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Britain Burns: Riots Do and Do Not Hurt Images

August 14, 2011 admin 0

By ALLABAKSH While it will sound distasteful to the ‘broad-minded’, a comparison over the after-effects of a riot in a country like Britain, still assumed to be a supper power and enjoying an exalted status with four other similar powers in the exclusive P-5 and Nuclear clubs, and a ‘third Read more ………

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China’s train crash evolves into a political crisis

August 11, 2011 admin 0

The rail crash prompted warnings of the political danger of the country’s deep social divide.  It is seen as a “highly symbolic” of the current “blind faith” in rapid growth process  “dominated by a minority of the people and powerful interest groups” By John Chan The Chinese government is facing Read more ………

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Turmoil in Syria, Tough Options for Assad

August 6, 2011 admin 0

by M Rama Rao Four months after the ‘uprising, Syria is slowly but steadily slipping into the clutches of civil war. West Asia will face the brunt of this crisis not merely because of the new influx of refugees but because of the threat of Israeli intervention and Turkey’s plans Read more ………

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Nepal PM dares Party, recasts Cabinet*

August 2, 2011 admin 0

By M Rama Rao “In any normal democracy, it is the prime minister’s prerogative to pick and chose his ministers. But, Nepal is not a normal democracy. In fact, it is taking baby steps in democracy. More over even in established democracies, the prime minister has to factor in the Read more ………