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New oil fields in South Africa discovered Analyses & Assessments

New oil fields in South Africa discovered

French oil and gas major Total said it had made a significant gas condensate discovery after drilling its Brulpadda prospects on Block 11B/12B in the...

Trump’s finance and foreign relations to be investigated Analyses & Assessments

Trump’s finance and foreign relations to be investigated

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA) announced on Wednesday that a committee would investigate "beyond Russia" whether...

Russian economy outgrows projections Analyses & Assessments

Russian economy outgrows projections

Russia’s economy expanded 2.3 per cent last year, growing more quickly than the government and the IMF had predicted, according to state statistics....

Pope Francis visits UAE Analyses & Assessments

Pope Francis visits UAE

His Holiness Pope Francis, the head of Catholic Church visited United Arab Emirates on his 27th Apostolic Journey. He is the first pontiff to visit...

Dr. Richard Danzig visits Synergia  Analyses & Assessments

Dr. Richard Danzig visits Synergia

Former US Secretary of the Navy, Richard Danzig visited Synergia Foundation on February 22, 2019 for a discussion on Artificial Intelligence and...

Trump criticises US intelligence chiefs Analyses & Assessments

Trump criticises US intelligence chiefs

US president Donald Trump criticised top US intelligence chiefs on Twitter over their assessment of threats posed by North Korea, Iran & ISIS....

US spy chiefs contradict Trump Analyses & Assessments

US spy chiefs contradict Trump

U.S. intelligence agencies told Congress that the North is unlikely to entirely dismantle its nuclear arsenal and casting a shadow of doubt on...

Facebook tightens regulations Analyses & Assessments

Facebook tightens regulations

The Social media giant is tightening requirements for political ads in the European Union ahead of bloc-wide elections scheduled for the spring, it's...

Make in India - Aerospace & Defence - II Analyses & Assessments

Make in India - Aerospace & Defence - II

The Synergia Foundation organized its 48th roundtable on the topic Make in India - Aerospace & Defence -II with Dr. V.K. Saraswat, Member,...

China clones Gene-edited monkeys Analyses & Assessments

China clones Gene-edited monkeys

Chinese scientists cloned five monkeys from a gene-edited macaque with circadian-related disorders, another first for the country in the...

Trump backtracks, ends shutdown Analyses & Assessments

Trump backtracks, ends shutdown

President Donald Trump has yielded to political pressure to end the longest US government shutdown in history. In United States politics, a...

France summons Italian envoy over comment Analyses & Assessments

France summons Italian envoy over comment

France has summoned Italy’s ambassador to protest about comments by Italian Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio, who accused Paris of continuing to...

The widening inequality in the world Analyses & Assessments

The widening inequality in the world

The new Oxfam International report reveals that 26 richest people own the same wealth as the poorest half of humanity, indicating a widening in the...

Nancy Pelosi: “Reschedule the SOTU” Analyses & Assessments

Nancy Pelosi: “Reschedule the SOTU”

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi asked President Donald Trump to forgo his Jan. 29 State of the Union (SOTU) speech, expressing doubts that the hobbled...

Dwindling Japanese workforce Analyses & Assessments

Dwindling Japanese workforce

According to a government study report, it is projected that the country's workforce would decline by 20 per cent by 2040. On an average, the country...

Former Fed chairs advocate carbon tax Analyses & Assessments

Former Fed chairs advocate carbon tax

Four former chairs of the Federal Reserve have joined with leading economists from both major political parties to issue an unprecedented call for a...

1/3 of UN workers sexually harassed: Survey Analyses & Assessments

1/3 of UN workers sexually harassed: Survey

Based on a recent report published by the United Nations, one-third of U.N. staff and contractors have experienced sexual harassment in the past two...

Theresa May’s plan is failing Analyses & Assessments

Theresa May’s plan is failing

Theresa May’s last-ditch attempt to shore up her Brexit deal appeared doomed, as Conservative Eurosceptic MPs threatened to humiliate the UK prime...

Huawei employee fired Analyses & Assessments

Huawei employee fired

Huawei Technologies Co. recently fired its sales director on charges of espionage conducted on behalf of China. He was reported to have been arrested...

Border Wall halts US government Analyses & Assessments

Border Wall halts US government

The Chairman of the Federal Reserve Jerome Powell has issued a warning about the economic costs of the ongoing government shutdown. President Trump...