Category archives for: International

Sara Netanyahu: Israeli PM’s Wife Charged with Fraud

June 21, 2018//-The wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been charged with fraud relating to the alleged misuse of state funds.

India’s to Launch Retaliatory Tariffs on US Imports 

New Delhi, India, June 21, 2018//- India on Thursday notified that its retaliatory tariff against 30 US products worth $240 million will come into effect starting 4 August to counter Trump administration’s move to unilaterally hike duties on Indian steel and aluminium exports.

US Quits ‘Biased’ UN Human Rights Council

June 20, 2018//-The US has pulled out of the United Nations Human Rights Council, calling it a “cesspool of political bias”.

San Francisco Elects First African-American Woman as Major

June 18, 2018, San Francisco//- San Francisco Supervisor London Breed emerged victorious a week after Election Day to become the city’s first African-American woman elected mayor, narrowly defeating a rival who was seeking to become the first openly gay man in the position.

India to Launch $240 Million Retaliatory Tariffs on US Imports

New Delhi, India, June 15, 2018//-India is likely to introduce retaliatory tariffs worth $240 million next week on a revised list of 30 items imported from the US to counter the American move to unilaterally hike duties on Indian steel and aluminium. The move comes at a time when India has decided to negotiate a […]

Trump-Kim Summit LIVE: One-on-one Meeting Ends, Wider Talks Begin

Singapore, June 12, 2018//-The historic meeting between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump has come to an end.

Trump Kim Summit: US and North Korean Leaders Hold Historic Talks

June 12, 2018//-Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un have become the first sitting US president and North Korean leader to meet, an unprecedented development after a year of exchanging threats.

Getting to Yes With Kim Jong-un

There are of course no guarantees that Donald Trump’s upcoming summit with the North Korean leader will succeed. What is clear is that successful denuclearization will require a combination of bold political decisions – say, formally ending the Korean War, opening liaison offices, or relaxing some economic sanctions – and realistic prudence. Seoul, South Korea, […]

The Italian Economy’s Moment of Truth

Unlike many other European countries, Italy still has not restored economic growth to its pre-crisis level – a fundamental failing that lies at the heart of many of its political problems. Now that a new anti-establishment government is taking power, it remains to be seen if the economy will be remade, or broken further. Milan, […]

India: Is the Narendra Modi Govt Putting its Money Where its Mouth is?

June 4, 2018//-What were the central government’s priority sectors in which it overshot its spending targets? Where did it cut back expenditure?

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