Friday, June 21, 2024

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The Korean Peninsula should remain a security concern

With both South Korea and the United States focused on domestic matters – 2022 presidential race and 2022 midterm elections respectively, it will be...

Clean energy key for net zero by 2050

Following the start of the COP26 global climate summit in Glasgow, Scotland, Alberto Troccoli, the managing director of World Energy & Meteorology Council at...

A dash of UK Hubris: Containing China

Hubris is a fickle emotion. Too much of it can be deadly, while too little of it can be crushing. A country with a...

AUKUS: A French ‘beurre noisette’ in the Indo-Pacific

Any fan of French haute gastronomy understands the prominent role that noisette beurre, or burnt butter, plays in their recipes. As the speciality adds...

With the AUKUS pact, the US has opted to snub some of its European partners

In the nearly nine months since he took office, it has become apparent that the US and European Union will not immediately experience a...

On 9/11, it’s time for a reckoning and reflection of decades of failed US national security policy

A reckoning with America’s failed national security policy is long overdue.Our calamitous misadventures in the Middle East and the global financial collapse of 2008...

Enough of the Durban depravity

This month marks the 20th anniversary of the so-called “World Conference Against Racism”, otherwise known as Durban I. The 2001 conference was to be...

As UN issues stark climate warning, wildfires spread across Med region

The UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has issued a stark warning, noting that Climate change is widespread, rapid and intensifying. The report,...

If Europe is serious about fighting antisemitism, it must skip Durban 20

Countries are lining up to declare they will not attend the20th anniversary of the UN’s notorious 2001 World Conference Against Racism, held in Durban,...

EU Space Agency’s next shot: Pow, right to the Moon!

After working with NASA on designing a human habitation on Mars as part of the 3D Printed Habitat Challenge, international design practice Hassell will...

In Afghanistan the Allies invested in the US’ security

After nearly twenty years of engagement in Afghanistan, the United States has now set in motion the process of pulling out all its forces...

Italy blocks export of AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine to Australia

Italy on Thursday blocked a shipment of an AstraZeneca/Oxford Covid-19 vaccine that was destined for Australia, marking the first EU intervention since the bloc...

Enegix Energy to build world’s largest green hydrogen plant in Brazil

Australia’s Enegix Energy has announced the world’s largest green hydrogen plant to be built in Ceará, Brazil, after signing a MoU with the state...

UK formally asks to join the Trans-Pacific Partnership

A year after it formally left the European Union, the British government on Saturday announced it would apply early next week to join the...

The EU-China investment agreement is a disaster for the West

The EU-China Comprehensive Investment Agreement that was announced in December 2020 at joint virtual press conference between Ursula von der Leyen, Charles Michel, Xi...

UK court blocks WikiLeaks founder Assange’s extradition to US

WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange cannot be extradited to the US to face espionage charges due to concerns over his mental health and risk of...

Could bad data be to blame for high coronavirus death toll

European countries saw some of the highest death told for coronavirus over the last month. Deaths in Italy have surpassed those in China many...

Gulf nations have been quick to prevent economic downturn and Europe must do the same

From the outset of the novel coronavirus outbreak, it became clear that its repercussions would go far beyond public health. As countries have scrambled...

As world reels from Covid-19, planet recovers

The remarkable reduction in human activity as a consequence of the coronavirus outbreak has shown dramatic improvements in air quality and lower emissions around...

UK, Australia commit to free trade talks

British foreign secretary Dominic Raab visited Australia, where he and Australian foreign minister Marise Payne reaffirmed both sides’ desire for a free trade deal. Raab...

Australian firefighters face uphill battle as bushfires devastate the country

Gale force winds have fanned two of Australia's massive bushfires into a feared “mega blaze,” fueling fears that fire would spill over the New...

Wildfires in Australia: death toll rises, fears of “mega blaze”

More than 200 wildfires have ravaged Australia, with the hot and dry weather making it easy for the blazes to start and spread. The number...

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