Shijal ChudasamaJanuary 18, 2023

Lavrov praises Moscow-Beijing relations and accuses the US of provocations.

Lavrov praises Moscow-Beijing relations and accuses the US of provocations.

Sergey Lavrov, the foreign minister of Russia, has praised Moscow and Beijing's combined military exercises as a step toward solidifying their newly formed strategic alliance.

Speaking to reporters on Wednesday in Moscow, Lavrov also charged that the West was looking for opportunities to enrage China on a variety of topics, including the status of Tibet and Taiwan.

He claimed that because China is far more strong than the United States, Washington is compelled to "mobilise" the West to support its anti-Beijing agenda.

China and Russia have put aside decades of mutual mistrust and increased military drills to synchronize their foreign policy as the conflict in Ukraine rages.

Days before Moscow pushed its armed forces into Ukraine, they agreed to a "no limits" relationship, and their commercial ties have grown as Russia's ties to the West have deteriorated.

Beijing is being cautious, though.

President Vladimir Putin has recognized in the open that Xi Jinping, the leader of China, has "concerns" about Russia's actions in Ukraine.

Lavrov cautioned that the conflict between Russia and the West over Ukraine was a component of a long-term shift in global politics.

He stated that it would take an epoch for a multipolar world order to be established. And that procedure is currently in progress.

He mentioned Western attempts to obstruct the growing cooperation between Russia and China and insisted that they would fail.

He declared that Russia's relations with the West "would never be the same" and accused the West of disobeying agreements that it had struck with Moscow.

Never again, he promised, would someone lie, sign documents, and then refuse to fulfill them.

Chinese and Russian navies collaborated on drills in the East China Sea last month.

The exercises were intended to display "the determination and capabilities of the two sides to cooperate respond to maritime security threats," according to China's Eastern Theater Command of the People's Liberation Army.

According to Julianne Smith, the US ambassador to NATO, Russia and China are also alleged to be "sharing a toolkit" of tactics and techniques to undermine NATO.

These two are increasingly sharing a toolset, which should worry the NATO alliance, Smith opined in a December essay for the Financial Times.

"There is no doubt that the transatlantic allies are being split apart by both the [People's Republic of China] and Russia. In an interview, Smith remarked, "And we are now extremely aware, we all have a deeper respect of those efforts, and we are set on addressing them.

For the first time, NATO named China as one of its strategic concerns in June, claiming that Beijing's aspirations and "coercive policies" threatened the "interests, security, and values" of the Western military alliance.

Shijal ChudasamaJanuary 31, 2023

India's budget would face severe challenges during the upcoming fiscal year.

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's administration will deliver its final budget for a complete fiscal year on February 1 before he and the

India's budget would face severe challenges during the upcoming fiscal year.
Shijal ChudasamaJanuary 31, 2023

Uzbekistan imprisons demonstrators due to discontent against the government

22 persons, including a journalist, were given varied prison sentences by an Uzbek court for the fatal uprising that occurred in the independent

Uzbekistan imprisons demonstrators due to discontent against the government
Shijal ChudasamaJanuary 31, 2023

Bahraini prisoners suffer long-lasting "wounds" as a result of torture

According to a recent investigation, torture and other alleged breaches they allegedly faced during their arrest, questioning, and detention are

Bahraini prisoners suffer long-lasting "wounds" as a result of torture
Shijal ChudasamaJanuary 30, 2023

The 150-day march of Gandhi is over. Will it, however, reinvigorate Congress?

On the final day of his over 150-day cross-country "unity" march, hundreds of people defied the bitter Himalayan cold to gather in Srinagar, the

The 150-day march of Gandhi is over. Will it, however, reinvigorate Congress?
Shijal ChudasamaJanuary 30, 2023

NATO commander calls on South Korea to increase military aid to Ukraine

Jens Stoltenberg, the secretary-general of NATO, has asked South Korea to step up its military aid to Ukraine, citing other nations that have

NATO commander calls on South Korea to increase military aid to Ukraine
Shijal ChudasamaJanuary 30, 2023

More Russian military have moved into the Ukraine border region: Governor

According to the regional governor, Russia has sent more troops and equipment to its western Kursk region along the Ukrainian border. Roman

More Russian military have moved into the Ukraine border region: Governor
Shijal ChudasamaJanuary 30, 2023

Finland declares it will support Sweden's NATO application.

According to Finland's foreign minister, despite a potential Turkish stumbling block on Sweden's NATO application, both countries still intend to

Finland declares it will support Sweden's NATO application.
Shijal ChudasamaJanuary 28, 2023

India's Adani Group loses $48 billion in stocks due to allegations of fraud.

After a US investment firm said that Gautam Adani, the richest man in Asia, had engaged in "brazen" corporate fraud, shares of his business empire

India's Adani Group loses $48 billion in stocks due to allegations of fraud.
Shijal ChudasamaJanuary 28, 2023

India forbids the BBC's Modi film, "Ghosts of Gujarat"

The 2002 Gujarat riots are the subject of a BBC documentary that sparks a media frenzy in India. Additionally, the labor movement vs. the UK

India forbids the BBC's Modi film, "Ghosts of Gujarat"
Shijal ChudasamaJanuary 28, 2023

At a memorial for death camps, Russian "megalomania" in the Ukraine war is mentioned.

A recent massacre in Ukraine by Russian soldiers has been linked by the head of the Auschwitz Nazi death camp memorial to similar misery endured

At a memorial for death camps, Russian "megalomania" in the Ukraine war is mentioned.
Shijal ChudasamaJanuary 28, 2023

High-stakes presidential primaries are held by the Maldives' ruling party.

In a primary that will be held by the Maldives' ruling party, current President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih will face off against Mohamed Nasheed, a

High-stakes presidential primaries are held by the Maldives' ruling party.
Shijal ChudasamaJanuary 28, 2023

Afghan artist who is currently a refugee discusses the predicament of women

Thousands of Afghans left the country when the Taliban took back control in August 2021 out of concern for restrictions on their freedoms. One of

Afghan artist who is currently a refugee discusses the predicament of women
Shijal ChudasamaJanuary 27, 2023

UN denounces M23 rebel assault on DRC town as hundreds of people escape

The M23 rebel onslaught in the east of the country, which prompted 450 people, including women and children, to flee to the area near the UN

UN denounces M23 rebel assault on DRC town as hundreds of people escape
Shijal ChudasamaJanuary 27, 2023

US sanctions Wagner Group's financial support from a Chinese company

For allegedly providing satellite footage of Ukraine to support the mercenary Wagner Group's military operations for Russia, the US has sanctioned a

US sanctions Wagner Group's financial support from a Chinese company
Shijal ChudasamaJanuary 26, 2023

Elections in two provinces will take place in April, according to a Pakistani poll panel.

Final election dates for two provinces whose assemblies were dissolved earlier this month as part of former prime minister Imran Khan's effort to

Elections in two provinces will take place in April, according to a Pakistani poll panel.
Shijal ChudasamaJanuary 26, 2023

After securing combat tanks, Ukraine wakes up to devastating attacks

During the wave of missile and drone attacks that Russia launched against Ukraine, at least one person was reported dead in Kyiv. A day after

After securing combat tanks, Ukraine wakes up to devastating attacks
Shijal ChudasamaJanuary 26, 2023

Overview of the Middle East: Turkey, Sweden, NATO, and the Quran

NATO negotiations between Sweden and Turkey are broken off, the chief prosecutor of Lebanon and the judge who is trying to indict him square off,

Overview of the Middle East: Turkey, Sweden, NATO, and the Quran
Shijal ChudasamaJanuary 26, 2023

"Killing spree" in Iran as the authorities crack down on opposition

Alireza Akbari, a British-Iranian national and former deputy defense minister, was executed by Iran recently on suspicion of spying for the United

"Killing spree" in Iran as the authorities crack down on opposition
Shijal ChudasamaJanuary 26, 2023

The Bank of Canada raises rates, becoming the first large bank to do so.

The Bank of Canada became the first significant central bank fighting global inflation to declare it would probably delay future rises for the time

The Bank of Canada raises rates, becoming the first large bank to do so.
Shijal ChudasamaJanuary 25, 2023

Study finds that "backsliding" democracy has hampered Africa's growth.

According to an African foundation, over the past three years, there has been "widespread democratic backsliding" and deteriorating security, which

Study finds that "backsliding" democracy has hampered Africa's growth.