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Dalai Lama names Mongolian boy as new Buddhist spiritual leader
The eight-year-old Mongolian boy born in US is one of a pair of twin boys named Aguidai and Achiltai Altannar. The news of the boy being named as the reincarnation brought contempt among secular nationalists and alarm among those who felt that it will provoke the rage of the country's neighbour
Mar 26, 2023 - 1:51:41 PM
The mild-mannered economist who could end Erdogan’s rule
In modern Turkey, as in ancient Byzantium, the factions and passions of the stadium crowds are a key bellwether of the people’s true mood. Last month the terraces of Istanbul’s Sukru Saracoglu stadium – home to the Fenerbahce team of which Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been a proud member for 25 years – echoed with chants of ‘Erdogan, resign’ and ‘Lies! Lies! Lies!’.
Mar 23, 2023 - 11:37:23 AM
Korea: Dynastic Politics In The North
Most of those in North Korean labor camps were caught watching smuggled videos of South Korean movies and TV shows.
Mar 22, 2023 - 3:13:49 PM
Anniversaries of Three Wars of Aggression
This week marks the anniversaries of three wars of aggressions waged in violation of international law by Western powers against foreign countries, claiming countless victims – including through war crimes – that still remain unpunished.
Mar 21, 2023 - 11:51:22 AM
A fresh face and dirty games in Montenegro’s presidential election
Montenegro’s presidential election is coming up this weekend. While Montenegro is the smallest country in our patch with an electorate of under 550,000 people, its upcoming election is a miniature version of what’s going on across many countries in the wider region.
Mar 17, 2023 - 1:38:35 PM