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India’s Afghan dilemma

By the end of 2014, two important transitions in Afghanistan had taken place. A political transition to a post-Karzai period had begun after a …

Afghanistan

New wars on the Cold War relic

The National Security Adviser, Ajit Doval, has sought to revisit the U.N. General Assembly (UNGA) Resolution 2832 (XXVI) >declaring the Indian Ocean …

Isis: the inside story

In the summer of 2004, a young jihadist in shackles and chains was walked by his captors slowly into the Camp Bucca prison in southern Iraq. He was nervous as two American soldiers led him through three brightly-lit buildings and then a maze of wire corridors, into an open yard, where men with …

The “Philistines” to the North

Who were the Philistines? In the Bible, the Philistines and the Israelites were enemies.To accuse someone of being a philistine today implies that …

Archaeology

The Bloody History of Money, From Ancient Rome to ISIS

Finance was linked to violence thousands of years before the Islamic State proposed its own currency.<p>The propaganda war from ISIS, the Sunni jihadist group controlling swaths of northern Iraq and Syria, took a somewhat unexpected turn last week. The black-clad fighters best known for their …

False promise of nuclear power

New developments highlight the growing travails of the global nuclear-power industry. France — the “poster child” of atomic power — plans to cut its …

Energy

India uncovers suspected plot to assassinate Bangladeshi PM - security officials | Reuters

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has uncovered a suspected plot by banned Bangladeshi militant group Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen to assassinate the country’s Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and carry out a coup, three senior Indian security officials told Reuters on …

CNN-News18 Breaking News India, Latest News Headlines, Live News Updates

News18.com: CNN-News18 Breaking News India, Latest News Headlines, Live News Updates<p>Read CNN-News18 breaking news, latest news from India and World …

India