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THE UNITED STATES OF ELON MUSK?

No other tycoon in history has embodied the possibilities and perils of wealth
concentration like Elon Musk.

BERLIN BOUND!

Indo-German relations have steadily been on the rise as both nations reassess their economic linkages with Russia amidst the chaos of Ukraine.Germany has been Europe's economy even when it was a…

EUROPE’S GREEN DREAM

A reconfiguration of Europe’s energy infrastructure proposes to put the continent firmly upon its climate targets. Will it be able to withstand the pressures of the War in Ukraine?

HITS & MISSES AT SCHLOSS ELMAU

While the G7 unambiguously manifested unity against the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Prime Minister Narendra Modi stood apart, calling for dialogue and diplomacy to restore sanity and peace.

DECLINING GOALS OF HUMAN WELLNESS

Once touted as the path to universal human wellbeing, the UN-mandated Sustainable Development Goals are slipping in many critical areas, indicating a worsening of the lot of the poor.

GII VERSUS BRI

The Group of seven-member inter-governmental political forums (Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, UK, and the USA) held its 48th global summit at Schloss Elmau in Southern Germany from 26th-28th…

COLOMBIA'S NEW “PINK TIDE”

The election of a left-wing government under a former guerrilla is a first for this conflict ravaged nation of 50 million.

STANDING TALL AT BRICS

Faced with the choice between the Devil and the Deep, India opted to maintain its neutral stance during the recently concluded BRICS.

LOSING ITS DAZZLE?

The fighting in far-off Europe has cast a shadow over India's lucrative diamond cutting industry.

THE éIRE IS RISING!

Tweaking the terms of the NI Protocol has raised more questions than answers provided.

A LOST GENERATION

The incessant internal conflicts and the repressions of a military junta have raised serious concerns about the future of Myanmar’s future generations.

FLIGHT OF CAPITAL?

Will the U.S. Fed’s rate hike accelerate the exit of foreign portfolio investments?

FROM SADDAM TO SADR, WHAT’S NEXT FOR IRAQ?

Iraq’s political crisis reached a crescendo on Sunday with the resignation of its majority bloc. The fate of a nation ranking 20th on the Fragile State index remains uncertain.

AN UNEASY COALITION

The state of Israel is focusing on the evolving nuclear threat from its arch-enemy Iran to seek unity in its deeply polarised society.

FROM PLEDGES TO IMPLEMENTATION

The focus on bringing about a shift to renewable will hopefully shift to the MENA region post COP27

AN UNPERTURBED REUNIFICATION

The Russo-Ukrainian conflict will only be a cautionary tale for China, not a crimp in its plans to quash Taiwanese independence

TORY V TORY

Tainted by his ‘COVID parties’, a beleaguered Boris Johnson faced with a rising crescendo of voices baying for his blood with many in his own party joining the cacophony.

NO, GAS IS NOT GREEN!

As the EU searches for alternatives to replace Russian oil and gas, the opposition to fossil fuels remains high in EU jurisdiction.

JAPAN: VEERING TOWARDS NUCLEAR ENERGY?

Rising energy costs and falling yen may force Japan to review its energy strategy and perhaps rehabilitate the moribund nuclear power generation sector.

A NUCLEAR-FREE WORLD?

Today, the world is far more remote from the utopian dream of a nuclear-free world than it ever was.