• 24 February 2019

Analysis & Assessment

  • Glencore to cap its coal output
    Business

    Glencore to cap its coal output

    Australia’s largest coal producer and the world’s biggest thermal coal exporter, Glencore has decided to cap their total coal production. Due to increasing pressure from the global society and green groups, the giant has agreed to withdraw from engaging in new coal mining projects. Coal is mined in most provinces of Australia. About 75% of the coal that is mined is ....

Three MPs quit May’s party Geopolitics

Three MPs quit May’s party

Three prominent lawmakers have abruptly resigned from Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party, saying the government has surrendered control to reckless, hard-line Brexiteers who are endangering the country’s future. On June 23rd, 2016, Britain narrowly voted to leave the European Union, stunning Europe....

Putin warns against missile deployments Geopolitics

Putin warns against missile deployments

Russian President Vladimir Putin said that his country’s new missiles would point toward the United States if Washington expands its missile network in Europe. The Intermediate Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) was an arms control treaty between the United States and the Soviet Union (and its .....

U.S Justice Dept. expecting Mueller Report World

U.S Justice Dept. expecting Mueller Report

The U.S. Department of Justice may announce that special counsel Robert Mueller has given the attorney general his report on the federal Russia investigation. After the expected announcement, U.S. Attorney General William Barr will review Mueller’s findings and .....

Climate Change – is it a National Security Threat? Environment

Climate Change – is it a National Security Threat?

Despite existing reports from the US government that proves Climate Change is a national security threat, President Trump is establishing a special panel to question it anew. This panel would examine and establish a scientific consensus to see if carbon dioxide pollution is dangerous for....

Civilians evacuated from last IS village Geopolitics

Civilians evacuated from last IS village

Civilians have been evacuated from the last village in Syria still held by the Islamic State (IS) group. A convoy carried hundreds of men, women and children from Baghuz, near the Iraqi border. The Islamic State (IS) is a Salafi jihadist militant group and former unrecognised proto-state that ....

Prime Minister Modi in South Korea Geopolitics

Prime Minister Modi in South Korea

Prime Minister Modi is visiting Seoul to strengthen India’s strategic ties with South Korea and accept Seoul Peace Prize conferred upon him. South Korea was one of the first countries that sought to increase economic engagement with India after the latter initiated its “Look East” policy in.....

WhatsApp bug causes Screen Lock Bypass Technology

WhatsApp bug causes Screen Lock Bypass

A security bug is allowing users to bypass new privacy controls introduced by WhatsApp on iPhones. The bug that only affects devices running iOS causes the application to open without the biometric verification, bypassing the privacy update.WhatsApp Messenger is a freeware and cross-platform...

UK’s FTA deals unlikely Geopolitics

UK’s FTA deals unlikely

London admits that crucial trade deals with Japan and South Korea are unlikely to be signed before Brexit. This changes the nature of the deals itself as post-Brexit trade deals will have to account for UK’s reduced trade capabilities. On June 23rd, 2016, Britain narrowly voted to leave the European Union, stunning Europe and the world in general....

Tehran’s new submarine Geopolitics

Tehran’s new submarine

Iran launched a new locally made submarine capable of firing cruise missiles, state TV said, in the country’s latest show of military might at a time of heightened tensions with the U.S. The Armed Forces of the Iran include the Army, the Revolutionary Guard Corps and the Law Enforcement Force. These forces total about...

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Bihar: Caught between development and politics ? Elections

Bihar: Caught between development and politics ?

Bihar is an Indian state considered to be a part of eastern, northern, and north-central India. It is the thirteenth-largest Indian state, with an area of 94,163 km2 (36,357 sq mi). The third-largest state by population, it is contiguous with Uttar Pradesh...

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