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Nagaland dog meat: Animal rights groups hail ban as 'major turning point' 4.7.2020 BBC: Front Page
Animal rights groups say a ban on the sale of dog meat in Nagaland is a milestone.
There’s a hidden economic trendline that is shattering the global trade system 3.7.2020 Raw Story
Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers has recently conceded: “In general, economic thinking has privileged efficiency over resilience, and it has been insufficiently concerned with the big downsides of efficiency.” Policy across the globe is therefore moving in a more overtly nationalistic direction to rectify this shortcoming. COVID-19 has accelerated a process that was well underway […]
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China could do a naval blockade in Indian Ocean next 3.7.2020 Rediff: News
Chances are any such disruption will not occur on the major shipping lanes but on some edge of the ocean between India and China. Even if there is no actual disruption, the costs of averting one can be punitive. The setting for this is provided by the energy shortage both countries face, says Subhomoy Bhattacharjee.
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Time for India to play the Tibet card with China 3.7.2020 Rediff: News
'The logical step is to challenge the very legitimacy of the Chinese claim over Tibet,' recommends Inspector General Gurdip Singh Uban (retd).
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Who will blink first? Xi or Modi? 29.6.2020 Rediff: News
'There is a compulsion to look hard, decisive, and risk-taking; start something; and then conclude it in a way you can claim victory.' 'That is not such an easy option against China,' notes Shekhar Gupta.
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How oil holds the key to India's economic health 29.6.2020 Rediff: Business
Every time the Indian economy has faced headwinds due to international developments, the oil sector has played a crucial role, explains A K Bhattacharya.
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US beekeepers fear for their future 25.6.2020 BBC: Business
American beekeepers are struggling to survive against cheap imports of foreign honey.
How reliant is Australia on China? 17.6.2020 BBC: World
As their relationship sours, can Australia realistically "diversify" from its biggest trading partner?
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We failed to take China's warnings seriously 11.6.2020 Rediff: News
'Indian diplomacy faltered amidst multiple failures of statecraft.' 'The functionaries responsible must be held to account for their abject failure,' asserts Ambassador M K Bhadrakumar.
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U.S. seeks to house missiles in the Pacific. Some allies don't want them 10.6.2020 LA Times: Nation

U.S. allies are nervous about agreeing to base new missiles on their territory.

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London statues with slavery links 'should be taken down' 9.6.2020 BBC: Front Page
Mayor Sadiq Khan says the capital has "an uncomfortable truth" with historical links to slavery.
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The black British history you may not know about 9.6.2020 BBC: Front Page
From the black Britons in Roman times, to Henry VIII's trumpeter and our very own bus boycott.
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US challenges 'unfair' tech taxes in the UK and EU 3.6.2020 BBC: Business
The investigation will look at plans for new digital taxes in 10 jurisdictions, including the UK.
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Why India must protest China's Hong Kong policy 30.5.2020 Rediff: News
'India need to look beyond the economic prism.' 'China had no qualms in taking the Kashmir issue to the UN Security Council last year -- not once, but thrice -- thus violating Indian sensitivities,' observes China expert Srikanth Kondapalli.
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We must redouble our efforts to save wild tigers 26.5.2020 The Moderate Voice

By John Goodrich In the past few weeks since the Netflix series “Tiger King” first aired, I have done nonstop interviews about the shameful commercial breeding of tigers in the United States in the name of “conservation.” As someone who’s devoted my entire career to saving this magnificent species in the wild, I find this […]

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Border skirmishes: China's strategy to unsettle India 25.5.2020 Rediff: News
'Post the pandemic, when India is turning a new leaf in its economic policy with an eye on foreign capital and global supply chains that are likely to leave China, heightened tensions on the India-China border creates an atmosphere of uncertainty,' observes Virendra Kapoor.
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Coronavirus threatens China's Belt and Road. What happens when it wants half a trillion dollars back? 20.5.2020 LA Times: Nation

The COVID-19 pandemic and recession threaten China's Belt and Road projects as construction slows and countries demand debt relief.

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India-China relations: The show must go on 19.5.2020 Rediff: News
Trump can afford to say that COVID-19 is a 'China virus', but we can't expect Modi to say that aloud while his actions may speak louder, says Rup Narayan Das.
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Coronavirus: Can India replace China as world's factory? 18.5.2020 BBC: World
Delhi is keen to exploit any shift in global investment flows prompted by the coronavirus crisis.
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One every eight minutes: India's missing children 17.5.2020 BBC: Front Page
Many of those who vanish are trafficked and exploited, but there's little public outrage.
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