South Asia

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

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (photo Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

U.S. sanctions against Iran is ‘medical terrorism’: Zarif

According to the Intercept's report released on Friday, despite a massive coronavirus-related public health crisis, an anti-Iran pressure group with close ties to the Trump administration is urging major...
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (photo Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Zarif: U.S. decorates failure in Afghanistan as victory

"U.S. occupiers should've never invaded Afghanistan. But they did, and blamed everyone else for consequences. Now after 19 yrs of humiliation, U.S. has tendered its surrender. Whether in Afghanistan,...

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...
Vladimir Putin and Nicolás Maduro in 2013. (AP)

Maduro: ‘US Plotting To Invade Venezuela, But We’re Ready’

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said that the United States and some of its allies are plotting to invade Venezuela and that the South American country is “not afraid of...

Inflation rate seen to fall to 20% next year

Speaking to the media after the annual conference of “Resistance Economy”, the official said, “Our goal is curbing inflation rate and no estimation shows an inflation rate of over...

IRGC commander: U.S. looking for a guilty to hide defeats in Yemen

“The Americans are releasing such news from time to time to justify their defeats in Yemen. It is possible that the Yemenis purchase weapons from abroad and deliver them...

Iran to send Zafar-2 satellite into orbit in months

The country launched its domestically-made Zafar satellite using a Simorgh (Phoenix) satellite carrier on Sunday, but the missile fell short of reaching the designated orbit. Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi, Minister...

Iranian economy emerging from recession: central bank

Although some are trying to mispresent the country's economic situation and picture a darker economic future, but according to the Central Bank of Iran data, important macroeconomic indicators such...

At least 21 dead, 33 injured in Thai shooting spree

At least 21 people were killed and 33 injured when a soldier opened fire at a shopping mall in the northeastern Thai city of Nakhon Ratchasima, Thai Health Minister...

23 major gas projects to be inaugurated during “Ten-Day Dawn”

TEHRAN – Managing Director of Iran Gas Engineering and Development Company (IGEDC) said 23 major gas supplying projects are going to go operational or begin during the Ten-Day Dawn...

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U.S. adds just 266,000 jobs in April, far below expectations

The U.S. economy added a mere 266,000 jobs last month. Forecasters had floated gains close to 1 million, making this the biggest miss, relative to...

Russia’s ambassador to Berlin says Nord Stream 2 may be completed by late September

Russia’s Ambassador to Germany Sergei Nechayev was hopeful that the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline would have been constructed by the Bundestag election scheduled...

Conference ‘Pandemic and Security in Europe’

The Alliance of Anti-Fascist Fighters and Anti-Fascists of the Republic of Croatia (SABA RH) organized an online conference "Pandemic and Security in Europe" on...

Corruption, economic woes spark deadly protests in Colombia

Kevin Anthony Agudelo wanted to live in a country where corruption was not part of everyday life. That dream motivated the electrician to join...

“General response to global challenges”: Russian Balkan Center opens in Serbia

The opening ceremony of the Russian Balkan Center took place in Belgrade. This non-governmental organization, led by former Serbian Ambassador to Russia Slavenko Terzic,...