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Hindu Man Killed as Religious Tensions Boil in India
June 29, 2022

Hindu Man Killed as Religious Tensions Boil in India

By Sheikh Saaliq and Krutika Pathi
The killing, which follows a string of attacks by Hindu nationalists on religious minorities, represents a dramatic escalation of communal violence in the country.
As Baloch Women Raise Their Voices, the State Cracks Down
June 29, 2022

As Baloch Women Raise Their Voices, the State Cracks Down

By Somaiyah Hafeez
The rise in Baloch women’s activism – and terrorism – has accompanied a new willingness by authorities to target women with state-sanctioned violence.

Co-Founder of Fact-Checking Website Arrested in India
June 29, 2022

Co-Founder of Fact-Checking Website Arrested in India

By Sudha Ramachandran
Mohammed Zubair’s work, which was critical of the government and outed peddlers of fake news, seems to have ruffled feathers.

Pakistani Court Sentences Militant Linked to 2008 Mumbai Attacks
June 28, 2022

Pakistani Court Sentences Militant Linked to 2008 Mumbai Attacks

By Munir Ahmed and Asim Tanveer
Sajid Mir's sentencing could be part of part of Pakistan’s efforts to get off the grey list of the Financial Action Task Force.

Can Pakistan Weaken the Growing India-Taliban Outreach?
June 28, 2022

Can Pakistan Weaken the Growing India-Taliban Outreach?

By Umair Jamal
Islamabad is reported to have asked its missions in Afghanistan to highlight ideological and political contradictions between India and the Taliban.
Rohingya Refugee Children Face Uncertainty in India
June 28, 2022

Rohingya Refugee Children Face Uncertainty in India

By Mehran Bhat
In refugee camps in Jammu, children avoid going out to study or play as they fear being attacked by right-wing groups or detained by police.

Destruction Everywhere, Help Scarce After Afghanistan Quake
June 28, 2022

Destruction Everywhere, Help Scarce After Afghanistan Quake

By Ebrahim Noroozi and Rahim Faiez
In Afghanistan, those who were barely scraping by have lost everything to the recent earthquake.
India’s History Wars Heat Up
June 27, 2022

India’s History Wars Heat Up

By Muheet Ul Islam and Pirzada Shakir
The Babri Mosque ruling galvanized a new wave of legal attacks, with Hindu nationalist groups claiming hundreds of mosques built by Muslims emperors centuries ago were temples in ancient India.

Indian Experts Want New Delhi to Buy Fewer Arms From Russia (and Everyone Else, Too)
June 27, 2022

Indian Experts Want New Delhi to Buy Fewer Arms From Russia (and Everyone Else, Too)

By Krzysztof Iwanek
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine strengthened many Indian experts’ views on the need for self-reliance in defense production.

Australian Defense Minister’s India Trip: A Sign of Growing Defense Ties
June 27, 2022

Australian Defense Minister’s India Trip: A Sign of Growing Defense Ties

By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
Canberra and New Delhi need to streamline their defense and security agenda on an accelerated pace in the face of pressure on both from Beijing.

Sri Lanka Sends 2 Ministers to Russia to Negotiate for Oil
June 27, 2022

Sri Lanka Sends 2 Ministers to Russia to Negotiate for Oil

By Bharatha Mallawarachi
It comes amid a high-level U.S. delegation’s visit to Sri Lanka to help it cope with the unprecedented economic crisis.
New Military Recruitment Scheme Roils India
June 27, 2022

New Military Recruitment Scheme Roils India

By Kavita Chowdhury
Under the scheme, soldiers recruited to non-officer ranks will serve for four years only and be denied pension.

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