Russia - Ukraine Relations
Russia - Ukraine Relations


What Does Russian Intervention In Ukraine Tell Us About Nature Of World Politics? – OpEd

By Joy Mitra* There seems to be no thaw in relations since the Ukrainian crisis began. The US is belligerent and fails to understand the Russian imperative in Ukraine even as Russia, led by Putin, engages in military adventurism by trying to punch far above its weight in the post cold-war era. The actors have […]

Morocco's Parliament
Morocco's Parliament


Morocco Vows To Help UAE In Fight Against Terrorism

Morocco has decided to provide immediate military and intelligence support to the United Arab Emirates in its fight against terrorism, UAE’s state news agency WAM reported on Tuesday, citing a statement by the Moroccan Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Upon directives of King Mohammed VI, “the Kingdom of Morocco will provide an active support to the […]

Myanmar - Burma
Myanmar - Burma


Obama Pushes Reforms In Phone Calls To Myanmar’s Thein Sein And Suu Kyi

By Parameswaran Ponnudurai U.S. President Barack Obama held talks over the telephone Thursday with Myanmar President Thein Sein and Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, stressing the need to address communal tensions, forge a nationwide ceasefire pact and hold credible general elections next year. He made the separate calls hours before Thein Sein was scheduled […]

Palestine - Israel flags
Palestine - Israel flags


ISIS, Terror And The Moral Hypocrisy Of The West – OpEd

Over the past months, ISIS, which had been fighting the forces of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, changed tactics and swept east from Syria and conquered vast swaths of largely-Sunni territory in western Iraq.  In the process, it massacred thousands of Shiites, Kurds, Yazidis and other minorities in its path. More recently, ISIS developed a new […]

Palestine
Palestine


Sweden Officially Recognizes Palestine As A Country

Sweden has recognized the occupied state of Palestine officially, according to its foreign ministry. The Scandinavian has become the first West-European EU state to recognize the territories. US and Israel are not pleased. The news follows an earlier hint by Prime Minister Stefan Lovfen in his Social Democrat manifesto, during his inaugural address in October, […]