Japan
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IS: Japan’s New Biggest Fear

The Islamic State – a radical Islamist group currently operating in Iraq and Syria released yet another atrocious video a week ago, this time showing the beheading of a Japanese hostage after demands for a $ 200million ransom in exchange for his life were not met by the Japanese government. …

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Turkey
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Turkey: A Story Between East and West

After the collapse of the Ottoman Empire following its defeat in the First World War, a new, unified country called Turkey emerged in 1923. Its first President,Mustafa Kemal Ataturk (which translates as the Father of all Turks) recognized the geopolitical importance of Turkey as a bridge between Asia and Europe …

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Cancer
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Cancer: A Problem for India and China

India and China, so different and yet so often compared one to the other because they share many benefits and problems of quick development: surprisingly one of these is soaring cancer rates. Since Jim O’Neill, the retiring chairman of Goldman Sachs’ Asset Management, coined the term ‘BRICs’ in his paper from …

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Trade
EconomicsEuropeFront Page

USA & EU Free Trade Agreement

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP for short) is a free trade agreement proposal that is currently being negotiated between the European Union and the United States. While there are few actual restrictions currently hampering trade between the two entities, proponents of the agreement claim that further loosening of …

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Referendum
EuropePolitics

What About Catalunya’s Referendum?

What do Catalans actually say about the upcoming referendum? On the 25th October, one of the most anticipated games in European football will take place – the El Clasico between Real Madrid and Barcelona. However, with only 16 days before the Catalan Independence Referendum takes place, the first El Clasico …

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Elections
EuropePolitics

Bulgarian Elections: A Missed Opportunity

Yet new parliamentary elections took place in Bulgaria 6 days ago, after the most recent government stepped down on 23rd July 2014, after just 441 days in office. Extensive protests have been plaguing the country for more than a year, amid growing dissatisfaction of the population. This was the third …

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