International relations

Ukraine. Expert says New Zealand’s actions against Russian invasion are ‘of global significance’

An international relations expert said that although New Zealand is small, the government’s position on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is still of global importance. Russian President Vladimir Putin sent troops to breakaway regions of Ukraine this week, a move that has seen world leaders sanction Russia in hopes of averting …

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What distinguishes the development of higher education in China?

CHINA The recent spectacle of the opening of the Winter Olympics in Beijing was an opportunity to reflect on China’s change and its relationship with global society since the city hosted the 2008 Summer Olympics. Partly because of the pandemic, the opening ceremony came across as a much more restrained …

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JCPOA may be flat, but there’s still hope to rekindle US-Iran relations

As US-Iranian relations continue to be adversarial after Trump, any path to reconciliation should involve the US administration engaging directly with and listening to the general Iranian public, writes Kourosh Ziabari. A portrait of U.S. President Joe Biden is taped to a balloon during a ceremony marking the anniversary of …

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Towards a Truly Free and Active Foreign Policy – Analysis – Eurasia Review

Relations between Indonesia and the People’s Republic of China (PRC) are once again tense. On December 1, 2021, some diplomats representing the PRC government sent a protest letter to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia (Kemlu) regarding the exploration of natural resources in the northern waters …

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Emirates News Agency – Emiratis pursuing a career in diplomacy are invited to apply to the Anwar Gargash Diplomatic Academy

ABU DHABI, 13th February, 2022 (WAM) — The Anwar Gargash Diplomatic Academy (AGDA) today announced the launch of its admission campaign and calls on all aspiring diplomats to apply before the deadline of March 13, 2022. Renowned for its diplomatic capacity development, research and thought leadership initiatives, the Academy has …

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Ellis to head the Santa Fe Council on International Relations | Local News

Lisa Ellis has been named executive director of the Santa Fe Council on International Relations, according to the organization. Santa Fe-based Ellis begins in the role Feb. 22 and takes over from acting director James Falk, according to a press release. She was appointed by the organization’s board of directors. …

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International diplomacy: on the verge of collapse

During the weekend of January 28, 2022, Russia moved blood supply near its border with Ukraine, where tens of thousands of Russian troops have gathered, further adding to US concern that an invasion is imminent. When stored at 6°C, donated blood can last up to approximately six weeks. Time is …

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Ukrainian scholars discuss the current crisis with Russia | Today

By Nick Erickson Even the brightest minds at the heart of the conflict or strongly connected to it struggle to understand what is happening and what will come next. Will Russia, with troops stationed on Ukraine’s eastern border, invade? Or is it a highly organized bullying game? Basically, there’s enough …

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President Biden announces 3 key nominees

WASHINGTON – Today, President Joe Biden announced his intention to name the following leaders to serve as key leaders in his administration: Reuben Brigety, candidate for the post of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Republic of South Africa MaryKay Carlson, candidate for the position of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary …

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Lapid said he would warn the prime minister that allowing the illegal Evyatar outpost would strain relations with the United States

Foreign Minister Yair Lapid has warned the government that plans to retroactively allow the illegal Evyatar outpost in the West Bank could strain relations with the United States and lead to a backlash from the international community , according to a report by the daily Haaretz. News broke Wednesday morning …

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Alive and powerful in the new geopolitics

Two decades after the 9/11 attacks, the United States and the West have lost appetite for counterinsurgency, stabilization, and state-building efforts. Beyond the Taliban’s victory in Afghanistan, many such projects have been mired in poor governance by problematic local partners whose corruption and parochialism have undermined efforts to build capable …

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US pledges to put Russia on the defensive at UN Security Council

FILE In this photo released by the State Duma, the press service of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov addresses the State Duma, the lower house of parliament in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, January 26, 2022 Lavrov said the US response contained some elements that …

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Rights groups warn Biden against blacklisting Yemen’s Houthis | Joe Biden News

Washington D.C.- When the Biden administration stripped Yemen’s Houthi rebels of the “terrorist” group label last February, it cited the potentially “devastating” effects the designation would have on Yemeni civilians’ access to lifesaving humanitarian aid. But less than a year later, President Joe Biden said the group’s re-naming was “under …

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Japan’s border crackdown leaves students in limbo and the economy in a pinch

A passerby wearing a protective face mask walks through an alley of an izakaya pub, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in Tokyo, Japan January 25, 2022. REUTERS/Issei Kato Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TOKYO, Jan 26 (Reuters) – Two years after Japan locked its borders …

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THIS LAND OF HUMANITY (1996) BY PRAMOEDYA ANATA TOER – THE AWAKENING OF A SUBJECT NATION IN ITS OWN TERRITORY

GABY RUSLI WRITTEN – Faith teaches us that all men are created equal, but we choose to enslave one another. European empires colonized almost every country in the world, and although colonialism was linked to progress, it marked and changed nations. For Indonesia, foreign occupation inspired a romantic and patriotic …

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China hits out at Japan and US after Biden, Kishida discuss Beijing in video meeting

China has denounced talks between US President Joe Biden and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on Beijing with Washington and Tokyo, raising concerns about “predatory” moves by the mainland. As Prime Minister Kishida and President Biden discussed China in a virtual meeting, the Chinese Embassy in Japan said on Saturday …

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5 points on Aparna Yadav, the sister-in-law of Akhilesh Yadav, the latest BJP recruit in UP

UP Polls: Aparna Yadav is the daughter-in-law of Samajwadi Party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav (File) New Delhi: Aparna Yadav, the sister-in-law of Samajwadi party leader Akhilesh Yadav, joined the BJP in Delhi today to deliver a blow to the party ahead of next month’s elections in Uttar Pradesh. Ms Yadav …

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International students come to USF for a multicultural experience – The Crow’s Nest at USF St. Petersburg

Above photo: Moe Hattori is studying international relations, majoring in English, at Kansai Gaidai University in Osaka, Japan. Courtesy of Sophia George | The Crow’s Nest By Sophie Georges The University of South Florida is one of the nation’s leading universities for study abroad and exchange programs. Partnerships with universities …

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International support grows for Sea Row decision against China – Del Rosario

DASHED: A screenshot taken from the US State Department website shows a map of the South China Sea that was among the documents used to analyze China’s claim to aarea bounded by the so-called nine-dash line. In a 47-page study, the department said Beijing’s maritime claims in the South China …

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Graham Swift on the “Big” and “Small” Worlds

[ad_1] Your “Fireworks” story takes place at the end of October 1962, during the Cuban Missile Crisis. What made you want to revisit this period? Photograph by Colin McPherson / Getty I think it was the story that made me revisit. It was like that, as it often seems to …

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BNP strengthens for the movement

[ad_1] While the official position of the BNP is that it has yet to decide whether it will run in the 2023 national elections, its goal for this year is to complete the party reorganization process and prepare for the election. The rationale for the reorganization is that the party …

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Two-time Olympic medalist Michelle Kwan is a mom for the first time

[ad_1] Michelle Kwan presents the Female Athlete of the Paralympic Games at the Olympic Committee Best of US Awards on April 2, 2014 in Washington, DC. When Michelle Kwan says she is “always full of surprises,” she’s not kidding. The two-time Olympic medalist (1998, 2002) shared a big revelation on …

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Advocacy for subnational diplomacy

[ad_1] Letter from the editor BY SHAWN DORMAN Welcome to this packed double edition of The Foreign Service Journal to start the new year. In addition to our regular programming, this issue features an exclusive interview with Secretary of State Antony Blinken, as well as a first-person account from Moscow …

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No one is able to teach others a lesson about democracy »Capital News

[ad_1] BEIJING, China, January 2 – Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Thursday that Chinese diplomacy has progressed in a complex and fluid international landscape, writing new chapters of big country diplomacy with features distinctive Chinese. Wang made his remarks during a year-end interview with the …

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GT exclusive: Chinese diplomat urges new German government not to play ‘Taiwan card’ as Lithuania aims to hold EU hostage

[ad_1] Yantian Port Photo: CFP Chinese diplomat in Germany urged new German government to play an active role in the EU, abide by the one-China principle and not play the “Taiwan card” or send false signals to the forces secessionists of “Taiwan independence”, as Lithuania wants. to hold the EU’s …

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Despite clear division on big issues, Congress broadly agrees on China

[ad_1] Despite strong divisions on most major issues, Democrats and Republicans in Congress agree on at least one way to deal with China. President Joe Biden enacted a bipartisan bill just before Christmas to ban goods from China’s Xinjiang region unless companies can prove they are not made by forced …

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Fierce Sino-American competition criticized – Xinhua English.news.cn

[ad_1] Chinese Ambassador to the United States Qin Gang (right) is seen in a broad interview with U.S. media on December 20, 2021. [Photo/china-embassy.org] Collaboration and consensus are good elements to progress, underlines the envoy China opposes Sino-U.S. Relations being defined as competitive because such a framework overshadows collaboration, and …

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Thousands of Christmas flights canceled as Omicron spreads

[ad_1] PictureTravelers attempted to bypass the disruption on Christmas Eve morning at Kennedy International Airport in Queens.Credit…Dave Sanders for The New York Times Thousands of potential travelers received last-minute cancellations of their Christmas flights on Friday and Saturday due to the recent Omicron case spike, including among airline employees. The …

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China Lobbying Against MCC | Nepalese time

[ad_1] A A US $ 500 million grant to modernize Nepal’s infrastructure at first glance appears to be delayed due to domestic politics. But the real reason seems to be Beijing’s opposition to the project and its pressure on politicians not to implement the project. Sources say the Chinese government …

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China to impose reciprocal sanctions on four US citizens

[ad_1] Zhao Lijian Photo: Ministry of Foreign Affairs China has decided to impose sanctions on four US individuals as a reciprocal countermeasure against US sanctions against officials in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (northwest China) on baseless charges of alleged issue rights in the region, a spokesperson for the Chinese …

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Most vaccines around the world are unlikely to prevent infection with Omicron

[ad_1] A growing body of preliminary research suggests that the Covid vaccines used in most countries around the world offer almost no defense against infection with the highly contagious variant of Omicron. All vaccines still seem to offer a significant degree of protection against serious illnesses caused by Omicron, which …

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Another Quad type network is the last thing Asia needs

[ad_1] Indonesian Foreign Ministers Retno Marsudi (right) and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken (left) hold a joint press conference after their meeting at the Foreign Ministry’s office in Jakarta, Indonesia, December 14 2021. / Getty Indonesian Foreign Ministers Retno Marsudi (right) and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken (left) …

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UAE tells US it will suspend F-35 talks amid Huawei malaise

[ad_1] DUBAI / WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United Arab Emirates have informed the United States it will suspend talks to acquire F-35 fighter jets, a United Arab Emirates official said on Tuesday as part of a $ 23 billion deal that also includes drones and other ammunition. The sale of …

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Building a community of destiny for humanity

[ad_1] The closing meeting of the 4th session of the 13th National People’s Congress is held at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, March 11, 2021. / Xinhua The closing meeting of the 4th session of the 13th National People’s Congress is held at the …

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Tibetans join IOC to protest Beijing Olympics

[ad_1] LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) – Two Tibetan students chained themselves to the Olympic rings on Saturday outside the Swiss headquarters of the International Olympic Committee to call for an international boycott of next year’s winter games. The couple were part of the latest protest against the 2022 Olympics against Beijing’s …

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Why is Russia so adamant about annexing an independent Ukraine?

[ad_1] As Russian troops continue to build up along the country’s border with Ukraine, heightened tensions have brought to mind the turbulent but critical history between the two nations. Ukraine’s struggle for freedom even partially arose out of Russia’s own history. Led for centuries by a number of historic empires, …

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New German government promises tough approach on China, Russia

[ad_1] Germany’s new government promises a tougher stance on Russia and China, a change in musical mood that will affect the rest of Europe, where Berlin has traditionally been the moderating voice and defined the central pitch. So far, these are just promises, soothing words to members of the coalition’s …

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Taiwan to attend US summit for democracy as China snubbed

[ad_1] TAIPEI, TAIWAN – Taiwan will participate in a virtual US Democracy Summit this week after countries like China and Russia failed to make the attendees list, another sign of US support for Asian democracy. East. Hsiao Bi-khim, Taiwan’s de facto Ambassador to the United States, and Digital Minister Audrey …

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In charge of business – News

[ad_1] In line with the UAE’s Golden Jubilee celebrations this year, the Emirati Women’s Day celebrations held on August 28 highlighted the remarkable achievements of today’s Emirati woman. Under the theme “Women: Ambitions and Inspiration for the Next 50 Years”, the event was a tribute to the important contributions that …

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Iran nuclear talks resume, but is confidence enough for a deal?

[ad_1] Melbourne: With the resumption of nuclear talks between Iran, the United States and other members of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on November 29, a question looms. Is engagement with Iran likely to bear diplomatic fruit or be wasted? Negotiated in 2015 by the Obama administration (alongside …

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Omicron variant causes mild illness, South African Medical Association, World News

[ad_1] The South African Medical Association (SAMA) said the new Omicron variant of the coronavirus causes mild illness without significant syndromes. Angelique Coetzee, the president of SAMA was quoted by Sputnik. The World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday identified the new strain of coronavirus as Omicron. WHO has said the …

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What we know about Omicron, the new COVID variant that quickly led to the latest travel ban in Canada

[ad_1] South African health authorities have identified a new variant of the coronavirus following a spike in COVID-19 cases in Gauteng, South Africa. For weeks the country was recording around 200 new cases a day, but on Thursday the number of new cases suddenly skyrocketed to 2,465. According to Tulio …

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Chinese regulator seeks to avoid US delisting of Chinese companies

[ad_1] A Chinese national flag flies in front of the building of the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) on Financial Street in Beijing, China on July 9, 2021. REUTERS / Tingshu Wang Register now for FREE and unlimited access to reuters.com Register now HONG KONG, Nov. 25 (Reuters) – Chinese …

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ApplyBoard records application boom and maps future industry trends

[ad_1] Between March and October of this year, applications to British establishments increased by more than 300% and Canadian applicants by more than 200%, the newspaper notes. In addition, requests in the United States increased by 750% compared to the same period in 2020. “During 2021, ApplyBoard saw more students …

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“No Motive for Arrogance”: Hard Love for America at Pro-Democracy Conference

[ad_1] Malcolm Turnbull, Australian Prime Minister from 2015 to 2018, replied: “We are”, when asked in an interview if the allies are worried about the United States. “The United States is by far the most important of the Western democracies. … We all have a vested interest in the health …

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Putin notes the contribution of transport workers to the development of the national economy – society & culture

[ad_1] MOSCOW, November 20. / TASS /. Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated workers and veterans of the Russian transport industry on their professional day. His greetings were posted on the Kremlin website on Saturday. “I congratulate you on the Day of Transport Workers – a holiday that brings together representatives …

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York appoints government affairs expert as board chair – York College / CUNY

[ad_1] Dr Berenecea Johnson Eanes, President of York College, City University of New York (CUNY), today announced the appointment of Ana Rua as a member and chair of the board of trustees of the York College Foundation. Ms. Rua leads the New York Government Affairs City & State strategy at …

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Feeding the leaders aware of the environment and sustainable development of tomorrow

[ad_1] ENVIRONMENTAL issues such as climate change and even the recent global pandemic have highlighted the need for global cooperation resolution. As such, international relations has become a very relevant discipline. Asia-Pacific University of Technology and Innovation (APU) International Relations Professor Dr Daniel Ruiz De Garibay Ponce stressed that solutions …

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An international panel on human trafficking is planned

[ad_1] November 4, 2021 During International Education Week, November 15-19, there are campus-wide activities to celebrate the special importance of international educational exchange. On November 18, students from Brookdale Community College participating in the Global Citizenship Distinction (GCD) program collaborate with students from the Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Goiás (PUC …

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Are Pakistan and the Afghan Taliban Separating? | Asia | An in-depth look at current events from across the continent | DW

[ad_1] At the end of September, just over a month after taking control of the Afghan capital, Kabul, Taliban fighters stopped a Pakistani truck at the Torkham border post and removed the country’s flag there. The incident angered Pakistan, but Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid quickly denied reports of emerging divisions …

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Kuleba opens ASEAN’s first research center in Ukraine

[ad_1] Ukraine’s Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba has opened a first ASEAN research center at the Institute for International Relations of the Taras Shevchenko National University in Kyiv. The opening ceremony took place on Tuesday, October 19 and brought together academic leaders and ambassadors from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations …

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The right climate for central planning

[ad_1] If there really is a market for ideas, it’s fair to say that central planning hasn’t taken off lately. It’s not hard to see why. The murderous regimes of Stalin and Mao are not good advertisements for the brand, nor for the possible merits of socialism, for that matter. …

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Emirates news agency – Dominica promotes nature, sustainability, investment opportunities and similarities to UAE at Expo 2020

[ad_1] DUBAI, October 17, 2021 (WAM) – The small island of Dominica in the Caribbean presents itself as a pristine paradise and a country open to investment from around the world, through its pavilion at Expo 2020. Kenneth Darroux, Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Affairs and Diaspora Relations, visited the …

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British Scholarships 2021 Applicants Announced | MSU Today

[ad_1] Michigan State University has nominated 10 undergraduates and four alumni for graduate scholarships nationwide: the Churchill Scholarship, Marshall Scholarship, Mitchell Scholarship, and Rhodes Scholarship. All scholarships support students attending doctoral school in the UK or Ireland. MSU applicants for the Churchill scholarship are: Charles Hultquist, a senior Honors College …

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China steps up military pressure on Taiwan

[ad_1] IIT WAS A deliberate provocation, patriotically timed. On October 1, the country’s national holiday, China flew 38 planes, including fighter jets and bombers, to Taiwan (one guy, the J-16, is shown). They entered the island’s air defense identification area (ADIZ), a buffer region where intrusions often trigger military alerts. …

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Global Leaders, CEOs and Global Celebrities Gather at Harvard University for the HPAIR Summit

[ad_1] – Ministers from Asia, Europe and the United States, CEOs of Fortune 500 companies, philanthropic executives and decorated celebrities spoke at the annual HPAIR conference – held virtually – discussing progress at- beyond technological boundaries, addressing social issues, improving global governance, and fostering philanthropy. – Called “The Davos of …

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China’s perception of US international politics

[ad_1] (Artistic conception: Jean-Dominique Lavoix-Carli) Relations between the two superpowers, the United States and China, dominate the international world. Here we watch the way China perceives American foreign relations. How the United States perceives China and how the former see it as a threat, what this will imply in terms …

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Meng Wanzhou’s return to China applauded by Japanese netizens who compare him to Japan’s surrender to US oppression 30 years ago

[ad_1] Meng Wanzhou waves to a cheering crowd as she exits a charter plane at Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport in Shenzhen, south China’s Guangdong Province, September 25, 2021. Photo: Xinhua Meng Wanzhou’s return to China on Saturday after nearly three years in Canada was applauded by Japanese netizens, who compared …

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National T&T appointed pro Vice-Chancellor for Global Affairs at UWI

[ad_1] Dr Stacy Richards-Kennedy has been appointed Acting Vice-Chancellor for Global Affairs at the University of the West Indies (UWI). She assumed leadership of the regional university’s global engagement portfolio effective August 1. The two-year appointment will see Dr. Richards-Kennedy leading the coordination of internationalization and strategic global initiatives through …

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Hegemonic strategies and regional order (Thursday, October 14, 2021) • City, University of London

[ad_1] Overview Developing an original theoretical approach to understanding the roots of regional conflicts and cooperation, International Relations in the Middle East explores the dynamics of national and international foreign policy for an accessible insight into how and why the regional order of the Middle East has changed over time. …

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YouTube Tools for Learning a Foreign Language – India Education | Latest Education News | Global education news

[ad_1] The students of the “International Relations” and “Sociology” directions organized a master class, the aim of which was to discover the possibilities of using the YouTube platform for a more fun and productive study of a foreign language.The event was organized by teachers of the Department of Foreign Languages …

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