The world from october 11 to october 17

British Conservative MP dies after being stabbed The Conservative MP, Sir David Amess, was killed on Friday (15) after being stabbed several times in Essex. According to the police, a 25-year-old man was arrested as…

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Uyghurs and the humanitarian crisis

Xinjiang, Uyghurs and China The Uyghurs are a Muslim ethnic group of which most individuals live in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR), in China – being recognized as natives to the region, having around…






Invisible Countries: Turkmenistan

In The Invisible Cities, Italo Calvino describes 55 cities explored by Marco Polo. He describes how Maurilia, for example, is a metropolis where visitors look at postcards and billboards that illustrate it as when it…


THE INSECURE FUTURE

ADRIANO MOREIRA President of the Instituto de Altos Estudos of the Academia das Ciências de Lisboa Professor Emeritus of the Universidade Técnica de Lisboa I – Hopes after the 1939-1945 war The 1939-1945 war, having…