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China encourages foreign investment and sustains global prosperity

China has maintained its position as the world’s second-largest recipient of foreign investment since 2017 and remains one of the most attractive investment destinations globally. Despite the rising tide of de-globalization and protectionism, China has remained committed to high-level openness…

Chile: Between hawks and doves

The persistent refusal to engage in political dialogue on an equal footing between two competing actors is a classic phenomenon when one of the parties feels it has the other in its pocket, that it can do, or mop up,…

UN Warns – Tensions In The Red Sea May Soon Be Impossible To Contain

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said at a press conference in New York on Monday: The current instability in the Middle East may soon spiral completely out of control. Guterres once again addressed the crisis triggered by the events of October…

Russia Warned Before Attacking Ukraine. Now China, Iran, and North Korea Have Warned the U.S. on Their Red Lines.

Editor’s Note: Remember that what Russia was asking for prior to the invasion was perfectly reasonable and better for everyone than anything possible now. Will the Biden Administration Listen or Will We Have More Wars — Possibly Nuclear? By Colonel (Ret)…

Security Council members: ‘rare consensus’ to condemn forced transfer of civilian populations from Gaza

The Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, Mr. Martin Griffiths, expressed his deep concern to the Security Council this afternoon following statements by Israeli ministers in favor of the massive transfer of civilian populations from the Gaza Strip to third countries. According…

Gaza Cease-Fire Now! No Wider War

We must join the majority of the world’s nations in building pressure on Biden and Netanyahu to declare a ceasefire, to deluge Gaza with the food, water, medicines, and fuel essential for life. We must do this with everything we’ve…

Namibia’s President condemns Germany’s stance on Gaza genocide charges

Namibia’s President, Hage Geingob, has expressed deep concern over Germany’s recent decision to reject an indictment before the International Court of Justice, which accused Israel of committing genocide against Palestinians in Gaza.  This comes after German government spokesman Steffen Hebestreit…

The State of Capitalism’s Climate System

Three years ago, 15,000 scientists declared a climate emergency by signing onto a State of the Climate Report. That signing led to annual updates, for example, the most recent version: The 2023 State of the Climate Report: Entering Uncharted Territory,…

Israel’s War on Palestine and the Global Upsurge Against It

Hundreds of millions of people across the world have been deeply moved by the atrocity of the Israeli war on Palestine. Millions have attended marches and protests, many of them participating in such demonstrations for the first time in their…

“Nowhere Is Safe in Gaza”: South Africa Lays Out Genocide Case vs. Israel at World Court in The Hague

South Africa began to make its case Thursday at the International Court of Justice that Israel is committing genocide against Palestinians in Gaza. In their opening statements, South Africa’s lawyers argued that the sheer scale of Israel’s violence, which has…

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