Olive branch or booby trap? N. Korea’s new tone divides analysts

open view web desk North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un could be laying a trap for the US and the South with his apparent olive branches towards Seoul, analysts say, warning that Pyongyang’s ultimate goal is to divide their 70-year alliance. After months of high tensions over the North’s […]

Saudi intercepts ballistic missile near Yemen border

open view web desk Riyadh [Saudi Arabia], Jan 5: Saudi Arabia on Friday intercepted a ballistic missileover the kingdom’s southern province of Najran, bordering Yemen. According to Al Masirah, a TV network run by the Houthi rebels, stated that the group claimed responsibility for the attack. “This hostile act by Iran-backed Houthis proves the Iranian […]

No consensus over triple talaq bill, RS adjourned till tomorrow

open view web desk New Delhi [India], Jan 4: A united Opposition, led by the Congress party, continued to put pressure on the Centre in the Rajya Sabha for the triple talaq bill to be put before a select committee of the House, on Thursday. This led to the Upper House getting adjourned for tomorrow. Union […]

Indian or not? Muslims fret amid drive against illegal immigrants in Assam

open view web desk FOFONGA, India – Marzina Bibi, a Muslim woman living in Assam, is petrified she will be declared stateless. The 26-year-old’s name was not on a preliminary list of citizens that was published at midnight on Sunday, although she holds a voter identity card and […]

Dalit workers disrupt life in Mumbai for second day after clash

open view web desk MUMBAI – Protests disrupted business in India’s financial hub of Mumbai for a second day on Wednesday as lower-caste Dalits pelted buses, blocked rail lines and shut malls after a clash with right-wing Hindus.  Mumbai police advised people to avoid a number of key […]

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