Australia Suspends Two Infrastructure Deals with China

Australia has decided to cancel two infrastructure agreements that have been formed between the state of Victoria and China in 2018 and 2019, government officials announced late Wednesday. Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne said that the two multi-billion dollar agreements …

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Senior White House Officials Misquote Moody’s Infrastructure Plan Analysis

Senior officials in President Biden’s administration have misquoted models out of Moody’s Analytics, stating that Biden’s proposed infrastructure plan will add “19 million jobs to the U.S.” by 2030. White House National Economic Council Director Brian Deese appeared on Fox …

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Egypt Warns Ethiopia that Dam Project May Cause Regional Instability

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi warns that there will be severe consequences if Ethiopia’s hydropower dam affects Egypt’s water supply. The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD)’s construction on the Blue Nile near Ethiopians border with Susan has heightened tensions with …

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US-Ethiopia Hold Talks For Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) Project

US Senator Chris Coons and Ethiopia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Demeke Mekonnen have held talks regarding the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) Project. The meeting took place amidst increased tensions between Ethiopia, Sudan, and Egypt over Addis Ababa filling its …

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New Road Threatens Critically Endangered Saiga Antelope in Kazakhstan

The construction of a new road in Kazakhstan has caused concerns for conservationists who say that this could threaten the endangered saiga antelopes. Conservationists say that the 1,273-km highway which will connect central and western Kazakhstan, should be redirected, as …

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