Economic upheavals in modern global history have often been succeeded by promising periods of reinvention and revival.
For the sake of technical disorientation, it is difficult to determine the nature of hundred billions dollars. Although the sentiment to compete with American and Chinese dominance is clear, European nations are playing the jackpot as it fits best. A sovereign fund cannot be a vision fund and vice versa.
In this day and age, there is possibly only one country left in the world where it’s leader could mysteriously disappear for 20 days only to appear again smiling at the opening ceremony of a fertilizer plant. An obviously staged photo-op, but which seems to nevertheless confirm that Kim Jong-un is alive and well.
The numbers show how bad the economy went in the period when we expected it to go badly. They offer some surprises about the countries that are most affected.
Taiwan has become a refuge for a small but growing number of pro-democracy protesters fleeing Hong Kong, which has been convulsed since last year by protests.
The Earth’s climate has changed throughout history. Just in the last 650,000 years there have been seven cycles of glacial advance and retreat, with the abrupt end of the last ice age about 11,700 years ago.
Typhoon Haishen has moved closer to Japan’s southern mainland, urging the authorities to evacuations and warn of possible record flooding, extreme waves, high tides and large ocean swells.
On July 13, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, announced changes in U.S declaratory policy on the South China Sea.
Libya, Syria, Aegean Sea (therefore Greece, France and NATO).
These are the cornerstones of the foreign policy operations of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.
The global COVID-19 vaccine roll-out is creating a “vaccine apartheid”. As of February 24, approximately 216 million people have been vaccinated against COVID-19 globally. Only 8.4 percent of these are in low and lower-middle-income countries, which are home to nearly half of the world’s population.
The Bahrain Tourism Office and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA), recently launched a new marketing campaign called #WeWillMeet.
Known as a peacemaker, Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah, the 91-year-old ruler of Kuwait, died on Tuesday. He flew to the United States in July 2020, seeking medical attention after having undergone surgery.
Ongoing clashes in Sudan’s restive Darfur have killed at least 83 people in two days, state media said Sunday, just over two weeks after a long-running peacekeeping mission ended operations
As countries roll out vaccines that prevent COVID-19, studies are underway to determine whether shots can also stop people from getting infected and passing on the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Vaccines that prevent transmission could help to bring the pandemic under control if they are given to enough people.
A growing body of research, including several recently published papers and reports, shows that the indoor environment is a significant source of our exposure to air pollutants. Although strict regulations in several countries have spurred dramatic improvements in outdoor air quality, indoor air remains largely unregulated.