Ukraine Crisis and global food shortage

Context The ongoing Ukraine-Russia war, which has intensified since it began in February, is leading to food crises in developing countries across the world. The stoppage of food exports from Ukraine…

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Ukraine is one step closer to joining the EU

Context The European Commission, the executive arm of the European Union, recommended that Ukraine be formally granted candidate status in the EU, the first step in the long journey to become a member…

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12th Ministerial Conference of WTO

12th Ministerial Conference of WTO Context After days of protracted negotiations, the 12th Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organization, agreed to a series of deals relating to the temporary waivers…

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The Western Sahara dispute

The Western Sahara dispute Context Recently, the Algerian President announced that Algeria would “immediately” suspend its 20-year-old treaty of “friendship, good neighbourliness, and co-operation" with Spain. Since 2002, this treaty…

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Greece and Turkey claims over the Aegean Sea

Context Greece and Turkey have had long-standing rival claims over the Aegean Sea territory, even finding themselves on the brink of war over the issue in the past. Key Details…

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The fragile state of nuclear disarmament

The fragile state of nuclear disarmament Context The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) released its yearbook a few days back highlighting some worrying trends of the past year in…

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