Renata Dwan, director of the UN Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR) has stated the increased prospect of conflict is an “urgent” issue, amid growing tensions throughout the world. The UN chief said: “I think that it’s genuinely a call to recognise - and this has been somewhat missing...
The Indian elections have been ongoing for six weeks as the huge nation votes for their next leader. The votes are now coming in and governing leader Narendra Modi has taken a convincing lead. As Modi’s governing party looks likely to remain in power, who is the man who...
A “violent tornado” was confirmed in Jefferson City, Missouri at 11.47pm local time (5.47pm BST) on Wednesday night, with residents warned “take shelter now“ by the National Weather Service (NWS). Dangerous storms have plagued Missouri and Oklahoma for three days now, with multiple reports of twisters. A tornadic...
NEW DELHI— Narendra Modi, leader of the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), today won a second consecutive five-year term as prime minister of India, months after bringing India to the brink of war with Pakistan, its nuclear-armed neighbour. The BJP and its allies won a sizeable majority in India’s...
India’s month-long parliamentary elections 2019 were the biggest democratic exercise in the world with approximately 900 million voters casting their ballot. The elections started on April 11, with the final polling stations closing on May 19. The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) looks set to hold onto power...
According to the latest polls and early results, The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) led by the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is leading in nearly 340 of the 542 seats that went to the polls. Narendra Modi’s foreign minister said on Thursday he had won the election, giving his...
The US military confirmed two Navy ships sailed north through the Taiwan strait. The move is set to further anger Beijing at a time when relations between the two nations continue to be strained due to the ongoing trade dispute. The voyage carried out by the Destroyer Preble...
Thierry Baudet, the young, well-educated and well-dressed leader of the Forum for Democracy, has seen a meteoric rise through politics since emerging almost three years ago. The 36-year-old nationalist has rapidly broken down the thuggish stigma of right-wing politics in the Netherlands, which have been symbolised by the...
The Cold War was a period of geopolitical tension between the Soviet Union and the US, as the two supported a series of proxy wars and constantly jockeyed for supremacy in the Space Race and the Arms Race. There were several tense moments between 1946 and 1991, where the possibility of a nuclear attack looked more than...
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s claim comes amid a devastating drop in relations between the two arguing nations. According to the Daily Star, he made the comments on his official website. He said: “You young people should be assured that you will witness the demise of the enemies of humanity,...