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Has Putin gone holy?

In recent weeks we have witnessed the Russian army entering into action in Syria. In 24 hours the Russian aviation bombed 60 of ISIS’ mains positions, in the meantime 8 US aircrafts bombed a hen house. 150 years after the Crimean war, Russia seems to be back on the rives ...

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Tyranny of the minority

“When dictatorship is a fact, revolution becomes a right.” Victor Hugo Lebanon, “the Switzerland of the Middle East”, is a famous analogy describing the once great country that hosted both Western and Eastern civilizations on a small piece of land in the Mediterranean, characterized by a population of roughly 4 ...

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Turkey: economic interests beyond diplomacy

The last disagreements among Turkey and the Vatican State about the Armenian genocide reflect the actual and delicate situation of Ankara’s government. It is not only a linguistic problem between the words ‘genocide’ or ‘massacre’. It has still to be clarified what really happened. For a long time in fact, ...

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#WeAreAllKenyans #147notjustanumber! UN SILENZIO ASSORDANTE.

Lo scorso 3 aprile gli estremisti di al-Shabaab hanno attaccato un campus universitario a Garissa, in Kenya. Introdottosi nei dormitori, il commando ha preso in ostaggio studenti cristiani, lasciando andare una quindicina di studenti musulmani. 147 ragazzi kenioti brutalmente uccisi in nome della religione, stesi in pozze di sangue, sul pavimento delle loro ...

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EUROPE STRIVES TO DECREASE ITS RUSSIAN GAS DEPENDENCY

On the 25th of February the European Commission presented its Energy Union Package designed to continue the development of the European energy market and energy security. The Energy Union is high on the European political agenda constituting one of the key priorities of the Junker Commission aiming at eroding Russia’s ...

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Pays où on va, hôtels qu’on trouve !

On parle toujours des endroits magnifiques pour nos voyages mais très rarement on s’attarde e n peu pour parler de no nos maisons temporaires: les hôtels. Saviez-vous que à Weymouth, au Royaume-Uni, il existe un château de sable où depuis 2008 vous pourrez admirer le ciel étoilé chaque nuit d’été? ...

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The propaganda war in Ukraine

Most people even slightly concerned with the situation in eastern Ukraine are wondering where and when the troubles will end. Since last summer the war in Donbass has seen few real changes in military terms, and the latest Minsk II ceasefire agreement, signed on February 11th, appears to be just ...

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“When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.”

London – a 13 million inhabitants city – so rich of culture and entertainment, one of the most cosmopolitan and capricious cities in the world but at the same time commanded by the rigour and respect of rules. People who is passionate about classical culture will surely appreciate the British ...

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Scottish referendum: implications

Relief. This is the word that best describes London’s and Brussels’s reaction to the hearing of the Scottish referendum results. By a margin of 55% to 45%, Scots voted “No” to the question “Should Scotland be an independent country” on September 18th. Thereby, they ensured the continuation of the British ...

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Working at Univers

The current issue of Univers, the magazine of Tilburg University, has just been distributed all around campus. When I walk in -around 9.15 in the morning because I just did not make it to the early train- it is the first thing I see. I see people take it from ...

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