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On his recent visit to Morocco, Vice President Hamid Ansari, delivered an address at the Mohammed V University on “Accommodating Diversity in a Globalising World: The Indian Experience.”

 
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As Rodrigo Duterte is not from the traditional oligarchy, he may attempt real reform - but he will face formidable challenges

 
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Sitting in his presidential palace in 1991, Iraq’s President Saddam Hussein and his Culture Minister Hamad Hammadi drafted a letter to Mikhail Gorbachev, President of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (U.S.S.R.). Hussein and Hammadi hoped that the U.S.S.R. would help save Iraq from the West’s barrage. 

 
 
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The aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya, the nuclear-powered submarine INS Chakra and the Brahmos Cruise Missile showcase the scale and sophistication of the collaboration. In December 2015, an India-Russia joint venture agreement was signed to manufacture Russian Kamov helicopters in India – the first Make in India project in the defence sector. Russia is the only foreign country involved in India’s nuclear power industry. While corporates of other countries continue to agonize about the implications of our CLND Act, Russia’s Rosatom has pressed ahead. An ambitious programme for 12 nuclear power generation units is under implementation, aiming to deliver over 13,000 MW by 2025.

 
 
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International sanctions may have shaken the former KGB guy, but his control on the levers of power is still very solid.

 
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Today's Hiroshima doesn't give the TV journalists a lot to work with. It's a raucous, bustling, mid-sized Japanese city with only few reminders of its destruction by atomic bomb in 1945. There's the skeletal dome of the Hiroshima Prefectural Industrial Promotion Hall (which was right under the blast), and discreet plaques on various other buildings saying that such-and-such a middle school, with 600 students, used to be on this site, and that's all.

 
 
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We should evaluate the conduct of foreign policy and national security in the first two years of the Modi government in the light of the challenges India has faced virtually since Independence and the essential continuity in our foreign and security policies.

 
 
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To counter online extremism and radicalisation, both UN and states should open the negotiating door to the private sector internet industries. The need of the hour is a greater cooperation and converging dialogues among all the stakeholders in international peace and security, writes Jayadev Parida for South Asia Monitor.

 
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Now that, barring the proverbially unexpected, Donald Trump will be the Republican candidate for the United States presidency, the talk is about what brought him so far and the chances of his making it to the White House. As to the first, a very large number of Americans believe that they have had enough of the way their country is run. Perhaps the most important reason is economic. Chris Hedges writes in his incisive, Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Wages of Rebellion: The Moral Imperative of Revolt:

 
 
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Donald Trump says he hates the TPP. He is unable to explain why. Trump’s unhappiness with the TPP, so far, has centered around three major points. The TPP would result in American jobs being outsourced to other countries. The TPP does nothing on currency manipulation. And finally, the deal would allow other countries to ‘dupe’ the US. The latter concern was expanded further by Trump to indicate that the TPP was ‘designed for China to come in, as they always do, through the back door and totally take advantage of everyone’.

 
 


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spotlight image Since Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina assumed office again in Bangladesh in 2009, bilateral relations between New Delhi and Dhaka have been on a steady upward trajectory.
 
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  Nearly 58 per cent of the about 600,000 Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh are children who suffer from severe malnutrition, a UN report released said.
 
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A unique and passionate gathering of acrophiles, or mountain lovers, took place in neat and picturesque Aizawl, the capital of Mizoram state in north-eastern India in September.
 
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India’s foreign policy under Prime Minister Narendra Modi has attained a level of maturity which allows it to assert itself in an effective manner. This is aimed at protecting the country’s national interests in a sustained way.
 
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With over 100 incidents of braid chopping reported in different parts of Kashmir, there is widespread fear and anger among the people.
 
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According to the National Bureau of Statistics, China's GDP expanded 6.9 percent year on year in the first three quarters of 2017, an increase of 0.2 percent above that of the corresponding period of last year.
 
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As political roller coasters go, there is none as steep and unpredictable as the one shared by the United States and Iran.
 
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In West Asia, the end of one war paves the way for the next. Raqqa, the Syrian capital of the self-styled Islamic State (IS), has fallen to a coalition of rebels, the Syrian Democratic Forces that is backed by the United States.
 
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On “Defining Our Relationship with India for the Next Century”
 
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Title: The People Next Door -The Curious History of India-Pakistan Relations; Author: T.C.A. Raghavan; Publisher: HarperCollins ; Pages: 361; Price: Rs 699

 
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Could the North Korean nuclear issue which is giving the world an anxious time due to presence of hotheads on each side, the invasion of Iraq and its toxic fallout, and above all, the arms race in the teeming but impoverished South Asian subcon...

 
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Title: A Bonsai Tree; Author: Narendra Luther; Publisher: Niyogi Books; Pages: 227 Many books have been written on India's partition but here is a firsthand account of the horror by a migrant from what is now Pakistan, who ...

 
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As talk of war and violence -- all that Mahatma Gandhi stood against -- gains prominence across the world, a Gandhian scholar has urged that the teachings of the apostle of non-violence be taken to the classroom.

 
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Interview with Hudson Institute’s Aparna Pande, whose book From Chanakya to Modi: Evolution of India’s Foreign Policy, was released on June 17.

 
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