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CICERO TO THE RESCUE!!

Even the most powerful AI had trouble mastering the art of Diplomacy before CICERO appeared.

CONVERGENCE OF INTEREST

Venezuela's administration and opposition have finally teamed up in an effort to end the political turmoil.

NEPAL CHOOSES TO LEAN LEFT

The sweeping victory of the left alliance in the Nepal national elections in 2022 slims India's chances to strengthen its strategic space in Nepal.

THE THAWING US-CHINA CLIMATE DIPLOMACY

Can the US-China Climate diplomacy save the world?

THE DRAGON BITES ITS TAIL

President Xi’s newly renewed tenure is off with a rocky start.

OIL POWER BALANCE SHIFTING EAST?

A 27-year natural gas supply deal with China makes Qatar a stakeholder in global energy geopolitics.

COP27: PUTTING ON A SHOW?

The 'Loss & Damage' fund agreed upon at Sharm el-Sheikh could be a sign of a turn in the tide against climate apathy.

US-PHILIPPINES: A NEW PHASE!

The U.S. Vice President's tour to the island demonstrates Washington's commitment to its Asian ally.

THE BEGINNING OF THE END

The fall of FTX proves why many critics consider crypto a massive Ponzi scheme.

WHO WATCHES THE WATCHMEN?

The perennial debate over national security versus individual privacy has become even more vexing in the digital age.

TECH LAYOFFS: HERALDS OF A RECESSION?

The mass layoffs announced abruptly by tech majors are early warnings of a gathering storm.

SAND BATTERIES: THE NEXT GREEN ENERGY REVOLUTION?

A novel energy storage device that can revolutionise Green initiatives.

REVIVAL OF TRUMPISM?

Mr Trump has announced his re-election bid; will the GOP go along with it?

GUARDIANS OF THE RAINFOREST?

An agreement between the three largest holders of rainforests sends a flicker of hope for saving these natural lungs of the planet.

RETURN OF TERROR?

Recent bomb blasts in Istanbul reaffirm the reality that iron-fisted anti-terror campaigns alone cannot root out terrorism.

THE ELECTION OF ECONOMICS?

Does the lack of the anticipated "red wave" indicate that the economy impacted the elections less than expected?

THE PRESIDENCY CHALLENGES

As the G20 presidency comes to India for 2023, it is a unique opportunity to mould the agenda to make the world a more equitable place.

RUSSIA’S SHADOW WARRIORS!

Wagner’s makeover intends to strengthen Oligarch Yevgeny Prigozhin's stature within the Kremlin's elite.

THE NETANYAHU EFFECT

The return of Netanyahu signals the need for stable leadership in Israel.

SPYWARE: PLAYING WITH FIRE

Increasing cases of spyware targeting citizens jeopardise the fundamental right to privacy.