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29 October, 2017 4:34 PM Despite Rohingya crisis, thousands march in support of military

Thousands of people have marched in support of Myanmar's military in the city of Yangon, although it has come under criticism from the international community for its ongoing crackdown against the Muslim-majority Rohingya. Thousands of people have marched in support of Myanmar's military in the city of Yangon, although it has come under criticism from the international 62

28 October, 2017 3:07 PM If only Spain and Catalonia had listened to voices of moderation

It is difficult to see how the situation can move forward without major upheaval “I don’t have children, but I would like to, and I would like them to know a Spain with Catalonia in it, and that can only happen if a referendum is held,” Pablo Iglesias, the head of Spain’s left wing Podemos party, told parliamentarians earlier this month, according to Spanish 99

28 October, 2017 2:23 AM Catalonia Finally Declares Independence

Barcelona: Catalonia declared an independent republic on Friday. But nobody is sure how long it will last. Within hours of Catalonia's emotional vote, Spain's prime minister announced he would dismantle the Catalan government, suspend its ministers, dissolve its upstart parliament, take over the regional police and call home any Catalan diplomats abroad 128

26 October, 2017 8:53 AM Political Interest Litigation On Sunanda Pushkar, Subramanian Swamy Told

The Delhi High Court today dismissed BJP leader Subramanian Swamy's plea seeking a court-monitored SIT probe into the death of Congress MP Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar, terming his PIL as a "textbook example of a political interest litigation". A bench of Justices S Muralidhar and I S Mehta said the petition by Swamy cannot be entertained as a PIL. The bench 40

26 October, 2017 7:33 AM Delhi HC dismisses Swamys plea to probe Pushkars death

New Delhi, Oct 26 (PTI) The Delhi High Court today dismissed BJP leader Subramanian Swamys plea seeking a court-monitored SIT probe into the death of Congress MP Shashi Tharoors wife Sunanda Pushkar, terming his PIL as a "textbook example of a political interest litigation". A bench of Justices S Muralidhar and I S Mehta said the petition by Swamy cannot 45

19 September, 2017 9:03 AM Aung San Suu Kyi's speech a 'mix of untruths and victim blaming', says Amnesty International

NEW DELHI: Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi's part defiant, part placatory State address today was "little more than a mix of untruths and victim blaming", said Amnesty International, the world most prominent albeit controversial human rights advocacy group. "Aung San Suu Kyi today demonstrated that she and her government are still burying their heads 153

17 September, 2017 7:39 AM Rohingya Face Starvation in Refugee Camps as Myanmar Violence Rages

Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh could die due to a lack of food, shelter and water available for the huge numbers of them fleeing violence in Myanmar, an aid agency warned on Sunday. Nearly 410,000 members of the Rohingya Muslim minority fled from western Rakhine state to Bangladesh to escape a military offensive that the United Nations has branded a "textbook 83

12 September, 2017 7:57 AM Why more Rohingyas could be living outside Myanmar as refugees than in the country after Rakhine violence

The Rohingya crisis in Myanmar is worsening every day and the United Nations Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein has now raised concerns that the violence against Rohingyas is a "textbook example of ethnic cleansing". Since violence broke out in the Rakhine province of Myanmar on August 25, 3.13 lakh Rohingyas have crossed the border 145

9 August, 2017 10:58 PM North Korea Calls Donald Trump's Warning A 'Load Of Nonsense'

Donald Trump followed up his "fire and fury" warning with a boast about U.S. nuclear capabilities. Washington/Seoul: North Korea is working on plans for a missile strike near the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam, calling President Donald Trump's warning of "fire and fury" a "load of nonsense" and that only "absolute force can work on him." Pyongyang's 152

5 August, 2017 7:11 PM Mendis, Karunaratne 'sweep' Sri Lanka out of imminent crisis

If Charles Dickens had opted to write on the third day's play between Sri Lanka and India in Colombo, rather than write the Tale of Two Cities, his famous first lines would still have been accurate. It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch 54