The Russia-Ukraine war has taken a new economic turn with Russia imposing sanctions on Gazprom’s German and Polish subsidiaries, which would disrupt crucial gas supplies to these two countries and to Europe. Russian President Vladimir Putin’s
Under US leadership Nato and the European Union (EU) have mobilised compelling military and financial resources to counter and halt Russia’s invasion and occupation of Ukraine. They have provided Ukrainian defenders with millions of dollars in weaponry,
European Union unity over sanctions on Russia has started to falter as jitters about the impact on Europe’s own stumbling economy weakens resolve to punish Moscow for war in Ukraine. EU leaders agreed on Thursday to a ninth package of sanctions but talks were acrimonious, with Poland and the Baltic states that
The West’s sanctions against Russia is a complicated turn when G7, European Union and Australia had agreed to impose a price cap on Russian sea-borne oil at $60 per barrel on Friday, taking the sanctions into a convoluted mode. Poland wanted a price cap which was 5 per cent lesser than the market price but it had joined in the collective decision.
It was a diplomatic breakthrough. Five American prisoners in Iran, three of them Iranians with American citizenship, and two unnamed Americans have been released in exchange for five Iranians in American prisons, and de-freezing of $6 billion Iranian fund in South Korea. The response to the development in the US carried political
When Chuck Todd announced in June that he would be retiring as host of “Meet the Press,” not a few people who take politics seriously breathed a sigh of relief: No more of Todd’s insight-free, planed-down, both-sides-do-it horse race approach to news. The NBC News publicity machine immediately built up Todd’s successor,
Amir Khan is looking for love. No, that’s not to foreshadow his next involvement in a reality TV show, following his stint on I’m A Celebrity... and the success of Meet The Khans. Rather, Amir Khan is still seeking the adulation of a generation whose hearts he captured at the Athens Olympics, and whose love has wavered in the two
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