The world faces a range of serious threats – from exclusionary nationalism to great-power competition to growing inequality – that are preventing the international community from working together to solve other complex challenges, such as the distribution of Covid-19 vaccines and the accelerating pa
India completed the administration of 100 crore (1bn) doses of the Covid-19 vaccine on October 21, 2021, in just about nine months since the start of the vaccination drive.
Scientific evidence can now link specific weather disasters to human-induced climate change. This connection should finally dispel the misconception that nature’s wrath alone is to blame for these disasters, and make it possible to hold industries and governments that are hooked on fossil fuels acco
Production on one side of the planet, and consumption on the other. In the usually routine world of global logistics, the shipping system underpins globalisation.
The post-World War II global institutional order is obsolete. This is not a recent development: the need for reform has been apparent for a long time. And yet, the necessary transformation is more comprehensive than many realise and more urgent than ever.
Colin Powell became the first Black US secretary of state and top military officer during decades as one of America’s most prominent leaders, but his reputation was tainted in 2003 when he touted spurious intelligence at the United Nations to make the case for war with Iraq despite deep misgivings.
In yet another exciting news for space buffs, astronomers have discovered unusual signals coming from the direction of the Milky Way’s centre.