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Is Maldivian President Muizzu the Target of Sorcery?

Is Maldivian President Muizzu the Target of Sorcery?

By Ahmed Naish
Or are authorities using sorcery allegations as a pretext to arrest a former close aide of Muizzu who allegedly had evidence of his corruption during his days as Malé mayor.

Deportation of Afghan Migrants to Continue, Pakistan Government Says

Deportation of Afghan Migrants to Continue, Pakistan Government Says

By Munir Ahmed
The announcement came a day after Islamabad said it has extended the stay of 1.45 million Afghan refugees residing in the country.
The Manipur Conflict: Internal Discontent, Policy Gaps, and Regional Implications

The Manipur Conflict: Internal Discontent, Policy Gaps, and Regional Implications

By Anuradha Oinam and Stanzin Lhaskyabs
The prolonged conflict, nearing a civil war, is causing a significant and irreversible shift in how the people of Manipur perceive each other and New Delhi. 

SIPRI Yearbook 2024: Rising Global Nuclear Arsenal Sparks Concerns

SIPRI Yearbook 2024: Rising Global Nuclear Arsenal Sparks Concerns

By Nazia Sheikh
It is estimated that there are 12,121 nuclear weapons in the world, 9,585 of which are in military stocks and ready for deployment.

Pakistan Says 1.45 Million Afghans Can Stay For Another Year Following UN Refugee Chief’s Visit

Pakistan Says 1.45 Million Afghans Can Stay For Another Year Following UN Refugee Chief’s Visit

By Munir Ahmed
The decision came after a widely criticized anti-migrant crackdown that started last year forced an estimated 600,000 Afghans to return home.

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Pakistan’s New Military Operation Alarms Pashtuns

Pakistan’s New Military Operation Alarms Pashtuns

By Osama Ahmad
The announcement of Pakistan’s new military operation, Azm-e-Istehkam, has sent shockwaves across the Pashtun region in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, which has suffered tremendously amid past operations.

Dignifying the Taliban in Doha While Reports of Systemic Sexual Violence Emerge

Dignifying the Taliban in Doha While Reports of Systemic Sexual Violence Emerge

By Lauryn Oates
There is overwhelming evidence that sexual assault perpetrated by Taliban officials is widespread and systemic, and that it occurs with total impunity. 
Bangladeshi University Students Protest Quota System Reforms

Bangladeshi University Students Protest Quota System Reforms

By Saqlain Rizve
The students argue that the quota system is discriminatory and hinders merit-based appointments in government jobs.

Exam Debate Betrays India’s Next Generation of Leaders

Exam Debate Betrays India’s Next Generation of Leaders

By Deepanshu Mohan
Exam paper leaks cause immense damage to the psychological state of India’s younger generation in pursuit of a better, more progressive future.

Will India-UK Relations Remain Warm Under Labor Rule?

Will India-UK Relations Remain Warm Under Labor Rule?

By Elizabeth Roche
Traditionally, Labor governments have tended to lean toward Pakistan on India-Pakistan issues like Kashmir. Will Prime Minister Starmer follow that trend?

Ensuring Security for Progress: Pakistan’s Commitment to Chinese Safety

Ensuring Security for Progress: Pakistan’s Commitment to Chinese Safety

By Ayesha Sikandar
In the face of continued attacks, Pakistan is making efforts to ensure the safety of Chinese nationals as well as foreign investments.
Sri Lanka’s Debt Restructuring Deal: Economic Relief or Creditor Windfall?

Sri Lanka’s Debt Restructuring Deal: Economic Relief or Creditor Windfall?

By Rathindra Kuruwita
The agreement further entangles Sri Lanka in an exploitative global debt system that prioritizes creditor profits over the country's development and people's welfare.

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