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Intellibrief –  India –  Preparations for Cyclone Tauktae, Concerns over spread of  COVID 19 in rural belt, under reporting of deaths, India calls for immediate de-escalation Israel-Gaza. Nepal Army contract to Chinese companies for Terai road. Myanmar fighting continues in Chin hills. Afghanistan end of cease fire violence spreads. Bangladesh Post Eid COVID 19 concerns Global – Israel Hamas escalation continues.


  • China. Pakistan back political settlement in Afghanistan
  • Hurried US exit has harmed Afghan peace process: China
  • Violence Reported in 15 Provinces as Ceasefire Ends


  • Bangladesh Grimmer crisis on the horizon Warn experts citing arrival of deadly variants, lowering of guard against Covid-19
  • Mad Rush Back: Virus scare takes back seat again


  • Police, MNDF arrest seven Maldivians with IS terror-links in Addu


  • Chin Civilian Resistance Continues to Fight Myanmar’s Junta


  • Foreign expedition abandons Everest attempt citing COVID-19 risks
  • Nepal Army awards contract of Kathmandu-Tarai Fast Track construction to two Chinese companies


  • Those they called traitors, the people of Pakistan made them their heroes: Maryam
  • Qureshi, Blinken discuss regional developments, bilateral ties
  • Once PM’s ardent supporters: Journalists think he won’t win second term in office

Sri Lanka

  • Sri Lanka allows foreign tourists to travel under the biosecurity bubble system
  • Human Right groups calls on Sri Lanka for immediate release of poet detained for a year without charge


  • Immediate de-escalation need of the hour: India on escalating tensions between Israel and Gaza
  • Union Home Minister, Shri Amit Shah reviews preparations for cyclone ‘Tauktae’’
  • 24-hour Recoveries Outnumber Daily New COVID Cases for Fifth Time in last 6 Days
  • CoWIN digital Portal Reconfigured to Reflect Change in Dose Interval of Covishield Vaccine to 12-16 weeks
  • Cyclonic Storm “Tauktae” over east central Arabian Sea moved nearly northwards
  • Centre highlights to States/UTs Critical Protocols for COVID-19 Containment & Management in Peri-Urban, Rural and Tribal Areas
  • How many deaths will it take ’til we know too many people have died of Covid?
  • Mehbooba Mufti questions arrest of people for holding anti-Israel protest

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 – 17 May
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S R Monitor
about 1 month ago
Updated about 1 month ago