The International Solar Alliance (ISA) is going to propose a new bank exclusively for financing energy access to billions, its director Upendra Tripathy said at the inaugural session of an event organized by New Delhi-based non-profit Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) on the state of renewable energy.
A high-ranking Qatari official says a proposed NATO-like regional alliance, which brings together Persian Gulf littoral states, Egypt, Jordan and the United States, is at risk of credibility if a dispute between Doha and several of its Arab neighbors is not resolved.
The leaders of Sweden’s center-right opposition Alliance on Wednesday urged the incumbent Social Democrat-led bloc to step aside and help them form a viable government to break a post-election deadlock.
The NATO military alliance has helped the United States to maintain its dominance over Europe’s security and international affairs and keep the continent under its hegemony, long after the Cold War, an American analyst says.
NATO has formally invited the Republic of Macedonia, one of the successor states of the former Yugoslavia, to begin accession talks to join the Western military alliance, in what is seen as an attempt by NATO to extend its reach in the Balkans in open defiance of Russia.
Warplanes of the Saudi-led coalition have bombed coastal areas southeast of the Yemeni port city of Hudaydah as local residents congregated for the Eid al-Fitr prayers marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadan in an open area early Friday morning.