Civil War

Afghanistan poised on cusp of civil war

The current situation in Afghanistan is fraught with uncertainty. The risk of another civil war is looming large.

published on : 18th July 2021

A tale of revival and returns of Sri Lankan Tamils

At The Prajnya Gender Talks, activist and filmmaker Poongkothai Chandrahasan detailed the lives of Eelam Tamil refugees in India

published on : 15th July 2021

Syria's president decrees 50% salary hike as prices of diesel, bread skyrocket

Assad's decision came a day after the Syrian state doubled the price of bread, the country's main staple, and increased by 180% the price of diesel fuel.

published on : 11th July 2021

'Legitimacy aspect' of who should rule Afghanistan should not be ignored, says EAM Jaishankar

India has been supporting a national peace and reconciliation process which is Afghan-led, Afghan-owned and Afghan-controlled.

published on : 9th July 2021

Taliban claims to control 85 per cent of Afghanistan; President admits to difficulties in handling situation

Taliban said fighters had seized the border town of Islam Qala -- completing an arc of territory from the Iranian border to the frontier with China.

published on : 9th July 2021

Taliban controls two-thirds of Afghan-Tajik border: Russia

This week more than 1,000 Afghan troops fled into Tajikistan after a blistering offensive by the insurgents in the north of Afghanistan. 

published on : 9th July 2021

US military mission in Afghanistan to end on August 31, says President Joe Biden

Biden also dismissed reports that the Taliban would take over the country soon after the withdrawal of the American troops from Afghanistan.

published on : 9th July 2021

Iran hosts high-level Afghan peace talks as fighting surges

The surge of fighting, and the sudden news of peace talks in Tehran, come at a critical time for the war-battered country.

published on : 7th July 2021

Monument honouring Black Civil War unit back on full display in downtown Boston

The memorial captures the stirring call to arms answered by Black soldiers who served in the unit, which was popularized in the 1989 Oscar-winning movie “Glory.”

published on : 28th May 2021

Sri Lanka places areas in Mullaithivu under COVID isolation ahead of 12th anniversary of civil war end

The decision came as the Tamil politicians claimed that police had taken action to ban the remembrance events organised by the Tamils to commemorate their dead.

published on : 17th May 2021

Vote abstention: India’s ties with Sri Lanka

When the savage war became a war against the Tamil civilians, and gross human rights violations took place, New Delhi, by its inaction, became an accomplice.

published on : 4th April 2021

Yemen's Houthi rebels hit, set ablaze fuel tank in south Saudi Arabia

The kingdom has faced an increasing number of such assaults and the tempo hasn't slowed since it offered a cease-fire deal to the Houthis on Monday.

published on : 26th March 2021

India abstains from voting at UNHRC on the Sri Lanka resolution

The resolution titled 'Promotion of Reconciliation Accountability and Human Rights in Sri Lanka' was adopted by the UNHRC after 22 members out of 47 voted in favour of it.

published on : 23rd March 2021

Government attack on hospital in northwestern Syria kills 5

The hospital is located underground, a tactic used by the opposition to avoid targeting in the conflict-prone area.

published on : 21st March 2021

Sri Lanka seeks Indian support ahead of key UNHRC sessions 

During the UN Human Rights Council session in Geneva next week, Sri Lanka's record in human rights and related accountability will be probed.

published on : 19th February 2021
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