Africa
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Africa under the banner of Jihad

Terror’s future after the death of Bin Laden As the history of the twentieth and twenty-first century teaches us, Africa is a continent marked by wars of eternally warring factions, who side against one another committing – at times – the most horrendous crimes.What we are witnessing today in Africa are …

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Caliphate
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The sunset of the Caliphate: the end of al-Baghdadi’s dream

The partition of Syria. The death of the Caliphate’s project What will the Caliphate’s future be? Maybe al-Baghdadi’s dream is arrived to an end. With the risk of a division of Syria, in the aftermath of the peace talks in Geneva, the dream of the Caliphate threatens to fail. Divisions in …

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Back to the Future: a Look Into a European History School Book Published in 2096

What will future generations think of us? How will they judge our actions? What will children learn in history class about how our generation dealt with current challenges? This article is what our journalist Sonja Wiencke thinks a school book for history will look like 80 years from now. Chapter I …

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Brexit
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Brexit: Agreement or compromise?

What’s Brexit? Brexit is an abbreviation for “British exit” that mirrors the term Grexit, which refers to the possibility of the Britain’s withdrawal from the  European Union. Great Britain, which has never adopted the euro currency, wants to withdrawal from the policies stipulated by the European Union and consequently from the …

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immigration
EconomicsFront Page

A burden or an asset? The economic impact of immigration in Italy

This article was written by TORTUGA: a student led think-tank of Economics students from Bocconi and LSE University. Its current members are Andrea Cerrato, Francesco Chiocchio, Marco Felici, Francesco Filippucci, Giulia Gitti, Alessandro Greco,Cecilia Mariotti, Alberto Mola, Marco Palladino, Benedetta Pavesi, Isabella Rossi, Matteo Sartori, Giulia Travaglini, Francesca Viotti, Alessandro Zhou e Alessandro Zona. …

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Germany
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The Future of Immigration in Germany

Since the Paris Attacks and Cologne Sex Attacks, attitudes in Germany towards immigration have turned cold. Germany has accepted more refugees than its neighbours, and Merkel was initially praised for her magnanimous gesture. But the rising levels of discontent from citizens, the German parliament and the EU puts the future of immigration at question. How …

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EconomicsFront PageInterview

Challenges and Rewards of Running a Startup: Hello Alfred!

Several years ago Marcela Sapone met her future co-founder Jessica Beck at Harvard Business School while taking a break from a hectic career in consulting and finance. During their time at Harvard, ladies tried to figure out a successful life balance between a great career and family life. They both …

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Calais
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Calais: Looking back, forward, and beyond

Calais has been the topic of quite some international news coverage over the past weeks. Here is an update, looking back, forwards and beyond recent events. Calais: Looking back The third week of this new year saw an eviction order issued by French authorities to everyone living within 100 metres …

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refugee
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Lessons learned from the refugee crisis in Hungary: Interview with Emma Polák

In the summer of 2015, Hungary filled the headlines of all major European newspapers with its treatment of thousands of passing migrants. Half a year later, I talk to Emma Polák, who is volunteering for Migration Aid, looking back and ahead at the situation of refugees in Hungary. First of …

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Balkans
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Migration and the Western Balkans

The Balkans are a popular migration route as they are the bridge between Europe and the Middle East. Refugees and migrants are desperately moving onwards as quickly as possible. They run against the clock, for they fear that borders ahead of them will close, as the UN refugee agency affirmed. Following the …

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