- Daily Brief
- December 8, 2021
The election will demonstrate whether the centre-left SPD can finally cash in on the hype surrounding their recently appointed leader,
Plus: Bahrain’s top Shi’ite cleric is sentenced, sporadic violence likely.
The spiritual leader of Bahrain’s Shi’ite community will learn his fate on Sunday after an oft-delayed trial comes to an
France’s centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron appears to have “been the victim of a massive and coordinated hack”, campaign staff
Plus: Russia and Turkey work to normalise their trade relationship.
On Saturday, the clock will start running on a $1.1 trillion spending bill designed to keep the US government afloat
On Saturday, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich will travel to Turkey to finalise talks on normalising economic relations. Ties
5,000 bankers and leaders will gather in Yokohama, Japan on Saturday for the Asian Development Bank’s annual summit. With some
The unprecedented tensions between China and North Korea show no signs of abating. With state media on both sides now
Judicial independence in Egypt is under threat. Last week, parliament passed a law to give President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi the
India will launch a new facet of space diplomacy on Friday—literally. The ‘South Asia Satellite’, which is scheduled for lift
Plus: Egypt’s judges come under attack.