Posts by Vijeta Uniyal  (Page 16)
 

Hungary gets tough on mass immigration, builds border fence

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Posted by    Thursday, August 6, 2015 at 12:00pm 8/6/2015 at 12:00pm

Common sense is a rare commodity in Brussels (the seat of European Union’s bureaucracy) when it comes to tackling the issue of mass immigration. The number of immigrants entering the European Union by land and sea has risen drastically in 2015. According to the UN, 153,000 migrants have crossed into Europe so...

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China’s new “Great Game”

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Posted by    Monday, August 3, 2015 at 1:00pm 8/3/2015 at 1:00pm

As President Obama is busy waging “quixotic” war on Greenhouse Gases, China is making real geostrategic and territorial gains in Indian Ocean and South China Sea. China is not only reclaiming Islands in its backyard — furnished with airstrips and Naval bases in...

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Indian President to become first Indian head of state to visit Israel

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Posted by    Thursday, July 30, 2015 at 11:30am 7/30/2015 at 11:30am

Indian President Pranab Mukherjee is set to become the first head of the state from India to visit Israel. The visit by the Indian head of the state, set for early October, has a great symbolic value — considering India only established full diplomatic relations with Israel in 1992. Much like Israel, India too...

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German business goals played key-role in Iran Nuclear Deal

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Posted by    Monday, July 27, 2015 at 1:30pm 7/27/2015 at 1:30pm

Before the ink could barely dry on the Iran Deal, Germany’s Economy Minister Sigmar Garbiel flew to Tehran, making him the first leading Western figure to do so after the nuclear agreement was reached Vienna earlier this month.

Gabriel who is also Germany’s Vice-Chancellor met with Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani and other top...

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Is India dumping the “Palestinian Cause”?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QXzipsn5n4A&t=4s
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Posted by    Thursday, July 23, 2015 at 8:30am 7/23/2015 at 8:30am
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QXzipsn5n4A&t=4s

For the second time in a few weeks, India has abstained at the United Nations instead of voting on an Israel-related resolution. On July 3, 2015 India abstained from weighing in on a UN Human Rights Council resolution condemning Israel for 2014 Gaza conflict. The anti-Israel resolution passed with 47 votes in favour, with...

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India concerned about ISIS expansion

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Posted by    Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at 4:20pm 7/21/2015 at 4:20pm

The threat of ISIS has spread from Syria and Iraq, to Egypt, and even to Europe and the United States. Islamic militants are using both ground operations and digital campaigns to infiltrate new territory, and recent reports show that now India’s government is alarmed at the recent inroads made by ISIS,...

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India prepares for fallout from Iran nuclear deal

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Posted by    Thursday, July 16, 2015 at 3:30pm 7/16/2015 at 3:30pm

Indian newspapers generally echoed Western sentiments by welcoming the Iran deal and India’s Foreign Office also took a line similar to the one taken by the EU and other Western powers.

But behind the scenes, India is  getting ready for the coming nuclear arms race in their Arab neighbourhood.

Far from buying President Obama’s optimism over the...

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