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Andrew H. Sweet

I am responsible for covering the geo-political sphere as well as domestic and foreign policies. On top of this, I am the Product Manager for TechnoMetrica's TechnoExpress service.

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Europe’s Plans To Ease Energy Shock

The European Union plans to raise €140 billion by slapping a windfall tax on excess revenues of low-cost electricity producers and making fossil fuel firms share their lavish profits.

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Fresh Clashes Between Armenia And Azerbaijan

Fresh clashes have broken out between Azerbaijan and Armenia, a day after around 100 troops were killed in the worst fighting since a 2020 war over the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh.

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Sweden’s Neck-And-Neck Election

Sweden’s right-wing opposition inched into a wafer-thin lead with 175 versus 174 mandates, pointing to a new government after eight years of Social Democrat rule.

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Girogia Meloni, possible first female Prime Minister of Italy and member of the Brothers of Italy Party, photo by: Vox España

Far-Right Meloni On The Cusp Of Power

When Italians vote on September 25, many expect Giorgia Meloni’s 10-year-old Brothers of Italy to emerge as the largest party in parliament, propelling its right-wing coalition to a majority.

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Western Tech In Russian Weapons

Investigators have found more than 650 foreign-made components in Russian weapons recovered in Ukraine -- evidence that Moscow acquired critical technology from Western companies.

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China Party Congress Reshuffle

China’s Communist party congress will set the stage for President Xi Jinping to secure a precedent-breaking third term as party chief and overhaul his top economic team.

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China’s Risky Silk Road Lending

Launched in 2013 by President Xi Jinping, China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has left countries across much of the developing world struggling under onerous debt loads.

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World At Rising Risk Of Recession

The global economy is increasingly at risk of falling into recession -- surveys from Asia, Europe, and the U.S. show that consumers face generation-high inflation and surging energy costs.

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