South Asia

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

Myanmar rebel group says shoots down military helicopter

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The Kachin Independence Army (KIA), one of Myanmar's most powerful rebel groups, said on Monday it had shot down a helicopter after returning fire following air strikes by the...
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Possible crash site of Indonesian Boeing discovered

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Divers have discovered a possible crash site of the Indonesian Boeing 737-524, the Associated Press news agency reported citing Air Chief Marshal Hadi Tjahjanto. "We received reports from the diver...
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Iranian Oil Minister, New Russian Energy Minister to Meet Monday: Report

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TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Russia’s newly appointed Energy Minister Nikolai Shulginov and Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh will hold talks on Monday, the Russian Energy Ministry announced."Yes, the meeting is...
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Infosys, Rolls-Royce ink strategic partnership for aerospace engineering in India

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Indian IT services firm Infosys and Rolls-Royce, an aerospace and defence technology major, on Wednesday announced signing a strategic partnership for sourcing engineering and R&D Services for the latter’s...

Myanmar military guarantees new election; protesters block train services

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Myanmar’s military junta guaranteed on Tuesday that it would hold an election and hand over power, denied its ouster of an elected government was a coup or that its...

Biden threatened Myanmar sanctions

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U.S. President Joe Biden, facing his first major international crisis after Myanmar’s military seized power, could impose a new program of sanctions, cut aid or target generals and the...

Philippines receives first batch of COVID-19 vaccine, doses donated by China

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The Philippines received on Sunday its first batch of COVID-19 vaccine doses in a shipment donated by China, a day before it was due to roll out a national...

Iran a successful model for the region: ex-Lebanese ministe

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“There is no doubt that the Islamic Revolution due to importance and status of Iran will have an impact on politics, economy, culture, and the strategic military balances, as...
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Iranian top diplomat accuses Israel of involvement in Natanz nuclear site incident

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TEHRAN, April 12. /TASS/. Israel was involved in the incident that occurred at Iran’s nuclear facility in Natanz on Sunday, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday,...

Coronavirus Deaths in Iran Down by One-Fourth in A Week

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TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The daily death toll from the coronavirus in Iran stood at 362 on Wednesday, showing a 25 percent decrease compared to a week earlier.Speaking at a...
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U.S. adds just 266,000 jobs in April, far below expectations

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

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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’

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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...
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Corruption, economic woes spark deadly protests in Colombia

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Kevin Anthony Agudelo wanted to live in a country where corruption was not part of everyday life. That dream motivated the electrician to join...
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“General response to global challenges”: Russian Balkan Center opens in Serbia

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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,...