It seems after the. botched rebellion of Yevgeny Prigozhin, head of Wagner, the private military company (PMC) which was deployed in the war in Ukraine,
The Writers Guild of America (WGA) and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers have reached a draft agreement which is to be ratified by members of WGA. This was preceded by a 148-day strike, which began on May 2. This was a protest against the use of AI in the work of writers, and giving
Trouble began for the second largest Chinese real estate company, China Evergrande in 2021 when it defaulted on its payments, but survived because of the short duration in spurt in the property segment of the economy. But it has reached a deeper critical point as it is unable to offer international creditors a
Europe’s sugar beet growers are turning away from the crop in a move that could drive soaring prices even higher, as the EU’s environmental rules clash with its bid to stem food inflation and secure supplies. Farmers are switching crops after the European Union’s top court ruled in January they can no longer be
“What is ‘the bag’?” If there’s a Final Jeopardy answer about Rupert Murdoch’s legacy, your response should include “the bag” or some other vernacular for money. The business model he popularized boils down to a simple pursuit, regardless of the trappings of “patriotism” that might have been draped over
China, South Korea and Japan are uneasy neighbours in the eastern corner of Asia, with each one carrying historical baggage concerning the other. The three countries belong to a category of highly vibrant economies, with unmatched strengths. Of the three, South Korea and Japan belong to the American camp,
It was an unusual announcement by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, on X when he sought applications from competent persons for the post of Minister for Youth. No country in the world ever does that.
There have been many speeches at the 78th United Nations General Assembly this week by world leaders, but many of them were spoken from the partisan perspective of their respective national interests and priorities.
At the age of 92, Australia-born media tycoon Rupert Murdoch stepped down as chairman of News Corp and Fox Corp, one a media network that spread across Australia, Asia and United Kingdom, and the other a leading American television news network.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau created a diplomatic storm when he stated in the House of Commons that investigations into the killing of a Sikh activist, Hardeep Singh Nijjar, declared by the Indian government as a terrorist, indicated that Indian intelligence agencies were involved in it. India shot back
It was a diplomatic breakthrough. Five American prisoners in Iran, three of them Iranians with American citizenship, and two unnamed Americans have been released in exchange for five Iranians in American prisons, and de-freezing of $6 billion Iranian fund in South Korea. The response to the development in the US carried political