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East Turkistan, The Forgotten Country

There exist the Pamir Mountains and Karakum Desert in the south and the Altay Mountains in the north of East Turkistan constituting the east area of Turkistan which means the land where Turkish live. East Turkistan had been founded in the Middle Asia and become the centre of Turkish states and khanates through its long history. This Turkish homeland, which became a centre of The Scythians between 8 and 3rd centuries B.C., Huns between 300 B.C. and 93 A.C., Gokturk Empire between 522 and 744, Uyghur Empire between 744 and 840, The Karakhanid Empire between 751 and 870, is shaping an important place in Turkish history. There was a period of peace when very important cul...


Taipei-Beijing Relations under Tsai Ing-wen’s Presidency

On 15th January 2016, Taiwan held elections and the people chose the first woman President of a country that, in good accuracy, wants to be a country, but it is not so yet. I don’t even know if it will ever be (regardless of how I feel about the matter, and my hopes or desires as a ‘citizen of the world’). Explaining in plain language, for those who are not familiar with the subject, Taiwan (also called Republic of China, whose capital is Taipei) is, from the perspective of Beijing (capital of China, which, in good accuracy is called People’s Republic of China), only a part of the big-huge China (whose capital is Beijing). Taiwan is a kind of r...

THE CIVIL WAR OF SOUTH SUDAN ( 1955-2013 )(22.01.2016)

The Civil War Of South Sudan ( 1955-2013 )

After Sudan gained its sovereignty from the Great Britain in 1956, it faced longest civil wars in Africa. It is involving in ethnical, religious conflicts between the ruling political factions in Khartoum and the Southern rebel groups. According to the former rebel commander, Joseph Lago, The first armed insurgency, actually started in 20. September 1963. After thirty years of civil war, the war ceased by the 1972 Addis Ababa agreement, which gave significant regional autonomy to southern Sudan on internal issues. The second civil war exploded in 1983 due longstanding issues heightened by then president Jaafar Nimeiri’s decision to introduce Sharia law. Fighting b...


Agni-5: The National Firework of India

India's successful launch of a long range inter-continental ballistic missile has led to hyper-nationalist posturing and antagonism with China, of a kind disappointingly reminiscent of Cold War hubris. The bombastic rhetoric must not undo the bilateral ties between the two states.On 19th April 2012, Agni-5, India's first long range inter-continental ballistic missile (ICBM) was successfully launched from Wheeler Island, off the Odisha coast. The 5000-8000 km-range missile is able to fly to the Middle East, certain parts of Europe, Russia, Pakistan, South East Asia, and basically anywhere in China. Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, congratul...

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