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Hina Rabbani Khar: Pakistan’s best face in foreign policy

  Barrister Harun ur Rashid   Pakistan's new foreign minister, Hina Rabbani Khar, who was sworn in on July 19th, takes charge at a time when the country's foreign policy will be tested in relation to India, Afghanistan and US.   Bangladesh Foreign Minister Dr. Saturday, August 6th, 2011

An uneasy calm

  Shamsuddin Ahmed   Intelligence reports about the Maoists and the secessionist groups in the northeast states of India have made the government uneasy. Recent reports quoted by the media said the outlawed Maoist party has been extending bases in the cities. The Saturday, August 6th, 2011

An uneasy calm

  Shamsuddin Ahmed   An uneasy calm prevails in north-east India where leaders of secessionist groups have converged at a safe place along the Myanmar border under the aegis of their external friends. Intelligence reports leaked to the daily Assam Tribune gave an Sunday, July 31st, 2011

Tensions flare, old wounds stare

  Shamsuddin Ahmed   Fishing in the Palk Strait has brought India and Sri Lanka to a conflict that may lead to trouble. Two Indian fishermen were killed and 136 others arrested last month for encroaching the Sri Lankan water territory. This prompted Friday, April 8th, 2011
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