Japan`s Abe should avoid Yasukuni shrine: ICG

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe should stay away from a controversial Tokyo war shrine, an international think tank said Thursday, as it offered ideas on defusing mounting Sino-Japanese tensions.

ICG seeks India`s views on global issues

The head of the International Crisis Group is in India to seek Indian perspectives on key international issues.

Thai standoff may worsen to civil war: ICG

A prolonged and increasingly violent stand-off between government and red shirt protesters in Bangkok is worsening and could deteriorate into "an undeclared civil war", the International Crisis Group said.

Burundi violence may escalate in run up to polls: ICG

Tensions are rising ahead of elections in Burundi, a small central African country still struggling to emerge from 13 years of civil war, according to the International Crisis Group.