Long Island politician is an emerging star for many in Nassau County's immigrant vote bank.
A Govt. Shutdown May Delay Billions in Tax Refunds
A two-week government shutdown, if Congress and President Trump fail reach an agreement on budget, would hold up the tax refunds of roughly 2.5 million families, delaying nearly $8 billion in refunds.
Anger in Bangladesh Over Defense MoUs with India
The South Asian nation is witnessing unprecedented rise in anti-India sentiment following Bangladeshi Prime Minister’s landmark visit to India, writes one analyst.
Pakistan’s Cotton Production to Go Up
Despite long dry spell, Pakistan is headed to mix results of its agriculture production for 2017/18.
South Asia Braces for Intense Heat This Summer
With temperatures already topping 40 degrees Celsius in many places and a weak monsoon forecast, southern Asia is likely to suffer through yet another recording-breaking summer
Turkey’s Dangerous Referendum
Turkey's leader will apparently stop at nothing to centralize power — and every move that backfires makes him even more desperate.
Bury the Past, Not the Future
Pakistan and Bangladesh must assiduously try to work toward true reconciliation by facing down the demons of the past, forgive each other for the excesses from either side and set aside the lingering acrimony and bitterness.
Fortune 500 Companies Hold a Record $2.6 Trillion Offshore
The limited disclosures made by a handful of Fortune 500 corporations show that corporations are brazenly using tax havens to avoid taxes on significant profits.
El Salvador Votes for Water over Gold
The people of El Salvador and their international allies against irresponsible mining are celebrating a historic victory. After a long battle against global mining companies that were determined to plunder the country’s natural resources for short-term profits, El Salvador’s Legislative Assembly has voted to ban all metal mining projects. The new law is aimed at protecting the Central American …
Trump Slams Brakes on Obama’s Climate Plan
Badly looking for a political win that would both fulfill some campaign promises to his political base and satisfy the demands of rank-and-file Republicans in Congress, President Trump on March 28 signed an expansive Energy Independence and Economic Growth Executive Order. The executive order signals a sharp shift in federal climate change rules, standards and work procedures. This was …