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2018 Report on International Religious Freedom

The 2018 Report on International Religious freedom has been released by the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom. The report makes the following observations: Religious freedom conditions continued to deteriorate in countries across the globe in 2017 It cites ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims in Burma, the persecution of Tibetan Buddhists in China, the ..

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US Reiterates Reservations about India s S-400 Deal with Russia

The US has reiterated its reservations about India s S-400 missile system deal with Russia and has urged India to look into other options to avoid the sanctions CAATSA (Countering America s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act). S-400 Deal India had signed a deal to procure five S-400 Triumf missile systems from Russia. S-400 Triumf is ..

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Nuclear Warheads and Modernising Arsenals

The 2019 Yearbook of the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) makes the following observations: The worldwide total of nuclear warheads has decreased since 2018 and the countries are modernising their nuclear arsenals. Nine nuclear-armed countries (including India) had a total of some 13,865 nuclear weapons at the start of 2019, which is a decrease ..

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Bulletin: US approves Missile Sales to South Korea, Japan

The United State recently approved Anti-Ballistic Missile sales to South Korea and Japan. The sale is worth more than $600 million and comes in backdrop of mounting tensions with North Korea. Key Highlights Objective: to support national security and foreign policy objectives of United States (US) by assisting its key allies. This will not alter ..

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Football: China to host AFC Asian Cup 2023

After South Korea’s withdrawal from their bid to stage Asian Cup Football tournament bid China will now be hosting 2023 AFC Asian Cup. China was the sole other bidder and now has a free run to become hosts. Key Details Background: In 2017, The KFA announced Seoul’s bid to host the 24-nation AFC 2023 edition. ..

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