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From Lenin To Saddam, How Mighty Statues Have Fallen Over Time

From Lenin To Saddam, How Mighty Statues Have Fallen Over Time

History has a serendipitous way of discarding statues that were once erected to project power and perpetuity

02 February 2022
Brothers Grim: Rajapaksas Face Harsh Reality In Sri Lanka As Fairytale Fades

Brothers Grim: Rajapaksas Face Harsh Reality In Sri Lanka As Fairytale Fades

Threat of bankruptcy has pushed the President and Prime Minister to a corner and Sri Lanka towards an unprecedented financial crisis.

20 January 2022

Celebrating Prof Parks: A Student's Tribute To Pulitzer-Winning Journalist Michael Parks

Professor and Pulitzer-winning LA Times editor Michael Parks was known for actually caring for stories, and encouraging students to leap into the unknown. The...

India Ranks 83 On List Of Top Powerful Passports: What It Mean For Travellers

India Ranks 83 On List Of Top Powerful Passports: What It Mean For Travellers

Henley & Partners’ Henley Passport Index, a recent study, divulges how the gains achieved by wealthier countries in travel freedom have come at the cost of...

12 January 2022

Offensive Religious Content: Singapore Bans Book On Political Cartoons

A book, by Hong Kong Baptist University's professor of media studies Cherian George and graphic novelist Sonny Liew, has been banned in Singapore due to its...

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11 January 2022
US Concerned Over China's Attempt To 'Intimidate' India And Other Neighbouring Countries

US Concerned Over China's Attempt To 'Intimidate' India And Other Neighbouring Countries

Ahead of the 14th round of military-level talks between India and China, the United States expressed concern over Beijing's behaviour in the region that could...


10 January 2022
US And Russia Launch Special Talks Ukraine Tension Worsens

US And Russia Launch Special Talks Ukraine Tension Worsens

The meeting on Ukraine between USA and Russia is part of 'Strategic Security Dialogue' talks launched by Presidents Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin during a June...


10 January 2022
Ohio Rep. Jordan Rejects Jan. 6 Panel Request For Interview

Ohio Rep. Jordan Rejects Jan. 6 Panel Request For Interview

Republican Rep. Jim Jordan of Ohio, one of former President Donald Trump's closest allies in Congress, on Sunday rejected a request for an interview by the...


10 January 2022
Will China Be Able To Rescue Sri Lanka Out Of Its Debt-Crisis?

Will China Be Able To Rescue Sri Lanka Out Of Its Debt-Crisis?

Colombo is also turning to New Delhi for help at this critical juncture. It is negotiating a $1.9 billion economic aid package, but it has not yet been...


09 January 2022
22 People Including Children Freeze To Death In Pakistan's Murree As Heavy Snowfall Traps Cars

22 People Including Children Freeze To Death In Pakistan's Murree As Heavy Snowfall Traps Cars

The Pakistan government had reportedly warned tourists to avoid visiting the Murree in anticipation of heavy snowfall.


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09 January 2022
Kazakhstan: Around 5,800 Protestors Detained Following Last Week's Violence

Kazakhstan: Around 5,800 Protestors Detained Following Last Week's Violence

The office of Kazakhstan's president said Sunday that about 5,800 people were detained by police during protests that developed into violence last week and...


09 January 2022
Will China Invade Taiwan In 2022?

Will China Invade Taiwan In 2022?

In October 2021, a record 149 Chinese fighters roared through Taiwan’s identification zone, in a space of four days. The pattern of flying bombers to...


08 January 2022
China: Blast Leaves 16 Dead At Cafeteria In Chongqing City

China: Blast Leaves 16 Dead At Cafeteria In Chongqing City

China: The cafeteria in Chongqing city collapsed, trapping victims inside. Rescue workers searched the debris into the night and all the bodies were recovered...


08 January 2022
Haiti: Two Journalists Killed By Gang Near Capital

Haiti: Two Journalists Killed By Gang Near Capital

Haiti: The country’s PM Ariel Henry has vowed to crack down on gangs that authorities blame for a spike in kidnappings and for blockages at gas distribution...


08 January 2022
Mexico: Gangs Kill Nine People In Reaction To Govt’s Crackdown On Crime

Mexico: Gangs Kill Nine People In Reaction To Govt’s Crackdown On Crime

Mexico: A handwritten message found at the scene threatened authorities and was signed by ‘the four letters’, commonly a reference to the Jalisco Cartel.


07 January 2022
Study Abroad Amid Covid-19 Pandemic: Busting 10 Myths About Overseas Education

Study Abroad Amid Covid-19 Pandemic: Busting 10 Myths About Overseas Education

Outlook spoke to some noted education counsellors and experts in the field who have been dealing with students aspiring to go abroad to break the 10 biggest...


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07 January 2022
Kazakhstan President: Gave Order To Open Lethal Fire On 'Terrorists' Without Warning

Kazakhstan President: Gave Order To Open Lethal Fire On 'Terrorists' Without Warning

Kazakhstan president Kassym-Jomart Tokayev blamed the unrest on “terrorists” and “militants” in a televised address to the nation, and said that he had...


07 January 2022
Kazakhstan Unrest: Constitutional Order Restored Amid Unrest, Says President

Kazakhstan Unrest: Constitutional Order Restored Amid Unrest, Says President

Kazakhstan is experiencing the worst street protests since the country gained independence three decades ago. The demonstrations began over a near-doubling of...


07 January 2022
WWII Era Letter Written By 22-Year-Old Soldier To His Mom Gets Delivered 76 Years Later

WWII Era Letter Written By 22-Year-Old Soldier To His Mom Gets Delivered 76 Years Later

US Army Sgt John Gonsalves, 22 wrote a letter to his mother which would sit unopened for more than 75 years before being found in a US Postal Service...


07 January 2022
Global Covid-19 Update: New Cases Grew 71% In Last Week Of 2021

Global Covid-19 Update: New Cases Grew 71% In Last Week Of 2021

The Covid-19 Weekly Epidemiological Update, released by the World Health Organization, said that during the week of December 27 to January 2, the global number...


07 January 2022
Reports Of Chemical Weapons Use By ISIL To Be Dealt With Utmost Attention: India

Reports Of Chemical Weapons Use By ISIL To Be Dealt With Utmost Attention: India

ISIL is seeking to rebuild its capabilities in Syria after its major downfall in the last 5 years and with the reports of use of Chemical Weapons in its...


06 January 2022
Australia, Japan Sign Defense Pact Amid China's Growing Assertiveness

Australia, Japan Sign Defense Pact Amid China's Growing Assertiveness

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida met in a virtual summit to sign the Reciprocal Access Agreement, the first...


06 January 2022
Canadian PM Justin Trudeau Calls Party Flight To Mexico ‘Slap In The Face’

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau Calls Party Flight To Mexico ‘Slap In The Face’

Canada: Videos of the Dec. 30 flight shared on social media appear to show passengers not wearing masks as they gather in close proximity, singing and dancing...


06 January 2022
Kazakhstan: Dozens Protesters Killed; 12 Cops Dead In Clashes

Kazakhstan: Dozens Protesters Killed; 12 Cops Dead In Clashes

Kazakhstan, the ninth-largest country in the world, borders Russia to the north and China to the east and has extensive oil reserves that make it strategically...


06 January 2022
Sri Lanka Releases 12 Indian Fishermen

Sri Lanka Releases 12 Indian Fishermen

Last month, India had expressed concern over the detention of 68 of its fishermen from Tamil Nadu by Sri Lankan authorities, and said the issue of their...


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