February 25, 2021

India, Pakistan agree to stop cross border firing in Kashmir

In rare move, India, Pakistan agree to ‘strict observance’ of all agreements, understandings, and ceasefire along the de facto border. […]
February 25, 2021

Venezuela expels top EU diplomat over new sanctions

Venezuela’s government on Wednesday ordered the expulsion of the chief European Union diplomat in the South American nation following the bloc’s decision to impose sanctions on several Venezuelan officials accused of undermining democracy or violating human rights. […]
February 24, 2021

Kazakhstan, Germany to jointly develop ‘green economy’

An online meeting between Kazakh Deputy PM Roman Sklyar and the heads of German companies on cooperation in «green economy» development, decarbonization, raw materials processing, and hydrogen economy took place today, Kazinform cites the press service of the Kazakh PM. […]
February 23, 2021

Hong Kong plans to make politicians swear oath of loyalty to Beijing

All election participants will have to swear allegiance or face five-year ban under bill to be tabled next month. […]
February 23, 2021

Analysis: How rich is Saudi Arabia? Kingdom does the math in balance sheet overhaul

Saudi Arabia wants to demystify its finances. […]
February 22, 2021

Afghanistan’s Ghani sees ‘window of opportunity’ for peace process

Afghanistan’s president says there is a “window of opportunity to accelerate the peace process” following Nato’s announcement that it has made no final decision on withdrawing troops […]
February 18, 2021

Covid-19: U.S. Officials Pledge Almost $200 Million to Track Variants as Lawmakers Push for More

New York legislators move to strip Gov. Andrew Cuomo of pandemic powers. Cuba nears final testing for its first vaccine. Japan begins inoculations, with the Olympics on the horizon […]
February 17, 2021

Iran says it will not expel IAEA nuclear inspectors

But Tehran plans to stop implementation of Additional Protocol to NPT on Feb. 23 amid stalemate over 2015 nuclear accord […]
February 17, 2021

Libyans mark 2011 uprising with hopes pinned on interim gov’t

Libyans mark 10 years since the 2011 uprising that led to the overthrow and eventual killing of Muammar Gaddafi. […]
February 16, 2021

EU warns against UK bid to change Northern Ireland Protocol

The EU has warned against changing rules governing post-Brexit trade between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.[…]