Monday, 4 July, 2022
TopicEuropean Union

Topic: European Union

Global Pulse: Warehousing refugees to make Italy great again, Trump’s effort to polarise

Italy is off shoring its Mediterranean migration problem to a former colony, Libya, with the intention of preventing mostly sub-Saharan African migrants from leaving Libya’s shores for Europe.

Global Pulse: Trump is tired of leading the world, Theresa May is left alone on a sinking ship

Donald Trump is urging world leaders to become inward looking, and embracing and encouraging a post-American world.

Global Pulse: Netanyahu’s troubles see no end, N. Korean uni without its American staff

Benjamin Netanyahu's personal lawyer, the man he appointed as national security adviser, and former chief of staff has been arrested in connection with a grave corruption scandal.

Global Pulse: Europe’s plan to thwart the next migrant crisis, execution for Iran’s mystic

European leaders may have found a way to thwart the next big African crisis.

Global Pulse: GOP leaders won’t have Trump’s ‘fine people’ bigotry, making terror simpler

After his remarks on the violence in Charlottesville, Donald Trump is more isolated than ever even in his own party.

Global Pulse: French military chief quits, Suu Kyi’s press freedom reputation hit and Putin’s off limits for Hollywood

FRENCH MILITARY CHIEF QUITS IN FEUD WITH MACRON France’s top military officer, General Pierre de Villiers, resigned Wednesday, in response to a public feud with...

GLOBAL PULSE: EU, Japan sign free trade deal, Niger army kills 14 civilians by mistake and Cyprus talks end in stalemate

EU AND JAPAN SIGN FREE TRADE PACT After four years of negotiations, the European Union and Japan agreed Thursday to create the world’s largest free trade zone.

GLOBAL PULSE: Majority back Trump’s travel ban, EU blamed for refugee deaths and attack on politicians in Venezuela

PRO-GOVERNMENT MILITIAS ATTACK VENEZUELAN CONGRESS On Venezuelan Independence Day Wednesday a group of pro-government militias attacked opposition politicians with sticks and metal bars outside the country’s congress.

GLOBAL PULSE: Macron turns protectionist, China’s Orwellian crackdown in Xinjiang and Israeli women won’t have to give up their seats

MACRON WANTS PROTECTION Newly elected French President Emmanuel Macron wants to revive an old French ambition, namely to protect French companies from cross-border takeovers on the grounds of “vital strategic interests”.

GLOBAL PULSE: Americans are not winning in Afghanistan, punishing nations that don’t take refugees and being blocked by Trump

FIGHTING IN AFGHANISTAN WITHOUT A STRATEGY US Defense Secretary James Mattis made an alarming admission: “We are not winning in Afghanistan right now.”

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Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.


Indian Naval Air Squadron INAS 324 commissioned at Visakhapatnam | Twitter | @PBNS_India

India’s Eastern Seaboard gets its first naval air squadron INAS 324

With INAS 324, the Indian Navy's Eastern Seaboard will now operate a naval air squadron with HAL’s indigenously built Advanced Light Helicopter.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.