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The Wicked Witch of Bangladesh

Watch this shocking interview where the Prime Minister of Bangladesh denies the oppression of the Rohingya Muslims and says unequivocally that she will not help them. “Why shall we allow them in our country?” Note: This interview was published by Al-Jazeera English in 2012. Don’t forget to subscribe to our YouTube Channel Sign up to […]

Pakistan shoots down Iranian drone near border

Read original article on the Dawn or read a quick summary below; An unmanned Iranian drone allegedly on a spying mission was shot down by a Pakistan Air Force (PAF) JF-17 Thunder fighter jet in Balochistan’s Panjgur area, official sources confirmed to DawnNews on Tuesday. The officials said the unmanned aircraft was shot down by […]

The Geopolitics of Bangladesh

South Asia is a region of great significance in world politics. Geopolitically, the region plays a vital role in the world economy. Bangladesh is surrounded by India almost entirely on three sides except for a small but significant border with Myanmar. For India, Bangladesh’s location is a strategic wedge between mainland India and India’s North […]

10 Incredible Facts about Pakistan

1.  Pakistan is the world’s first Muslim country to attain nuclear power. 2. Pakistan has the largest canal-based irrigation system in the world. 3. The ‘Khewra Salt Mine’ in Pakistan is the largest and oldest salt mine in the world. 4. Pakistan has the only fertile desert in the world. The Tharparkar desert in Sindh. […]

Ramadhan begins in Kashmir with a new reign of terror

Read original article on the Express Tribune or read some of the key points below; Authorities imposed a curfew in many parts of the main city of Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK) as violent protests swept through the disputed region following the ‘custodial killing’ of a top separatist commander, Sabzar Ahmad Bhat, on Saturday – the day […]

Four killed in India by elephant rampage spree

A 12-year-old girl has been killed by a wild elephant that ran amok in southern India, rampaging through her house as the family slept. Three other people were trampled to death in separate incidents after the first attack and five were injured. The elephant strayed into a residential area on the outskirts of the Coimbatore […]

Rohingya Muslims – 10 Fast Facts

Rohingya Muslims – 10 Fast Facts Currently, there are about 1.1 million Rohingya Muslims who live in the Southeast Asian country. The Rohingya speak Rohingya or Ruaingga, a dialect that is distinct to others spoken in Rakhine State and throughout Myanmar. They are not considered one of the country’s 135 official ethnic groups and have […]