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Putin’s recent Visit to Kyrgyzstan: Major Takeaways
The Russian President’s visit to Kyrgyzstan is considered to be significant at a time when there is a strong anti-Chinese sentiments arising within the local Kyrgyz population regarding the arrest of ethnic Kyrgyz in Xinjiang by Chinese authority and holding them into internment camps. A large protest in December 2018 was staged outside the Chinese Embassy in Bishkek in this regard.
An End to Bashir’s Three Decades of Rule in Sudan
Sudan, the largest country on the African continent, lies in the northeast region of Africa. Chad, the Central Africa Republic, Egypt, Libya, Ethiopic, Eritrea, Kenya, Uganda, and Democratic Republic of the Congo are its neighboring countries. It is one of the poorest countries of the world where most of the people live under hard conditions.
अफगान वार्ता-लोगों को शामिल किये बगैर शांति वार्ता कैसे?
अफगानिस्तान में मध्यस्थता के लिए नियुक्त अमेरिका के विशेष प्रतिनिधि जमे खलिलजाद ने कतर में तालिबान के साथ छह दिनों तक चले गुफ्तगू के दौर के बाद एक ट्विट में ‘बातचीत में उल्लेखनीय प्रगति’ होने की बात कही। मीडिया में आई खबरों के मुताबिक 17 वर्षो पुराने अफगानिस्तान संघर्ष का खात्मा करने के लिए दोनों पक्षों ने अहम मुद्दों को हल करने की दिशा में खास प्रगति की है।
The Diplomacy of Awards
Arguably, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Damoderdas Modi is the most decorated Head of Government by several foreign governments, and that too in a short period of less than five years. The most recent one was announced only last week by President Putin of the Russian Federation when PM Modi was awarded the highest civilian honour of ‘Order of Saint Andrew the Apostle’ for the distinguished achievement in the development of special and privileged partnership between the two countries.
The Inevitable Security Dilemma of the Space
The space age began with the launch of Sputnik in 1957 by the erstwhile USSR and transpired to be an eminent infrastructure to back the nuclear and conventional military capabilities of the two super powers in the cold war era, as it assuaged the mistrust between the opposing parties by supporting their intelligence. It was confined to be a super power feat at its genesis, although is now shared by the technologically competent and matured nations as the very basic “infrastructure of infrastructure” to support their subsistence1.
सिंधु जल संधि: पुनर्विचार की जरूरत
जम्मू कश्मीर के पुलवामा जिले में अवंतीपोरा के नजदीक 14 फरवरी को सीआरपीएफ के काफिले पर घातक आतंकी हमला हुआ। उस हमले में 45 जवानों के शहीद होने की खबर मिली। संयुक्त राष्ट्र द्वारा आतंकी संगठन घोषित किए गए जैश-ए-मोहम्मद ने उसकी जिम्मेदारी ली।
On The Eve of the Doha Round - Afghan Women Claim Their Space in the Peace Talks
This is an exceptionally confusing and exciting time in Afghanistan, and (we hope) a turning point in the history of the country. The US and the Afghan government representatives, together with civil society representatives are due to sit across the table for talks with the Taliban in Doha on April 19.
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