Abdullah is the first pro-India Kashmiri politician to be detained under the Public Safety Act.
Kashmir’s Shias feel a particular sense of vulnerability as minorities.
U.S. defense firm Lockheed Martin has been awarded a contract to build a F-35 maintenance repair and upgrade facility in Japan.
Basketball wasn’t a big deal in China. And then everything changed.
Zere Asylbek’s new single pushes Kyrgyz society to get over its political apathy.
The latest interaction of the exchange highlighted the ongoing maritime collaboration between the two sides.
Authorities have arrested 185 people suspected of starting forest fires spreading haze around the region.
The trip highlighted some of the ongoing activity in the security side of the relationship.
The latest Hobart-class destroyer has entered sea trials this month, according to Australia’s defense minister.
How will the United States maximize its gains and minimize its losses in the emerging geopolitics of the Indo-Pacific?
Trump is depriving his lead negotiator of leverage by suggesting a new summit.
The well-known Lazarus Group and two sub-groups were sanctioned.
The two countries are currently in talks to launch the production of S-400 components in India, according to a senior Russian defense official.
In July, oil began bubbling to the surface of the Java Sea and washing ashore, slicking beaches black.
U.S.-North Korea talks may yet resume once again, but Washington must tread carefully.
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The Bashi Channel and Miyako Strait constitute critical chokepoints for Chinese military operations both along and beyond the so-called first island chain.
A U.S. Navy warship sailed near China-held features in the Paracel Islands.
With her latest album, Japanese-Filipino singer-songwriter Hánna writes of love, foster relationships…and earthquakes.
Organizers of the 2019 Aichi Triennale, a sprawling showcase of contemporary art, got more publicity than they bargained for.
The polarization from Cho Kuk’s nomination threatens to hang over Korean politics for a while.
The announcement on moving the country’s capital is only the beginning of one of the most ambitious infrastructure ventures in its history.
Despite the clear advantages of cash-based assistance, globally, such aid still only accounts for a lowly 6 percent.
The two countries are moving closer in the security domain.
A look at the significance of what would constitute the first engagement of its kind.
The new deal spotlighted the security aspect of the relationship between the two countries.
The U.S. Navy conducted ballistic missile launches from a submerged submarine off the Californian coast earlier this month.
Why did the Pakistani prime minister’s efforts appear to falter?
It was reportedly the third successful test of the indigenous anti-tank guided missile.
Bipartisan legislation introduced this week seeks to tackle abuse of INTERPOL by autocracies.
The Chinese capital locked up tourists and business travelers will little advance notice, all for a parade rehearsal.
Does a rising road lift all cargo trucks?
Space competition is inevitable and offers huge gains to humanity.
What’s on the China-Kazakhstan agenda?
Given fears of Indian hegemonic designs, Sri Lanka has been cautious in engaging India for assistance in maritime security.
The Indonesian territory has struggled for independence for more than 50 years.
The trip emphasized that Moon’s New Southern Policy is not short on substance.
The USS Gabrielle Giffords has deployed to the Indo-Pacific region earlier this month carrying a new over-the-horizon anti-ship missile.
The U.S. State Department has approved a possible sale of 73 U.S.-made supersonic ballistic missile interceptors to Japan.
A draft data protection bill may put a straightjacket on innovation in India.
India’s economy is running into headwinds.
The test marks the tenth missile launch event this year in North Korea.
A closer look at the significance of a potential redesignation of the bilateral relationship.
Insights from Mike von Massow.
The Bushido Guardian 2019 exercise will be held from September 11 to October 8 in Japan.
Independent collectives in the subregion are building new platforms to give voice to an alternative histories.
The Moon administration is upping its focus on Mekong countries as part of its wider approach to Southeast Asia.
The Indian Air Force formally inducted the AH-64E Apache attack helicopter earlier this month.
Should companies be legally responsible for the working conditions of their foreign laborers in other countries?
In Uzbekistan, a growing gap between the rhetoric of change and continued police discomfort with activism.