Archive: April2017

Macedonia faces chaos

28 Apr 2017
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Thursday night was a night of terror in Skopje, the capital city of Macedonia. Tension rose to extreme levels when demonstrators entered the Parliament building, clashing with the police and beating MPs. The protesters belonged to the VMRO-DPMNE nationalist party, which won the last elections, but failed to form a government after months of negotiations. […]

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Boris Johnson gets all the attention again

27 Apr 2017
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Boris Johnson is the talk of the day in the United Kingdom. Johnson is the type of person that can’t be put in the corner, despite rumours saying that he would be sidelined during Theresa May’s election campaign. Some of his fellow Conservatives want to minimise the potential for gaffes, and ensure that Theresa May […]

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North Korea, a new target for Trump

25 Apr 2017
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A dictator ready to launch an ICBM missile, a president that believes in his country’s revival of hegemony and thousands of troops, ready to push the trigger could have been a Hollywood movie scenario. Unfortunately, this is the real-life situation between North Korea’s Kim Jong Un and the US president Donald Trump. President Trump has […]

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Jeremy Corbyn under fire from his own party

21 Apr 2017
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Jeremy Corbyn should first convince the Labour party members to talk in favour of the win on the 8th June election, and then his voters. Except the Labour MPs that have denied taking part in the elections or tried to press Corbyn to vote against a snap election in the Commons, there are those members […]

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Corbyn denies to cooperate with SNP

20 Apr 2017
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Jeremy Corbyn seems to have learnt that leaving the Conservatives implying that a possible alliance between the Labour party and the Scottish National Party (SNP) is about to be forged, won’t turn out for the best. In a written statement, after the Commons authorised the snap general election on Wednesday, the Labour leader said that […]

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Theresa May confident of winning, Labour in distress

19 Apr 2017
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Theresa May sounded confident today about the possibility of winning the June snap parliamentary elections, in an interview with Nick Robinson on BBC4 Radio. Yesterday, the British prime minister announced her intention to lead the United Kingdom to elections, three years earlier than scheduled. May seems to have surprised the opposition parties with this sudden […]

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Theresa May calls for elections, Corbyn agrees

18 Apr 2017
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Theresa May has announced a snap election in the United Kingdom for 8th June. In her announcement, May said that “at this moment of enormous national significance there should be unity here in Westminster, but instead there is division. The country is coming together, but Westminster is not. Division in Westminster will risk our ability […]

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Trump and NATO friends again

13 Apr 2017
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If Donald Trump was a super hero, one of his powers would be the astonishing speed with which he shifts strategies and changes ideas. The US president did it again yesterday when he said that NATO is no longer obsolete and that ties with Russia are in an all-time low. Trump met with Jens Stoltenberg, […]

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Boris Johnson flops at G7 meeting

12 Apr 2017
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Was Boris Johnson’s presence in the G7 meeting a complete flop? Speaking to several television networks, before the G7 meeting in Italy, Johnson said that he sees an opportunity to impose new sanctions against Bashar Al-Assad for using chemical weapons in the rebel-held Khan Sheikhun village. The failure of Russia to condemn this action was […]

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G7 meet to talk Assad’s future

11 Apr 2017
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The Syrian problem will dominate the G7 foreign ministers meeting in Italy. The meeting is taking place just a few days after the US missile attack on Shayrat airbase in Syria. The attack was a retaliation against Assad’s forces, which allegedly used sarin gas on civilians in the Khan Seykhun village, near Idlib. According to […]

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