Analyses & Assessments

Ayodhya Dispute Analyses & Assessments

Ayodhya Dispute

On March 21st, 2017, The Supreme Court of India came out with a statement saying that the long-standing problem of Ayodhya must be solved amicably in...

India Afghanistan trade Analyses & Assessments

India Afghanistan trade

India will soon hold talks with Afghanistan on ways to boost bilateral trade and investment. This move is also aimed at mounting pressure on...

Google will soon ban fake news sites Analyses & Assessments

Google will soon ban fake news sites

On 21-3- 2017, Google announced that its advertising tools will soon be closed to websites that promote fake news, a policy that could cut off...

Interstellar travel project Analyses & Assessments

Interstellar travel project

Stephen Hawking is backing a project to send tiny spacecraft to another star system within a generation. They would travel trillions of miles; far...

UK names new spy chief Analyses & Assessments

UK names new spy chief

Britain on Monday named a new head for its communications spying agency GCHQ, which has been embroiled in a rare public row with Washington over...

Trump-Russia Collusion Analyses & Assessments

Trump-Russia Collusion

On March 20th, 2017, Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) Director James B. Comey and National Security Agency (NSA) Director Adm. Mike Rogers sat...

Lotte Founder on Trial Analyses & Assessments

Lotte Founder on Trial

On March 21st 2017, the founder of the conglomerate Lotte, Shin Kyuk-Ho was summoned to court to investigate his role in another scandal that has...

Companions for seniors Analyses & Assessments

Companions for seniors

ndia’s elderly is turning to professional help to cope with the loneliness and difficulties of old age. They are turning to paid companions, who help...

Duterte vs. impeachment Analyses & Assessments

Duterte vs. impeachment

An impeachment motion was filed last Thursday in the Congress of the Philippines against President Rodrigo Duterte. The motion cites the...

Yogi Adityanath as UP CM Analyses & Assessments

Yogi Adityanath as UP CM

Yogi Adityanath was a "surprise" choice as BJP's Chief Minister for Uttar Pradesh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party chief Amit Shah had always...

Summer is coming Analyses & Assessments

Summer is coming

Public weather forecaster India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted that average temperatures will be a degree above normal in the country...

Apartheid report Analyses & Assessments

Apartheid report

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has awarded the highest Palestinian honour to Rima Khalaf, a senior UN official who resigned on Friday amid...

Afghan Pakistan border re-opened Analyses & Assessments

Afghan Pakistan border re-opened

On the 20th of March 2017, Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif announced his plans to re-open the border between Afghanistan and Pakistan. The...

Israel carries out air strikes inside Syria Analyses & Assessments

Israel carries out air strikes inside Syria

Syria fired missiles at Israeli warplanes early Friday after a series of Israeli airstrikes inside Syria — a rare military exchange between the two...

Donald Trump standoff with the GCHQ Analyses & Assessments

Donald Trump standoff with the GCHQ

The US has agreed not to repeat claims the UK's communications intelligence agency wiretapped Donald Trump in the weeks after he won the US election...

“No jab, no play” Analyses & Assessments

“No jab, no play”

In March 2017, Prime Minister of Australia, Malcolm Turnbull announced plans to continue his mission to boost child vaccination percentages in the...

China’s dollar ambush Analyses & Assessments

China’s dollar ambush

Caught between competing priorities and the strength of the US currency, the renminbi might have limited chances to further develop into a full-...

Carbon pricing Analyses & Assessments

Carbon pricing

Germany will use its G20 Presidency to nudge world leaders towards a global price on carbon, according to its director general of energy policy....

Cyber War I Analyses & Assessments

Cyber War I

Cyberattack was just the latest directed against the United States by WikiLeaks last week: the release of an enormous cache of documents stolen from...

Opec’s faltering plan Analyses & Assessments

Opec’s faltering plan

Contrary to popular belief, there is still a surplus of oil in the worldwide market. OPEC’s cutting of production would only solve their depleting...