Whether the British government continues to follow the US' lead in targeting Chinese tech firms like TikTok, may ultimately decide the future of the UK establishment's "special relationship" with their Transatlantic allies, geopolitical futurist Abishur Prakash tells Sputnik.
Joe Biden is leading Donald Trump in Arizona by over three percentage points according to the latest polls, indicating that clinching a victory in the state may not be easy for POTUS after his 2016 win. In an interview with Sputnik, Rep. John Kavanagh has weighed in on how the 2020 presidential race might play out in his state and who will win.
New Delhi (Sputnik): India has entered the ninth week of a border stand-off with China in Ladakh region. Over the course of two months, New Delhi has also witnessed downgrading of its ties with Kathmandu, which issued new political map indicating that Indian territories Kalapani, Lipulekh, and Limpiyadhura, are within Nepal.
New Delhi (Sputnik): For over two months, Indian and Chinese armies have been locked in border stand-off that included a violent skirmish on 15 June in Ladakh. Experts have compared the air power of the two countries as a military build-up has picked up speed along the loosely demarcated 4057-kilometre Line of Actual Control (LAC).
The anonymity provided by the internet and social media may be a reason why some online bullying occurs, according to a co-author of a study showing that a little under a third of young people who bullied others online also show symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder.
As numerous historical monuments are being vandalized in cities across Europe by anti-racist activists, right-wing politicians and community groups have been stepping in to protect historical heritage.
The Minneapolis City Council has announced plans to disband the city’s police department over the coming months but it needs the support of the population to shape a new model of safety. Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey is, however, opposed to the move.
Relations between the two countries have been strained by border tensions and Turkey's oil and gas exploration plans in the Mediterranean. Recently, the Turkish Petroleum Corporation announced plans to drill for natural gas in areas considered by Greece to be part of its continental shelf.
APEC member states are looking for ways to revive the tourism sector, which prior to the coronavirus pandemic was the backbone for the region’s SMEs, contributing $1.5 trillion to GDP.
British Business Minister Nadim Zahawi has stated that a Coronavirus contact tracing app could be widely deployed in the UK by the end of June.
Key emerging and new technologies are changing the entire structure of international affairs, including business, industry, politics and society. The 'tech-tonic' shifts affecting the development of such globalised institutions has prompted candid talks on the growing tech race and the risks it poses to an increasingly interconnected world.
Millions of people are being purged from US voter roles in swing states in violation of the law. They are disproportionately young, poor, or from ethnic minority backgrounds - people who would generally not vote for the Republican Party - award-winning journalist Greg Palast tells Sputnik.
Although the current debate over the efficacy of different types of masks in reducing the spread of the novel coronavirus continues the latest research suggests family members who are more at risk of coming into contact with the illness, such as healthcare workers, should consider using them at home, a professor of Global Biosecurity tells Sputnik.
The death of George Floyd, an African American man from Minneapolis, at the hands of the police a week ago has sparked massive protests and riots across the United States, with many cities and states forced to declare a state of emergency, calling in the National Guard to quell the unrest, while POTUS announced the deployment of the US military.
British Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak is coming under pressure to clarify whether self-employed workers will continue to receive emergency financial support from Westminster.
Street riots have continued in Minnesota’s biggest city, Minneapolis, for the third day in a row following Monday’s death of a 46-year old black resident who died in police custody after being tackled by four police officers and pinned to the ground by his neck.
Following the Trump Administration's threats to stop funding the World Health Organisation (WHO) and push to develop therapeutics and future vaccines for the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic outside of international bodies, concerns on the disjointed, national-level response to the virus have been voiced by leading figures in the global community.
As most businesses headquartered in Moscow, including foreign firms, remain on COVID-19 lockdown, the American Chamber of Commerce in Russia has moved most of its activities online and is focusing on the post-coronavirus strategies of its members.
New Delhi (Sputnik): New Delhi is under sharp attack from a few sections of society for its handling of COVID-19: initially for a low testing rate in a country with over 1.3 billion and more recently for understating the number of deaths.