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.

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.
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).
Belgium may not have an elected federal government at the moment, but you would be forgiven for not knowing that. The country appears to be ticking along just fine.

Is Europe headed for another recession?

Monday, 11 February 2019 12:13 Written by
Is the eurozone heading for recession? How will policymakers react if the slowdown does get worse? And what damage could an economic downturn do to Europe’s already fractious politics? Those pressing questions ought to be at the top of policymakers’ minds in the run-up to the European Parliament elections in…
Are we living in an age of cynicism? Surely it must be too cynical a statement to answer that question affirmatively. Yet scrolling through one’s feed on social media, one cannot help but wonder: maybe we are.

Russia ignores EU pressure as Ukrainian election looms

Thursday, 07 February 2019 17:01 Written by
More than two months after Russia detained 24 Ukrainian sailors in the Kerch Strait, the European Union has redoubled its pressure on Moscow for their release.