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)

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...

Top U.S. Commander Warns of Increased Iranian Activity in Afghanistan

Remarks on 'worrisome trend' of Iranian interference through Shi'ite proxies come weeks after Iran launched ballistic missiles at two bases in Iraq There has been an increase in Iranian activity...

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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...