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Europe5 hours ago

Sino-Serbian relations under the “microscope”: China’s footprint In Serbia

Over the years, the Sino-Serbian foreign relations have straightened to a very high level, with China establishing itself as a...

South Asia8 hours ago

Modi’s Illiberal Majoritarian Democracy: a Question Mark on the Future of Indian Minorities

The word majoritarian is an adjective which relates to or constitutes a majority, majoritarian politics, or majoritarian democracy. It can...

East Asia10 hours ago

Sino-US rivalry and the myth of Thucydides Trap

The writer of the view that are an outcome of complex phenomena. One can’t understand them through the lens of...

Southeast Asia13 hours ago

New Leadership Takes Charge in Vietnam: Challenges and Prospects

On 05 April Vietnam’s National Assembly officially elected Mr. Pham Minh Chinh, member of the Politburo as the Prime Minister...

Economy1 day ago

Connectivity now. Boosting flows of people, information, energy, goods and services

On April 8, St Petersburg hosted the 12th Northern Dimension Forum. This forum, established in 2007, is a major annual...

Economy1 day ago

North Macedonia’s Journey to the EU

Prime Minister Zoran Zaev’s new cabinet is confronted with a number of economic challenges, exacerbated by the economic hit to...

Economy1 day ago

How to incorporate the environment in economic ventures for a sustainable future?

We are in the phase of world history where economic development and protection of environment must go side by side....