Monday, 6 April , 2020

South Asia

Sri Lanka: The new Constitution – a neo-colonial project !

By Tamara Kunanayakam As we meet here this evening, a radical overhaul is underway - of our political, economic, financial, social and cultural system. A...

Is Sri Lanka being used by big powers in making the...

By Lasanda Kurukulasuriya The Indian Ocean Conference (IOC) organised by the India Foundation and held at the Sri Lankan Prime Minister's official residence 'Temple Trees'...

The Rohingya crisis and the real face of liberalism

By Hamid Alizadeh Thousands have been killed and hundreds of thousands of defenceless Rohingya Muslims are fleeing the brutal onslaught of Myanmar's armed forces. In...

Media Downplays Millions Affected by Climate Change-Linked Floods in Asia

Over 1200 people have been killed in rains that have inundated a third of Bangladesh along with portion of India, Nepal and Pakistan Source: The...

Protecting sea lanes – what is Sri Lanka’s role?

By Lasanda Kurukulasuriya The commencement of duties by Sri Lanka's new Navy Commander Vice Admiral Travis Sinniah merits special attention on account of some observations...

India withdraws from Doklam/Donglang

The summer-long standoff ended just as a BRICS summit begins in China. by Adam Garrie The Chinese Foreign Ministry and Indian Ministry of External Affairs...

Encircling China and Using India against it

Doklam then and now: from British to Chinese interests, follow the money A stalemate in the Himalayas, a three-way territorial struggle, fears of foreign hegemony...

Taliban urge Trump to withdraw all US troops from Afghanistan

By REUTERS August 15, 2017 The Taliban criticized the Afghan gov. as "stooges," "lying corrupt leaders" and "repulsive sellouts" who are providing the US with overly...

Russia for withdrawal of US Troops from Afghanistan

U.S. should pull out of Afghanistan: Russian envoy MOSCOW, Aug. 14 (Xinhua) -- The U.S. military campaign in Afghanistan has failed and Washington should...

Sri Lanka leases Hambantota port to China for non-military use

By Prabhash K Dutta indiatoday.intoday.in After prolonged negotiations and deliberations, Sri Lanka today signed a USD 1.1 billion After prolonged negotiations and deliberations, Sri Lanka today signed...