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New age rebels winning the fight in Myanmar

Rebel soldiers of the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) As Myanmar’s government sues for peace, its autonomous military, the T...

India keeps Muhuri dispute hanging despite repeated reques...

India continues to keep hanging the disputes about settling the boundary along the midstream of the Muhuri River despite repeated reque...

Pakistan’s Afghan bet

The US and Afghan Taliban are all set to sign the peace accord on February 29. While the imminent deal has raised hopes for seeing an e...

Can Nepal’s Communist Party survive closer ties with the U...

Nepali Foreign Minister Pradeep Gyawali and US Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo The United States may not have expected th...

As Trump heads to India, a trade deal appears elusive

As US President Donald Trump prepared in recent weeks to head to India for his first official visit there, many policymakers and busine...

India’s marginalised minorities unite against Hindu nation...

As the Indian government was showcasing the country’s diversity through a colourful parade in New Delhi on Republic Day on Januar...

China’s Belt and Road detours downstream in Myanmar

Myanmar's Irrawaddy River at sunset Ethnic wars, security concerns and official foot-dragging have all conspired to stall China&rs...

Factsheet by US panel says CAA-NRC part of BJP's plan to e...

Just days ahead of US president Donald Trump’s visit to India, the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom ha...

Trump visit more favorable for US than India

Despite selling some $17 billion worth of US-made weapons to New Delhi since 2007, Washington failed to conclude any military sales wit...

How sick Kashmiris are surviving Indian lockdown?

There are rising deaths being reported from Indian occupied Kashmir, mainly due to sick Kashmiris running short medical care. Sanaullah...

Transitional justice could be an issue for Nepal at the up...

At the upcoming 43rd session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, Foreign Minister Pradeep Gyawali is certain to face a series o...

Why Trump’s Kashmir mediation offer is a good idea

Imran Khan meets Donald Trump at the White House in July 2019 Before a recent meeting in Davos with Pakistani prime minister Imran...

US rams down Taliban pact. Will Afghans throw up?

US Special Representative Zalmay Khalilzad (L) and former Afghan President Hamid Karzai The manner in which the Trump administrati...

Myanmar’s aggressive nationalism in the air ahead of 2020...

As one of the few countries to hold actual elections in mainland Southeast Asia, Myanmar is more susceptible to public pressure relativ...

Nowhere on earth would be safe from an India-Pakistan nucl...

Between February 26 and 27 in 2019, Indian and Pakistani warplanes launched strikes on each other’s territory and engaged in aeri...

Afghanistan: The next theatre in the US-Iran conflict

Since the momentous events of the Iranian Revolution of 1979, ties between Iran and the US have followed a predictable pattern, typifie...

The MCC and Nepal’s strategic ties with the US

Nepal’s public scene is boiling up with debate over the controversial Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) pact, which many see...

RSS blames 'same old formula' by BJP for Delhi poll rout

Amit Shah The fact that the Bharatiya Janata Party's Delhi unit was able to bag only under-10 seats in two consecutive Assembly el...

Can Pakistan’s new cruise missile hit inside India?

Pakistan on Tuesday carried out a successful test of its latest Ra’ad-II air-launched cruise missile, with a new range of 600 kil...

Lanka to withdraw from co-sponsorship of UNHRC Resolution...

Sri Lanka’s President Gotabaya Rajapaksa elected last year almost exclusively with the support of the majority Sinhala Buddhist c...

India’s grand road to nothingness in Kashmir

In August 2019, when India’s Modi government formally ended Kashmir’s special status under the national constitution, it so...