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INDIA TO DEPORT 40,000 ROHINGYA REFUGEES DESPITE PROTEST FROM UNHCR, HUMAN RIGHTS BODIES

NATASHA SINGH

NEW DELHI: It was expected, and is now official. Minister of state for Home Kiren Rijiju confirmed in the monsoon session of Parliament that the government will deport the 40,000 odd Rohingya refugees who fled Myanmar in the face ..

UNITED STATES RAPS INDIA OVER RELIGIOUS FREEDOM

THE CITIZEN BUREAU

NEW DELHI: The United States State Department released it annual International Religious Freedom report on Tuesday, drawing specific attention to increased attacks on minorities in a section focusing on India. “Authorities f ..

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CHINA LINKS LADAKH TO DOKLAM: FIRST STEPS TO A 2 FRONT WAR?

THE CITIZEN BUREAU

NEW DELHI: For media consumption the Ladakh incident between India and China was projected as little more than the hurling of abuse, and stone pelting by the armies of the two sides. But at the end of the two or more hours in whic ..

CHINA WOOS NEPAL, PAKISTAN: "CHINA-PAK HAVE A LIPS AND TEETH RELATIONSHIP"

THE CITIZEN BUREAU

NEW DELHI: China is now on a outreach offensive with Pakistan and Nepal, seemingly as part of a concerted strategy linked to its pressure on India to withdraw her troops from Doklam. The stand off that continues with threats of a ..

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TRANSCENDING SRI LANKA'S PARTISAN POLITICS

JEHAN PERERA

COLOMBO: The government has put on a bold face on the resignation of Foreign Minister Ravi Karunanayake by making the argument that it is demonstrating good governance in practice. Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said in Parli ..

SRI LANKA: HIGH LEVEL CONSENSUS NEEDED TO MAKE THE THIRD TRANSITION

JEHAN PERERA

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka is at the threshold of its third transition within the space of a decade. The first took place in 2009 on the battlefields of the north when the LTTE was militarily defeated and the government regained control o ..

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