Politics

Alliances Fray as Portugal’s Socialists Rise in Popularity

On October 6th, Portuguese voters will head to polls. At stake are all 230 seats in the country’s Assembly, with…

“We Want to Defuse the Crisis.” EU Tries to Salvage the Iran Deal Amid Rising Temperatures

Once the USA exited the JCPoA (The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action) in May, 2018 – commonly referred to as…

Marking the End of an Era, Syriza Loses to New Democracy in a Landslide

Four years ago, Alexis Tsipras and his left-wing Syriza party came to power to challenge austerity and Greece’s international creditors.…

The EU Came Together Over Top Picks, but Parliament Remains Internally Divided

“The European Council has agreed on the future leadership of the EU institutions”, said Donald Tusk, chairman of the EU…

No Verdict, No Credentials: Trial Wraps Up as Catalan MEPs Are Blocked From Collecting Credentials

Wrapping up mere weeks after the European elections, the “trial of the century” has come to a conclusion, though the…

France Tackles Reproductive Rights, Launching a Series of Reforms

Coming right on time for Paris’ yearly Pride Parade, the French government has announced its intentions to end one discriminatory…

Blockchain Island: Malta Positions Itself as Global Sandbox for Digitally-Disruptive Industry

If you have been following banking, investing, or cryptocurrency over the last decade, you will already no doubt be familiar…

As the Dust Settles, a New EU Emerges

Normally a sleepy election, this year’s European Parliament elections feature higher turnout than seen in years, hitting 51 percent in…

Oh, Snap! New Elections Called for in Greece

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’ left-wing party, Syriza, lost a lot of ground, both in European Parliament elections and in…

Malta looks beyond traditional markets to boost extroversion of its island-economy

Throughout history, bridges have helped to bring countries and people closer together. Nowhere is this more so the case than…
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