In this Era of Authoritarianism

April 30, 2018 Masum Billah 0

According to the latest edition of The Economist Intelligence Unit’s Democracy Index, more than half of the 167 countries have their democracy rankings declining.  This latest report is alarming especially at a time when the U.S., with its ‘flawed democracy’, has a President who borrows tactics from authoritarian rulers and praises them in public. […]

Russia Expels 60 U.S. Diplomats

March 29, 2018 Global Desk 0

Russia has expelled 60 U.S. diplomats in retaliation over Washington’s move to expel 60 Russian diplomats following the London’s decision to expel 23 Russian diplomats over an attack on former Russian spy Sergei Skripal. […]

Sergei Skripal: Nerve Agents Used in the Attempted Murder

March 7, 2018 Global Desk 0

The British Police said a nerve agent was used in an attempt to ‘murder a former Russian spy and his daughter’, BBC reported. A former Russian spy Sergei Skripal, who has been living in the UK through a spy swap, was found unconscious and critically ill along with his 30 years old daughter Yulia Skripal in Salisbury on Sunday. […]

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