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In new memoir, Barack Obama describes modern-day India as success story 'despite bitter feuds within political parties'
India

In new memoir, Barack Obama describes modern-day India as success story 'despite bitter feuds within political parties'

The former US president writes that the transition to a more market-based economy in the 1990s unleashed the extraordinary entrepreneurial talents of Indians

In conversation with Fauda director Rotem Shamir: 'The show portrays the circle of violence that doesn't end'
Entertainment

In conversation with Fauda director Rotem Shamir: 'The show portrays the circle of violence that doesn't end'

With a successful third season of Fauda behind him, director Rotem Shamir speaks about his experiences helming “the Narcos of the Middle East” and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, which serves as the setting for the series.

Geopolitics, the black swan in Saudi-Indian relations
India

Geopolitics, the black swan in Saudi-Indian relations

Saudi Arabia’s ties with Pakistan and its concerns over Chabahar are two big complications in bilateral ties.

26/11 Mumbai attacks: Three structural flaws make it likely that India will suffer more such elaborate assaults
India

26/11 Mumbai attacks: Three structural flaws make it likely that India will suffer more such elaborate assaults

A failure in developing a rational and consistent approach towards terrorism means the resolve to prevent another 26/11 has faded into institutional apathy

Despite blooming bromance between US and India, dissonance over tackling the China threat is glaringly evident
India

Despite blooming bromance between US and India, dissonance over tackling the China threat is glaringly evident

There is an almost deliberate attempt on India’s part to play down the security angle of the quadrilateral meeting and place it within the larger context of ASEAN primacy. The subtext is clear: any third nation (read China) need not feel threatened.

Deepening India-US counterterrorism cooperation a win-win scenario; strategic ties key to peace in South Asia
India

Deepening India-US counterterrorism cooperation a win-win scenario; strategic ties key to peace in South Asia

Given India’s vast experience in counterterrorism and peacekeeping operations, greater coordination with India represents a win-win situation for America.

Pakistan could use air routes to Afghanistan as bargaining chip for assistance from the US
World

Pakistan could use air routes to Afghanistan as bargaining chip for assistance from the US

Over 16 years that included hundreds of deadly US drone strikes, Osama bin Laden's killing on Pakistani soil and accusations Pakistan helps insurgents that kill Americans, the reluctant allies never reached one point of no return: Pakistan closing the air routes to Afghanistan

Rajnath Singh's call for special anti-terror cell: Focus must be on DIY terrorists rather than lone wolves
India

Rajnath Singh's call for special anti-terror cell: Focus must be on DIY terrorists rather than lone wolves

The home minister's separation of the DIY type of terrorist from lone wolves is valid. DIY terrorists could be far more dangerous

Rajnath Singh stresses on ‘intelligent traffic management system,' security component for smart cities
India

Rajnath Singh stresses on ‘intelligent traffic management system,' security component for smart cities

Rajnath Singh emphasised the need for according priority to the security component in the construction of Smart Cities and said the process should be started at the conceptual stage

After London tube attack, city to propose new security treaty for cooperation with EU
World

After London tube attack, city to propose new security treaty for cooperation with EU

British Home Secretary said that the government will suggest new security treaty for London to keep level of counter-terrorism cooperation with EU

US and Russia reportedly in talks of creating a joint cyber security working group
News & Analysis

US and Russia reportedly in talks of creating a joint cyber security working group

A Russian official had said earlier this month that Putin and Trump had agreed to discuss cyber security questions via the United Nations.

Pakistan National Security Committee: No peace in region until Kashmir issue is resolved
World

Pakistan National Security Committee: No peace in region until Kashmir issue is resolved

During a National Security Committee meeting chaired by Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan also said that there will be no regional peace until the issue of Kashmir is resolved

Facebook is launching a program in UK to train local organisations to combat extremist material online
News & Analysis

Facebook is launching a program in UK to train local organisations to combat extremist material online

Facebook's new initiative will train non-governmental organizations to help them monitor and respond to extremist content.

US hands over Philippines weapons to fight Islamic State militants in Marawi
World

US hands over Philippines weapons to fight Islamic State militants in Marawi

The United States on Monday gave the Philippines hundreds of machine guns, pistols and grenade launchers be used against Islamist militants in Marawi.

Islamic State group's Twitter traffic has plunged 45% in two years: US administration
News & Analysis

Islamic State group's Twitter traffic has plunged 45% in two years: US administration

The Islamic State group's Twitter traffic has plunged 45 percent in the past two years, the Obama administration says

Full text: India-US Joint Statement during the visit of Prime Minister to USA
World

Full text: India-US Joint Statement during the visit of Prime Minister to USA

The full text of PM Narendra Modi and President Barack Obama's joint statement titled 'The United States and India: Enduring Global Partners in the 21st Century'

Rajnath in Jerusalem calls Israel visit 'very significant' to ties
World

Rajnath in Jerusalem calls Israel visit 'very significant' to ties

Netanyahu was among the first global leaders to call Narendra Modi to congratulate him on his victory in the general election.

Man arrested in counterterror raids, sent money to American in Syria: Aus
World

Man arrested in counterterror raids, sent money to American in Syria: Aus

Police say the raids came after an eight-month investigation that began with a tip from the FBI. El Sabsabi is accused of giving about $12,000 to a US citizen to fund his travel to Syria.

Does Islamic State's plot in Aus reflect policy confusion in the group?
World

Does Islamic State's plot in Aus reflect policy confusion in the group?

Some terrorism experts see the plot as a potential shift in Islamic State's focus from creating a caliphate in the Middle East. Others said it's likely a symptom of policy confusion within the group.

UNHRC not right forum to talk about drones: US on Pak's draft
World

UNHRC not right forum to talk about drones: US on Pak's draft

Psaki was responding to questions on the decision of the United States to boycott talks at the UNHRC on Pakistan's draft resolution regarding drone strikes.