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The full Queen's New Year's Honours List for 2019

Monty Python star and travel documentary maker Michael Palin, 1960s supermodel Twiggy, and acclaimed filmmaker Christopher Nolan have joined a long list of stars from the world of entertainment, sports and the arts...

How the year in foreign policy left Canada isolated on the world stage

It's increasingly evident, as 2018 limps to a close, that Canada is more isolated on the world stage now than it has been in decades — thanks in large part to an indifferent neighbour to the south and the rise of...

(DF) President Radev: "Jordan Is a Very Important Partner in the Middle East"

President Radev: "Jordan Is a Very Important Partner in the Middle East" 16 December 2018 / 19:30 December 16 (BTA special correspondent Asen Boyadjiev) - Bulgarian...

'Real European Army': Macron's Initiative is Taking Shape Step by Step

It appears that the pipe dream of a European army has a chance to become a reality: French President Emmanuel Macron, an ardent proponent of the EU common defenсe forces, has yet again called upon the bloc to form...

The awkward squad: Czech-Polish cooperation on a different EU vision

Stay in the EU or leave? According to experts, for Poland and the Czech Republic, it is important to remain in the EU, despite widespread Euroscepticism in both countries.Czech and Polish visions for the future of...

Domesticating the Giant: The Global Governance of Migration

Image courtesy of the Irish Defence Forces/Flickr. (CC BY 2.0) This article was originally published by the Council on Foreign Relations on 18 June 2018.The ChallengeMigration is a natural and defining phenomenon...

Hungary’s laws on helping vulnerable foreigners are ‘blatantly xenophobic’: UN rights chief

Commenting on the Hungarian Parliament’s decision to vote in Government proposals on Wednesday, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein described it as “an attack on fundamental human rights and freedoms”, as it “makes illegal the...

The Backlash podcast episode 3: why we need feminist investigative journalism

50.50 at the 2018 International Journalism Festival in Perugia, Italy.Lara Whyte (LW): Hello and welcome to the third episode of The Backlash, a podcast series by 50.50, the gender and sexuality section of...

The ‘refugee crisis’ in the Mediterranean: the role of EU states, civil society and art

Italian rescue ship Vos Prudence run by NGO Medecins Sans Frontieres arrives in July, 2017, in the port of Salerno carrying 935 migrants, including 16 children and 7 pregnant women rescued from the Mediterranean...

Greek coalition forced into cabinet reshuffle after benefits scandal

The Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras has been forced into an emergency cabinet reshuffle following the resignation of two ministers over housing benefit claims that have embarrassed Athens’ leftist-led coalition...


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