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As Iran Moves Closer to China and Pakistan, India Struggles to Regain Ground

With Tehran signing a 25-year plan with Beijing and making overtures to Pakistan, New Delhi is trying to restore the health of its vibrant bilateral with Iran.

How China Is Responding to Debt Sustainability Complaints Over BRI Projects

Beijing's grand Belt and Road Initiative has faced criticisms of heavy debt impositions on smaller economies. But China seems to be fighting back, amidst emerging challenges.

China-Japan Rapprochement: Xi Jinping’s Tokyo Dream and Restraints from History

The Sino-Japanese relationship has always been weighed down by a bitter history that both nations share. But now, Xi is looking to charm Japan.

American Private Border Wall Fundraisers, Including Steve Bannon, Arrested on Fraud Charges

On 20 August, US federal prosecutors arrested four high-profile members of the 'We Build the Wall' fundraising venture for criminal fraud.

As Iran Drops India from Rail Link Project, New Delhi-Tehran Relations Face Fresh Headwinds

Last month, Iran dropped India from the Chabahar-Zahedan rail link project, leaving New Delhi in a lurch during a difficult time.

Iran’s Expanding Diplomatic Relations May Be Good for the Middle East

Tehran has started building firm ties with not just China, but also UAE. This could ultimately help stabilise the region.

Alongside COVID-19, Singapore Faces a Crisis of Difficult Geopolitical Choices

With the reelection of the ruling People's Action Party, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong must revive the Singaporean economy while balancing ties between the US and China.

The Consequences of China’s Belt and Road Initiative in Nepal

Kathmandu sees the Chinese mega project as an opportunity to prosper.

Will Hong Kong See an Exodus of American and British Firms After New Data...

With China imposing a 'New Security Law' in Hong Kong, analysts speculate a limited exodus of American and British firms due to stricter data rules.

Why One of Three African Candidates Fits the Bill as the New Head of...

Of the three Africans currently in line to become the Director General of the World Trade Organisation, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is the best fit.