Global Pulse

Justin Trudeau

Justin Trudeau is firefighting SNC-Lavalin scandal. Here’s how it came to this

With Trudeau fighting for survival, ThePrint looks at the rise and fall of this generation’s biggest liberal political icon in four points.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro

Jair Bolsonaro: Why Brazil’s far-Right leader could be bracing for street protests

ThePrint looks at the rise of Jair Bolsonaro and what he tells us about Brazil’s shift to the Right.
Russian President Vladimir Putin

Why Russian President Vladimir Putin is a ‘shrewd’ tactician but ‘lousy’ strategist

ThePrint takes a look at how the implosion of the Soviet Union and the decade long chaos that ensued had a lasting effect on Putin.
Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un

How Donald Trump’s meeting with Kim Jong Un panned out

After the failed summit, here’s a look at what this says about North Korea’s demands and its nuclear programme.
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference following the DPRK-USA Hanoi Summit in Hanoi

Why Donald Trump only has a muted statement to make on India-Pakistan crisis

ThePrint takes a look at the ongoing crisis to understand how the world order and US’s role in it has radically shifted in the past two decades.
File image of Kim Jong Un with Donald Trump

Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un set to meet today. Here’s a primer on US-North Korea ties

ThePrint looks at 5 things that shed light on the past, present, and future of the US-North Korea relationship.
Anti-Brexit demonstrations outside Houses of Parliament in London | Luke MacGregor/Bloomberg

A look at 3 sides to Brexit issue as 29 March deadline approaches

With UK just about a month away from Brexit, ThePrint takes a look at where Theresa May, Jeremy Corbyn and EU stand.
US-China trade negotiations in Feb 2019

Currency conundrum in US-China trade negotiations

As US and China work at striking a currency deal, ThePrint takes a look the possible issues that may crop up.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro| Flickr, Senado Federal

Brazil, Ethiopia & Kenya: A new wave of unlikely economic reformers

ThePrint takes a look at how some countries are implementing reforms and what the politics behind the agenda is.
Donald Trump and Mohammed bin Salman

Trump’s plan to share nuclear tech with Saudi faces probe, another Labour MP quits in UK

US and China are preparing for another round of trade talks in Washington, and Sanders is running for US presidency, again.

On Camera

Sri Lankan soldiers inspect the damage inside St. Sebastian's Church, Sri Lanka | Tharaka Basnayaka/Bloomberg

Sri Lanka attacks mark birth of terrorism 3.0

Terrorism 3.0 is defined by the Islamic State — a globally dispersed, highly lethal, financially capable, deeply innovative organisation.

Sri Lanka terror attack: Did the world let its guard down on ISIS?

The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the serial suicide bombings in Sri Lanka, which have killed more than 300 people till last count.

Defence

Indian Coast Guard

Indian Coast Guard increases maritime surveillance following Sri Lanka blasts

More ships and aircraft have been deployed to ensure India faces no security threat after a series of blasts killed 290 in Colombo, a Coast Guard official said.
Graphic by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Modi & Shah have turned India into ‘Jingostan’ & are out to conquer the paranoid country

The Modi-Shah BJP has resurrected dangers & the enemy from the past, and built a scary jingoism. It’s a great diversionary tactic, but it never ends well.