Europe

BRI: Germany as the European Coordinator of the Initiative

In January, Germany chancellor Angela Merkel cited in a speech an observation by Henry Kissinger about the importance of Europe’s transatlantic relations and dependence with the United States, to reevaluate the strategic position of Europeans…



The World in August 31 – September 6

Alexei Navalny’s poisoning confirmed The German government confirmed on Thursday that Vladimir Putin’s main political opponent, Alexei Navalny, was poisoned using nerve agent Novichok, being currently in induced coma in a Berlin hospital. Suspicions of…


The World in August 24-30

Shinzo Abe resigns as Prime Minister of Japan The Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe(Abe Shinzo, in the native naming convention where the family name appears first), announced his resignation last Friday due to health…


The World in August 17-23

Coup D’état in Mali Malian president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita was arrested and forced to resign, an escalation in the political crisis that has been felt for several months, marked by anti-government protests, and failed mediations…


The World in August 10-16

Israel comes to an agreement with the United Arab Emirates Israel and the UAE came to an agreement which was deemed historic, towards the normalization of bilateral relations. This development comes with a few concessions…


The World in July 27 to August 2

Troop movements in the Himalayas Following the confrontations in last June in the Himalaya region, which is disputed between India and China, media reports state that India mobilized 35,000 additional troops to the region, with…


The World in July 20-26

Shutting down consulates The United States ordered China to shut down its consulate in Houston, citing issues of intelectual property theft. This development heightens the downward trend in relations between both powers, which in the…


The World in July 6-12 2020

Tensions between China and Australia resurface The bilateral relations between these two countries have increasingly deteriorated this year, following an Australian request for a global investigation on the origin of Covid-19. This statement was seen…


Weekly Report 15-21 June 2020

The European Union and its political and economic constraints After three months of lockdown, EU countries are facing an unprecedented economic and social crisis. Last Friday, heads of state and government in the Union have…