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UNHCR Urges States to Help Avert Bay of Bengal Boat Crisis In Coming Weeks

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UNHCR is calling for urgent action before the end of the monsoon season unleashes a new wave of people leaving on boats from the Bay of Bengal. [...] With the next "sailing season" expected to start in the coming weeks, UNHCR is working with agencies and other partners on an information campaign warning potential travelers of the risks of getting on smugglers' boats.

Kiss-and-Tell Diplomacy

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There are many forms of diplomacy. There's twin-track diplomacy, gunboat diplomacy, parachute diplomacy, cricket diplomacy, ping-pong diplomacy and more. The Indian government has invented a new variant, kiss-and-telldiplomacy, by successfully embarrassing a friendly neighbour, Myanmar.

Kiss-and-Tell Diplomacy

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There are many forms of diplomacy. There's twin-track diplomacy, gunboat diplomacy, parachute diplomacy, cricket diplomacy, ping-pong diplomacy and more. The Indian government has invented a new variant, kiss-and-tell diplomacy, by successfully embarrassing a friendly neighbour, Myanmar. India and Myanmar both suffer depredations inflicted by militant groups operating from camps on both sides of the border. [...] The raid on the National Socialist Council of Nagaland (Khaplang) camps was not the first time India struck across the border.

Myanmar a Testing Ground for Democracy and Diplomacy

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Hands clasped and eyes squeezed shut, the students stand in two lines near the back of a spacious monastery classroom. Several suppress a smile as they wait for an “electric pulse” to make its way down each line, passed from one person to the next with a quick squeeze of the hand. When it reaches a young woman at the end of one row, she races to grab a water bottle from the seat of a plastic chair nearby.

India-Japan ‘Soft Power’ Cooperation in Myanmar

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Myanmar is now open for business, encouraging countries around the world to consider it as a strong destination for investment. Singapore, Japan and India, among others, are in the process of establishing an economic footprint in the Southeast Asian country. Two nations of particular importance to Myanmar are Japan and India, both Asian giants.

India Long Time Friend of Indonesia

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 India was one of the initiators of the historical Asian African Conference (AAC) together with Indonesia, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, and Pakistan on 18 April-24 April 1955. India regained its independence from British colonial administration on 15 August 1947 led by its first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, who was also a founder of the Non-Aligned Movement. The Asia Africa conference was held amid raging war for independence in Asia and Africa.

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