Link is to archived New Yorker article.
Link is to archived New Yorker article.
Any military intervention in Niger to restore deposed President Mohamed Bazoum would be considered a "declaration of war against Burkina Faso and Mali", the two countries said in a joint statement Monday.
Russia’s war in Ukraine is already in its 17th month. In that time, President Vladimir Putin has clearly demonstrated that he is not bothered by losses — whether they be financial, material, or human. His war will go on as long as he needs. And, judging by how the authorities have woven the so-called “special military...
Why economic de-risking is not enough.
Shirvan provides a detailed report of the inroads that Wagner and Russia has recently made in Africa.
Russia has halted a breakthrough wartime deal that allows grain to flow from Ukraine to countries in Africa, the Middle East and Asia where hunger is a growing threat and high food prices have pushed people into poverty.
A Chinese naval flotilla set off on Sunday to join Russian naval and air forces in the Sea of Japan in an exercise aimed at "safeguarding the security of strategic waterways", according to China's defence ministry.
Iran and Russia are working in concert to force the U.S. military out of Syria, a senior defense official told reporters on Friday.
India’s multi-billion-dollar purchases of U.S. arms are less about shifting its reliance on Russian defence equipment and moving towards the West - it's more about developing its own domestic weapons industry, security officials and analysts say.
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, in an unexpected move, said on Monday the European Union should open the way for Ankara's accession to the bloc before Turkey's parliament approves Sweden's bid to join the NATO military alliance. Turkey's bid to join the EU has been frozen for years after membership talks were launched in 2005...
We can no longer stand back and hope for the best; instead we must be strong partners to those promoting peace and freedom, says German foreign minister Annalena Baerbock
Beijing will limit gallium and germanium exports from Aug. 1. Both metals are indispensable for producing some chips
SCO opposes bloc, ideological approaches to security challenges...
Turkey will not lift its opposition to Sweden joining NATO unless it stops harbouring groups Ankara considers to be terrorists, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday.
The majority of the extremely powerful illegal opioid entering the US is manufactured in Mexico using Chinese precursors
Indian refiners have begun paying for some oil imports from Russia in Chinese yuan, sources with direct knowledge of the matter said, as Western sanctions force Moscow and its customers to find alternatives to the dollar for settling payments.
China's UN diplomat sent shockwaves as he took aim Britain in another barbed attack.
Each time it happens, the world insists: ‘never again’. But the political and moral blindspots that allow these atrocities will persist until the lessons of history are learned
A massive underground deposit of high-grade phosphate rock recently discovered in Norway is big enough to satisfy world demand for fertilisers, solar panels and electric car batteries over the next 100 years, according to the company exploiting the resource.
China views Russia as a necessary partner in challenging the global order dominated by the United States. But Mr. Putin’s appetite for risk — seen in his invasion of Ukraine and his reliance on private armies — has forced Beijing to defend its bond with Russia in the face of Western pressure....
As part of a broader effort to strengthen defense ties with India, the U.S. government has signed a formal framework agreement on naval ship repair wi...
Japan announced Tuesday a decision to reinstate South Korea as a preferred nation with fast-track trade status from July 21, virtually ending a four-year economic row that was strained during their bitter historic disputes.
Defence agency admits ‘unprecedented’ experiment after bemused onlookers share photographs of the high velocity flight