Category Archives: Politics

Lithuania to extradite Russian to US in arms case

A Lithuanian court on Wednesday ruled to extradite a Russian man to the United States on charges of arms smuggling, drawing protest from Moscow. The Baltic state’s court of appeals ordered that Dmitry Ustinov, 47, be extradited because of the … Continue reading

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India: JPP demands ‘Greater Jharkhand’

Two days after the decision to form new Indian state of Telangana, Jharkhand People’s Party (JPP) on Thursday renewed its demand for ‘Greater Jharkhand’ merging parts of West Bengal, Odisha and Chhattisgarh with the existing state. ‘Greater Jharkhand’ consists of … Continue reading

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Telangana: Protests over new state in southern India

Protests are being held in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, a day after the announcement that it will be split to form a new Telangana state. Anti-Telangana protesters have ransacked the ruling Congress party office in Anantapur district … Continue reading

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Pakistan: Tirah valley operation intensifies, 23 soldiers killed

A decisive operation has been launched against militants in the Tirah valley of Bara by Special Services Groups (SSG) forces along with regular troops, during which at least 23 troops have been killed along with local lashkar men. Scores of … Continue reading

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Reflections of Fidel: The duty to avoid a war in Korea

A few days ago I mentioned the great challenges humanity is currently facing. Intelligent life emerged on our planet approximately 200,000 years ago, although new discoveries demonstrate something else. This is not to confuse intelligent life with the existence of … Continue reading

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North Korean secrecy on bomb test fuels speculation on nuclear advances

U.S. officials and independent experts say North Korea appears to have taken unusual steps to conceal details about the nuclear weapon it tested in February, fuelingsuspicions that its scientists shifted to a bomb design that uses highly enriched uranium as … Continue reading

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Iran, India to Sign Transit Agreement Soon

Tehran and New Delhi will soon ink an agreement to turn Iran’s Southern port city of Chabahar into a hub for the transit of Indian goods to Afghanistan. India is expected to sign a contract with Iran soon for transit … Continue reading

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