Central Asia & Caucasus Data
Current platform capacity in Armenia, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Turkmenistan & Uzbekistan.
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- Pegasus Spyware: How Does It Work?on July 22, 2021
The Pegasus spyware, which affects Android and iOS operating systems, can be installed without the phone owner ever knowing. It then has access to the phone's files, camera, and microphone, and it can also monitor the location.
- Saying Goodbye To Afghanistanon July 21, 2021
After nearly 20 years in Afghanistan, dozens of countries have been withdrawing their troops in recent months. More than 20 countries have left since 2020, and the complete pullout of U.S. and British troops is expected in August. Turkey and Azerbaijan have not announced withdrawal plans.
- No Entry Into The European Unionon July 20, 2021
Almost 140,000 non-EU citizens were refused entry into the EU in 2020 -- mostly Ukrainians, Albanians, and Moldovans.
- Pegasus: Hacking Journalists’ Mobile Phones Worldwideon July 19, 2021
Military-grade spyware licensed by an Israeli firm was used in attempted and successful hacks of smartphones belonging to journalists, politicians, and human rights activists worldwide, according to an investigation by 17 media organizations and coordinated by Forbidden Stories and Amnesty International.
- Ukraine wins and loses in Nord Stream 2 power playon July 24, 2021
The United States and Russia seem to have reached a wider geopolitical deal on Ukraine, one with the future direction of energy flows at its heart. The two powers used the Eastern European country as a bargaining chip in their disputes over the Nord Stream 2 pipeline that is reportedly 98% complete and will provide The post Ukraine wins and loses in Nord Stream 2 power play appeared first on Asia Times.
- Wake up, America: The world just isn’t that into youon July 24, 2021
NEW YORK – Republicans, including many old friends, are outraged that the Biden administration gave up on sanctions against the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline that will pump Russian gas to Germany. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX)—on whose foreign policy team I served during the 2016 campaign—declared that he would block Senate confirmation of all of The post Wake up, America: The world just isn’t that into you appeared first on Asia Times.
- US quits CapEx as inflation squeezes marginson July 24, 2021
The sugar high misrepresented as an economic recovery doesn’t entail any capital investment in industry, according to Bloomberg’s bottom-up survey of securities analysts. CapEx for the Industrials subsector of the S&P 500 Index will be about 30% below the 2019 level, the analysts’ project, and will still be 20% below the 2019 high water mark The post US quits CapEx as inflation squeezes margins appeared first on Asia Times.
- New stable of unicorns riding high in Indiaon July 24, 2021
JAIPUR – The US$1.3 billion stock market listing of online food delivery company Zomato on Friday highlighted the galloping emergence of India’s unicorns, or start-up companies with valuations of over US$1 billion. International investors are warming to India’s increasingly start-up-friendly policies and huge market, particularly after getting their fingers burnt by China’s clampdown on high-tech corporations, The post New stable of unicorns riding high in India appeared first on Asia Times.
- Tokyo Olympics: Indian Judoka Shushila Devi Likmabam loseson July 24, 2021
Tokyo [Japan], July 24 (ANI): India's sole Judo representative at Tokyo 2020 Olympics Shushila Devi Likmabam bowed down to Hungary's Eva Csernoviczki in Women's 48kg elimination round of 32 here at Ni
- Switzerland, Mongolia and Tajikistan Become New ICC Members, Russia Suspendedon July 24, 2021
Switzerland, Mongolia and Tajikistan Become New ICC Members, Russia Suspended News18
- Biden reaffirms support for Afghanistan as fighting escalateson July 24, 2021
WASHINGTON, July 23 (Xinhua) -- U.S. President Joe Biden on Friday reaffirmed his country's support for Afghanistan in a call with Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani as fighting escalated along
- Russia sends military equipment to Tajik-Afghan border amidon July 24, 2021
Moscow [Russia], July 24 (ANI): Russia has sent military equipment to border areas between Tajikistan and Afghanistan to prevent possible threats as Taliban mount blistering offensive in the war-torn