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Venezuela anguishes in what is being described as the country’s worst economic, social and political crisis to date. A combination of low oil prices,...

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In November 2018, during a business trip to the Rwandan capital Kigali, Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma did not mince his words. Calling Rwanda “a...

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The influx of Syrian refugees has seriously altered the demography of Jordan. As the refugee population continues to grow, pressure mounts on the already...

Nuclear Renaissance in Developing Countries: Will it Pay off?

By: Armita Haghi (Guest Writer) Nuclear waste can be classified into three categories: low-, intermediate- and high-level waste. Items like tools or clothes, which have been...
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Hard Times for Free Trade in North America – Canada gears up for NAFTA...

As the Trump administration’s growing mistrust of international trade deals places the North American Free Trade Agreement squarely within White House crosshairs, Canada is...

Black Gold Mine

By: Gulshan Bashirova (Guest Writer) The Caspian Sea is shared by the Transcaucasian and Central Asian countries Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Russia, Iran and Turkmenistan. The biggest oil and...

The Failing Marriage of Convenience

The 2015 nuclear deal (Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action) struck between the Islamic Republic of Iran and six world powers - the US, UK,...

China’s AI-led powerhouse

Amongst the many technological changes shaping the future of the global economy, Artificial Intelligence (AI) developments are presenting the most exciting innovations. From grading...

Look at me! This is Attention Economics!

There’s a new resource in today’s economic market, which has spawned a lucrative, fast-paced industry, and is more sought after than any other. That resource...

Compromises & Constraints: The Keys to The Encryption Debate?

End-to-end (E2E) encryption-the highest publicly available standard for securing digital communications-is under threat from governments concerned about its implications for public safety and security....

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