Amar Diwakar is a producer at TRT World.
The Rajapaksa government’s decision to revive the stalled East Container Terminal project is a signal that Colombo is shifting towards balancing its ties with Beijing and New Delhi, experts argue.
The Kenyan-developed app uses satellite data, soil sensors, local weather patterns and machine learning to deliver predictions on where locusts migrate and breed.
Despite the edifice of reconciliation, the root causes for the Gulf rift remain unresolved.
Technology was at the forefront of driving politics in 2020. TRT World spoke with geopolitical futurist Abishur Prakash to discuss the risks technology poses for geopolitics in 2021 – and beyond.
On the tenth anniversary of the Arab Spring, TRT World spoke with Gilbert Achcar, who has written extensively on the politics of the Middle East, to make sense of what transpired and what comes next.
Critics say India’s new agricultural reforms will restructure the agri-food sector for the benefit of private traders and multinational corporations, and ultimately to the detriment of farmers.
Shared Indo-US strategic concerns over China will continue to deepen security cooperation, but the Modi government might not get the free ride on domestic affairs it enjoyed during the Trump era.
A suit filed against tech giant Cisco Systems for workplace discrimination against a Dalit engineer is likely to be a precedent-setting case that shines a spotlight on caste as a global phenomenon.
Reviving a stagnant economy and managing the country’s relations with major powers will be important priorities for the new Rajapaksa government.
Although QAnon’s raison d’etre is largely rooted in US domestic politics – where it has capitalised on societal anxieties – its conspiracist thinking is gaining ground overseas.
Hindu nationalists like to cast themselves as patriots that put the country first. Their history of non-participation during the independence movement suggests that they were anything but patriots in India’s battle for freedom.
How are governments adapting to disruptive digital currencies like bitcoin and blockchain payment systems?
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