Tag: Europe

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  • 5G rollout: Health care professionals divided over radiation fears

    5G rollout: Health care professionals divided over radiation fears

    The deployment of 5G would lead to more mobile antennas, hence, more fears of more radiation leading to poor health.

    July 3, 2019
  • When Europe votes

    When Europe votes

    Despite the humiliation, the election to the European Parliament has brought Britain to the centrestage, albeit in profoundly unflattering circumstances.

    May 29, 2019
  • Mobile networks suspending orders for Huawei smartphones

    Mobile networks suspending orders for Huawei smartphones

    The inclusion of Huawei on an export blacklist means the Chinese company can no longer source software or components from US suppliers without a license. Existing devices are unaffected but the restrictions threaten future Huawei products and its leading position in building super-fast next generation 5G networks,

    May 23, 2019
  • Fierce competition forces Sony Mobile to exit India

    Fierce competition forces Sony Mobile to exit India

    Sony Mobile, however, said that it would continue to monitor the market situations and business feasibility in the country.

    May 22, 2019
  • Return of Alternatives

    Return of Alternatives

    The publication of previously unknown manuscripts in the German MEGA2 edition, along with innovative interpretations of his work, have opened up new research horizons and demonstrated more clearly than in the past his capacity to examine the contradictions of capitalist society on a global scale and in spheres beyond the conflict between capital and labour.

    May 15, 2019
  • 70 countries urge North Korea to scrap nuclear, ballistic weapons

    70 countries urge North Korea to scrap nuclear, ballistic weapons

    With two missile launches in a week, Pyongyang is walking a fine line between increasing pressure on the US and not derailing nuclear negotiations -- all while giving itself room to escalate, analysts say.

    May 11, 2019
  • SpiceJet, Emirates sign an MoU for code share partnership

    SpiceJet, Emirates sign an MoU for code share partnership

    Code-sharing allows an airline to book its passengers on its partner carriers and provide seamless travel to destinations where it has no presence. The reciprocal partnership will allow opening of new routes and destinations for passengers of the two airlines.

    April 22, 2019
  • ‘Paris is Beheaded’

    ‘Paris is Beheaded’

    Aside from being an iconic Parisian building, Victor Hugo in his novel, Hunchback of Notre Dame ~ in French the title is Notre- Dame de Paris, similar to the cathedral ~ made the building itself come alive.

    April 17, 2019
  • Brexit breather

    Brexit breather

    Brexit, after all, is an issue of great national importance; the affirmative vote in the referendum was momentous in itself.

    April 16, 2019
  • Security threats from climate change

    Security threats from climate change

    The second aspect that raises its head in terms of security threat is of displacement of people who can no longer continue with their livelihoods where they live due to adverse climate change impacts and are forced to move, either within the country or across borders.

    February 7, 2019
  • Calls for Huawei boycott get mixed response in Europe

    Calls for Huawei boycott get mixed response in Europe

    Europe is giving US-led calls for a boycott of Huawei 5G telecoms equipment a mixed reception, with some governments untroubled by spy suspicions against the Chinese giant, but others backing a ban.

    January 13, 2019
  • Eclipse of the Old Order

    Eclipse of the Old Order

    The general perception in Europe was that democracy had won the war. It is true that the principles of democracy and republicanism emerged victorious and nationalism appeared to be their natural ally. The War posed a serious challenge to the old order of Europe putting an end to dynastic rule in several European countries. The old order changed yielding place to the new, but against a heavy price.

    December 13, 2018
  • Hundred Years After

    Hundred Years After

    One hundred years after World War I ended, the saddest thought on Armistice Day must be the almost relentless danger of wars and extremism that have threatened the world’s peace and prosperity. Storm-centres dot the world of 2018 and much as the leaders of Europe and the US commemorated the fallen on November 11 ~ …

    November 13, 2018
  • Women of substance at the top

    Women of substance at the top

    The 2016 political thriller ‘The Committee’, written by the popular American author Terry E. Hill, is a fantastic mixture of political conspiracies, manipulation and mysticism. ‘The Committee’, a secret one, is headed by a mysterious New Orleans family of Creole women with ancestors from Europe. ‘The Committee’ has chosen every US president for the last …

    October 11, 2018
  • Coming to grips with the new world order

    Coming to grips with the new world order

    China passes the US to become the world’s largest economy by 2030, while India overtakes Japan, Germany, the UK and France to become number three. The economies of the emerging world as a whole become bigger than those of the developed world. That is the scale of the shift of power predicted in a new …

    September 28, 2018
  • Chaotically stable

    Chaotically stable

    Sweden has trodden ground that was prepared in Germany and Italy with the marked ascendancy of the far-right in Sunday’s election. The striking feature of the outcome must be that while there are many losers, there are no spectacular winners. A coalition is almost inevitable as in Germany, but the process will take a while …

    September 15, 2018
  • Why Citizen Khan becomes angry

    Why Citizen Khan becomes angry

    BBC’s popular TV series, ‘Citizen Khan’, has completed its sixth year. It’s the first comedy series on the Asian immigrants in that country; the title inspired by the popular Hollywood thriller ‘Citizen Kane’ (1941). In the series, Mr. Khan is a Pakistani immigrant to Britain who lives with his family at Sparkhill, East Birmingham, which, …

    September 7, 2018