New Bangladesh Govt. May Face Oxymoronic Hegemon from the US and UK

By Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury* DHAKA | 11 January 2024 (IDN) — Although the 7 January 2024 general election in Bangladesh has been free, fair, and peaceful, which has already been applauded by foreign and local election observers and media, policymakers at the US Department of State are not willing to admit this fact. Instead, […]

India: Is the World’s Largest Democracy A “Mockery”?

By Kalinga Seneviratne SINGAPORE | 28 December 2023 (IDN) — India’s national Parliament—known as Lok Sabha (Lower House of the People)—has become a “mockery of democracy,” says the main opposition party Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge following a splurge of expulsions of their members from the chambers before important criminal law reform bills were debated and […]

Sheikh Hasina Has Elevated Bangladesh’s Geopolitical Significance

By Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury* DHAKA | 26 December 2023 (IDN) — Bangladesh, a land woven with resilience, heritage, and a drapery of culture, stands at a crucial juncture in the contemporary geopolitical landscape. At the wheel of this dynamic nation is Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, an indomitable leader, whose statesmanship has wielded an influential […]

UN Mission Chief Calls for Taliban’s Return To ‘International Norms’

By J Nastranis NEW YORK | 20 December 2023 (IDN) — A lack of progress in resolving human rights issues is a key reason behind the current impasse between Afghanistan and the international community, the UN Special Representative to Afghanistan told the Security Council on 20 December. Ms. Roza Otunbayeva, who heads the UN Assistance […]

Sheikh Hasina Has Steered Bangladesh Through Formidable Challenges

By Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury DHAKA | 17 December 2023 (IDN) — Bangladesh’s Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina emerges as a beacon of fortitude, foresight, and resolute determination in the intricate tapestry of global leadership. Her tenure as the longest-serving female Prime Minister in any Muslim nation embodies her endurance and profound impact on Bangladesh’s transformation […]

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