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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...
Chief Justice of the United States John Roberts (right) administers the constitutional oath to judge Neil Gorsuch during a private ceremony at the Supreme Court in Washington, US. Photo: UNI

Judges’ Appointment Issue: Trump’s Gorsuch Appointment Sets a Precedent

~By Sujit Bhar The executive and the judiciary have remained so interlinked – even in countries where the separation of the ‘church’ and the state...
US president Donald Trump, Russian President Vladimir Putin. Photos: UNI

A West Divided Against Itself (With A Little “Help” from Russia)

The Western world’s—especially of the US’— international outlook has become a bit of an enigma of late to the eastern hemisphere. This has amplified...
labourers at a construction site in Qatar. Photo: youtube

FIFA Wins Human Rights Suit in Qatar Case

The hosting of FIFA World Cup 2022 by Qatar is witnessing a bumpy ride with FIFA allegedly not pressurising the Qatar government to ensure...
Chinese aircraft carrier, the Liaoning. Photo: www.news.cn

China Flexes Muscles, Again

With the announcement of three technological advancements, China looks to flex its muscles again to maintain its hegemony   By Sujit Bhar The New Year will...

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