Editorial: From US to Ukraine

When Secretary of State Antony Blinken travels to Ukraine this week he’ll be carrying a tough anti-graft message and strong US backing for the country’s response to Russian aggression. He’ll also be bringing along a familiar face in the Washington-Moscow tug-of-war over the former Soviet republic: Victoria Nuland. Continue Reading

Editorial: Tomorrow never dies

US has planned an ambitious new target to achieve a 50-52 per cent reduction from 2005 levels in economy-wide net greenhouse gas pollution in 2030 as President Biden kicked off his country’s first-ever climate summit attended by 40 world leaders, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Continue Reading

South Korean President to join US-hosted climate summit

South Korean President Moon Jae-in will participate in a multi-lateral meeting on climate change this week to be hosted by his American counterpart Joe Biden, the government in Seoul confirmed on Monday. Continue Reading

Biden should appoint special envoy to Tibet: Sangay

Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) President Lobsang Sangay said that the administration of US President Joe Biden should appoint an envoy to Tibet, who will not only access the ground situation but will also future play a pivotal role in arriving at a solution acceptable to all. Continue Reading

Modi accepts Joe Biden’s invitation to attend climate summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has accepted the invitation extended by US President Joe Biden to attend the Leaders’ Summit on Climate and the Major Economies Forum on Energy and Climate on 22 and 23 April. Continue Reading