Daily Archives: January 12, 2017

Myanmar government finally acknowledging Rohingya crisis?

Has Myanmar government finally started to contemplate Rohingya crisis and reasons behind the crisis? For a long time, they remained silent on the Rohingya issue and refused to accept...

Year Review: Sino-Russian role vital to bring peace in Afghanistan

Mullah Omar’s death and Mullah Mansoor’s rise as an Emir of an Islamic militia prompted expectations of the Taliban being forced back to the negotiation table. A political settlement...

Rise in Afghans returning home threatens overstretched resources, U.N. says

More than 9,400 undocumented Afghans have returned home from Iran and Pakistan in the first week of 2017, raising concerns over how the war-torn Asian nation will cope with...

SC dismisses petition seeking SIT probe into IT raids on Sahara and Birla

The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed the petition filed by an NGO seeking probe into the IT raids on Sahara and Birla in which names of certain politicians came...
Subir Bhaumik on Bangali solution

SOUTHERN EYE: Back to Insurgent Crossfire!

(SouthAsianMonitor Exclusive):From atop the Red Fort on Indian Independence Day last year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his speech to the nation strongly raised the cause of Balochistan and...

President Srishena can seek a second term in Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan Western Province Chief Minister Isura Devapriya Wednesday argued that President Maithripala Sirisena was the most suitable SLFP presidential candidate at the Presidential Election in 2020. The CM told the...

China Won’t ‘Sit With Arms Crossed’ If India Sells Missiles To Vietnam: Chinese Media

India, Vietnam are planning a military deal wherein India may sell it's surface-to-air Akash missile Any moves by India to step-up military ties with Vietnam to counter China will create...

Davos 2017 Season

The World Economic Forum (WEF)’s Annual Meeting in the third week of January every year in the remote alpine village of Davos in Switzerland is a major creative force...