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Intellibrief –  India – India EU leadership summit focus on trade economy COVID 19, PM thanks EU for emergency assistance, DRDO anti COVID drug approved for emergency use, Army Inducts Women Military Police. Bangladesh continued entry restrictions from India. Nepal surge US authorizes citizens to leave. Maldives two suspects arrested for terror attack. Pak Saudi Arabia rebuild relations with PM visit.


  • Terrifying attack on girls’ school leaves 27 dead, wounds dozens
  • Fighter jets deployed to provide cover fire as US withdrawal process continues
  • US backs Afghan republic gov’t if Taliban chooses violence: Khalilzad


  • Indian variants are here now – Double-mutant strain that spreads fast is one of them
  • Bangladesh extends closure of land border for travellers from India after finding variant


  • Thousands more apply for Kidu


  • May 6 blast: Police arrest 2, main suspect remains on the loose
  • Parliament to treat MMPRC corruption, attack on Nasheed as top priorities


  • Thousands in Hiding Need Help as Myanmar Regime’s Forces Rampage Through Villages
  • Myanmar’s junta brands rival government a terrorist group


  • US State Department ‘authorises’ its citizens to leave Nepal
  • Nepali Congress decides to stand against PM Oli’s bid to gain vote of confidence in HoR


  • Soldier injured in terrorist fire from across Pak-Afghan border in second attack this week
  • FIA stops Shehbaz from flying abroad despite LHC order: PML-N
  • Pakistan, Saudi Arabia mull ways to boost economic, trade relations

Sri Lanka

  • Sri Lanka Army constructs 1200-bed hospital in Seeduwa for COVID-19 patients


  • India-EU Connectivity Partnership
  • DCGI approves anti-COVID drug developed by DRDO for emergency use
  • First Batch Of Women Military Police Inducted Into The Indian Army
  • Global Aid being Effectively Allocated and Promptly Delivered by Government of India
  • India’s Cumulative Vaccination Coverage exceeds 16.92 Cr doses
  • Lancet blames Centre for Covid-19 crisis, says it ignored warnings
  • Wake up from slumber, mitigate Covid challenges: IMA to health ministry
  • Early signs of 2nd wave peaking as growth slows

Note – Trends are as sourced from the media of respective countries and have not been edited, the content is the sole responsibility of the providers and not that of Security Risks Asia

Regional Strategic Trends & Intellibrief – 09 May
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about 1 month ago
Updated about 1 month ago