Explained: Why Armenia is witnessing growing anti-govt unrest over the Nagorno-Karabakh region

Armenia has been witnessing growing anti-government protests in recent weeks against possible concessions over the Nagorno-Karabakh territory, disputed with neighbor Azerbaijan. On May 18, protests briefly shut down metro services in the capital Yerevan, with social media posts showing agitators blocking the doors of metro carriages and preventing trains from moving. Reuters reported that protestors … Read more

Explained: What the coming to power of Bongbong, son of the infamous President Ferdinand Marcos, means for the Philippines and the region

Ferdinand Marcos Jr, the son and namesake of the ousted former dictator of the Philippines, has won the biggest ever landlide in the presidential elections of the country, marking an extraordinary full circle in its modern political history. “To the world: Judge me not by my ancestors, but by my actions,” Marcos Jr was quoted … Read more

Ahead of Europe tour, PM Modi: ‘My visit at a time region facing many challenges, choices’

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi goes for a three-day, three-country visit to Europe, newly appointed Foreign Secretary Vinay Mohan Kwatra said on Sunday that the PM will “exchange perspectives” on the issue of Ukraine, apart from structure and strengthen bilateral partnership . Modi, in his departure statement on Sunday, did not mention the Russia-Ukraine conflict … Read more