Tensions

  • India Sliding Into Deadly Peril Two Years Ahead of Next General Election

    by - Aug 18, 2017
    Photo: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing the nation from the ramparts of the historic Red Fort on the occasion of Independence Day on August 15 in New Delhi. Credit: PTI/PIB | The Wire Analysis by Prem...
  • A Trip Through Putin Country

    by - Aug 17, 2017
    By Robert Skidelsky VLADIVOSTOK – Russia’s Baikal-Amur Mainline (BAM) railway “can be hardly named as a popular tourist attraction,” says one tourist website of the some 2,000-mile railway traversing Eastern Siberia and the Russian Far East. “Most...
  • Latin America rejects US military threat in Venezuela

    by - Aug 15, 2017
    Several Latin American nations have come out strongly against US President Donald Trump’s threat of military intervention to solve the ongoing political crisis in Venezuela. In surprise comments on Friday, Trump asserted a “military option” could...
  • North Korea crisis: War of words escalates

    by - Aug 10, 2017
    North Korea staged a massive outdoor rally on Wednesday to protest against the UN’s latest sanctions on Pyongyang over its continued missile tests. Video provided to Reuters by North Korea’s state news agency KCNA showed thousands...
  • Calling the Chinese Bully’s Bluff

    by - Aug 9, 2017
    By Brahma Chellaney NEW DELHI – The more power China has accumulated, the more it has attempted to achieve its foreign-policy objectives with bluff, bluster, and bullying. But, as its Himalayan border standoff with India’s military continues,...

Old Bridge in Mostar

Cathedral at Chernihiv Ukraine

Trinity Cathedral (17th century) in the city of Chernihiv Ukraine