Decline of Europe
Italy: Ferragosto crisis
ITALY – no one has expected a government crisis in the height of the holiday season. Or it was rather assumed that sooner or later the M5S (Movimento 5 Stelle, Five Star Movement) would leave …
What should be expected from new European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen
On Tuesday, the European Council following several rounds of negotiations finally came to an agreement and nominated German Minister of Defense Ursula von der Leyen for the post of European Commission …
EU blackmails Italy?
"At the moment, the procedure of sanctions against Italy due to the debt is justified." The letter sent to Brussels by Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte is not enough to shake the confidence of …
Yellow vest protests continue as mainstream media remains silent
Thousands of protestors took to the streets of France once again on Saturday, adorning their conspicuous yellow vests or gilets jaunes, which have given the movement its name. It was the 27th …
Inter-ethnic peace remains a tricky formula in Bosnia
May 4th saw the reopening of the rebuilt Aladza Mosque in the eastern Bosnian town of Foca, in Bosnia’s Republika Srpska. The original mosque was built in a classic Ottoman style in 1550, but …
CDU Regime Change
Nearly a dozen candidates ponder the idea of a candidacy for the stewardship of Germany's strongest party. But one of them immediately heated expectations: Friedrich Merz, 62, head of America's main …
Euro Headed For A Fall?
Germany has been one of the strongest supporters of the Euro, the Eurozone and the European Union. Throughout the EU sovereign debt crisis Germany banks were at the forefront of providing guarantees …
In August British prime-minister Theresa May and German Chancellor Angela Merkel both visited Africa. The UK leader was accompanied by 29 trade delegates; while the German development minister Gerd …
Kremlin says no contacts on Syria between Putin and Merkel on Thursday
Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel did not hold contacts on Syria on Thursday, but they discussed the situation there earlier, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry …
EU Migrants’ Crisis: Russia’s Fault, Too?
Blaming Russia for somehow interfering in the US presidential election has worked well for the currently ideologically irrelevant Democrats to stay afloat and for Washington as a whole to keep Trump …