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China just became the first country to land a probe on the far side of the moon. It's a technological achievement and another sign of China's capabilities and ambitions in space.
China's ambitious Belt and Road Initiative has been met with fierce backlash by many countries. But, with time, Beijing can change opinions.
Not everyone wants to come on board the non-binding UN Global Compact on Migration, which is being signed by countries on 10-11 December in Marrakesh, Morocco.
The Obama and Trump administrations have supported a military coalition that has inflicted profound and deadly damage on Yemen. A human rights scholar says the US is complicit in genocide.
Civil society organisations working at the grassroots, and not just political parties, must be given credit for the Indian government's decision to finally build the Kartarpur pilgrimage corridor to Pakistan.
By continuing to hold the nation-state sacrosanct, the contemporary Left is only strengthening the divisive, exclusionary politics of the right-wing.
Redoubling US diplomatic engagement with UN forums allows the US to continue promoting its values while responding to China’s more activist posture in UN deliberations.
A migrant caravan of almost 7,000 people who left Guatemala and Honduras is heading north towards the United States. The reasons they are leaving are complex but involve a U.S.-backed violent history.
The India-Pakistan bilateral is ill with dithering diplomacy and disruptive agendas. Like always.
President Vladimir Putin’s visit to India on 4-5 October 2018 for the 19th annual bilateral summit saw the signing of a major weapons system. This served relatively well Russia’s domestic and foreign policy objectives.