One interesting question to consider in the current brutal fight between Israel and Hamas is whether the United States would view the now scuppered possibility of a Saudi Arabia-Israel accord with the same urgency as it did its own détente with the Soviet Union in 1973 amid the Yom Kippur war almost exactly around the same time fifty years ago.
Chinese President Xi Jinping will skip the two-day G20 Summit in New Delhi slated to kick off on Saturday. In his place, the Chinese delegation will be led by Premier Li Qiang, who heads the country’s cabinet and is second in government hierarchy in Beijing.
The youngest Presidential candidate from the Republican party, Indian American Vivek Ramaswamy, has termed the US support for Ukraine, amid the conflict with Russia, as “disastrous” saying that if he is elected President, he would not support an increase in aid to the battle-scarred country. The tech entrepreneur made these remarks at the ongoing Republicans party’s first 2024 presidential primary debate.
He added that the resources going to Kyiv should be used domestically, instead.
By Mayank Chhaya- The U.S. State Department has issued a non-denial denial about an explosive story that a leaked diplomatic cipher preceded the ouster last year of Pakistan’s then Prime Minister Imran Khan, now in prison over corruption charges. The story which appeared in The Intercept on August 10 broadly echoed claims made by Khan […]
Russian President Vladimir Putin called Prime Minister Narendra Modi “a great friend of Russia” and also praised the Centre’s ‘Make in India’ initiative. Addressing an economic forum in Moscow organised by the Agency for Strategic Initiatives (ASI), the President said on Thursday: “Our friends in India and our big friend, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, launched the ‘Make in India’ initiative several years ago. It has had a truly impressive effect on the Indian economy. It would do no harm to emulate what is working well, even if it was not us but our friends who created it,” RT News reported.