Russian service members march during a military parade on Victory Day, which marks the 76th anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany in World War Two, in Red Square in central Moscow. File/Reuters
Prime Minister Narendra Modi undertook more travels abroad than any other world leader in the past decade, trying to make friends and influence people. All the friendship he cultivated was of little avail when he faced a foreign policy test last week.
The wide-ranging economic sanctions unleashed by Europe in the wake of the Russian attack on Ukraine are not denting the Russian economy, but they are hurting Europeans as well. While the funds of Russian banks overseas have been frozen.
I come from a welcoming place. My husband often jokes that he will be the last person left in Birmingham who does not have a claim on any kind of dual heritage, which is funny because he looks very much like he hails from warmer climes and has been
India celebrated the 153rd birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, who led the Indian freedom movement from 1920 to 1947 as leader of the Indian National Congress (INC), on October 2. He resigned from the party membership midway in that quarter century he led the Indian freedom movement but he was the unchallenged leader
Jair Bolsonaro considerably outperformed expectations in Brazil’s presidential election, proving that the far-right wave he rode to the presidency remains a force and providing the world with yet another example of polls missing the mark. The most-trusted opinion polls had indicated leftist former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva
Rarely, outside of rallycross and supermarket car parks frequented by joy riders, can a U-turn have been executed so rapidly. The plan to ditch the 45p top rate of tax has been scrapped. The emblem of the drive to make the British abandon their obsession with “fairness” is no more. So much for the “plan for growth”, then. So much for Kwasi