French Finance Minister Ramps Up Steps to Combat Continuing High Inflation

August 31, 2023

France has been ramping up the fight against inflation as the 11.1% rate has been running for 5 consecutive months, which is almost twice the overall rate for the year. Actually, the current inflation rate had eased down from its peak last year. Yet the cost of living, is still high particularly for food. Manufacturers…

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International Journalists Report Russian Atrocities in Bucha, a City Located Near the Capital City of Khyiv

April 5, 2022

International Journalists Report Russian Atrocities in Bucha, a City Located Near the Capital City of Khyiv While Ukrainian soldiers were able to recapture towns and villages, many were shocked to find multiple bodies of dead civiliansi strewn on the road to Bucha. Even more heartbreaking are the harrowing stories of rape, plunder and mass killings…

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EU Members Agree to Open Their Country to Vaccinated Foreign Travelers

May 27, 2021

Last May 20, officials of European Union countries convened in Brussels, and all agreed to welcome vaccinated foreign travelers in their respective countries.   Vaccinated individuals already inoculated with the last recommended dose within at least 14 days, prior to arriving in a European Union country, will be permitted to enter. News of the decision…

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UK-Japan Trade Agreement Eases Years of Tension Caused by Brexit

March 10, 2021

Anxieties over Japanese firms leaving the UK as a result of Brexit seemed to have died down, after the UK-Japan trade agreement took effect in January 2021. The British government in fact considered historic the trade agreement entered with Japan, since it was the UK’s first major trade deal as an independent country. Actually, the…

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UK December 2019 General Election : Will It Break the Brexit Deadlock Before January 31, 2020?

November 8, 2019

The UK Parliament overwhelmingly approved the holding of another snap election on December 12, 2019, as a way to break the Brexit deadlock, before the EU Commission’s final deadline on January 31, 2019. In asking the people to vote for another Prime Minister, the outcome could, but not with certainty, decide the Brexit issue; either…

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What is a No-Deal Brexit and Why It is Causing Chaos in the British Parliament

September 6, 2019

Watching the recent UK news of how the British parliament is getting more chaotic during sessions, makes one interested in knowing what exactly does a No-Deal Brexit signify for the entire United Kingdom. The long running struggle to arrive either at a Brexit Deal with the European Union or a simple No-Deal Brexit, has in…

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Populism : An Overview on What It’s All About in Politics

May 21, 2019

Populism is best described rather than defined, because it does not have specific context, except for a promise of addressing the needs of the neglected masses. Its concept promotes the idea that the political divide is between the morally upright masses and the corrupt ruling elite. The division is built on the premise that those…

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