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BAKU-TBILISI-KARS RAILWAY LINKS ASIA AND EUROPE(20.11.2017)

Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway links Asia and Europe

The Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) Railway was opened Oct. 30 in a ceremony in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan. The presidents of Azerbaijan and Turkey and the prime ministers of Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, and Georgia, as well as delegates from Turkmenistan and Tajikistan, attended the ceremony. This inauguration was described as a historical event because of the importance of the project’s mission ? the BTK Railway is called the “Iron Silk Road” in the region. The BTK Railway was planned during the ending process of the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan pipeline and the construction began in 2007. The 846 kilometers of the railway connects Azerbaijani, Georgian and Turkish ra...


A NOBEL LAUREATE DANCES WITH GENOCIDERS(25.09.2017)

A nobel laureate dances with genociders

World leaders had expected Aung San Suu Kyi to speak for humanity as a Nobel Peace Laureate and to stop violence against Rohingyas. But in her much-anticipated speech on Tuesday, she spoke as a politician as she likes to be seen herself to retain the power without annoying the military. Those who were frustrated by her words she used to defend the indefensible atrocities by the military might have forgotten what she had announced seven years ago. Suu Kyi was showered with praises and awards by the world and portrayed as a human rights icon for her nonviolent struggle for people's rights during the decades of her house arrest by Myanmar military junta. But shortly after...


NO RIGHTS FOR ROHINGYA(8.09.2017)

No rights for Rohingya

This sounds weird but is a reality for Rohingyas. The Myanmar government in May 2013 ordered Rohingyas not to have more than two children to escape from Buddhist attacks on them. The measure has been enacted in Rakhine state following a proposal by a government appointed commission investigating deadly clashes in 2012 between Buddhists monks and Rohingya Muslims. Mobs of Buddhists armed with machetes razed thousands of Rohingya homes, leaving more than one hundred of people dead and forcing 125,000 to flee, mostly Rohingyas from violence."State officials said the two-child limit in the state of Rakhine would ease tensions between Buddhists and their Muslim Rohingya neig...


WITH RUSSIA STRENGTHENING ITS ALLIANCE WITH ARMENIA(25.05.2017)

With Russia strengthening its alliance with Armenia

While the group of congressmen who form the Congressional Armenian Issues Caucus continue their unflinching, if not brazen, financial and military support to this South Caucasus nation, it serves as a military outpost for saber-rattling Russia — Armenia even brands itself as one of Russia's important military outposts.In an interview with Izvestia, a Russian daily, Sargsyan declared that Armenia is consistently building up its defense capability in the framework of military-technical cooperation with Russia. Also, he stressed the role of the 102nd Russian military base located in Armenian territory. And in November 2016, Armenia joined the anti-aircraft defens...


KTX GWANGMYEONG: THE DEPARTURE STATION OF THE EURASIAN TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD(25.05.2017)

KTX Gwangmyeong: the Departure Station of the Eurasian Transcontinental Railroad

On the 7th of April, 2017, the participants of the World Journalists Conference 2017, greatly impressive international event having celebrated its 5th anniversary in 2017, and organized by the Journalists Association of Korea that took place in Seoul, Busan, Gyeong-gi-do, and Gangwon-do, Korea, from the 2nd to 8th of April, 2017, to discuss Journalism in Fostering World Peace, have arrived at the Gwangmyeong Station from Busan by well supplied KTX (Korea Train Express) train.The participants of the conference, guests from over 60 nations around the world, have been generously invited by Yang Ki-dae, the Mayor of the Gwangmyeong City...


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