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South Asia

Putin and Xi pledge to keep peace in Central Asia, after...

25 Aug, 2021 photo: © Sputnik Moscow and Beijing will work together to secure the region around Afghanistan, after Russian president Vladimir Putin and Chinese premier...

Afghanistan: Drawing the lessons

By Herman Michiel 17 August 2021 We saw Taliban troops parade in the presidential palace in Kabul, from which President Ashraf Ghani fled abroad. The largely...

Afghan president flees the country as Taliban move on Kabul

By AHMAD SEIR, RAHIM FAIEZ, TAMEEM AKHGAR and JON GAMBRELL Aug. 15, 2021 AP Photo/Rahmat Gul KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan’s embattled president left the country Sunday,...

Stop the War Coalition: Statement on Afghanistan

The disaster now unfolding in Afghanistan is the consequence of a twenty-year long failed military intervention.  The responsibility rests with the US, British and other...

Avancée des Talibans : vers une nouvelle crise des migrants ?

Par Emmanuel Dupuy Aug. 14, 2021 Atlantico : Les talibans mènent actuellement une forte offensive en Afghanistan et s’emparent de plusieurs capitales régionales. Le contexte semble être...

The US Spent $83 Billion Training Afghan Forces. Why Did They...

The U.S. is rushing enough airpower to evacuate thousands as the Taliban advances on Kabul. By Tara Copp Aug. 14, 2021 photo: U.S. Army / Spc....

British Army Gurkha veterans stage 5th day of hunger strike outside...

Aug. 12, 2021 URKHAS reached the one-week mark of their hunger strike outside Downing Street to demand equal pensions today. Defence Secretary Ben Wallace said today...

Bangladesh factory owner among those arrested after over 50 workers die...

Jul 10, 2021 New details of breaches of safety regulations and the suspected use of child labor have emerged as Bangladesh deals with the aftermath...

Canada is a warning: more and more of the world will...

Without an immediate global effort to combat the climate emergency, the Earth’s uninhabitable areas will keep growing Jun 30, 2021 Photograph: Kathryn The climate crisis means that...

Amid pressures from Quad, China discusses military ties with Sri Lanka

By Lasanda Kurukulasuriya With the Indian Ocean increasingly becoming a locus of big power contestation, the recent two-day visit to Sri Lanka by Chinese Defence...