Industry Commissioner says Europe will speed up space ambitions

Thierry Breton, Internal Market Commissioner said on Sunday EU is planning to invest in rocket launches, satellite communication and space exploration, in light of rapid progress by the US and China.  “Space is one of Europe’s strong points, and we’re giving ourselves the means to speed up,” Breton told Reuters in an interview, on Sunday. […]

Cold War Fears May be Driving China’s Belligerence on Kashmir

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Opinion – Xi Jinping’s People-Oriented Narrative – E-International Relations

When Xi Jinping came to power, first as General Secretary of the Chinese Communist Party and then as President of the People’s Republic of China, the space for Chinese civil society gradually shrunk. In the last few years, political power has sought new ways of imposing its influence on people; censorship has risen, mainly through […]

The Real Danger in a Quiet Escalation of Tensions Between China and India

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Coronavirus live news: WHO sounds alarm over surge of Covid-19 cases in Latin America | World news

10.00am BST10:00 Nearly 200 chefs, including some with Michelin stars, gathered outside the Spanish parliament yesterday. They were demanding greater dialogue between the government and the hard-hit catering sector during the Covid-19 pandemic. Photograph: Europa Press Entertainment/Europa Press/Getty Images 9.56am BST09:56 France has revoked a decree authorising hospitals to prescribe hydroxychloroquine to treat Covid-19 patients. […]

Allow Business to Hire Illegals Over 33M Jobless Americans

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-CA) latest Chinese coronavirus relief package shields illegal aliens from deportation so long as they take American jobs in “essential critical infrastructure work,” shielding their employers from prosecution. The plan, proposed by House Democrats, offers an amnesty for illegal aliens who take American jobs deemed “essential” during the crisis, even as […]

Coronavirus live news: Spain to quarantine overseas travellers; French economy shrinks | World news

French economic activity plunged 27% in April compared with its expected trajectory before the coronavirus pandemic but this was still a slight improvement on March, the Bank of France said. The economy had been predicted to grow 0.1% in the first quarter of the year, the central bank said, with the 27% drop counted from […]

OSINT Global Trendline Report: Asia

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‘Fauci Gave $3.7 Million to Wuhan Laboratory’ in 2014

Sunday on New York AM 970 radio’s “The Cats Roundtable,” Rudy Giuliani, personal legal counsel for President Donald Trump, accused the President Barack Obama administration in 2014 of funding the Wuhan laboratory in which the coronavirus is believed to have originated. Giuliani said if he were U.S. Attorney, he would open an investigation to find […]

Coronavirus live news: Spain’s daily death toll drops below 300 as children allowed out for first time in weeks | World news

3.20pm BST15:20 The French prime minister, Edouard Philippe, will present the national strategy for lifting the country’s lockdown on Tuesday. The pandemic has killed 22,614 people in France since the start of March, with officials on Saturday reporting 369 new deaths in the previous 24 hours. The French government plan to relax certain restrictions from […]