Masood Azhar as Global Terrorist

The United Nations has designated Jaish-e-Mohammed leader Masood Azhar as a "global terrorist".

Belt and Road Initiative Forum

The second BRI (Belt and Road Initiative) forum recently concluded in Beijing, China.

Need for Conflict De-escalation Mechanisms - India & Pakistan

The recent stand-off between India and Pakistan calls for assessing the effectiveness of communicati…

Suspension of Cross-LoC Trade

India recently suspended the cross-LoC trade, alleging misuse of the facility by individuals linked …

Easter Attacks in Sri Lanka - Expansion of IS in South Asia

Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka confirm the Islamic State's potent reach in South Asia.

Central Banks' Gold Hunt - De-dollarisation

The Reserve Bank of India has bought 50.4 tonnes of gold since December 2017.

Arab Spring 2.0 - Protests in Algeria and Sudan

With protests in Algeria and Sudan, there is a possibility that it could move to other Arab countrie…

U.S. Ends Waiver for India on Iran Oil

It was recently announced that the U.S. would not renew exemptions for India from its sanctions for …

Sudan - Bashir's Ousting and Military Rule

Sudan has been witnessing countrywide protests, leading to a military intervention recently.

Pakistan and IMF Programme

Given its poor state of economy, Pakistan is in the process of making a deal with the International …
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