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Why China’s new map has stirred regional tensions

In the waning days of summer, closely following a BRICS summit and mere days ahead of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations and Group...

Ethnic violence in India explained

The ethnoreligious violence in the northeastern Indian state of Manipur between Meiteis and Kukis has been ongoing since May, but it was only in July 2023 when a...

EU, UNEP launch International Methane Emissions Observatory

At the G20 Summit, on the eve of the COP26 UN climate conference in Glasgow, the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) with support from the...

Uzbekistan re-elects President Mirziyoyev to second term

Uzbekistan held presidential elections on October 24, in a peaceful and secure atmosphere, with incumbent President Shavkat Mirziyoyev handily taking first place with 80.1%...

Why the fall of Afghanistan sllows Iran to expand its influence

Since 2020, the United States has been working to withdraw its troops from Afghanistan. The Americans' announcement emboldened the Taliban, who recently took control...

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...

What next after 20 years of war in Afghanistan? Anatol Lieven on the U.S.’ legacy and the Taliban’s rise

On August 30, 2021, a C-17 transport plane took off from Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan, signaling the end of America’s longest war....

The legacy of failure in Afghanistan starts in 1979, not 2001

A decade ago, John Lamberton Harper, a professor of US Foreign Policy and European Studies at Johns Hopkins in Bologna, Italy published an indispensable...

Afghanistan and the Great Powers

Can Afghanistan's never-ending internal conflict be resolved by the efforts of great and regional powers that have numerous conflicting strategic and global goals? Is...

Afghanistan: No peace without a clear vision

Peace is the absence of war, while war is the absence of peace! A negotiated peace in Afghanistan presents a number of challenges. The...

Tribal truths: The wounds of the US’ Afghanistan exit

As a land heavily influenced by tribal practices, an Afghan proverb stating, “The wound of the sword will heal, but not that of the...

China tensions, Iran nuclear talks support oil price hike

Oil prices traded close to a three-year high on June 24, supported by geopolitical tensions, including China and Iran, falling US inventories and prospects...

The consequences of Myanmar’s coup

Renowned writer William Gaddis said, “Power doesn’t corrupt people, people corrupt power.” Myanmar (Burma) and its citizens have long suffered the effects of an unstable...

The soft power of big business in a former Soviet republic

The increasing isolation of Belarus president Alexander Lukashenko’s regime on the international stage raises important questions about the future of the country’s economy. As...

Uzbekistan’s key priorities for the comprehensive development of transport corridors in Central Asia

Over the past 4 years, Uzbekistan under the leadership of President Shavkat Mirziyoyev has been carrying out systemic reforms aimed at liberalizing and modernizing...

Emerging market-focused Millicom finalizes Africa exit, focuses on Latin America

Luxembourg-based telecommunications company Millicom, which focuses exclusively on emerging markets, announced on April 19 that it will finalize the divestment of its African holdings...

Western pandering fuels the Khalistani separatist movement

Are Khalistani allies in the West complicit in encouraging a secessionist movement in India? The virtual think tank Global Stratview tackled this question with...

INTERVIEW with Matteo Salvini: The European Union needs to reinvent itself and find a new soul

On two separate occasions prior to the Easter holiday, New Europe had the opportunity to meet with Matteo Salvini, the leader of Italy's Lega...

IEA: Oil markets uncertain after rebound from historic Covid-19 global demand drop

The International Energy Agency’s new Oil 2021 report shows the COVID-19 pandemic caused a historic drop in global oil demand, but not necessarily a...

UN Security Council agrees to condemn violence in Myanmar

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has unanimously agreed to condemn the violence against pro-democracy protesters in Myanmar, calling for a reversal of the military...

The need for Indo-EU cooperation to expand security in a new multilateral, geo-political situation

India is one of the world’s largest economies, in the world, in terms of purchasing power parity. The country is the fastest-growing large economy,...

IEA to develop roadmap to net-zero emissions by 2050

The International Energy Agency on January 11 announced that it will produce the world’s first comprehensive roadmap for the energy sector to reach net-zero...

India tests its own vaccine with massive nationwide trial

India on Saturday tested its COVID-19 vaccine delivery system with a nationwide trial, as it prepares to roll out an inoculation program.The health ministry...

India tracks attendees after Muslim event linked to coronavirus cases

India has launched a massive search to track down the attendees of an event organised by a Muslim movement after dozens tested positive for...

India's health workers under attack

Health workers in the fight against coronavirus in India have come under attack and in some cases evicted from their homes by their panicked...

India bans export of hydroxychloroquine

India said on Wednesday that it is banning the export of hydroxychloroquine and formulations made from the medication. The efficiency of hydroxychloroquine, a malaria drug,...

India launches curfew to stem coronavirus

Cities across India were deserted on Sunday after prime minister Narendra Modi has called for a “Janata curfew”, or public curfew from 7am to...

India's Yes Bank founder arrested on money laundering allegations

The founder of Yes Bank, Rana Kapoor, was arrested on Sunday, after being accused of money laundering. "He has been arrested as he was not...

India slams UN body, defends CAA in Supreme Court

India has defended its controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) as an internal matter, after the United Nations rights body asked the Supreme Court to...

Deadly protests erupt in India over controversial citizenship law

A controversial that excludes Muslims from obtaining citizenship in India if they are from neighbouring countries that include Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Bangladesh has unleashed...

Eleven dead in New Delhi protests against citizenship law

Protests in India’s capital New Delhi against a new controversial law erupted. The death toll in the protests rose to 11. One police officer...

Trump begins first official visit to India

US president Donald Trump began his first official visit to India, where he is expected to conduct diplomatic talks with India’s prime minister Narendra...

Trump reiterates offer to help resolve Kashmir issue

US president Donald Trump reiterated Washington’s offer to resolve tensions between India and Pakistan. Trump discussed India-Pakistan tensions with Pakistan’s prime minister Imran Khan on...

India’s top court refuses to halt citizenship law

India's Supreme Court has refused to put on hold a controversial new citizenship law, offered by the prime minister Narendra Modi, as part of...

Kazakhstan cancels mandatory registration for foreigners visiting up to 30 days

NUR-SULTAN, Kazakhstan – Foreigners will be able to stay in Kazakhstan without registration for up to 30 days, the Ministry of Internal Affairs said...

Iran escalates tensions in the Persian Gulf after seizing UK tanker

In the latest escalation in the Persian Gulf region, Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard reportedly captured a British-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz...

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