Politics

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’…

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…

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…

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…

Tension Builds Between Greece and Turkey, Amid Surge of Migrants on Greece’s Shores

Germany’s Interior Minister called for Greece to expedite migrant deportations back to Turkey and to stem the tide of migration…

Spain Headed to Fourth General Election – In Four Years

Moves initiated on September 12th  by Spanish King Felipe VI to meet with political leaders accelerated the political drive to…

Taking Centre-Stage in International Diplomacy, France Attempts to Salvage Iran Deal

In an effort to preserve the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), often called “the Iran deal”, France is seeking…

France’s Push for Renewable Energy

France is relying on a combination of solar and wind power to achieve its renewable energy goals. In 2016, France…

Will the Honeymoon Last? Italy Hopes for Political Stability

Italy narrowly avoided another election. The centre-left Democratic Party and anti-establishment 5-Stars Movement came together to reinstate Giuseppe Conte and…

Is a “No-Deal” Brexit in the Bag?

It’s been a very interesting few weeks for Boris Johnson. The UK’s newly minted Prime Minister, keen on seeing Brexit…
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