International Briefs

International Briefs

Above: Photo courtesy en.happinessagenda.ae Don’t Worry, Be Happy The title of the popular song by Bobby McFerrin could become Dubai’s national anthem, judging by the UAE...
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International Briefs

Above: Photo Courtesy Pixabay The Wine Wars Trust Donald Trump to create an international disagreement without quite realising its larger impact. The US President recently threatened...

International Briefs

Boris the Bumbler He may be the new Prime Minister (PM) of Britain but the front pages of the British press were farcical and devoid...

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Fly me to the Moon Man first set foot on the moon 50 years ago, a historic event that impacted science and society alike. The...

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Taxing Times The French government has opened a can of worms with its move to tax technology giants like Google, Amazon and Facebook. The French...

International Briefs

The Huawei Storm While Huawei products—mainly smartphones and tablets—are available in India, it is not as well known as its fellow Chinese telecom players. Today,...
Harvey Weinstein Fallout: The Power of Predators

Harvey Weinstein Fallout: The Power of Predators

The Weinstein case exemplifies the double standard that defines 21st century America where the powerful think they are invincible ~By Kenneth Tiven in Washington In the...
Immigration activists demanding protection of DACA and TPS programmes at a rally in Washington. Photo: UNI

When Donald Trump Killed the Dream for Immigrants

Above: Immigration activists demanding protection of DACA and TPS programmes at a rally in Washington. File Photo: UNI ~By Marcelo Rochabrun Marco Guajardo starts a new...
US-Pak ties: A Rap on the Knuckles

US-Pak ties: A Rap on the Knuckles

Above: Pakistan’s Nawaz Sharif (left) gets a rebuff from US President Donald Trump (right). Photos: UNI Though the Trump Administration has blocked $350 million aid...
Macron with his wife and mentor Brigitte Trogneux, who is 24 years his senior. Photo: UNI

A European Future for France

The election of this country’s youngest president has been welcomed by many as it is seen as a triumph of hope over hate, globalisation...

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