||Last Updated: May 26, 2023 - 11:00:05 AM
Where are the women in Chinese politics?
The 20th Chinese Communist Party National Congress, held in October 2022, caught the world’s attention—not least because there wasn’t a single woman among the politburo’s 24 members, breaking a tradition of two decades. While the number of women in key political roles globally is steadily improving, female representation in the CCP has worsened over time.
May 26, 2023 - 11:00:05 AM
Ukraine’s next move: can Putin be outsmarted?
Has Ukraine’s much-heralded counter-offensive already begun?
May 25, 2023 - 11:19:38 AM
Turkey’s future in the balance
On 14 May, three months after devastating earthquakes hit the south of the country, Turkey goes to the polls. With the economy in serious trouble, can a disparate but united opposition unseat Erdoğan?
May 24, 2023 - 9:45:04 AM
Putin’s Arrest Of Rocket Scientists Reveals A Bigger Fear: His Nuclear Threat Is No Longer Viable
Dr Valery Zvegintsev, a leading Russian hypersonic missile scientist, has been arrested along with two colleagues for embarrassing Putin.
May 23, 2023 - 1:10:12 PM
Iran, Russia ink $1.6 billion rail deal to rival Suez Canal
Iran and Russia agreed to build a railway between two Iranian cities as they continue to develop their trade relations despite US sanctions.
May 20, 2023 - 2:34:15 PM