India

Russian Ambassador To Sudan Found Dead, Drowned In Own Pool

The Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the Republic of Sudan, Mirgayas M. Shirinskiy, was found dead in his home in Sudan's capital Khartoum on Wednesday. Al Arabia adds that the ambassador was found drowned in the swimming pool at his home.

Is Trump's Agenda Being Eclipsed?

"War is the health of the state, but the death of empires... The German, Austro-Hungarian, Russian and Ottoman empires all fell in World War I. World War II ended the Japanese and Italian empires — with the British and French following soon after. The Soviet Empire collapsed in 1989. Afghanistan delivered the coup de grace... Is it now the turn of the Americans?"

China Warns Of "Looming Trade War" With India In Retaliation To Anti-Dumping Duties

"A trade war between China and India seems to be looming after the latter moved last Wednesday to impose anti-dumping duties on 93% from China," China's Global Times warned, adding that "if India really starts a trade war with China, of course China's economic interests will be hurt, but there will also be consequences for India."

The Future Of The Third World

"...the hope among people in the World Bank, the IMF, and other armchair intellectuals was that once the correct incentives were in place and institutions were organized, these structures imposed from on high would put the third world on a path to perpetual growth. They couldn’t have been more wrong..."

Greeks Trust Putin Most Relative To Trump, Brits Undecided

Around the world, few people trust Russian President Vladimir Putin to do the right thing when it comes to international affairs. A global median of roughly one-in-four (26%) say they have confidence in the Russian leader. However, as KeepTalkingGreece reports, Greeks love the Russian President; much more so in fact than US President Donald Trump.

China-India Conflict Is Far More Dangerous Than US-North Korea One

While the international media remains concerned to the point of being fixated on the US-DPRK (North Korea) stand-off, in terms of sheer firepower, the much more pressing stand-off between China and India holds the potential to be far more destructive.

Why Elites Are Winning The War On Cash

"The real burden of the war on cash falls on honest citizens who are made vulnerable to wealth confiscation through negative interest rates, loss of privacy, account freezes and limits on cash withdrawals or transfers."