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Image Has there been a shift in Europe's balance of power? [John MACDOUGALL / AFP]

Has there been a shift in Europe’s balance of power?

In 2017, several noteworthy elections occurred across Europe. Arguably, the two most significant were the French presidential and German federal elections. The results hold the potential to revive Europe’s drive towards greater integration by shifting… Keep Reading

Image UK backs Poland over European Union sanction (Reuters Photo)

UK backs Poland over European Union sanction

Just hours after the EU began moving to sanction Poland, British Prime Minister Theresa May assured Poles that the U.K. supports them, and affirmed their right to amend their constitution. Mrs. May cemented her government’s… Keep Reading

Image Turkey inflation rate hits 14 year record high (Kayhan Özer - Anadolu Ajansı)

Turkey inflation rate hits 14 year record high

Lima Charlie Business | Turkey / Eurasia Ankara – Turkey’s statistical office (Turkstat), reports that inflation in the country soared to its highest level since February 2004, landing at a rate of 12.98% in November.… Keep Reading

Image Macron lays out policies on Françafrique

Macron lays out policies on Françafrique

Last week, French president Emmanuel Macron participated in an informal ritual of French presidents: The Big Africa Speech.   At the beginning of a French president’s reign, a pilgrimage is typically made to Africa to… Keep Reading

Image Turkey to refuse teaching evolution in schools

Turkey to refuse teaching evolution in schools

Turkey’s new school curriculum, which goes into effect this autumn, will no longer include evolution as part of its teachings. Instead the teaching focus will be on the Abrahamic origin story. During an announcement on… Keep Reading

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