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Month: January 2023

U.S climate debate raising tensions with trading partners

Time magazine reports how “the World Is Protesting America’s Climate Plan”, highlighting how not only the EU but also South Korea, Japan and India are angry at the U.S. climate measures. One South Korean official dubs the law a “betrayal.” as during the COP conference in Egypt, the EU dropped an extensive document complaining of “problematic” tax …

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Armenia warns the risk of famine is “tangible” in Nagorno-Karabakh

Armenia’s Foreign Ministry has warned the risk of famine is “tangible” in Nagorno-Karabakh since the closure of the Lachin Corridor, thereby calling for an international fact finding mission to the breakaway region. Gabriel Gavin, a journalist specialised in the region, notes that Azerbaijan has repeatedly rejected previous calls for foreign intervention, arguing that movement on …

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More hindrances to a good relationship between the EU and South East Asia

Despite warming relations between the European Union (EU) and the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), a series of geopolitical, environmental and legal flashpoints could derail progress in 2023. On 14 December, EU and ASEAN leaders met for a summit in Brussels for the first time, signalling how significantly relations have improved over the past …

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