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In any list of India’s more difficult bilateral relationships — other than those with Pakistan and China — Turkey will figure prominently.

 

 

Despite decades of unprecedented economic growth, which propelled China to a position in the world next only to the US in terms of economic and military power, its future trajectory remains shrouded in a seemingly impenetrable fog.

 

Turkish President Recap Tayyip Erdogan’s gratuitous suggestion of “multilateral dialogue” to resolve the Kashmir issue is exceedingly strange, coming as it does from the leader of a country that invaded Cyprus 40 years ago, creating in the island country a division of territory and people, and a problem that exists till date.

 
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Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe’s meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi last week, on his third visit to the capital since January 2015, is in keeping with the refreshed Indo-Lanka ties that followed the regime change in Colombo.

 

My visit to India is taking place at a critical time when tremors, changes and new quests on global scale are intensifying.

 
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US violating Pak sovereignty — again 

 

Much speculation surrounds the visit to Murree by Indian tycoon Sajjan Jindal, and his meeting there with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

 

The perilous state of Pakistan-India relations ought to be a matter of urgent concern for both state and society in the two countries.

 

During his inaugural address in January 1961, U.S. President John F. Kennedy famously asked his fellow Americans: “Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.” In 2017, it is a question that U.S. President Donald Trump is posing to the world, as he begins to set his imprint on American foreign policy.

 
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There are quite a few reasons, other than the one he has come forth with, why the Pakistani journalist Hamid Mir may have decided to hand back to Bangladesh the Friend of Bangladesh Liberation War award conferred posthumously on his father a few years ago.

 


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