Greta Thunberg is an unlikely instigator of a global social movement. The then-15-year-old schoolgirl who started a lone “school strike for climate” outside the Swedish parliament last August suffers from Asperger syndrome – a form of autism that makes social relationships and communication difficult – obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and selective…

A warning for democracy, not a eulogy

Tuesday, 02 April 2019 16:53 Written by
‘A blow of the hammer.’ That is how Dutch writer and essayist Bas Heijne captured the sentiment prevailing among many Dutch after the recent elections.
Today, we are commemorating the third year of the horrid Brussels attacks where 32 victims were killed and hundreds were injured.
In February, Turkish foreign ministry spokesman Hami Aksoy condemned China's treatment of its Muslim ethnic Uighur people as “a great cause of shame for humanity” and asked it to close the “concentration camps.”
As Theresa May’s slightly-tweaked EU withdrawal agreement crashed to defeat in the British House of Commons earlier this week, Brexiteers in the Conservative and Democratic Unionist parties once again joined forces with the opposition to vote against their own government.
Trust is the foundation for a healthy digital environment. But as technology evolves, building trust becomes more difficult.
The three most highly guarded locations on earth are: the White House, home to the President of the USA; Fort Knox the building that houses the bullion reserve in the USA and Area 51, a highly classified remote detachment of Edwards Air Force Base within the Nevada Test and Training…
There is a growing awareness worldwide about the problem of air pollution and its harmful effects on people in terms of causing diseases and even premature death.
In 2018, the Republic of Kazakhstan successfully completed its two-year membership of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC).
In 1431, the City of Brussels offered the Duke of Burgundy to build, next to his palace, a large hall in which he could convene the Etats Généraux des Pays-Bas, one of the very first elements of democracy in our part of the world.