Civil War in Yemen

Civil War in Yemen

Yemen is located on the Bab al-Mandab strait that connects the Gulf of Aden with the Red Sea. The location is of strategic importance since a large part of global shipping passes through this strait, which lies on the southern side of Yemen. On the north side, Yemen shares an extended border with Saudi Arabia […]

South China Sea Dispute

The South China Sea has two chains of islands, Paracels and Spratlys, which is claimed by several sovereign states of the region including the People’s Republic of China, Philippines, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, Brunei, and Taiwan. The dispute involves territorial and maritime claims and is behind growing tension in the region. South China Sea Dispute Summary […]

Survival of fittest: US presidential campaign 2016

With the sharpening of debates among contestants for US presidential nominations, American media has begun to give more focus on domestic political issues than the usual blood-drenched developments of Syria, Israel-Palestine conflict and Taliban’s heightened attacks in Afghanistan. Republican versus Democrat fight over economic, health and foreign policies is tightening. A few days back former […]

Ten Most Haunted Places in the World

Life after death, ghosts, and spirits are the subject of much debate and furor the world over. But what remains undeniable is the presence of houses that are supposedly haunted all over the globe.  Here are 10 of the most haunted places of the world. 10. Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh, Scotland The Edinburgh Castle of Scotland […]