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We Must Not Make Turkey Our 'Enemy': Syrian Prez Bashar al-Assad

Nov 01, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said however that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan himself was an 'enemy' due to policies hostile to Syria and opposed by most of his country's political elite.

Trump Releases Photo Of Military Dog That Helped In The Killing Of Al-Baghdadi

Oct 29, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

K-9 chased al-Baghdadi through a tunnel at his compound, following which the terrorist killed himself by detonating a suicide vest.

'Something Very Big Just Happened,' Says Trump, Announcement To Be Made Later Today

The White House has announced that Trump is scheduled to make a major announcement on Sunday at 9:00 am (local time)/ 1300 GMT, but did not give further details.

Trump Ends Sanctions Against Turkey, Quits 'Blood-Stained' Syria

Oct 24, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

US President Donald Trump said he was lifting the sanctions because a ceasefire was holding in the area, which Turkey invaded to drive Kurdish military groups from their strongholds.

'Appreciate What They've Done': Trump Hails Ceasefire Agreement With Turkey In Syria

US President Donald Trump's remarks came shortly after Vice President Mike Pence announced that the US and Turkey had reached an agreement on the five-day truce and the establishment of a safe zone in northern Syria.

15 October, 2019

US Sanctions Turkey, Prez Trump 'Prepared To Swiftly Destroy' Its Economy


US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order that empowers his administration to slap sanctions on Turkey.

10 October, 2019

'Hey, Wake Up': Erdogan Threatens To Flood EU With Refugees If It Criticises Syria Operation


Turkey launched an operation into Syrian territory on Wednesday, aimed at combating Kurdish militants tied to insurgents in its own territory.

10 October, 2019

India Slams Turkey For 'Unilateral Military Offensive In Syria', Asks To Exercise Restraint

Outlook Web Bureau

On Wednesday, Turkish jets and artillery targeted Kurdish-controlled areas in Syria, forcing thousands of civilians to flee their homes.

10 October, 2019

After Syria, Will Trump’s 'Unmatched Wisdom' Now Show Up in Afghanistan Next?

Shastri Ramachandaran

If the US withdraws from Afghanistan, India, which has steadfastly supported the US, would be sidelined in favour of the Taliban, with which the US has resumed talks.

17 August, 2019

US Issues Warrant To Seize Detained Iranian Oil Tanker 'Grace-1'

Outlook Web Bureau

The Grace 1 supertanker, which is carrying 2.1m barrels of oil, was detained on July 4 on suspicion of illegally transporting oil to Syria.

22 July, 2019

Russian Air Strikes On Syria Market Kill 27: Monitor

Outlook Web Bureau

Moscow, however, denied it was responsible, calling the reports "fake".


24 May, 2019

Julian Assange: WikiLeaks Founder Charged With Violation Of US Espionage Act

Outlook Web Bureau

The Justice Department unveiled 17 new charges against Assange, accusing him of aiding and abetting Chelsea Manning with stealing secret US files, and also recklessly exposing and endangering confidential sources in the Middle East and China, who were named in the files.

04 April, 2019

Remains Of Israeli Soldier Missing In 1982 Lebanon War Recovered

Outlook Web Bureau

Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday thanked Russia, for its assistance in finding the remains of Israeli soldier, Zachari Baumel, who went missing in a battle in 1982.

24 December, 2018

Order Signed For US Military's Controversial Syria Exit

Outlook Web Bureau

Trump and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan spoke by telephone on Sunday and 'agreed to ensure coordination between their countries' military, diplomatic and other officials to avoid a power vacuum'.

28 July, 2018

UN Verifies Over 7,000 Child Casualties In Syria Since 2013

Outlook Web Bureau

Compared to the last quarter of 2017, the first quarter of 2018 saw a 348 per cent increase in killing and maiming of children.

25 July, 2018

Over 150 Dead In Islamic State Attacks In Southern Syria

Outlook Web Bureau

Islamic State claimed responsibility for the violence, saying "soldiers of the caliphate" attacked Syrian government positions and security outposts in Sweida city, then detonated their explosive belts.


14 April, 2018

Explosions Rock Syria As Trump, Allies Launch Strikes In Response To Chemical Attacks

Outlook Web Bureau

Trump announced Friday night that the three allies had launched military strikes to punish Syrian President Bashar Assad for the alleged chemical weapons use and to prevent him from doing it again.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

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Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

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