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  • Most EU countries set to slide into recession in Q4

    Most EU countries set to slide into recession in Q4

    European Commissioner for Economy Paolo Gentiloni warned that the outlook for next year has "weakened significantly", and that most European Union (EU) countries will be in recession in the fourth quarter of this year

    November 12, 2022
  • 2 dead in Russian military plane crash in southern city of Yeysk

    2 dead in Russian military plane crash in southern city of Yeysk

    A Russian Su-34 supersonic fighter-bomber jet crashed into a residential building in the city of Yeysk on Monday, citing the Russian state media TASS, CNN reported. The crash was due to the ignition of one of the engines, Russian state media RIA Novosti reported citing the country's defence ministry.

    October 18, 2022
  • Arms smugglers will profit Saying goodbye from the Ukraine conflict

    Arms smugglers will profit Saying goodbye from the Ukraine conflict

    In recent years, welcome efforts have been made to regulate the trade of a wide range of arms using the Arms Trade Treaty, but a big hurdle for these noble and much-needed efforts has been encountered in the form of the activities of weapon smugglers and traffickers.

    October 16, 2022
  • Kazakhstan to hold 6th CICA Summit in October

    Kazakhstan to hold 6th CICA Summit in October

    The focus of the international agenda shifts to Central Asia as Kazakhstan will be hosting the 6th Conference on Confidence Building Measures and Interaction in Asia (CICA) summit in October 2022.

    September 15, 2022
  • EU nations agree joint approach on energy prices

    EU nations agree joint approach on energy prices

    The energy ministers of the European Union (EU) member states have agreed a common position on temporary emergency measures to curb energy prices, according to senior officials.

    September 10, 2022
  • A brave statement

    A brave statement

    The European Commission, responding to the report, said it strongly condemns human rights violations in China.

    September 5, 2022
  • Iran’s persecution of Bahá’ís must end

    Iran’s persecution of Bahá’ís must end

     The clear objective is to strangulate and exterminate identified people; full details of the specific nature of the acts of violence are available in the public domain.

    August 26, 2022
  • China & RCEP

    China & RCEP

    In light of the current geopolitical scenario wherein the China-USA rivalry is playing out in the Asia-Pacific, the RCEP holds great significance for Beijing and for foreign investors.

    August 23, 2022
  • Iran factor

    Iran factor

    Tehran clearly sees itself as a strong regional force which, in collaboration with Moscow and Beijing, can take on the West both economically and, if required, militarily.

    August 22, 2022
  • China’s worldview

    China’s worldview

    Our inter-connected world needs to brace for the increasingly assertive voices of a people who have seemingly internalised this sense of self in terms of national identity.

    August 13, 2022
  • Iranian bomb

    Iranian bomb

    Arguably, Iran could reach a point like North Korea did nearly 20 years ago when, in its reckoning, its decision on possessing the ultimate weapon outweighs any further international sanctions.

    August 8, 2022
  • Migration crisis

    Migration crisis

    In the east, the focus of the recent Russian offensive, carrying women, children, elderly people and many with reduced mobility to safer territory in the west was the priority this week.

    August 6, 2022
  • Tools of trade

    Tools of trade

     The Anti-Foreign Sanctions Law states that if foreign entities implement sanctions that hurt China, they can be subjected to penalties.

    July 29, 2022
  • Hope for Hungry

    Hope for Hungry

    The comity of nations must now hope that hunger and starvation will eventually be addressed amidst the clash of shields and wartime rhetoric.

    July 26, 2022
  • China, EU agree to jointly tackle global economic challenges

    China, EU agree to jointly tackle global economic challenges

    The agreement came at the 9th High-Level Economic and Trade Dialogue held via video link on Tuesday. Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He and Valdis Dombrovskis, executive vice president of the European Commission, co-chaired the doialogue.

    July 21, 2022
  • Chinese checkers

    Chinese checkers

    Pandemic-induced supply chain disruptions as well as global semiconductor shortages have brought home to the EU the need for like-minded, reliable partners.

    July 20, 2022
  • EU to trace crypto assets to prevent money laundering, terror financing

    EU to trace crypto assets to prevent money laundering, terror financing

    The new rules do not apply to person-to-person transfers conducted without a provider, such as bitcoins trading platforms, or among providers acting on their own behalf.

    July 1, 2022