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Feb 11 2016

Between Presidential and Parliamentary elections – which way in the EU-Belarus relations?

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By Katarzyna Sobieraj Given the numerous acute problems that the EU must face at the moment – the refugee crisis, the security situation after the recent terrorist attacks, a war in Ukraine, and the threat of Brexit – Belarus is … Continue reading

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Mar 12 2015

Germany, the giant with the feet of clay

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By Terence Tse and Mark Esposito   On the surface, it stands to reason to think that, as Europe’s largest economy, Germany’s position in Europe can act as the saviour to pull the Eurozone out of its current plight. By … Continue reading

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Dec 4 2013

Greek Higher Education: Another Patient of Austerity in the Operating Room

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By Vasileios Bougioukos As the strike by the administrative staff of the Greek universities continues into its third month, Greek society is experiencing another drama that might end up having itself as the only victim. The latest stress-test for Greece … Continue reading

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Oct 23 2013

Political opportunism and the rise of extremism in Greece

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By Vassilis Paipais Respected commentators of domestic politics in Greece often point to the rise of extremism in the country in the form of radical right-wing formations, such as the infamous Golden Dawn, by citing the lack of a deep … Continue reading

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Sep 26 2013

Further distance between EU and Turkey might jeopardise PKK-Turkish government talks

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By Zeynep Kaya The short-term fate of EU-Turkey accession talks will be determined with the publication of the European Commission’s Progress Report on Turkey on the 23 October 2013. The Turkish government’s latest democratisation package will be central to the … Continue reading

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