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 Chinese President leaves for multiple state visits and G20 summit

Chinese President left for several state visits and G20 summit on Tuesday

 The Chinese President, Xi Jinping left for state visits to Panama, Portugal and Spain on Tuesday. The President is also scheduled to arrive at the G20 summit in Argentina on Friday China’s President, Xi Jinping left for a series of international visits on Tuesday. He was accompanied by his wife Peng Liyuan, Foreign Minister Wang Yi, and members of the Communist

Global leaders gear up for G20 summit 2018

G20 Summit to be held in Argentina on November 30, 2018

The upcoming G20 summit will be hosted by Argentina on November 30, 2018. This year’s summit is accompanied by investors’ hopes around ceasefire of the trade war between China and US. Although the summit is likely to evoke some important discourses, the undercurrent seems a bit tense. The APEC summit at Papua New Guinea was inundated by an ongoing trade conflict

USA reimposes sanctions on Iran

President Trump Announces U.S. Withdrawal from Iran Nuclear Deal, May 2018

  Months after the USA’s withdrawal from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, President Donald Trump has reimposed sanctions on Iran Calling to action President Donald Trump’s threats, the USA has re-imposed sanctions on Iran. These oil and financial sanctions are to intensify the pressure on Tehran to curb its alleged missile and nuclear programme. In 2015, the then USA President Barack Obama took the

US President Trump authorises troops to throw rocks at Central American migrants

Calling the caravan of 4000 Central American migrants an ‘invasion’, US President Donald Trump sparks mass hysteria against these asylum seekers.

Around four thousand Central Americans, mostly from Honduras, have been trekking across Mexico to the USA border, with hopes of seeking asylum in the United States. Dubbed as a ‘caravan’ of migrants, they are still weeks and at least a thousand kilometers away from the nearest USA border. With a backpack with a few belongings and no amenities, and nature as

US Warns Airlines Against Using Iranian Airspace

The United States has issued a new flight advisory suggesting that airlines and civilian operators avoid using Iranian airspace for transit. According to the US, increased military activity in the region, owing to possibly corresponding activity in neighbouring Syria puts aviation over its airspace at risk from attack or interception. The statement released by the Federal Aviation Authority comes after the

U.S. President India’s Next Chief Guest for 26 January

In a sudden move, the Indian government has invited U.S.A President Donald Trump to be the Chief Guest at the Republic Day celebrations in 2019. The invitation has been sent and now a response is awaited from the U.S. government’s end. The latter institution has given indications that President Trump is looking at the invitation favorably. It was sent out in

Japan to Buy Advanced U.S. Radar

Japan is all set to pick the technology from one of U.S.A’s advanced radar for its missile defence system. This is being looked at as an upgrade that could help ease some of the trade friction between Washington and Tokyo and provide cutting-edge protection against the arsenals of North Korea and China, according to sources. “Aegis will be a big-ticket purchase;

Trump to Stop Separating Families under Mounting Pressure

Two days ago, the United States of America (U.S.A.) raised an international storm by declaring that the country was pulling out of the controversial United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC). On Tuesday, the U.S. Ambassador to UNHRC Ms. Nikki Haley announced U.S.A’s withdrawal at the Department of State in Washington, close to when it struck midnight in Geneva, Switzerland. Haley announced that

India is World’s Largest Importer of Major Arms, says SIPRI

India

New Delhi: India continues to be world’s largest importer for major firearms, an indication that Modi government’s make in India drive for defence sector has failed according to a report by Stockholm International Peace Research Institute. The flow of arms increased to Asia and Oceania and the Middle East between 2008–12 and 2013–17, while there was a decrease in the flow

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