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The Gandhi peace award, organised by the peace advocacy organisation Promoting Enduring Peace (PEP), named Dr Zahir Sahloul and civil defense leader Maysoun Al-Misry as recipients.

India's economic diplomacy with Turkey could yield positive results, but Kashmir remains a source of friction.

Gandhi's iconic glasses sell for $340,000 in UK

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Gandhi's iconic glasses sell for $340,000 in UK

Mahatma Gandhi was known for giving out old or unwanted pairs of glasses to those in need or those who had helped him.

Trump's malaria drug use to be 'welcomed' in India

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Trump's malaria drug use to be 'welcomed' in India

India's policy on the decades-old drug, used to prevent malaria and treat lupus and rheumatoid arthritis, drastically changed following remarks ...

Deadly anti-Muslim riots in India kill 24

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Deadly anti-Muslim riots in India kill 24

Hindu mobs escalated violence against Muslims in Delhi on Tuesday, attacking homes and burning mosques. Police have been accused of assisting ...

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Trump delivers gaffe-ridden greetings to 100,000 at Modi meeting

US President Donald Trump's carnival-like welcome to Modi's India will likely prioritise pageantry over policy.

Olivier Da Lage

Why Modi's plan against Muslims is coming unstuck

Comment: India's Muslims have begun mobilising against Prime Minister Narendra Modi's controversial citizenship law, writes Olivier Da Lage.

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India's Modi claims citizenship law backlash is 'a conspiracy'

At least 24 people have been killed as India attempts to clamp down on protests against the controversial citizenship amendment.

The New Arab

John Cusack condemns attack on Delhi students

John Cusack condemns attack on Delhi students: ‘Fascism is not a joke’

Students clash as India’s ‘anti-Muslim’ law protests spread

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Students clash as India’s ‘anti-Muslim’ law protests spread

Hundreds of mostly Muslim students in Delhi, Chennai, Bangalore and Lucknow, tried to storm a police station, hurling volleys of stones at ...

The New Arab

Truck driver killed in Kashmir ahead of Modi-Trump talks

A crippling security lockdown has entered its fourth week in the disputed province of Kashmir.

India blocks opposition politicians from visiting Kashmir

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India blocks opposition politicians from visiting Kashmir

India's Hindu-nationalist government has defended the decision to block opposition politicians from visiting Kashmir.

D-day's colonial underbelly

Malia Bouattia

D-day's colonial underbelly

Comment: Millions of colonial subjects fought and died in defence of their oppressors, but were denied their freedom or a place in the history ...

BJP candidate accused of mosque bombing elected in India

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BJP candidate accused of mosque bombing elected in India

Sadhvi Pragya Thakur has been denounced as a symbol of the rise of extreme Hindu nationalism in India under Modi.

Kabul chokes on dirty air as temperatures plunge

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Kabul chokes on dirty air as temperatures plunge

Severe air pollution plagues Kabul as temperatures plunge to below zero.

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Grenade attack kills three in India's Punjab state

Police say three people were killed and 10 injured when two armed attackers stormed a religious ceremony in India's Punjab state.

CJ Werleman

Israel's obvious attempts to provoke Hamas will fail

Comment: When faced with peaceful Palestinian demonstrations, the Israeli military seeks to intentionally provoke a violent Palestinian ...

James Brownsell

Israel's massacre of Palestinians was by choice, not necessity

Comment: This wasn't self defence; Israeli troops were compelled only by politics to kill protesting Palestinians, writes James Brownsell.

James Brownsell

Israel's massacre of Palestinians was by choice, not necessity

Comment: This wasn't self defence; Israeli troops were compelled only by politics to kill protesting Palestinians, writes James Brownsell.

O no! Controversial Saudi crown prince 'to meet Oprah'

The New Arab

O no! Controversial Saudi crown prince 'to meet Oprah'

A leaked copy of Mohammed bin Salman's US itinerary suggests the Saudi crown prince is due to meet American television icon Oprah Winfrey.

The New Arab

Mohammed bin Salman is 'more Mother Theresa than Gandhi'

In his first American television interview ahead of a major tour to the US, Saudi Arabia's de-facto king Mohammed bin Salman has boasted of his ...

Israel's romance with India crushes both Kashmiris and Palestinians

CJ Werleman

Israel's romance with India crushes both Kashmiris and Palestinians

Comment: India offers platitudes of support for Palestinians, while bankrolling the Israeli occupation by buying weapons to use on Kashmiris, ...

Trump's military parade shows he's an insecure autocrat

Nicholas Morley

Trump's military parade shows he's an insecure autocrat

Comment: Any counter-protest to Trump's military parade must directly and peacefully interfere with the event, writes Nick Morley.

India must not forget its historic support for Palestine

Fazzur Rahman Siddiqui

India must not forget its historic support for Palestine

Comment: India has traditionally been an ardent advocate of Palestinian rights. It must not allow closer ties with Israel to endanger this, ...

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