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World  /  Published 21.12.18

US to pull half its troops from Afghanistan

The Trump administration has ordered the military to start withdrawing roughly 7,000 troops from Afghanistan in the coming months, two defence officials said on Thursday, an abrupt shift in the 17-yea...
By Thomas Gibbons-Neff and Mujib Mashal/NYTNS in Washington

Opinion  /  Published 12.12.18

Rohingya crisis: Layers of tragedy

The Rohingya crisis was brought to the fore, once again, with Amnesty International withdrawing its prestigious Ambassador of Conscience award from the Myanmar leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, for her stoic ...
By Pradip Phanjoubam

World  /  Published 13.06.20

First observant Sikh woman to graduate from West Point

When President Trump takes the stage to deliver the commencement speech at West Point, one of the new army officers he will be addressing will be an Indian-American woman breaking a barrier as old as ...
By Annie Karni in Washington

World  /  Published 13.06.20

First observant Sikh to graduate from US Military Academy

Second Lieutenant Anmol Narang will create history by becoming the first observant Sikh to graduate from the prestigious United States Military Academy at West Point on Saturday.US president Donald Tr...
By PTI in Washington

World  /  Published 27.03.19

Thai anti-military parties say they have seats to form govt

Seven Thai political parties led by one ousted from power in a military coup said Wednesday that they believed they won enough seats in the recent general election to form the next government.The anno...
By AP in Bangkok

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World  /  Published 02.03.19

US scanner on Pak ‘F-16 use’ in Kashmir

The US is seeking more information from Islamabad on the potential misuse of American-made F-16 fighter jets by Pakistan against India in violation of the end-user agreement, the state department has ...
By PTI in Washington

World  /  Published 06.10.19

Hong Kong protesters face People’s Liberation Army warning

 Chinese soldiers issued a warning to Hong Kong protesters on Sunday who shone lasers at their barracks in the city, in the first direct interaction with mainland military forces in four months o...
By Reuters

World  /  Published 11.01.19

US forces begin Syria withdrawal

The US has started withdrawing its troops from Syria, an American military spokesman said on Friday, further muddling the Trump administration’s plans for disengagement from one of West Asia’s mos...
By Ben Hubbard in Beirut

Opinion  /  Published 29.12.19

For US, the time is to plug the gap

The US National Defense Strategy Commission, which released its latest strategy document in late November, faced bitter criticism from within. The United States of America’s updated spending — $71...
By Sankar Ray

Opinion  /  Published 19.08.19

The chequered history of military occupations

The month of August is named after the Roman emperor, Augustus Caesar. Augustus had an illustrious pedigree: he was the grand-nephew of Julius Caesar. But the christening of an entire month after Augu...
By Uddalak Mukherjee


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