South Asia

Nepal Left alliance wins majority in parliament, economy main trust

A Left alliance between former Maoist rebels and moderate communists will form the next government in Nepal as it won... full story

Eastern Europe

Will Donbass Live to See the UN Peacekeepers?

It all began three months ago to the day, in the Chinese town of Xiamen. During a news conference following... full story


Working Under the Radar: The Stealth Alternative in Russia's Foreign Policy

The new cold war between Russia and the West is characterized by the absence of a clear ideological confrontation. This... full story

Middle East

A new war in the Middle East?

In the Middle East, a new stormy confrontation may emerge. After the ISIS militants’ defeat and the beginning of a... full story


Unlocking energy savings from buildings

The past decade has seen major changes across the energy sector, from the emergence of solar PV or shale oil... full story

South Asia

China leverages Belt and Road investment to shape Pakistan’s political environment

A Chinese decision to redevelop criteria for the funding of infrastructure projects that are part of the $50 billion plus... full story


Geo-economics and power

After the fall of the Berlin Wall and the collapse of the Soviet Union, the international system witnessed a number... full story


High-speed rail presents major opportunities for decarbonisation of transport

High-speed rail (HSR) passenger activity totalled 625 billion passenger kilometres in 2015 with China, Europe and Japan together accounting for... full story

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