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‘Logic, Reason Can Go For A Toss When The Chinese

NEW DELHI: Diplomats driving a hard bargain isn’t unusual but when the negotiators are Chinese, there’s a twist to the story. While negotiators of other countries bargain in their national interest, their counterparts from China keep only the interests of the Chinese Communist Party in mind. The law in China demands that diplomats or civil […]Read More

Need Green Funding, Tech Transfer For Countries Like India: Danish

NEW DELHI: As part of the green strategic partnership signed with India last year, Denmark is collaborating across sectors such as wind energy, drinking water management and smart cities, says Denmark’s Ambassador to India Freddy Svane. Expressing concern over climate change on World Environment Day, he told StratNews Global Editor-in-Chief Nitin A. Gokhale that all […]Read More

Taliban Dictating Terms In Afghanistan?

NEW DELHI: Amidst speculation that Islamabad and Washington are in talks to allow U.S. bases in Pakistan to facilitate counter-terrorism operations in Afghanistan once foreign troops withdraw, the Taliban has warned Afghanistan’s neighbours to not allow what it calls a ‘historic mistake’. Pakistani foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has told parliament his government would never […]Read More

‘Nobody’s Safe Until Everybody’s Safe’

Italy was the first country to be hit by the Coronavirus pandemic, and after seeing successive waves, has only recently stabilised. In the process, they have learnt a lot about the virus and how to tackle it, and that invaluable experience is being shared with India. For as Vincenzo de Luca, Italy’s ambassador to India […]Read More