Europe

Spain Heads to Polls Again as Voter Fatigue Looms Large

Spaniards are preparing to go to the polls for the second time in eight months due to Prime Minister Pedro…

Brexit is Bad for Spain Too

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is dead-set on bringing Great Britain out of the EU no later than October 31st, deal…

Greece Sets Sights on Lower Taxes and Debt

Massive strides are being taken to cut down remaining debt from bad loans – a major deterrent in Greek banks’…

Malta Summit Paves Hopeful Steps for Pan-EU Deal on Migration

Last week, senior officials from Malta, Italy, France, and Germany attended a migration summit in Malta along with Finland –…

Energy Giants Eni and Total Sign on to Drill in Cyprus’ EEZ

Cyprus’ exploration of offshore hydrocarbon resources continues despite Turkey’s resistance. Now, energy giants Eni and Total have come onboard and…

Macron Announces Five Billion Euro Development Fund as Next Step for French Start-ups

After his inauguration as president, Emmanuel Macron promised to make France a “start-up nation”. His government has already passed tax…

Cypriot Peace Talks Impasse Continues Despite Latest UN Efforts

On September 6th, Greek-Cypriot Prime Minister Nicos Anastasiades was photographed shaking hands with his Turkish-Cypriot counterpart Mustafa Akinci on either…

Will France Avert War in the Middle East?

Last week’s air strike on two of Saudi Arabian Aramco oil refineries knocked out 6 percent of the world’s total…

Italy’s Ex-PM Matteo Renzi Splits From Centre-Left to Found New Centrist Party

After longstanding speculation, former Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi confirmed rumours that he would split from the centre-left Partito Democratico…

Can You Bank With Facebook?

In June, Facebook proposed its own cryptocurrency called Libra, ostensibly to offer an avenue to currency for the cashless. But…
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