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ANALYSIS: Nepal's future stability depends on religious literacy, argues one of the country's top legal brains

by Slok Gyawali - 30th January 2015

AS NEPAL once again fails to secure an agreed constitution, SLOK GYAWALI reports on the controversy surrounding the former Hindu kingdom's secular birthpangs.

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Guest Blog: What Obama missed during his trip to India

by Vishal Mangalwadi - 28th January 2015

PRESIDENT Obama was India’s Guest of Honour this week. As he celebrated the Constitution we adopted on 26 January 1950, I was invited to hoist the tricolor in a home for homeless girls in Allahabad, in Uttar Pradesh.

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ANALYSIS: Islamist apologists are giving Western policy-makers a false choice between Islamism and jihadism

by Jayson Casper - 23rd January 2015

UK-based Brotherhood activists and sympathisers are warning of further terrorism and Coptic persecution in Egypt unless the West backs the Brotherhood as a counterweight against violent extremists.

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