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FRONTLINE/World
Apr 11, 2021

Former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva of Brazil is cleared to contest the 2022 elections
The recent rulings of Brazil's Supreme Court annulling former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva's conviction for corruption expose a corrupt nexus in high places and have bolstered the Left's campaign for the 2022 elections.

FRONTLINE/World
Apr 10, 2021

India now a major defence partner for the US as it gangs up on China
The U.S. recognises India as "a major defence partner" as it prepares for a confrontation with China. The special status gives India access to military technology but it comes with a caveat that India must not buy arms from Russia.

FRONTLINE/World
Mar 30, 2021

U.S. troops withdrawal in Afghanistan: A long drawn-out endgame
The U.S. is supposed to withdraw its troops in Afghanistan by May 1, but the Biden administration is keen to involve neighbouring countries in a diplomatic push to find a peaceful solution in the country.

FRONTLINE/World
Mar 30, 2021

U.S. policy on Asia focussed on its attempt to weaken China
Discussions in the Quad on vaccines, climate change and emerging technologies shroud the actual impetus of the grouping, which is to weaken China and make India a useful subordinate ally for the U.S.' objective to maintain primacy in the Indo-Pacific region.

FRONTLINE/World
Mar 29, 2021

Biden bombs Syria, says it was in ‘self-defence'
Even as U.S. forces routinely targeted militants in Yemen, Somalia and other parts of sub-Saharan Africa, President Biden ordered a military strike in eastern Syria in clear violation of international law, signalling a continuation of his predecessor Donald Trump's militaristic policies in the region.

FRONTLINE/World
Mar 17, 2021

U.S. intelligence report states that MBS approved the 2018 operation in Istanbul to capture or kill Khashoggi
The Biden administration releases a U.S. intelligence report that spells out Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's role in the brutal killing of Jamal Khashoggi, but it is clear that the U.S., for fear of a trusted ally seeking new strategic partners, has only sought partial accountability from the Saudi leadership.

FRONTLINE/World
Mar 15, 2021

ICC to investigate Israeli war crimes in occupied Palestinian territories
The International Criminal Court has ruled that it has the jurisdiction to investigate all of Israel's actions, including possible war crimes and building of settlements, in the Palestinian territories it annexed after 1967.

FRONTLINE/World
Mar 08, 2021

From ‘bling-bling' to Sing Sing: the calamitous fall of Nicolas Sarkozy
The conviction of a former president on corruption charges is a major humiliation for the French state. By Susan Ram

FRONTLINE/World
Mar 01, 2021

Signs of a thaw between India and China
The agreement between India and China to withdraw their troops deployed in the Pangong Tso area is a positive sign of the two sides returning to the pre-April 2020 positions in eastern Ladakh.

FRONTLINE/World
Mar 01, 2021

Myanmar returns to military rule after army stages a coup on February 1, the day the newly elected parliament was to convene
The army in Myanmar stages a coup yet again, on the day the new parliament was to convene, but the people have come out on the streets defying curfews and bans and courting arrest. However, the international reaction to the military takeover, the condemnation aside, has been tepid.

FRONTLINE/World
Feb 16, 2021

New political crisis in Nepal
As Nepal's ruling Communist Party grapples with a leadership tussle, there are powerful sections within India's National Democratic Alliance that may want the forces led by the ousted monarchy under the Hindutva umbrella to become a decisive force in the neighbouring country.

FRONTLINE/World
Feb 16, 2021

New regime, old games: U.S. goes slow on restoring nuclear treaty with Iran
The Biden administration seems to be in no hurry to restore the nuclear treaty with Iran, which is increasingly losing patience, while Israel is busy sabre-rattling to prevent the two nations from signing a deal.

FRONTLINE/World
Feb 16, 2021

Museveni declares victory over Bobi Wine and will be in power for another five years
President Yoweri Museveni has declared himself victor in the recently concluded presidential election that was marked by the unparalleled use of strong-arm methods that left his challenger, Bobi Wine, with no chance.

FRONTLINE/World
Feb 15, 2021

Foreign policy challenges that U.S. President Joe Biden faces in Asia
Even as Asia remains the most important frontline of United States President Joe Biden's foreign policy, there are clear indications that his administration will continue, perhaps even deepen, the U.S' hybrid war on China.

FRONTLINE/World
Jan 30, 2021

Julian Assange denied bail, but London court upholds U.S. government charges against him
The sitting judge in a London court refuses to extradite Julian Assange on the grounds of health risk but upholds the U.S. administration's charges, including violation of the Espionage Act.

FRONTLINE/World
Jan 30, 2021

The Trump administration classified the Houthi movement as a ‘foreign terrorist organisation'
The outgoing Trump administration classifies the Houthis in Yemen as a terrorist organisation, unmindful of the ramifications of this on a population already reeling under the effects of the six-year-long war, devastating pandemics and a looming famine.

FRONTLINE/World
Jan 29, 2021

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris assume office in a smooth transition of power in the United States
Joe Biden and Kamala Harris assume office in a smooth transition of power in the United States, which is still reverberating from the shocks of the violent events in the nation's capital on January 6.

FRONTLINE/World
Jan 14, 2021

Brexit pains: Boris Johnson seals the United Kingdom's exit from the European Union
The British parliament votes by a large majority to clear Prime Minister Boris Johnson's exit deal with European Union negotiators, but there is resentment in Scotland and Northern Ireland.

FRONTLINE/World
Jan 14, 2021

Trump's pardon of mercenaries guilty of massacre in Iraq leads to outrage worldwide
Trump's decision to pardon mercenaries guilty of massacring innocents in Baghdad evokes global outcry and consternation within the U.S.

FRONTLINE/World
Jan 14, 2021

Outrage over Trump's failed insurrection at Capitol Hill even as the United States glosses over its own history of inciting coups worldwide
There is high-minded outrage at what happened in Washington, D.C., but no self-awareness that this kind of insurrection is precisely what the United States instigates outside its borders.

FRONTLINE/World
Jan 07, 2021

U.S. foreign policy under Joe Biden will not be greatly different from that of the past
Under Joe Biden the foreign policy goal of U.S. primacy will remain. To this end the U.S. will continue to undermine the ties China and Russia have established with countries such as Iran and Venezuela.

FRONTLINE/World
Jan 07, 2021

‘The end of the oil state era in West Asia is approaching fast': Patrick Cockburn
Interview with Patrick Cockburn, journalist and author.

FRONTLINE/World
Jan 06, 2021

Donald Trump's transactional politics on behalf of Israel
It seems like there is almost nothing President Trump will not do, even in his last days in office, to please the Israeli leadership and the evangelical Christian and Zionist lobby in the U.S. that helped him win in 2016.

FRONTLINE/World
Jan 06, 2021

Sahrawis betrayed again as Trump bats for Morocco
The United States gets Morocco to establish diplomatic ties with Israel by recognising Western Sahara as part of the Kingdom of Morocco, plunging the region into turmoil again. The ceasefire that has held since 1991 between Morocco and Sahrawi guerillas is officially over.

FRONTLINE/World
Dec 21, 2020

Iranian nuclear physicist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh's killing points to Israel's murderous game plan
The assassination of the Iranian nuclear physicist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, who was on the Israeli and U.S. hit list for some time, was apparently part of a strategy to sabotage the incoming Biden administration's plans to revive the Iran nuclear deal.

FRONTLINE/World
Dec 21, 2020

Armenia and Azerbaijan sign a ceasefire agreement in November, bringing a tenuous peace to the long-disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region
The Russia-brokered ceasefire agreement ends the bloody 49-day conflict. The war, which saw many casualties on both sides, resulted in Azerbaijan regaining lost territory and with Turkey for the first time playing a military and diplomatic role in the region.

FRONTLINE/World
Dec 09, 2020

Pakistan under pressure to act
Pakistan, with a troubled economy, faces multiple challenges and the immediate one is to get off the "grey list" of the FATF, the Paris-based intergovernmental watchdog monitoring terrorism and criminal financing laws.

FRONTLINE/World
Dec 09, 2020

How Trumpism will continue after Trump
By the end of the first year of Joe Biden's presidency, what will be evident is the continuation of much of the Trump agenda and an increase in civil rancour in the U.S.

FRONTLINE/World
Dec 07, 2020

Civil war in Ethiopia as conflict deepens in Tigray province
The United Nations warns of a humanitarian crisis as Ethiopia's central government sends the military into the rebellious Tigray province that has been defying central authority ever since Abiy Ahmad became the Prime Minster in 2018. Thousands of refugees flee into neighbouring Sudan.

FRONTLINE/World
Nov 28, 2020

Pressure to act
Pakistan, with a troubled economy, faces multiple challenges and the immediate one is to get off the "grey list" of the FATF, the Paris-based intergovernmental watchdog monitoring terrorism and criminal financing laws. by John Cherian

FRONTLINE/World
Nov 22, 2020

Voices of reason amidst a spate of attacks on Muslims in Europe
The spate of attacks across Europe revive the debate on issues concerning faith and the freedom of expression.

FRONTLINE/World
Nov 22, 2020

In France, isolated terror attacks lead to the scapegoating of Islam
President Emmanuel Macron uses isolated terror attacks following the publication of the Prophet Muhammad's caricatures to crack down on mosques and Muslim charities in order to eradicate Muslim "extremism" from France.

FRONTLINE/World
Nov 14, 2020

The Biden administration will follow the same beaten track of traditional U.S. foreign policy
Although Joe Biden may shed the harsher aspects of Donald Trump's approach to the rest of the world, his administration will stick to the basic contours of traditional U.S. foreign policy.

FRONTLINE/World
Nov 13, 2020

On the beaten track
Although Joe Biden may shed the harsher aspects of Donald Trump's approach to the rest of the world, his administration will stick to the basic contours of traditional U.S. foreign policy.

FRONTLINE/World
Nov 13, 2020

Imperfect relief
Donald Trump's defeat comes as a relief to Americans frustrated by his divisive and racist policies and actions and mishandling of the COVID-19 pandemic, but the Biden team's track record does not provide much hope of a progressive change in policy direction. By Vijay Prashad

FRONTLINE/World
Nov 09, 2020

Battle for democracy in Thailand
In a countrywide movement, protesters battle the military-backed government seeking fresh elections, a new Constitution that protects their rights, and a radical reform of the monarchy.

FRONTLINE/World
Nov 09, 2020

China will be key driver of the global economy from pandemic-induced contractions
With the IMF predicting that 60 per cent of the growth in the global economy next year will take place in China, it would be better for the U.S. to mend fences with that country.

FRONTLINE/World
Nov 05, 2020

Left resurgence in Bolivia
The overwhelming victory of the Left in Bolivia's presidential election is a setback for both the U.S. and the right-wing forces in Latin America which had staged a coup to oust it from power last year.

FRONTLINE/World
Oct 28, 2020

Azerbaijan and Armenia in a military conflict over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region
Hostilities break out between Azerbaijan and Armenia over Nagorno-Karabakh, a region that has been under dispute since 1917 and has witnessed many clashes over the decades.

FRONTLINE/World
Oct 28, 2020

QUAD: Strains in the United States' anti-China alliance in Asia
Mike Pompeo's call for an anti-China military alliance in Tokyo is being treated with extreme caution by the other Quad members.

FRONTLINE/World
Oct 28, 2020

COVID-19 hits White House but Trump causes anxiety with his uncontrolled adventurism
President Donald Trump contracts and seemingly recovers from COVID-19, but this experience does not stop him from playing down the severity of the disease for his fellow citizens, most of whom do not have access to the treatment he had, or disregarding the protocols of his public health officials.

FRONTLINE/World
Oct 16, 2020

Turmoil over a flawed election process in Belarus
Alyaksandr Lukashenka is sworn in as President for a sixth term amid massive protests against a flawed election process even as Russia shores up Belarus' economy and is in a position to dictate terms.

FRONTLINE/World
Oct 15, 2020

Behind Congo's misery
The instability and structural dependency created by the European colonisers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the suffering of the Congolese went through during the more than hundred years they spent under the direct rule of King Leopold II and as a formal colony of Belgium are discernible even today.

FRONTLINE/World
Oct 14, 2020

Total mayhem and a 'climate bomb' in Mozambique
Even as the French multinational firm Total stands accused of setting off a "climate bomb" with its construction of a natural gas project in Mozambique, the East African Crude Oil Pipeline threatens to result in large-scale evictions and job losses in the region.

FRONTLINE/World
Oct 13, 2020

Intra-Afghan peace dialogue: A reluctant handshake
The Doha peace talks indicate that the U.S. and the international community have reconciled themselves to the resurgence of the Taliban but many in the Afghan government remain sceptical of any positive outcome.

FRONTLINE/World
Oct 02, 2020

U.S' China obsession
Nothing the U.S. does will change the fact that China is now economically strong or that a multipolar political world order is emerging. Countries in the region need to come to terms with these facts and negotiate from that perspective.

FRONTLINE/World
Sep 27, 2020

India&China: Back from the brink
While the recent joint statement by the Foreign Ministers of India and China signals an easing of tensions between the two countries, the wounds left behind by the four-month-long military stand-off will take time to heal.

FRONTLINE/World
Sep 16, 2020

Abe bows out
Shinzo Abe steps down as Japan's Prime Minister because of ill health, but there is speculation that he will continue to push his right-wing agenda from behind the scenes.

FRONTLINE/World
Sep 13, 2020

U.S&China: A hybrid war
The Donald Trump administration's tactics of intimidation against China, including threats to expel Chinese tech companies and the deployment of warships in the South China Sea, have only prompted retaliation in kind from China.

FRONTLINE/World
Sep 06, 2020

Tension over the ‘peace deal' between Israel and the UAE
U.S. President Donald Trump, in an apparent bid to woo Christian evangelicals and the Jewish lobby in the presidential election, brokers an agreement between Israel and the UAE. Many in the Arab world are unhappy about UAE's betrayal of the Arab cause.

FRONTLINE/World
Sep 03, 2020

Kamala Harris: A calculated choice
Joe Biden has chosen Kamala Harris as his vice-presidential candidate in the expectation that she will be able to draw non-white voters in large enough numbers to defeat Donald Trump in November. Issues such as unemployment, hunger and racist injustice are not central to the Democrats' agenda.

FRONTLINE/World
Sep 03, 2020

Beirut in ruins
The Lebanese capital, already reeling under an economic crisis, is devastated by an explosion caused by a stockpile of ammonium nitrate.

FRONTLINE/World
Aug 20, 2020

India&China: Fragile truce
Even as their military commanders negotiate disengagement of troops along the border, the "forced decoupling" of economies threatens to hurt both India and China.

FRONTLINE/World
Aug 20, 2020

Reconversion of Hagia Sofia: Triumph or tragedy?
The recent reconversion of Hagia Sophia in Turkey into a mosque is another indication of the growing strength of communal politics the world over.

FRONTLINE/World
Aug 20, 2020

Suffocating democracy in the Andes
From Bolivia to Colombia, underhand methods are being used to erase the possibility of democracy. And the coronavirus pandemic serves as a handy excuse to justify the stifling of democratic institutions and the permanent destruction of social movements and Left political parties.

FRONTLINE/World
Aug 19, 2020

Which way Sri Lanka?
Mahinda Rajapaksa's resurgence has smothered the hopes and aspirations of the Tamils and signals the beginning of an era that is not in India's best interests.

FRONTLINE/World
Aug 18, 2020

COVID-19: Global distress
Some six months after the WHO declared the coronavirus outbreak to be a pandemic, the infection is raging on in full fury in South Asia, North America and Africa. And many countries that had seemed to have contained the virus are witnessing a resurgence.

FRONTLINE/World
Jun 05, 2020

China's decisive step
The West flexes its muscles as China's National People's Congress decides to extend the country's national security laws to Hong Kong.

FRONTLINE/World
Mar 24, 2020

Crude wars
The downturn in the global economy precipitated by the coronavirus is made worse as Saudi Arabia and Russia fall out over crude oil production levels and engage in a price war resulting in a free fall of fuel prices.

FRONTLINE/World
Mar 24, 2020

For a global movement with a radical agenda
Interview with Marxist economist and former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis.

FRONTLINE/World
Mar 24, 2020

Retaking Idlib
The Syrian army makes a concerted effort to liberate every inch of Idlib province from Turkish army-backed jehadi forces.

FRONTLINE/World
Mar 18, 2020

Battle for Idlib
Turkey's drone offensive on Idlib reignites the battle for the Syrian border province that has emerged as the hub of jehadi fighters and worsens a humanitarian crisis that has displaced more than 900,000 people so far.

FRONTLINE/World
Mar 17, 2020

India & U.S.: The Trump show
United States President Donald Trump turns a blind eye to the Narendra Modi regime's handling of the Delhi violence as the two sides seal their military partnership and go ahead with bilateral military purchases.

FRONTLINE/World
Mar 16, 2020

Afghanistan: Relief for now
The agreement signed between the U.S. and the Taliban on February 29, which will see the withdrawal of all U.S. troops from Afghanistan, may finally bring some relief to the long-suffering Afghan people.

FRONTLINE/World
Mar 05, 2020

Nepal: Treading cautiously
Madhav Nepal, of the Communist Party of Nepal, on the country's journey and the road ahead.

FRONTLINE/World
Mar 04, 2020

U.S. & Iran: Wages of aggression
The impact of Iran's counter-attack following Qassem Soleimani's targeted assassination has not been so light as the U.S. wants the world to believe.

FRONTLINE/World
Mar 03, 2020

U.S. & The Philippines: Parting ways
President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines terminates the Visiting Forces Agreement with the U.S. in what is perceived as part of his government's moves to establish closer ties with China.

FRONTLINE/World
Feb 20, 2020

Bushfire crisis in Australia
Australia's worst ever wildfires have been raging all through this summer, causing extensive loss of lives, property and businesses and devastating the environment in the country and its neighbourhood.

FRONTLINE/World
Feb 19, 2020

Palestine: End of a hate plan
Donald Trump's "deal of the century" for peace between Palestine and Israel, which seeks to legitimise Israeli annexation of Palestinian territory, meets with outright rejection from the Palestinian Authority.

FRONTLINE/World
Feb 19, 2020

Justice for Rohingyas
In a significant ruling, the International Court of Justice orders Myanmar to protect the minority Rohingya population from human rights atrocities, particularly genocide.

FRONTLINE/World
Feb 19, 2020

India & Brazil: Allies in arms
Under Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil's right-wing dispensation seeks to forge strategic ties with India and expand trade, particularly in defence.

FRONTLINE/World
Feb 12, 2020

Refugee timeline


FRONTLINE/World
Feb 05, 2020

Doha's resilience
Qatar has suffered economically owing to the blockade imposed by Saudi Arabia, but it has responded to threats with diplomatic maturity. There are now signals that both countries are seeking a resolution.

FRONTLINE/World
Feb 05, 2020

Troubled relations between India and Malaysia
Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad's views on Kashmir and the CAA upset the Indian government, which retaliates by stopping the import of palm oil from the country.

FRONTLINE/World
Feb 04, 2020

Socialist as U.S. President?
Bernie Sanders has expanded the range of the democratic socialist tradition in the U.S. and moved beyond its complicity with U.S. imperialism. But this is precisely what he and his agenda will be attacked for.

FRONTLINE/World
Feb 03, 2020

Deceptive calm in West Asia
After the precise counterstrike by Iran on U.S. bases in Iraq, the two countries have avoided further drastic action although there is a scaling-up of rhetoric.

FRONTLINE/World
Jan 24, 2020

U.S. troops as targets
The bombing of the Kataib Hizbollah camps and the murder of Soleimani have made the presence of U.S. troops in Iraq unfeasible.

FRONTLINE/World
Jan 23, 2020

Looming war clouds in Iran
Even as Iran has been forced to respond to the United States following the assassination of General Qassem Soleimani, there is a deep sense of dismay for the future that promises either an asymmetrical war or the continuation of the hybrid war by the U.S.

FRONTLINE/World
Jan 22, 2020

Suicidal assassination of Qassem Soleimani
The assassination of Iranian general Qassem Soleimani on the orders of U.S. President Trump has redrawn the battle lines in the West Asian region.

FRONTLINE/World
Jan 08, 2020

Special Court in Pakistan finds Musharraf guilty of high treason
By sentencing former President Musharraf to death for subverting the Constitution, the country's higher judiciary sends out a strong message on civilian supremacy.

FRONTLINE/World
Jan 07, 2020

U.S. & India: Strengthening ties
The second ministerial-level meeting between the U.S. and India underlines the growing strategic closeness of the two countries.

FRONTLINE/World
Jan 06, 2020

Trump plays victim
The sum total of U.S. President Donald Trump's feverish defence against the impeachment inquiry is that the elites and the socialists are out to get him. It is also a part of his manifesto for re-election, which the House Democrats inexplicably seem to be aiding by supporting his military spending, and trade and social policies.

FRONTLINE/World
Dec 23, 2019

Hope on the streets in Colombia
Thousands of people take to the streets of Bogota in protest against pension cuts and other austerity measures of the right-wing government of Ivan Duque.

FRONTLINE/World
Dec 21, 2019

Imran Khan on the back foot
A host of economic and political challenges force Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan to be on the defensive.

FRONTLINE/World
Dec 21, 2019

NATO: Losing relevance
The London meeting of NATO leaders, meant to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the organisation, ended up showcasing the differences among them on its future role.

FRONTLINE/World
Dec 09, 2019

Trial and error: The impeachment proceedings against Trump
The impeachment trial against President Donald Trump over Ukrainegate may end up hurting the Democratic Party because the Republican-controlled Senate, which has the final say in the proceedings, may well come to Trump's rescue and hand him the advantage in the 2020 presidential election.

FRONTLINE/World
Dec 09, 2019

Racist coup in Bolivia
Right-wing forces effect a violent regime change in Bolivia forcing Evo Morales to quit as President and seek asylum in Mexico.

FRONTLINE/World
Dec 09, 2019

Assange languishes in jail
The WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, in need of urgent medical attention, continues to be in prison despite the dropping of all charges against him.

FRONTLINE/World
Dec 06, 2019

Rajapaksas back in the game
With Gotabaya Rajapaksa winning the presidential election in Sri Lanka and his brothers Mahinda and Chamal Rajapaksa holding important positions, the country is expected to continue its pro-Chinese foreign policy. And civil society in Sri Lanka, including Tamils, is looking at a period of curtailed freedoms.

FRONTLINE/World
Nov 28, 2019

Syria: Russian helping hand
Trump claims victory for the withdrawal of Syrian Kurdish forces from the border with Turkey, but Moscow apparently guaranteed their withdrawal following Putin's talks with Erdogan.

FRONTLINE/World
Nov 27, 2019

Brazil: Lula da Silva back for battle
After 19 months in prison, former President Lula is free and determined to take on Jair Bolsonaro and his government.

FRONTLINE/World
Nov 23, 2019

Latin America: Return of the Pink Tide
Elections in the past month in Latin America have brought the Left back to power, while protests on the streets have shifted the balance of forces in countries where elections are not due. The focus of attention in the region is not merely on the largely incompetent right-leaning governments, but the policies dictated by the U.S. and the IMF.

FRONTLINE/World
Nov 06, 2019

Myanmar: Struggling democracy
As Myanmar gets set for the 2020 general election, peaceful and inclusive democracy remains a far cry: in fact Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy has reinforced the military outlook on critical issues.

FRONTLINE/World
Nov 06, 2019

Youths all over the world stand up to power
Youths rise in protest in Chile, Ecuador, Lebanon, Iraq and Egypt against elitist rulers, neoliberal policies, unemployment and poverty, whereas in Bolivia the elite drives the protests against the election of the socialist Evo Morales.

FRONTLINE/World
Nov 06, 2019

Death blow to Islamic State
The U.S. President's self-congratulation over the killing of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who was a product of the radicalisation that followed the U.S. invasion of Iraq, does not seem to take note of the continuing threat posed by the Daesh's sleeper cells spread across the globe.

FRONTLINE/World
Nov 06, 2019

Sri Lanka: New reality
Regardless of who wins the presidential election on November 16, India's equation with its neighbour will have to be reworked owing to the China factor.

FRONTLINE/World
Oct 29, 2019

The spectre of IMF in Ecuador
After protests break out across the country, President Lenin Moreno withdraws the decree announcing the removal of fuel subsidies that was a part of the IMF-imposed austerity programme.

FRONTLINE/World
Oct 29, 2019

India & China: Resetting relations
The informal meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping in Mamallapuram presents an occasion to understand the two countries' concerns and to address important issues relating to trade and investment.

FRONTLINE/World
Oct 29, 2019

Bangladesh and India: Deals & misgivings
The Dhaka-Delhi bonhomie seems to be on a roll, with seven agreements signed during Sheikh Hasina's visit, but Bangladesh's ruling party is facing criticism at home over the government's close ties with India.

FRONTLINE/World
Oct 29, 2019

Turkish misadventure in Syria
Turkey launches a military offensive in northern Syria, with U.S. President Donald Trump's "green light", to eliminate the "Kurdish terror threat", but subsequent developments do not follow President Erdogan's script.

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