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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.

US-PHILIPPINES: A NEW PHASE!

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

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.

OIL POWER BALANCE SHIFTING EAST?

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

RETURN OF TERROR?

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

REVIVAL OF TRUMPISM?

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

THE NETANYAHU EFFECT

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

RUSSIA’S SHADOW WARRIORS!

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

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.

SOVEREIGN DEBT DEFAULT

Incurring sovereign debt has far-reaching implications globally, especially with the recent slippage of several countries into sovereign debt default for various reasons.

FAILING PROMISES

Governments and key actors must drive societies in a systematically transformative direction.

FOOD FOR THOUGHT

On the occasion of World Food Day (October 16th), it is time to ponder if the world is really working towards its goal of ‘Zero Hunger.'

THE THIRD TIME'S A CHARM

In a rapid turn of events, Mr Rishi Sunak found himself being catapulted overnight into 10 Downing Street.

A DELICATE BALANCING ACT

An aspiring Bangladesh has deftly kept its relations with India and China on a delicate balance.

TYRANNY AND TRIBULATIONS IN TIGRAY

The conflict in Tigray has continued to haunt one group the most, its citizens, as fears of an imminent collapse rise.

SINKING DEEPER INTO THE MORASS

A new provisional government raises hopes to end Haiti’s long night of misery under successive incompetent administrations.

MOZAMBIQUE -BLOOD OR TREASURE?

Cabo Delgado, the epicentre of Mozambique’s freedom struggle, is now a hotbed for extremism.