Sweden's Accession Into NATO In Jeopardy, As Turkey Signals It Will Use Its Veto
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Turkey Signals It Will Veto Sweden’s Accession Into NATO

Reading Time: 2 minutes Turkey has recently announced that it will no longer support Sweden’s bid to join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), citing recent anti-Muslim protests in the country. This announcement has raised questions about the procedures and veto power for joining NATO, as well as the potential implications for Sweden, which shares a border with Russia. Read More…

Bank Of Spain Launches First Digital Currency Test, The EURM
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Bank Of Spain Launches First Digital Currency Test, The EURM

Reading Time: 2 minutes Spanish central bank, Banco de Espaa, began testing a digital Euro token for the first time on Wednesday. It was developed within the central bank’s digital ‘sandbox’ program and will be issued by Spanish fintech Money. The pilot test will be conducted in collaboration with the Bank of Spain and Monei, with the goal of Read More…

Mob Boss Hides In Plain Site For 30 Years Before Being Recaptured
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Mob Boss Hides In Plain Site For 30 Years Before Being Recaptured

Reading Time: 3 minutes Italian mob boss Matteo Messina Denaro’s recent arrest after 30 years of evading law enforcement is a significant development for the country. Messina, also known as “Diabolik,” is believed to be the head of the powerful ‘Ndrangheta crime syndicate, one of the most feared and powerful criminal organizations in Italy. Prior to being recaptured, Messina Read More…

Why Is Switzerland Blocking The Transfer Of Arms To Ukraine?
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Why Is Switzerland Blocking The Transfer Of Arms To Ukraine?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Switzerland has been a neutral country for centuries, and as a result, it has not been involved in any direct military conflicts. However, this neutrality has not stopped Switzerland from being a major player in the global arms trade. Despite the ongoing war between Ukraine and Russia, Switzerland has come under scrutiny for its decision Read More…

6 People In Critical Condition After Stabbing In France Subway
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6 People In Critical Condition After Stabbing In France Subway

Reading Time: 2 minutes Around 6:30 am on January 12, 2023, a tragic event occurred at Gare du Nord, the busiest train station in Paris, France. Six people were stabbed and wounded by an unknown assailant. The attacker was then shot by an off-duty police officer at the scene. All of the passengers and the assailant were transported to Read More…

Monaco's Aging Population Poses Challenges and Benefits To Its Economy
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Monaco’s Aging Population Poses Challenges and Benefits To Its Economy

Reading Time: 2 minutes Monaco, a small city-state on the Mediterranean coast, has one of the oldest populations in the world. According to World Bank data, the median age in Monaco is approximately 52 years old, with about 25% of the population aged 65 or older. This aging population has a number of implications for the economy and the Read More…

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Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, Sworn In As Brazil’s Next President

Reading Time: 2 minutes DeJa Vu for Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva as he is sworn in again as Brazil’s president, marking a historic moment for the country as Lula became the first president from the country’s working class to hold the presidency twice. First, from 2003 – 2010 and 2023 2027 providing his government does not collapse. The Read More…

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Because Of This Reason, Russia Cannot Be Kicked Out Of The U.N

Reading Time: 2 minutes Russia is a founding P5 member of the United Nations; therefore, it can not be kicked out Russia is a founding member of the United Nations, and as such, it cannot be expelled from the organization. More specifically, Russia took over from the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR. When a country is a signatory to Read More…

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Spain President, Gets A Moral Slap To The Face From Constitutional Tribunal

Reading Time: 2 minutes Spain is in the midst of a constitutional and judicial power struggle By: Manuel Ostos  Has an unprecedented blow to democracy occurred in Spain? This is what the President of the Spanish government, Pedro Sánchez, affirms, supported by the political parties of the left. Congress of Deputies voted on a reform of the judiciary at Read More…

Norway Sending Bridges To Ukraine
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Norway Sending Bridges To Ukraine

Reading Time: < 1 minute ‘Russia’s cynical warfare has destroyed key parts of Ukraine’s infrastructure. Without a functional road network, it is not possible for Ukraine to deliver food, water and medical supplies where they are needed, or transport wounded Ukrainians to hospital,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Anniken Huitfeldt. ‘We know that these bridges will be of great use Read More…

Putin's War Will Lead To His Ultimate Demise
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Putin’s War Will Lead To His Ultimate Demise

Reading Time: 2 minutes The longer the war prolongs, the less likely Putin is to prevail Russia’s undeterred war in Ukraine and the Western reaction to it have shown Vladimir Putin that the condition of democracy in Europe, and much of the world, is stronger than he believes. President Vladimir Putin’s vast craving for power is likely a critical Read More…

France Issuing Free Condoms As STD Rates Rise
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France Issuing Free Condoms As STD Rates Rise

Reading Time: < 1 minute Free condoms will be available for people between 18 and 25 years old amid rising Std rates The rise of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in France has set off alarm bells in the country, causing the enactment of a new law to address the crisis head-on. Emmanuel Macron announced Friday that from January 2022, condoms Read More…

44 Arrested In Europe-wide Crackdown Against High-risk Criminal Network
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44 Arrested In Europe-wide Crackdown Against High-risk Criminal Network

Reading Time: 3 minutes An unprecedented international operation involving judicial and law enforcement authorities from 11 countries has resulted in the arrest of 44 individuals. The arrested individuals were suspected of belonging to a high-risk criminal network considered one of the most dangerous in the European Union. The investigations in eight countries uncovered that several criminal organizations were working Read More…

Norwegian Naval Strike Missiles With British Royal Navy
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Norwegian Naval Strike Missiles With British Royal Navy

Reading Time: 2 minutes The long-range precision strike capability of the Royal Navy will be boosted in a new deal with the Norwegian government. The deal strengthens defence ties between the U.K. and Norway. Royal Navy frigates and destroyers will get a significant boost to their long-range precision strike capabilities following a new partnership between the U.K. and key Read More…

Flood Recovery Underway In Scotland
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Flood Recovery Underway In Scotland

Reading Time: 2 minutes A clean-up operation is underway following heavy rainfall and flooding across parts of Scotland The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (S.E.P.A.) issued several severe weather warnings for the North East on Friday, with a month’s worth of rain falling in some areas and record high river flows. There are still flood warnings in place across eastern Read More…

Norway Signs Record Agreement For F-35-Missiles
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Norway Signs Record Agreement For F-35-Missiles

Reading Time: 2 minutes This is a very important agreement both for Norway’s defensive capabilities and US-Norwegian defence cooperation, says Minister of Defence Bjørn Arild Gram. Gro Jære, Director General of the Norwegian Defence Material Agency (NDMA), signed an agreement today with the US Government worth approximately NOK five billion regarding the acquisition of AMRAAM-D air-to-air missiles to equip Read More…

European Union Commits Another €18 Billion To Ukraine
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European Union Commits Another €18 Billion To Ukraine

Reading Time: 4 minutes Commission proposes stable and predictable support package for Ukraine for 2023 Following the European Council meeting of 20-21 October 2022, the Commission has today proposed an unprecedented support package for Ukraine of up to €18 billion for 2023. This will come in the form of highly concessional loans, disbursed in regular instalments as of 2023. Read More…

UK Announces Crucial Winter Kit Delivery For Ukrainian Forces
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UK Announces Crucial Winter Kit Delivery For Ukrainian Forces

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Prime Minister will welcome the NATO Secretary General, Jens Stoltenberg, to Downing Street today Prime Minister Rishi Sunak will host the NATO Secretary General in Downing Street today (Wednesday) to discuss the future of security and deterrence in the Euro-Atlantic area. Jens Stoltenberg will be the first international leader the Prime Minister has hosted Read More…

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Spain Makes Big Financial Investments At COP27 

Reading Time: 3 minutes Spain launches the International Drought Resilience Alliance and reiterates its full commitment to the climate emergency agenda The President of the Government of Spain, Pedro Sánchez, has taken part in the first day of the Leaders’ Summit of the 27th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Read More…

EU Announces €1 Billion Energy Support Package For The Western Balkans
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EU Announces €1 Billion Energy Support Package For The Western Balkans

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Economic and Investment Plan for the Western Balkans foresees mobilizing up to €9 billion in grant funding over the next seven years European Union (EU) President Ursula von der Leyen, and High Representative Josep Borrell participated in the Western Balkans Summit in the context of the Berlin Process. During the Summit and as advanced during her mission in Read More…

Another Right-Wing Dictator Ousted From Power
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Another Right-Wing Dictator Ousted From Power

Reading Time: 2 minutes Lula de Silva became Brazil’s 39th President, ending the short reign of the Bolsonaro regime The election of Donald Trump in 2016 brought on a wave of far-right ideology, secular policies and identity politics while embracing white supremacists. Trump’s election made it okay for every closeted racist to come into the light and bravely take Read More…

European Bank Invest €100m To Expand Nigeria High-Speed Network
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European Bank Invest €100m To Expand Nigeria High-Speed Network

Reading Time: 2 minutes Investment to enhance capacity and expand coverage of the 4G network in Lagos and Ogun States The European Investment Bank (EIB) has agreed to EUR 100 million in financing with MTN Nigeria Communications Plc (MTN Nigeria) to support the telecommunications company’s network expansion programme. The investment will aid the acceleration of 4G coverage in Nigeria and Read More…