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French Presidential Front-Runners Survive Second Live Debate

French Presidential Front-Runners Survive Second Live Debate

Macron won the French presidential election on May 7, 2017. However, it is also important to look back at past presidential debate to reflect on what values, issues…

Dutch Arms Trafficker Convicted For War Crimes

Dutch Arms Trafficker Convicted For War Crimes

A Dutch appeal court sentenced businessman Guus Kouwenhoven to 19 years in prison on April 21, for being an accessory to war crimes and arms trafficking in Liberia.…

Macron marries populism’s style and centrist ideals

Macron marries populism’s style and centrist ideals

The French Obama for some and the latest face of the establishment for others, Emmanuel Macron is an intriguing new actor on the French political scene. Yet in…

Corbyn Condemns U.S. Airstrikes

Corbyn Condemns U.S. Airstrikes

The leader of the British Labor Party, Jeremy Corbyn, criticized the missile attacks carried out against a Syrian airbase by the United States in response to President Bashar…

New Candidate Reignites Interest in Spanish Primaries

New Candidate Reignites Interest in Spanish Primaries

Susana Diaz, the popular Andalusian leader of the Spanish Socialists (PSOE), announced her bid for the party’s candidacy in the forthcoming general election on March 26. This could…

Uber to Shut Down in Denmark

Uber to Shut Down in Denmark

Uber will stop operating in Denmark beginning April 18. The company announced on March 28 that it will shut down services in the Scandinavian country due to new…

Greece Celebrates Anniversary of War of Independence

Greece Celebrates Anniversary of War of Independence

Greece celebrated the anniversary marking 196 years since the beginning of its war of independence against the Ottoman Empire on March 25. Before the independent Greek state was…

Turkish Referendum Protest in Switzerland

Turkish Referendum Protest in Switzerland

Turkish foreign ministry summoned Swiss Ambassador Walter Haffner on March 26 to Ankara to express rage at an anti-Turkish referendum protest held in front of the Swiss parliament…

Ireland Predicts No Change in Local Politics After Election

Ireland Predicts No Change in Local Politics After Election

Despite the loss that pro-British Unionists experienced in the  March 2 elections, the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) will remain the biggest political party in Northern Ireland. According to…

EU Court Permits Ban on Political and Religious Symbols

EU Court Permits Ban on Political and Religious Symbols

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled on March 16 that employers have the right to ban staff from wearing visible religious symbols in the workplace. The decision…