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Modi Bows to Protesting Farmers to Repeal Farm Laws
November 19, 2021

Modi Bows to Protesting Farmers to Repeal Farm Laws

By Sheikh Saaliq
The announcement came ahead of key elections in states like Uttar Pradesh and Punjab.
Calls for Fencing the India-Myanmar Border Gather Steam Again
November 18, 2021

Calls for Fencing the India-Myanmar Border Gather Steam Again

By Rajeev Bhattacharya
A deadly ambush of an Indian paramilitary convoy in Manipur by two separatist groups was reportedly planned and implemented from bases in Myanmar.

Police Detain Kin Seeking Bodies of Slain Kashmir Civilians
November 18, 2021

Police Detain Kin Seeking Bodies of Slain Kashmir Civilians

By Aijaz Hussain
Police say that the civilians died in the crossfire between government troops and rebels, but witnesses claim that the forces used them as human shields during the standoff.

Bhutan-China Border Negotiations in Context
November 18, 2021

Bhutan-China Border Negotiations in Context

By Jianli Yang
What is behind the latest announcement about resumed border talks between Bhutan and China?

How the World Failed Afghan Women
November 18, 2021

How the World Failed Afghan Women

By Philip Smucker
Why millions of dollars in international aid – much of it from the U.S. – failed to achieve lasting change for Afghanistan’s women.
COP26 Finds Its Scapegoats – India and China
November 17, 2021

COP26 Finds Its Scapegoats – India and China

By Santosh Sharma Poudel
The main story at the end of the climate change meet should have been the lack of ambition of the advanced nations and their non-fulfilment of climate finance pledges.

In Numbers: The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor
November 17, 2021

In Numbers: The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor

By Diplomat Risk Intelligence
A new DRI report situates the marquee Belt and Road Initiative project within the overall state of Pakistan’s economy.
Action Needed Now to Address the Humanitarian Catastrophe in Afghanistan
November 17, 2021

Action Needed Now to Address the Humanitarian Catastrophe in Afghanistan

By Youssof Ghafoorzai
With winter approaching, the human tragedy that has befallen the people of Afghanistan will only worsen. Urgent action is needed.

Imran Khan Seals Deal With the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan
November 16, 2021

Imran Khan Seals Deal With the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan

By Umair Jamal
Will the Pakistani government concede to the TTP demand for implementation of Sharia in tribal areas?

Despite Mistrust, Afghan Shiites Seek Taliban Protection
November 16, 2021

Despite Mistrust, Afghan Shiites Seek Taliban Protection

By Lee Keath
Shiite Hazaras turning to Taliban for protection indicates how terrified the community is of the Islamic State group, which they say aims to exterminate them.

Gotabaya’s Underwhelming Presidency
November 15, 2021

Gotabaya’s Underwhelming Presidency

By Sudha Ramachandran
The president’s excessive reliance on the military to govern Sri Lanka has plunged the country in multiple crises.
Smog Chokes Indian Capital as Air Pollution Levels Soar
November 15, 2021

Smog Chokes Indian Capital as Air Pollution Levels Soar

By Sheikh Saaliq
The New Delhi government has ordered the closing of all schools for a week and construction sites for four days beginning Monday.

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