The reluctant democrat

Faisal Zaman | “It's discouraging to think how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.” It takes a handful of people to...

Thousands forced to abandon homes as Bali volcano threat rises

AFP | A rumbling volcano on the resort island of Bali could erupt at any moment, authorities warned Monday as they raised alert levels to...

Pope lands in Myanmar: will his influence help Rohingya crisis?

AFP | Pope Francis arrived in mainly Buddhist Myanmar Monday on a highly sensitive visit to a country facing sharp global criticism for the alleged...

ISIS uses Love Jihad to recruit Indian women to their cause

Reuters | India's Supreme Court will begin hearing a case on Monday that prosecutors say shows how Islamic State sympathisers are using Love Jihad marrying...

Indian politician caught urinating in public

AFP | An Indian ruling party politician has been left red-faced after a video of him urinating in public went viral on World Toilet Day, despite...

Why India has no interest in another regime change in Sri Lanka?

 M K Bhadrakumar | The visit by Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe to Delhi ended almost unnoticed but for a remark by the Official Spokesman...

There’s more to the Saudi-“Israeli” alliance than meets the eye

Andrew Korybko | “Israel”  volunteered to share its intelligence on Iran with Saudi Arabia. “Lt. Gen.” Gadi Eisenkot  publicly made the proposal late last week when...

Crown Prince going after corrupt family members displays Saudi Hypocrisy

James M. Dorsey | Leave aside for a moment questions of due process. Analysis of  Saudi Arabia’s three largest corporate failures explains why Crown Prince...

Blast at Egypt mosque kills more than 230 people 

Reuters | Militants killed more than 230 people at a mosque in North Sinai on Friday, detonating a bomb and gunning down fleeing worshippers in...

Police action against Islamabad sit-in protestors leads to violence

Updates Story A policeman was killed and over 100 people wounded as Pakistani forces fired rubber bullets and lobbed tear gas in a bid to...

The general elections are approaching: are you a type I or type-II voter?

Waqas Shabbir | With the General Elections just around the corner, political parties are gearing up and starting their campaigns for the elections. With two...