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. […]

The U.S. Cuts Military Aid to Pakistan

January 5, 2018 Global Desk 0

The U.S. has announced to cut almost all security aid to Pakistan. The Trump administration announced on Thursday it would cut the aid to Pakistan until ‘it deals with the terrorist networks operating’ in the South Asia country. […]

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