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Eastern Europe17 mins ago

Ukraine war’s first anniversary and beyond

The first anniversary of Russia’s special military operation in Ukraine falls on February 24. The Russian strategy of attrition war...

Environment2 hours ago

The Green Deal Industrial Plan: putting Europe’s net-zero industry in the lead

Commission presents a Green Deal Industrial Plan to enhance the competitiveness of Europe’s net-zero industry and support the fast transition...

World News4 hours ago

Russia restored Syrian air base for joint use

Russia and Syria have restored the ‘Al-Jarrah’ military air base in Syria’s north to be jointly used, Russia’s Defence Ministry...

World News6 hours ago

NATO tanks for Ukraine provoke contradictions in the alliance

After a drawn-out back and forth between Ukraine, the U.S. and European NATO countries, the first deliveries of Western-made tanks...

Economy8 hours ago

Friend-shoring: India’s rising attractiveness for an emerging partnership

There are numerous forces currently affecting investment flows in the global climate for foreign investment. Investor concern has been caused...

Middle East10 hours ago

The role of Guangdong Province in the Egypt – China relationship

For the past few years, Egypt-China bilateral trade has witnessed a big leap where Egypt has opened up its markets...

Economy13 hours ago

Pakistan’s elite and the current economic crisis

Former Pakistan Finance Minister Miftah Ismail in a media interview made some very interesting points. While Ismail lashed out at...