Western Asia

Israeli forces arrested the Palestinian lawmaker

Israeli forces have arrested at least 40 Palestinian men and youths in raids across the occupied West Bank. Among them is prominent Palestinian lawmaker Azam Salhab. Azam Salhab was arrested from his home in Hebron, near Ramallah. Al Jazeera reported on Monday (June 24) citing Palestinian local media that Salhab, a member of the Palestinian […]

Kuwait lifts visa ban on Filipino workers

Kuwait lifts visa ban on Filipino employers and workers. On Monday (June 24), Kuwait’s Ministry of Interior announced the lifting of the ban. This news was published in a report of Gulf News based in the Arab Emirates, citing Kuwait’s state news agency Kunar. According to reports, the Middle Eastern country of Kuwait imposed a […]

Two Jordanian soldiers killed while transporting aid to Gaza

Two Jordanian soldiers were killed in an accident while delivering aid to the Palestinian Gaza Strip. The two soldiers killed were identified as Imad Atta Arif al-Aram and Yahya Osman Yahya al-Sayah. A military source told Jordanian national television that an accident involving three trucks took place on the Al-Adasia road near the Dead Sea […]

That is why Israel is afraid of Lebanon

The United States has warned that Israel’s security could collapse if the ongoing massive fighting between the occupying Israeli forces and the pro-independence group Hamas in the Palestinian Gaza Strip spills over the northern border into Lebanon. It is believed that Israel’s proud Iron Dome will not be able to protect Tel Aviv from attacks […]

East Asia

China’s strange custom of ‘ghost marriage’

Socially and religiously the oldest practice is marriage. A man and a woman live together through this age-old practice. But in China there is a strange custom about this marriage. Where marriage is given to a deceased person. Basically the dead person also needs a companion – this tradition is being celebrated in the country. […]

16 killed in battery factory explosion in ‍South Korea

A powerful explosion occurred at a lithium battery factory in South Korea. At least 16 people have been killed. Besides, five more people are missing, for whom search and rescue operation is going on. On Monday, the news agency Reuters reported this information citing local fire service officials. The accident happened at Aricell, a battery […]

8 killed in landslide in China

Eight people have been killed in a landslide in a mountainous area in central China. The country’s official media reported this information on Sunday (June 22). High alert has also been issued for bad weather in different parts of the country. CCTV reported that heavy rains caused a deadly landslide in a village in Hunan […]

South Asia

What Modi said in the first session of Parliament

India’s first parliamentary session after this year’s general elections is sitting today. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who was sworn in for the third term, addressed the media before the start of the Parliament session. On the main opposition Congress, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that June 25 will mark the 50th anniversary of Emergency. He […]

Controversy at the start of the Indian Parliament session

The eighteenth session of the Indian Parliament began on Monday after the formation of the new government. The Speaker of the new Lok Sabha is yet to be decided. Speaker will be elected in the country on Wednesday. Earlier, Prime Minister Narendra Modi selected BJP member of parliament Bhartrihari Mahatab as pro tem or temporary […]

Southeast Asia

1700 immigrants detained in Malaysia

The Immigration Department of Malaysia has detained 1700 immigrants including Bangladeshis for violating immigration laws. On Sunday (June 23), they were detained for checking the documents of the immigrants after raiding the residential area of ​​Jalan Sultan Abdul Samad Flats, Jalan Sultan Abdul Samad, Port Klang, Selangor State. Among those detained are citizens of Indonesia, […]

What the Kremlin said about Putin’s visit to North Korea and Vietnam

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s state visits to North Korea and Vietnam have been “significant and fruitful”, the Kremlin has claimed. This was claimed by Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov at a press briefing in Moscow on Friday. Calling the Western reaction to Putin’s visit to the two South Asian countries “confused”, he said that Moscow’s partnership […]

Central Asia

Tajikistan bans hijab and Eid holidays

The Central Asian Muslim country of Tajikistan has passed a bill banning the wearing of hijab by women and canceling the holidays of schools, colleges and government institutions on Eid-ul-Fitr and Eid-ul-Azha, the two main religious festivals of Muslims. On Thursday (June 20), the bill was passed by the members of the parliament in the […]

China, 5 Central Asian nations establish emergency management cooperation mechanism

URUMQI, May 31 (Xinhua) — China and five Central Asian nations have officially established a China-Central Asia emergency management cooperation mechanism. China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan signed a memorandum of understanding on the establishment of the mechanism during a ministerial meeting in Urumqi, the capital of northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, on […]

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Opinion

How Modi 3.0 could steer India-China relations

India’s latest election marked a resurgence of democracy, as voters pushed back against concentrated power and the ethno-nationalist sentiments in the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party. This shift may force Prime Minister Narendra Modi to reconsider his hardline policies and opt for more cautious approaches. Implemented wisely, such changes could bolster India’s international standing. India’s return […]

Squad and the rise of minilateralism in the Indo-Pacific

BY SAYANTAN HALDAR and ABHISHEK SHARMA The Indo-Pacific security landscape has emerged as a critical flashpoint for geopolitical contests. Growing Chinese naval aggression in the South China Sea (SCS) has long been a major concern for countries with strategic stakes in the region. The United States (US) and other like-minded countries have increasingly looked to […]

Netanyahu is lost in an unknown destination

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been put in a difficult position by the surprise announcement of Hamas agreeing to a cease-fire. Now it becomes difficult for him to decide what he will do. The Palestinian independence organization Hamas has announced that it has accepted the terms of the cease-fire in Gaza. However, the Israeli […]

Analysis

That is why Israel is afraid of Lebanon

The United States has warned that Israel’s security could collapse if the ongoing massive fighting between the occupying Israeli forces and the pro-independence group Hamas in the Palestinian Gaza Strip spills over the northern border into Lebanon. It is believed that Israel’s proud Iron Dome will not be able to protect Tel Aviv from attacks […]

What is the power of the United States, Russia, India and Pakistan in nuclear weapons?

India has more nuclear weapons than Pakistan. However, China has more nuclear weapons than these two countries. And China is increasing its nuclear weapons stockpile. According to a report published by the Swedish think tank Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), China’s weapons stockpile has increased significantly compared to last year. China had 410 nuclear […]