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Everything that informs geopolitics can be found in South Asia: challenging demographics, geographic diversity, and contentious, ill-defined borders.


Iran Strong Enough to Withstand Sanctions, COVID-19: President

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The Iranian nation has proved to be powerful enough to deal with the pressures of sanctions and the consequences of the coronavirus pandemic, President Hassan Rouhani...

Iranian Army, IRGC Reaffirm Invincible Unity

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Two senior Iranian commanders highlighted the unbreakable solidarity between the Army and the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), saying the enemies could never create division among...

Iran Denies Suspension of Talks on Deal with China

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesperson dismissed reports that Tehran and Beijing have halted negotiations on a 25-year agreement pending the US presidential election results.In comments on Tuesday,...

Myanmar coup: Aung San Suu Kyi detained as military seizes control

Myanmar's military has seized power after detaining civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi and other senior members of her governing party. All authority has been given to the top army...

Partnership UNEP and ReNew Power to increase access to clean, efficient energy in India

India’s largest renewable energy company, ReNew Power, and the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) have signed a partnership agreement to promote increased access to renewable energy and improved energy efficiency.The...

Iran to Break US Sanctions by 25 Year Memorandum with China

In the last several days, Iranian media have highlighted the possibility of a 25 year Memorandum of agreement with China that would see Iran benefit from China’s robust &...
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif departs from the 2019 Climate Action Summit, New York, September 23,2019. (photo Peter Foley/EPA-EFE/REX)

Reasons for Zarif’s visit to Syria amid pandemic

Paying a visit at this level during today’s world conditions shows that ties between Tehran and Damascus have gone beyond conventional and diplomatic equations. The visit comes as developments in...

Iran’s Defense Industry An Inspiring Model for Other Sectors: Top Officer

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran’s highest-ranking military commander hailed the country’s defense industry as an inspiring model for the other industrial and the economic sectors, saying the Islamic Republic has...

Russia to deliver large batch of medical aid to India soon

Russia will soon supply a large batch of medical aid to India to help it combat the novel coronavirus, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Wednesday. "The...

Trump Says U.S.-India to Sign $3 Billion in Defense Deals

The U.S. will sign military deals worth more than $3 billion with India on Tuesday, President Donald Trump said at the start of a two-day state visit to the...

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Historic Win for Left: Gustavo Petro Wins Colombian Elections

Bogota-SANA-Leftist candidate Gustavo Petro maintained a five percentage point difference, with 50 percent, against Rodolfo Hernandez during Colombia’s presidential runoff, with 79.6 percent of...

EU forced to buy Russian oil to prevent Putin from earning even more –...

The head of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, said that the European Union is forced to buy Russian oil so that Putin...

JP Morgan: The Russian economy is doing better than expected after the introduction of...

The large American bank "JP Morgan" estimates that the Russian economy is doing better than expected after the introduction of Western sanctions, and that...

Greenpeace: United Kingdom imported more than $ 275 million in Russian oil during the...

The British government has imported Russian oil worth 220 million pounds ($ 276 million) since Moscow declared war on Ukraine, according to a new...

The Hell of Volnovakha

The battle for this strategically important place was fought for two weeks. With the fall of Volnovakha and the northbound frontline push, a railway...