Do the right-wing victories mean that Pope Francis has lost the battle against the alt-right Christians? – Fr Joe Borg
St Pope John Paul II seems to have had more electoral successes than Pope Francis. This opening sentence will probably surprise many given that popes … Read more
“Since the 17th century Western societies have elevated reason above feeling as the basis for political action. Emphasising reason in this way presumed that it … Read more
Hundreds of people have been arrested in Kazakhstan while protesting against a stage-managed election that they say will deprive them of a political voice.
Euronews … Read more
Libya’s coast guard said Saturday that it had intercepted nearly two dozen Europe-bound migrants off the country’s Mediterranean coast.
Spokesman Ayoub Gassim said a wooden … Read more
DW’s Bernd Riegert writes: “Israel, has presented its hosting of Eurovision as evidence of what a tolerant and cosmopolitan democracy it is.
There were calls … Read more
War clouds in the Middle East are thickening. A worrisome conjunction of circumstances is leading towards a possible showdown between the Axis of Resistance (Iran, … Read more
Demonstrators burn a US flag during an anti-US rally, to show their support of Iran’s decision to pull out from some part of nuclear deal, … Read more
The Guardian carries an interesting geopolitical and economical research on who’s who behind the last 16 of the UEFA Champions League.
Gazprom v Abu Dhabi… Read more
The International Monetary Fund has downgraded its global growth forecasts for the second time in three months, warning that a range of threats from the … Read more
The last few years have been nothing if not eventful on the global stage. Fortunately, there have been, no new major conflicts in the vein … Read more
Greek ambassador summoned by Turkish Foreign Ministry on long-standing disputes in the Mediterranean
Turkey’s Foreign Ministry summoned the Greek ambassador, private broadcaster CNN Turk said on Tuesday, days after it called on Greece to avoid escalating long-standing disputes … Read more
The liberal world order is taking a beating these days, and not just at the hands of Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping. In … Read more
Balkan Insight reports that Kosovo President Hashim Thaci moved to dampen down speculation about an ethnic partition of the country, saying he was working only … Read more
A highly fragmented political scene emerged from Tunisia’s municipal elections. The surprise victory of independent candidates may challenge the longstanding Ennahda-Nidaa Tounes alliance ahead of … Read more
President Trump ordered a military attack against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Friday, joining allies Britain and France in launching missile strikes in retaliation for … Read more
Sky News reports that Jeremy Corbyn has demanded MPs be given a vote in Parliament to authorise potential military action in Syria.
The Labour leader … Read more
Winning a two-thirds majority for the third time straight time in Sunday’s election, gives Victor Orban the power to change constitutional laws – potentially paving