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Georgia: Disapproval Rising for NATO Membership

Tbilisi (EUN) – NATO recently recognized Georgia’s contributions to peacekeeping missions from Afghanistan to Kosovo by holding a session of the alliance’s parliamentary assembly in Tbilisi in late May. The occasion reinforced the hopes of Georgian leaders that their country can one day soon gain admission to NATO. However, polling in the lead up to NATO’s parliamentary assembly […]

Europe Middle East Saudi Arabia UK

UK Bends Rules to Allow London Listing of Saudi Oil Giant Aramco

London (MEE) – Authorities plan to exempt state-owned firms from some governance rules, as Saudi Arabia prepares partial sell-off of world’s largest oil firm. The UK’s financial regulator is to loosen regulations that would allow Saudi Arabia’s national oil company to list on London’s stock exchange, the first shot in a war with the US to […]

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Bastille Day: Macron’s Upcoming Crash Course in French Revolutionary Tradition

Paris – France will be celebrating their 139th Bastille day on July 14th; an event commemorating the seizure of the notorious political prison by Parisian workers that was a major event in the toppling of the Ancien regime under King Louis XVI and establishing the first revolutionary European republic. The new French president Emmanuel Macron should take […]

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Middle East Sweden Turkey

Erdogan Could Face an Arrest Warrant in Sweden as Lawmakers Sue him for Genocide

Stockholm (AHT) – On Monday, five Swedish lawmakers from the Left and Green parties signed the complaint to the Swedish International Public Prosecution Offices with regard to the conflict in Turkey’s Kurdish-majority region, where Kurdish militants and Turkish security forces are engaged in clashes since their ceasefire collapsed in 2015. The lawsuit is the first of its kind […]

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Europe Middle East Saudi Arabia UK Yemen

UK High Court Rules Saudi Conduct in Yemen “Not Irrational or Unlawful”

London (GPA) – The London High Court has ruled in favor of the UK government following a lawsuit raised by the Campaign Against the Arms Trade (CAAT). Which focused on violations of international humanitarian laws perpetrated by Saudi Arabia since beginning their war against Yemen– now in its third year. Despite the overwhelming 53 pages of evidence, two […]

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Asia Business China Europe Germany Trade

Trump’s Missteps Cause China and Germany to Forge Stronger Economic Ties

Berlin (GPA) – US President Donald Trump’s increasingly protectionist trade policy is paving the way for a “new phase” in global relations according to Chinese President Xi Jinping. This morning a meeting to place between President Xi and German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the opening of a garden in the Berlin Zoo. Despite the unique setting, the […]

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Europe Middle East Saudi Arabia UK

British PM ‘Burying’ Report Exposing Saudi Funding of Extremism in UK

London (MEMO) – The British Prime Minister has been accused of “covering up” a report exposing terrorism funding by Saudi Arabia. Prominent British MPs have accused Number Ten burying a report that was originally commissioned by the former Prime Minster David Cameron in an effort to strike a deal with the Liberal Democrats to secure their support for […]