• Repatriate Rohingyas For Regional Stability | Sk Hasina

    LOOKEAST REPORT | PRIME Minister Sheikh Hasina asked the world community to take appropriate measures for sustainable repatriation of the Rohingyas for regional security and development, saying peace and harmony are essential for the prosperity of the region. “In terms of regional security, I would like to say that more than 1.1 million Rohingya citizens of Myanmar fled to Bangladesh in the face of persecution and they are a threat to the security not only for Bangladesh but also for the region. I urge the world community to take appropriate action realising the gravity of the threat,” she said. She was addressing while opening the three-day “Dhaka Global Dialogue–2019”. Bangladesh Institute of International and Strategic Studies (BIISS) and Observer Research Foundation, India are jointly organising the… …. 


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    BHARAT KARNAD | THIS past fortnight, I was away, participating in the Yushan Forum 2019 in Taipei — an annual effort by the Taiwanese government to forge regional partnerships in the face of unrelentingly punitive policies of the communist China regime to isolate Taiwan, and thence to Istanbul where I sensed considerable unease among the people about the turn Erdogan’s war with the Syrian Kurds may be taking, especially after the videos telecast by CNN… ….