The belief that there is no internationally accepted definition of terrorism may no longer be valid. While the UN may not have defined terrorism yet, an international judicial body set up under UN auspices has come out with a definition.
The death of two Indian fishermen by alleged gunfire from an Italian registered tanker Enrica Lexie sparked a diplomatic row between the governments of India and Italy. More than two years after the incident, a case of murder has been registered against the two marines. The hearing of the case is currently underway in the Supreme Court of India.
Dubbed by experts as ‘strategic shadow boxing,’ two Russian strategic bombers conducted practice cruise missile attacks on the United States during a training mission last week, apparently timed to the NATO summit in Wales.
Moscow is seeking greater energy cooperation with Asia in the wake of ongoing US, EU sanctions against it.
It is high time that the American aid given to Pakistan is monitored, as mostly this has been misused (diverted for military purposes).