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Europe News / Europe News - 4 months ago

Building a heatwave&resistant India

Authors: Simrit Kaur and Harpreet Kaur, University of Delhi Heatwaves in India have turn out to be extra frequent, prolonged, intense and geographically spread-out. Twelve of the country’s warmest 15 years have been since 2006, with demise tolls ris...

Europe News / Europe News - 4 months ago

Sri Lanka’s crisis of legitimacy

Writer: Dushni Weerakoon, IPS Sri Lanka’s slide into political instability since April 2022 culminated in the resignation of former president Gotabaya Rajapaksa following public protests on 9 July 2022. The government’s policy blunders and resistanc...

Europe News / Europe News - 4 months ago

Is Japan ready to reopen its borders?

Authors: Fuma Aoki and Yves Tiberghien, UBC Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida’s preliminary easing of COVID-19 restrictions was dramatically reversed following the arrival of Omicron in late November 2021. He most notably shut down the Japanese...

Europe News / Europe News - 4 months ago

Shinzo Abe’s legacy

Writer: Editorial Board, ANU On eight July 2022, former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was gunned down whereas giving a marketing campaign speech in help of candidates for the 10 July higher house election. The killing of Japan’s longest serving...

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Hun Sen’s son set for electoral success

Writer: Sokvy Rim, The Thinker Cambodia The Cambodian Individuals’s Celebration (CPP) achieved a landslide victory in the commune elections in June 2022, gaining 80 per cent of the 11,622 commune council positions. Yet there's hypothesis that Cambod...

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India mulls aid in Sri Lanka’s hour of need

Writer: Ganeshan Wignaraja, NUS Sri Lanka’s pre-emptive default on its overseas debt obligations in mid-April 2022 and just lately resigned president Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s flight from Sri Lanka on 12 July offers India with a chance to match China wit...