US Imposes Visa Restrictions on Liberians ‘Undermining Democracy’

By Lisa Vives, Global Information Network NEW YORK. 3 October 2023 (IDN) — With the approach of national elections in Liberia, the U.S. has imposed visa restrictions, withholding travel to the U.S. for individuals “undermining democracy.” The restrictions, announced by U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, target people believed to be manipulating or rigging the […]

India-led South Asia Plays a Significant Role in Global Politics

By Ambassador Kazi Anwarul Masud The writer is a former Secretary and ambassador of Bangladesh DHAKA. 1 October 2023 (IDN) — South Asia is the southern subregion of Asia, defined in geographical and ethnic-cultural terms. As commonly conceptualized, South Asia consists of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. Most recent figures in […]

Caribbean Moving Against “Killer Robots”

By Peter Richards* DIEGO MARTIN, Trinidad & Tobago. 28 September 2023 (IDN) — Caribbean countries have signalled their intention of moving against lethal autonomous weapons systems (AWS) or “killer robots” developing a common position on the issue that will find favour with the 15-member Caribbean Community (CARICOM) grouping. AWS are weapons systems that use artificial […]

Embarrassing Facts, Truth and Reality for Peace in Ukraine

Viewpoint by Somar Wijayadasa* NEW YORK. 28 September 2023 (IDN) — Addressing the current United Nations General Assembly (missed by leaders of China. Russia, France and Britain), Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said, “Today, the rhetoric of our opponents is filled with slogans: ‘invasion’, ‘aggression’, ‘annexation’ and not a single word about the root causes […]

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