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Russia suspended from the UN Human Rights Council

China and Cuba opposed the resolution sponsored by the US and supported mostly by its allies in Europe and the Americas.

Europe is sleepwalking into another World War

Portuguese intellectual Boaventura de Sousa Santos reflects on the wrecklessness with which US and Europe are advancing to yet another violent conflict of global dimensions

Chinese diplomacy in Afghanistan China’s diplomacy on a roll in Kabul

China has emerged as the most influential external player in Afghanistan by a long shot in the period since the Taliban took power last August

Russia-Ukraine Conflict Biden’s reality check in Europe

Dissenting voices are rising in Europe as western sanctions against Russia start backfiring with price hikes and shortages of fuel and electricity

Russia-Ukraine Conflict As Ukraine war enters second month, an end seems nowhere near

The war in Ukraine has caused a massive humanitarian crisis in Europe and exposed several faultlines on the basis of race and geo-strategic calculations across the world, which, if unaddressed, will continue to undermine world peace in the future

Ukrainian parliament Opposition political parties banned in Ukraine and ‘unified information policy’ imposed

Zelensky justified the ban on mostly left and anti-NATO parties in the country by claiming that they had alleged links with Russia, despite the fact that most of these parties have publicly opposed Russian intervention

Why Europe needs to take a hard look at itself

Because it has proved to be incapable of dealing with the causes of the Ukraine crisis, Europe is now condemned to deal with its consequences.

US and NATO are threats to global peace

US revamps transatlanticism with Allies and NATO-led militarism in a new Cold War against China

What are the Minsk agreements and what are their role in the Russia-Ukraine crisis?

Under pressure from ultra-nationalists and Russophobes, successive governments in Ukraine have failed to address the grievances of the Russian speaking majority in the Donbass region. Ukraine has also not implemented the provisions of the Minsk agreement signed in 2015 to end the conflict in the region

Memo to Congress: Diplomacy for Ukraine Is Spelled M-i-n-s-k

If the US government wants to play a constructive role in Ukraine, it should support an already existing framework for a solution to the crisis

The state of the US war industry under Joe Biden

The US defense budget is a good sign of the fact that while Joe Biden may lack his predecessor Donald Trump’s penchant for hyperbole, the two administrations so far have been pretty similar on many counts

UN Security Council holds session on Ukraine, Poland pledges arms and other stories

Today we look at the UN Security Council special session on Ukraine, a major oil spill spreading to Ecuador’s Amazon region, and more

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