National / Politics Jan 19, 2014

Japan plans to open talks with Syrian opposition

Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida on Wednesday will unveil plans at the Syria peace talks in Switzerland to open a dialogue with the Syrian opposition on bringing the civil war, now in its third year, to a quick conclusion, sources in the Japanese government said ...

Commentary / World Sep 1, 2011

Common cause could draw India, China closer

by halca_24, Na, lwhit86, Infinity, Chars, Benjamin Brady, Imelda Hamada, harranda, semitani@gmail.com, John, natyunpi, tapon, Pavel Litvinov, Mas, Ray, Hwakyong Rahat Namkung, Hidemaru, Isaac Herrera, Jess Gates and Harsh V. Pant

In an unusual outburst, China has for the first time publicly blamed Pakistan for the trouble in Xinjiang province where around 20 people we killed in a flareup last week. Even as ISI chief Lt. Gen. Ahmed Shuja Pasha was visiting China, the state-run Xinhua ...