India Building ‘Powerful’ Navy

India, jostling for the same strategic space in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR) with neighbouring China, plans to build a powerful Navy in order to guard its huge maritime interests spanning from the Persian Gulf to Malacca Straight and beyond. Indian Navy Chief Admiral Robin Dhowan has confirmed the news, saying that it is important … Read more

Serbian Patriarch Irinej Sends Easter Messages

BELGRADE – Serbian Patriarch Irinej Friday sent happy Easter wishes to the leaders of all Christian churches who celebrate “the most joyous Christian holiday” on the Western Christian date for Easter Sunday. According to a release from the Serbian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Irinej wished a happy Easter to Pope Francis, Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, … Read more

Russia, China, India – The New Multi-Polar Order

Gone are the days when the US and Russia (read the former the Soviet Union) used to dominate world politics. With the fall of ‘communism’ in the 1990s, the US emerged as the lone ‘superpower’ in the world. However, time and again, China tried its best to counter American influence, especially at the UN with … Read more

Serbia: Only 50 Pct Of Citizens Support EU Integration, 73 Pct Against NATO Membership

BELGRADE – Only 50 percent of the Serbian citizens believe that Serbia should become an EU member state, while 37 percent oppose joining the Union, and 73 percent of the nation is against membership of NATO, according to a poll conducted by Belgrade-based NGO CeSID on June 10-20, Serbian News Agency “Tanjug” reports. CESID Program Director … Read more

India-Italy ‘Marine’ Crisis Deepens

The ‘marines row’ between India and Italy intensifies, as Rome has decided to take the case to international arbitration. The major development took place on Friday night, with Italy formally launching international arbitration against India. The Foreign Ministry made an official announcement in this regard almost three years after Italian marines Salvatore Girone and Massimilano … Read more