Russia's nuclear diplomacy binding emerging markets to the Kremlin

Ben Aris in Berlin May 14, 2024

Currently, Rosatom controls approximately 70% of the world export market for the construction of nuclear power plants where emerging powers in the global south are trying to boost their energy production and turning to Moscow for nuclear power.

University of Ljubljana students occupy faculty in protest against military operations in Gaza

Albin Sybera in Ljubliana May 13, 2024

Students at the University of Ljubljana have occupied the main lecture hall at the Faculty of Social Sciences in protest over Israeli military operations against Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip.

New India-Europe transit corridor set to challenge IMEC, Suez routes

bne IntelliNews May 8, 2024

The battle of the corridors is heating up as India promotes a new India-Middle East-Europe Economic Corridor (IMEC) route that will connect the subcontinent with Europe by traversing the Middle East over land then sea to the EU via Haifa in Israel.

EBRD announces profit of €2.1bn in 2023

bne IntelliNews April 11, 2024

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has announced a significant rebound in its financial performance, recording a robust profit of €2.1bn for the year 2023, up from losses of €1.1bn in 2022.

Where water stress will be highest by 2050

Martin Armstrong for Statista March 24, 2024

Water is not only the basis of life for animals and plants but is also likely to become a contested resource in parts of the world in the coming decades, reports Statista.