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Western diplomats are putting heavy pressure on Pristina and Belgrade to de-escalate the situation in northern Kosovo.
Plenty of hype, little action.
Investment in clean energy technologies is significantly outpacing spending on fossil fuels as affordability and security concerns triggered by the global energy crisis strengthen the momentum behind more sustainable options, according to the IEA.
Pretoria said in a government gazette published on May 29 that such immunity is routinely granted ahead of key events and is not meant to shield anyone in particular.
European sanctions go through a process of continuous maturation and updating, adapting to current geopolitical sensitivities. European actors are accelerating efforts to adopt the eleventh sanctions package.
Although Kenya continues to project a non-alignment stance on the Ukraine war, the East African nation sees Moscow as a key partner in trade and investment.
Defence Minister Thandi Modise said the government ordered the ammunition in 2018 but delivery was delayed due to the COVID-19 outbreak. But she refused to release the cargo documents to parliament.
Leaders of the Eurasian Economic Union gathered in the Kremlin for a summit on May 25, as Russia takes over the chairmanship pursues a strategic break with Europe.
China's solar exports grew 64% in 2022 to $52bn despite global tensions, according to analysis by consultancy Wood Mackenzie.
Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin travelled to Beijing for a Sino-Russian trade forum to boost rapidly developing economic ties on May 24.
Kenya’s sovereign bond index at the distressed 1,000 basis point spread over US treasuries enjoyed a brief reprieve from unrelenting gloom, as IMF managing director Kristalina Georgieva declared it an innocent bystander in sub-Sahara default panic.
Heavy investment into a few mega projects means that power-hungry Uzbekistan now has about 2.6 GW of green energy capacity, ahead of Kazakhstan – the first country in Central Asia to invest into renewable power.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy had a “busy day of diplomacy” at the G7 summit in Hiroshima, meeting with world leaders and reiterating the importance of Kyiv’s 10-point peace plan on May 21.
Some observers conclude, however, that the big event produced lots of rhetoric and little action.
The scale of the country's methane emissions is becoming a major embarrassment, but the government seems unwilling to do anything about it. This and more in this week's Eurasianet Akhal-Teke bulletin.
Entrepreneurs from Uzbekistan and China agreed to push ahead with $25bn worth of projects on the sidelines of a business forum in China. Some 41 documents aimed at deepening cooperation between ...
Countries outside the US/UK/Europe bloc are leaving the dollar-based trade community at a rate which has begun to alarm US geopolitical strategists, and neocons in particular.
Beijing woos region at a time when Russia is too distracted by the Ukraine war to focus effectively on its backyard.
China’s special representative visited Ukraine on May 16-17, following the diplomatic discussions between Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy and Chinese President Xi Jinping last month.
South Africa could possibly host Vladimir Putin in August 2023 despite an International Criminal Court (ICC) arrest warrant against the Russian president, as the order lacks the backing of the UN Security Council.