Prospects of Iran nuclear talks: positive signals

Prospects of Iran nuclear talks: positive signals

NDO - Iran has suddenly revealed its plan to resume nuclear talks with the P4+1 group (including Britain, France, Russia, China and Germany). (Oct 20, 2021 17:26:15)


Efforts exerted to heal rift between allies on both sides of the Atlantic

  Oct 06, 2021 08:47:45
NDO – The AUKUS defence agreement between the US, UK and Australia has caused a stir in public opinion and provoked a backlash from an important partner of all three countries, France. US Secretary of State Antony Blinken is on a visit to France, with the mission to appease and ease tensions with the ally. 

Door opened to Jordan-Syria cooperation

  Oct 05, 2021 08:47:30
NDO – Jordan’s King Abdullah II has recently received a phone call from Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, the first such communication since the start of the conflict in Syria a decade ago. This is the latest step in thawing the relationship between the two neighbouring countries which have many deep disagreements. 

Turkey and Russia seek common interests

  Oct 04, 2021 08:50:42
NDO - Turkey and Russia are witnessing positive changes in bilateral cooperation after the visit to Russia made by Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan. The two sides are closely working together in handling the Syrian crisis as well as seeking common benefits through a deal for the purchase of a Russian S-400 missile defence system. 

Efforts made to restore world tourism industry

  Oct 03, 2021 09:41:01
NDO – “Tourist bubble”, “green corridor”, “green destination”, etc. are popular models that countries are promoting and testing in their attempts to restart the tourism industry. As an industry that brings many socio-economic benefits, the resumption of tourism is expected to act as a “fulcrum” for the recovery and sustainable and inclusive development in the world. 

Not much time left to prevent climate change’s impacts

  Oct 02, 2021 17:49:18
NDO – The international community has urged countries to be ready to carry out bolder commitments to combat climate change. 

Germany’s federal election opens up new opportunities

  Sep 29, 2021 08:48:50
NDO – Germany’s federal election for a new parliament concluded in favour of the opposition Social Democrats. After 16 consecutive years of rule by Chancellor Angela Merkel and the Christian Democratic Union/Christian Social Union (CDU/CSU), the German people have witnessed a major shift in the political elite. 

Afghanistan faces humanitarian crisis

  Sep 27, 2021 10:32:19
NDO – Executive Director of United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Natalia Kanem, has warned that Afghanistan is at risk of “imminent hunger” with winter approaching and services disrupted. Meanwhile, the country’s health system is in danger of collapse and international aid efforts are currently like “a drop in the ocean”. 

The spectre of inflation threatens many major economies

  Sep 26, 2021 13:02:53
NDO – The spectre of inflation has been threatening many major economies in recent months, especially European countries and the US. 

Vaccination considered “golden key” for COVID-19 control

  Sep 24, 2021 12:23:20
NDO – Vaccination has been considered a “golden key” to prevent and control the COVID-19 pandemic; however, despite the efforts made by the international community, the chances of overcoming the pandemic are very different between regions, and Africa is in danger of being "left behind". 

COVID-19 pandemic leaves economic “scars”

  Sep 23, 2021 10:06:09
NDO – International and financial institutions have downgraded their global economic growth forecasts, warning that recovery is fragile due to the impact of the pandemic. Uneven vaccine coverage and the slow pace of vaccination along with the outbreak of new variants of COVID-19 are threats to the outlook for economic recovery. 

German Chancellor race enters fierce stage

  Sep 21, 2021 08:48:07
NDO – The candidates running for the position of Chancellor of Germany have just finished their last face-to-face debate. With just one week to go before the general election, the parties are racing against time to win more support from voters in the final sprint. 

Maintaining common peace and stability is the goal for all parties

  Sep 20, 2021 12:43:55
NDO – The advent of a trilateral security partnership for the Indo-Pacific between Australia, the UK, and the US (AUKUS) reflected a particular interest in the region. However, this new alliance also highlighted that the shift in strategic priorities of the countries can lead to disagreements and cause cracks in relations with other close allies. 

Southeast Asia exerts great efforts for safe coexistence with the pandemic

  Sep 17, 2021 15:50:53
NDO – As one of the regions most severely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, Southeast Asia is gradually shaping a more effective anti-epidemic formula. 

Digital transformation and essential requirements to ensure cyber security

  Sep 12, 2021 12:58:40
NDO – The strong wave of digital transformation and the development trend of the digital economy and digital society mean an increasing demand for cyber security. This is a matter of “survival” in modern society.