• 10 December, 2022
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Chinese Hand Behind Sri Lanka’s Crisis and The Indian Dilemma

While the economic crisis has been in the making for over a decade in Sri Lanka, but the way it has unfolded is beyond comprehension. The visuals of citizens of…

By Maj Gen Ashok Kumar

India fully supportive of Sri Lanka’s democracy, stability and economic recovery: MEA

New Delhi, May 10 (PTI) India on Tuesday said it is "fully supportive" of Sri Lanka's democracy, stability and economic recovery, a day after the island nation's Prime Minister Mahinda…

Ongoing battle between autocracy, democracy in today’s world: Biden

Washington, May 4 (PTI) Chinese President Xi Jinping believes that democracies cannot be sustained in the 21st century, his US counterpart Joe Biden said, observing that there's an ongoing battle…

U.S. accuses Russia of planning to shut down Ukrainian democracy

VIENNA (Reuters) - The United States accused Russia on Thursday of planning to short-circuit Ukrainian democracy by forcing the government from power and dismantling local authorities. "We have information that…

America supports Pak’s constitutional process: US State Department

Washington, Apr 1 (PTI) The United States on Thursday said that it supports the constitutional process and rule of law in Pakistan but flatly denied allegations of the Pak Prime…

How did Imran Khan Replace Pakistani Islamists?

From Naya Pakistan to Riasat e Madina, Imran Khan has silently transformed his political rhetoric. Imran Khan was categorized as a Muslim democrat, but he turned out to be an…

By Dr Qamar Cheema

Facing Chinese pressure, Taiwan president pledges to ‘stride’ into the world

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen thanked democratic nations for their support of the island in her Lunar New Year message on Sunday and pledged to "stride out" into…

Hong Kong democracy activist Edward Leung released from prison

By Jessie Pang and Joyce Zhou HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong activist Edward Leung, 30, who first used one of the most popular protest chants of the 2019 pro-democracy…

Hong Kong court denies bail to former Stand News editors charged with sedition

By Clare Jim and Sara Cheng HONG KONG (Reuters) -Two former senior editors of Hong Kong's Stand News were charged with conspiring to publish seditious materials and denied bail by…

Factbox: Stand News, Hong Kong’s most prominent remaining pro-democracy publication

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hundreds of Hong Kong national security police raided the office of online pro-democracy media outlet Stand News on Wednesday and arrested six people, including senior staff,…

UK and other nations express grave concern after Hong Kong elections

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain, the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand expressed grave concern over erosion of democracy in Hong Kong in a joint statement issued on Monday following…

Chinese envoy to Japan calls on Tokyo for support of Beijing Olympics

TOKYO (Reuters) -China's envoy to Japan, Kong Xuanyou, on Thursday said the upcoming Beijing Winter Olympics had been unfortunately "used as a political tool," and asked for Japan's support, while…