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Hong Kong: Chaotic pro-democracy protest reflects rising fear of Beijing

Jul 03, 2014

Hong Kong: Chaotic pro-democracy protest reflects rising fear of Beijing

The protest's messy aftermath is the latest sign of worries that Beijing is failing to keep its end of the bargain. #World #China #NewsTracker #Democracy #Hong Kong #Referendum #Pro-democracy movement #civil liberities
Over 500 pro-democracy protesters arrested after Hong Kong rally

Jul 03, 2014

Over 500 pro-democracy protesters arrested after Hong Kong rally

Fears are only going to be heightened following crackdown by the Hong Kong police, who normally do not have an antagonistic relationship with the people. #World #China #NewsTracker #Democracy #Hong Kong #Referendum #Pro-democracy movement #civil liberities
China military bases threatened by luxury villas, fake tourists: Media

Jul 02, 2014

China military bases threatened by luxury villas, fake tourists: Media

The security of Chinese military bases is being threatened by illegally built high-rise buildings, and in one case villas built inside a base, and fake tourists seeking access to sensitive sites to spy, state media said on Wednesday. #World #China #NewsTracker #People's Liberation Army #Shan Shaoli
Hong Kong: Nearly 200 protesters arrested after pro-democracy rally

Jul 02, 2014

Hong Kong: Nearly 200 protesters arrested after pro-democracy rally

The arrests came after the rally, when two student groups held a sit-in overnight to "occupy" a street in the city's financial district, vowing to remain until 8 am #World #China #NewsTracker #Democracy #Hong Kong #Referendum #Pro-democracy movement #civil liberities
Hong Kong: Tens of thousands defy Beijing and march for democracy

Jul 02, 2014

Hong Kong: Tens of thousands defy Beijing and march for democracy

China has promised to let all Hong Kong residents vote for their next leader in 2017 which currently a 1,200-strong pro-Beijing committee does. #World #China #NewsTracker #Democracy #Hong Kong #Referendum #Pro-democracy movement #civil liberities

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The North- East is in danger of becoming the next Maoist hub

Oct 07, 2011

The North- East is in danger of becoming the next Maoist hub

The signals coming from Arunachal Pradesh and Assam should leave the policy-makers in Delhi worried. The Red rebels are trying to cash in on local grievances to build base. #Arunachal Pradesh #Communist Party of India #ConnectTheDots #Assam #Tarun Kumar Gogoi #North East India #United Liberation Front of Asom
Will India go the Argentina way toward populist decline?

Jun 27, 2011

Will India go the Argentina way toward populist decline?

Neither India nor China can take their growth and political transformations for granted. China may fail to build good institutions, and India may yet fall victim to the lure of mindless populism. #GDP #To The Contrary #Liberal democracy #NotJobsButPassion

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Will India go the Argentina way toward populist decline?

Jul 13, 2014

The caliphate threat

Mukasey: As Americans know well by now, a violent Muslim extremist group has overrun Tikrit, Mosul and other northern Iraqi territory liberated at great cost by U.S. and Iraqi troops and has proclaimed the founding of an Islamic state in much of nort... #Syria #Iraq #Mosul
Will India go the Argentina way toward populist decline?

Jul 12, 2014

Jazz bassist Charlie Haden dead at 76

Bassist Charlie Haden, who helped change the shape of jazz more than a half-century ago as a member of Ornette Coleman's groundbreaking quartet and liberated the bass from its traditional rhythm section role, has died. He was 76... #Charlie Haden #Ornette Coleman
Will India go the Argentina way toward populist decline?

Jul 09, 2014

Body of missing Alps hiker found frozen in ice

The body of 23-year-old Patrice Hyvert, who had been training to be a guide, was found last Thursday by two mountain-climbers in the Mont Blanc range of the Alps, local newspaper Dauphine Libere and other media reported... #Charlie Haden #Ornette Coleman