Geopolitics

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  1. Saudi Arabia will develop nuclear weapons if its arch-rival Iran does so. “Saudi Arabia does not want to acquire any nuclear bomb, but without...
      


  2. It was the lack of change after a 2016 hashtag campaign against Saudi Arabia’s male guardianship laws that finally pushed Reem to flee what...
      


  3. U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un, leaders of two nations with a long history of hostilities, opened their second summit...
      


  4. A German court has ruled cities can impose driving bans on the oldest and most polluting diesel cars. This decision could lead to millions...
      


  5. European Parliament overwhelmingly passes new resolution on Saudi Arabia. Demands targeted UN special report on human rights for Saudi. 525 votes in favor, 29 opposed,...
      


  6. Opinion polls before the March 31 vote indicate that no one will come close to the 50-percent support needed to win in the first...
      


  7. I hear everyone's favourite greenie-slash-feminist has found himself in a bit of a pickle? Interesting. Here.
      


  8. President Donald Trump is negotiating with China on trade while the Trump Organization is involved in a deal linked to a Chinese developer. A...
      


  9. Vladimir Putin, Russia President, said how his country has new supersonic weapon that can reach almost any point in the world. Earlier, US was said...
      


  10. A Kremlin adviser says that President Vladimir Putin will meet the North Korean leader in Russia’s Far East on Thursday. Yuri Ushakov told Russian...
      


  11. Turkey cannot become a member of the European Union, said Manfred Weber, the European Peoples Party’s (EPP) lead candidate for the upcoming European elections,...
      


  12. Turkey's warships blocked Italian Eni's drilling ship on its way to explore for gas in Cypriot waters ... Erdogan on the loose again. So far,...
      


  13. North Korea’s Kim Jong Un has given his first time line for denuclearization, aiming for the end of U.S. President Donald Trump’s first term,...
      


  14. European Union leaders took a step toward deeper euro zone integration on Friday to help prevent future crises, but deep disagreement left key issues...
      


  15. Dutch far-right politician and anti-Islam campaigner Geert Wilders said on Friday that Twitter had temporarily blocked his account following remarks he made about a...
      


  16. How do you know that a bromance is over? Quite possibly, when one side starts talking about sausage factories when referring to their recent...
      


  17. According to Bloomberg, Kim Jong Un made a surprise visit to Beijing on his first known trip outside North Korea since taking power in...
      


  18. Global military expenditure reached its highest level last year since the end of the Cold War, fueled by increased spending in the United States...
      


  19. According to Reuters Agency, Russia told Japan on Monday that Moscow’s sovereignty over several disputed islands was not up for discussion and that disagreements between...
      


  20. According to a statement, Putin and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani discussed the missile attack that targeted a science lab and two chemical weapons depots...
      


  21. ... or it may not, given that the frontrunner in the July election has softened a bit. Would be interesting to watch, though, what...
      


  22. Turkey has ordered the arrest of the Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen and seven others over the 2016 assassination of the Russian envoy to Turkey,...
      


  23. Brexit transition period, by the government sources, is indefinitely beyond December 2020. It's obvious how PM T. May has many different kind of problems...
      


  24. Normally I don't quote entire articles, but this is a Panic Service Announcement (and a gentle ribbing).  My comment at the bottom, after the article. The...
      


  25. Teresa Drzewiecka grew up during World War Two, when German and Soviet troops battled for control of her town of Swidnik in eastern Poland....
      


  26.  The Kremlin expressed concern on Monday over media reports that Poland has requested a permanent U.S. military presence on its soil, saying NATO’s expansion...
      


  27. How well countries adapt to the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) will determine whether they ‘thrive’ or ‘stagnate’ and could further divide workforces and increase...
      


  28. Cold war. Theresa May said she had agreed with Britain’s National Security Council to suspend all high-level contacts between her country and Russia. In same time...
      


  29. One person has been killed every 15 minutes in Syria in the last 4 days. One person has been killed every 15 minutes in Syria...
      


  30. North Korea abruptly withdrew its staff from a liaison office with South Korea on Friday, a development that is likely to put a damper...