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Slovenia PM accuses Brussels of exceeding powers over rule of law

Slovenia PM accuses Brussels of exceeding powers over rule of law


Janez Janša, the Prime Minister of Slovenia which currently holds the six-month rotating EU Presidency, has accused the European Commissi ...
EU parliament chief congratulates Scholz as German election winner

EU parliament chief congratulates Scholz as German election winner


The head of the European Parliament congratulated Olaf Scholz, the chancellor candidate for Germany’s Social Democrats (SPD) as winner af ...
EU says US tech talks going ahead despite French anger

EU says US tech talks going ahead despite French anger


The European Union said on Thursday (23 September) that trade and tech talks with the United States would go ahead as planned next week, ...
EU must respond to UK’s demand on Brexit deal urgently, minister says

EU must respond to UK’s demand on Brexit deal urgently, minister says


The European Union must respond urgently to Britain’s demands for changes to the deal overseeing problematic post-Brexit trade involving ...
The Brief – The virtue of imitating Merkel?

The Brief – The virtue of imitating Merkel?


It was supposed to be the most important and intriguing German election in 16 years. After all, Angela Merkel, easily Europe’s most influ ...
The Brief – Big brother is watching you (again)

The Brief – Big brother is watching you (again)


The Pegasus Project’s revelations remind us that journalists, officials and activists all over the world are still closely being watched ...
America’s Collective Amnesia

America’s Collective Amnesia


It seems that there is a deep pent-up desire in America to avoid meaningful change at all cost. It is hard enough to confront issues honestly and f ...
China, the Gulf and the Future of Global Energy Markets

China, the Gulf and the Future of Global Energy Markets


The COVID-19 pandemic has sent shockwaves through energy markets. Since March 2020, lockdowns around the world have led adults to work remotely and ...
No thanks: Some Europe newspapers refuse political ads from Hungary’s Orbán

No thanks: Some Europe newspapers refuse political ads from Hungary’s Orbán


Several leading European newspapers have refused to run a paid advertisement signed by Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, sayi ...
The Saudi Quest to Replace UAE and Qatar

The Saudi Quest to Replace UAE and Qatar


Saudi Arabia has stepped up efforts to outflank the United Arab Emirates and Qatar as the commercial, cultural and/or geostrategic hub in the Gulf. ...
Is a New Cold War With China a Formula for Disaster?

Is a New Cold War With China a Formula for Disaster?


Let me start with my friend and the boat. Admittedly, they might not seem to have anything to do with each other. The boat, a guided-missile destro ...
Germany’s AfD lurches further to the right with new top candidate duo

Germany’s AfD lurches further to the right with new top candidate duo


Germany’s far-right Alternative für Deutschland (AfD) has selected two hardliners from the extreme right-wing of the party, Alice We ...
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