5 to disc...
US CONGRESS MEMBERS DEMAND NO 'SIDE DEALS' WITH TALIBAN
February 28 ,2020
In an open letter to the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Secretary of Defense Mark Esper, 22 US Congress members have raised conc...
"PEOPLE WHO GIVE HATE SPEECHES MOVE ON": UNCLE OF UP MAN K...
February 28 ,2020
The family of a young man from Uttar Pradesh killed allegedly in a mob attack in northeast Delhi earlier this week amid clashes over co...
EU CALLS ON SRI LANKA TO PUT IN PLACE HUMAN RIGHTS ACTION...
February 28 ,2020
In view of the upcoming parliamentary elections, the European Union (EU) has recommended that the Government of Sri Lanka puts in place...
AAP COUNCILLOR TAHIR HUSSAIN CHARGED WITH MURDER IN DELHI...
February 28 ,2020
Aam Aadmi Party councillor Tahir Hussain was suspended from party membership on Thursday after he was charged with murder in connection...
US RIGHTS BODY SAYS DELHI CLASHES ‘TARGETING MUSLIMS’, IND...
February 28 ,2020
Expressing “grave concern” over the violence in Delhi, the US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) has sa...
INDIA TO ‘OBSERVE’ US-TALIBAN PEACE DEAL SIGNING AFTER STA...
February 28 ,2020
India will be participating as an “observer” in Doha, where the US-led Taliban peace deal will be signed on 29 February, to...
UN RIGHTS CHIEF REJECTS SRI LANKA’S NEW COMMISSION OF INQU...
February 28 ,2020
United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet today rejected moves by Sri Lanka to appoint yet another Commission...
Nepal ruling party appears headed for another confrontatio...
February 28 ,2020
A new political storm is brewing in the ruling Nepal Communist Party, as two factions led by the two Chairs KP Sharma Oli, who is also...
Hardliners’ victory could help Iran avoid war with US
February 28 ,2020
The victory of Iran’s conservatives in last week’s parliamentary election had many fathers. For one, the system was heavily...
Malaysia’s shattered politics on a razor’s edge
February 28 ,2020
A high-stakes political impasse in Malaysia, with interim leader Mahathir Mohamad and Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) president Anwar Ibrah...
China’s naval fleet delivers loud message to US
February 28 ,2020
It was a move that challenged US hegemony in the Pacific Ocean, and also made clear it would become increasingly frequent in the future...
Trump has a clear message for India: As long as it opens i...
February 28 ,2020
United States President Donald Trump kicked off his first official visit to India by addressing a rally of more than 100,000 people on...
Chinese 'duck army' will help Pakistan fight locusts
February 28 ,2020
China is planning to dispatch a 100,000-strong army of ducks to help Pakistan combat a massive locust infestation, a local newspaper re...
France asks Sri Lanka to honour UN pledges on rights
February 28 ,2020
France Thursday asked Sri Lanka to end impunity and ensure ethnic reconciliation a day after Colombo withdrew from a United Nations r...
Right groups urge Bangladesh govt to cancel Modi’s visit
February 28 ,2020
Desh Banchao Manush Banchao Andolan holds a rally in front of the National Press Club in Dhaka on Thursday in protest against death...
Making CPEC work - II
February 28 ,2020
The China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is a collection of infrastructure projects for Pakistan (current size US$45 billion, expect...
Pakistan conducts major air show to mark retaliatory strik...
February 28 ,2020
The Pakistan Air Force (PAF) celebrated the first anniversary of ‘Operation Swift Retort’ on Thursday at the Air Headquarte...
Afghan govt’s team en route to Doha to meet Taliban
February 28 ,2020
A six-member delegation from the Afghan government, entirely chosen by President Ashraf Ghani, is on its way to Doha to meet with the T...