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Opinion – What the European Union Can Do for Belarus

This year saw Europe’s most authoritarian ruler grossly and repeatedly miscalculate. Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko, the country’s ruler since 1994, has downplayed the coronavirus pandemic and has deepened long-held frustrations about the country’s political system and stagnating economy. These events sparked an election campaign that saw overwhelming support for his opponent Svyatlana Tsikhanouskaya, exposing Lukashenko’s …

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Pope Francis calls for dialogue, respect for international law in the Eastern Mediterranean

Pope Francis has called for dialogue and respect for international law in the Eastern Mediterranean, as tensions between Turkey and Greece are growing in the last few weeks. Without naming any country involved in the conflict, his Holiness said he is following with concern the tensions in the region. “I appeal for constructive dialogue and …

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‘Confront the #Iran regime, the central banker of terrorism’ – International conference calls for its embassies to be closed down

To stop the Iranian regime terrorism dead in its tracks, Tehran’s embassies and its web of financial networks must be closed down and its agents and lobbyists expelled from the United States and Europe, prominent speakers at a major global summit told tens of thousands of Iranians and international supporters who joined online on Monday …

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Greek PM says EU must decide on health protocols for tourism to restart

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Monday that the EU needs to decide on health protocols to allow the tourism sector to restart soon, as the countries of the south are struggling to salvage their economies from the Coronavirus crisis aftermath. “Best-case scenario is Greece is open for business July 1, and we’re working …

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Millennial Govt to ‘Help’ Greece By Helping Migrants Claim Asylum

Finland’s millennial feminist-led government faces a vote of no confidence after pledging to send personnel to the Greek border — to help migrants claim asylum. 34-year-old Green League politician Maria Ohisalo, who serves as Minister of the Interior under 34-year-old Social Democratic party leader Sanna Marin in a red-green left-wing coalition government, said Finland was following …

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The mystery of Farhad Azima: middleman or confidence man?

I don’t often find myself loitering outside of court buildings but I couldn’t resist wandering down to the U.K. High Court a few weeks back because I’ve become besotted by a most unusual man and I wanted to catch sight of him to see if he actually exists, so bizarre is his story – writes …

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Malta PM not convincing over resignation delay, say MEPs | World news

Malta’s prime minister, Joseph Muscat, is under renewed pressure to quit immediately after a European parliament delegation said the integrity of the Daphne Caruana Galizia murder inquiry remained at risk while he was still in power. Muscat was “not convincing” over why he should delay his resignation until mid-January, said Sven Giegold, a German Green …

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What Happens to Brexit Now?

In May 1832, a political and ideological struggle between Reformers and Reactionaries brought Britain the closest it has been to revolution. In the “Days of May” of 1832, Britain abandoned its stagnant, century-old politics that had barely changed since the Acts of Union in 1707, and entered a new phase in which politics became formalised. …

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How The #Brexit Fallout Could Impact On The British #Gambling Industry

The UK was officially set to leave the European Union on Thursday 31st October 2019. However, at the time of writing, the country is in the midst of a General Election with the earliest date of exit now earmarked for Friday 31st January 2020. This monumental once in a lifetime political event is set to …

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