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Archive : November 5, 2021

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BODIES OF 2 BANGLADESHIS AT NO MAN’S LAND FOR 2 DAYS
November 5 ,2021
India-Bangladesh border. Photo taken from Wikimedia Commons The bodies of two Bangladeshis, who were shot dead allegedly by the In...
INDIAN MOVIES LIKELY TO MAKE NEW RECORDS AFTER CINEMA OPEN...
November 5 ,2021
Bollywood action flick “Sooryavanshi” kicks off a slate of holiday season blockbuster releases on Friday as India’s C...
South Asia and COP26
November 5 ,2021
Photo: Ian Forsyth/Getty Images Welcome to  South Asia Brief. The highlights this week: South Asia will struggle to reduce c...
BRITAIN APPROVES MERCK'S COVID-19 PILL IN WORLD FIRST
November 5 ,2021
Britain on Thursday became the first country in the world to approve a potentially game-changing Covid-19 antiviral pill jointly develo...
PENTAGON FEARS CHINA LOOKING AT SRI LANKA TO BUILD MILITAR...
November 5 ,2021
The Pentagon fears China is looking at Sri Lanka to build a military base or logistics facility. According to the Pentagon, China is v...
WFP DISTRIBUTES CASH TO POOR FAMILIES IN KABUL
November 5 ,2021
The World Food Program (WFP) started distributing cash to poor families, with each receiving 3,500 Afghanis (approx. 33 US dollars) per...
Can the ICC deliver justice in Afghanistan?
November 5 ,2021
The US troops and its intelligence operatives have been accused of war crimes dating back to 2002, but no meaningful actions have bee...
Azerbaijan to buy Pakistan’s JF-17s but Armenia rejects In...
November 5 ,2021
As Azerbaijan expresses interest in buying Pakistan’s JF-17 Thunder, India reportedly pushed Armenia to purchase HAL Tejas. Howev...
UK Navy ship visits Karachi, conducts drills with Pak Navy
November 5 ,2021
The United Kingdom (UK) ship HMS RICHMOND visited Karachi port and conducted naval exercises with Pakistan Navy. The Ship was received...
AUKUS and Australia’s relations in the Pacific
November 5 ,2021
The announcement of the AUKUS trilateral security partnership with the United States and the United Kingdom on 16 September 2...
Financing ASEAN disaster management and resilience
November 5 ,2021
With the pandemic causing a global economic downturn, uncertainties regarding the funding support of partners threaten ASEAN’s di...
German frigate arrives in Tokyo as China ties cool in post...
November 5 ,2021
The German frigate Bayern departed Germany for the Indo-Pacific in August. (Copyright Bundeswehr/ Nico Theska via Kyodo) The Germa...
The road to balance in Asia Pacific
November 5 ,2021
One of the defining factors of twenty-first-century world politics is the yin-yang philosophy of China-US relations. This unique coupli...
Is Bill Gates a modern witch?
November 5 ,2021
Since the pandemic began, conspiracies about billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates have spread over the internet. Photo: dpa Bill...
US consensus on China: The fine print
November 5 ,2021
This, in part, explains why America's confrontational relationship with China has endured a change in presidents.PHOTO: AFP When t...
Myanmar’s junta kills off all economic hope
November 5 ,2021
A Myanmar shopkeeper counts out kyat notes in Yangon's Pazundaung market in in March 2020. Photo: AFP As Myanmar descends deep...
Rebels fighting Myanmar’s junta are doing better than expe...
November 5 ,2021
The boys from Pale should be dead by now. Armed with little more than homemade rifles, in June the group of some 2,000 fighters, m...
India, through the eyes of refugees, sometimes seems like...
November 5 ,2021
Afghans living in India take part in a demonstration outside the UN Refugee Agency office in New Delhi on August 23. | Sajjad Hussain...
India moves to raise profile in Middle East with 'the othe...
November 5 ,2021
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government has sought to ramp up New Delhi's engagement with countries in the Gulf and West Asi...
LAC stand-off gave China ‘valuable operational and tactica...
November 5 ,2021
People's Liberation Army soldiers | Representational image | Bloomberg The “acute tensions and clashes” between India...
‘Muslim lives matter’: Indian police book lawyers probing...
November 5 ,2021
Members of the Social Democratic Party of India protest against the violence in Tripura outside Tripura Bhawan in New Delhi. Photo: P...