Daily Archives: October 10, 2017

India must overcome security paranoia

As the Chinese public celebrated the National Day holidays, the Sino-Indian border issue was again thrust into the media limelight in India. According to Indian media outlets, the Chinese...

Fight the lie with the truth

The truth about Myanmar must be told, 10,000 times 10 years, the government of Myanmar has committed genocide against the Rohingya people. This is not a complicated issue, it is...

Rohingya crisis: Dhaka not to take any ‘suicidal step’

No war with Myanmar rather solution thru’ peaceful efforts, says Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali on Monday said Bangladesh will not take any ‘suicidal’ decision like getting involved in any...

Myanmar’s power industry takes off

Myanmar’s government has launched a concerted effort to meet the country’s growing power needs. Aung San Suu Kyi has realized that the peace process alone cannot ensure stability and...

‘Days of depending on US are over for Pakistan’: Pakistan PM

The days of Pakistan depending on the US to meet its military and other requirements are over, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi told Arab News during an exclusive interview. The...

Rex Tillerson may club visits to India, Pakistan

U.S. Secretary of State to visit both countries in one trip, resuming a practice that New Delhi particularly dislikes U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is expected to visit...

Caretaker govt. possible in Nepal

PM Deuba’s govt. is short of majority after Prachanda ties up with Oli Days after forming a new coalition to fight the upcoming elections in Nepal, former Prime Minister...

BBIN MVA: Dhaka, Kathmandu to discuss modalities with Delhi 

Bangladesh and Nepal want to discuss with India the modalities for early implementation of the Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal Motor Vehicles Agreement (BBIN MVA) to boost connectivity in the...

China says economic development will ensure maritime security

While other countries participating in the Galle International Naval Dialogue here on Monday viewed maritime security from a purely military angle, China said that the best guarantor of maritime...

PPP files motion in Senate against ‘US attempt to sabotage CPEC’

The PPP on Monday submitted a motion in the Senate Secretariat seeking debate on statements made by US Defence Secretary James Mattis regarding the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). The motion,...

Nepal committed to implement BRI: PM Deuba

Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that Nepal is committed to implement the Belt and Road Initiative of China and work further with the northern neighbour. During a meeting...

Maldives’ Parliament sitting ends within 13 minutes

Parliament sitting resumed at 09:00hrs on Monday after it had gone into recess last month, was short-lived as opposition protests had interrupted the flow of the session. Opposition members had...

At least 12 dead, scores missing after Rohingya boat capsizes

At least 12 people died and scores were missing Monday after a boat packed with Rohingya refugees -- many of them children -- capsized, the latest tragedy to strike those fleeing violence...

West edges towards punishing Myanmar army leaders over Rohingya crisis

The European Union and the United States are considering targeted sanctions against Myanmar military leaders over an offensive that has driven more than 500,000 Rohingya Muslims out of the...

US calling for closure of Taliban office in Qatar

Reliable sources told TOLOnews on Tuesday that Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and US President Donald Trump have discussed the issue of closing the Taliban’s office in Doha, Qatar. Should this...

Indian court commutes death sentences of 11 men convicted over 2002 train fire

An Indian court on Monday (Oct 9) commuted the death sentences of 11 men convicted of causing a 2002 train fire that sparked anti-Muslim riots in which more than...

Myanmar army rejects ARSA on final ceasefire day

The Myanmar Army rejected a one-month unilateral ceasefire announced by a Muslim militant group in Rakhine State that comes to an end on Monday. Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA), the...

Pakistan Accountability court grants bail to Maryam Nawaz, Capt Safdar

Maryam Nawaz, the daughter of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, and Capt Safdar on Monday appeared before an accountability court in connection with corruption references. The accountability court was hearing...
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