The Summit of Minds – Armenia June 2019

The Summit of Minds – Armenia June 2019

Only the sharpest minds and their cooperation are capable of addressing the global issues we face today. War, money, technology, so many things created by humans to control our world have ironically become insurmountable obstacles to building a clearer and brighter future. While many international conferences meet to address such...

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Moldova: two governments, one country

Moldova: two governments, one country

On February 24th, Moldova held a parliamentary election with a problematic outcome; no party won the majority. The Moldovan Constitution mandates that a government must be formed within three months of newly elected members of parliament taking office, which occurred on March 9th. On Friday (June 7th) the Moldovan Constitutional...

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Huawei, China and the Unites States of America

Huawei, China and the Unites States of America

US President Donald Trump has said to reporters that Chinese telecommunications firm Huawei could be part of a trade deal between the US and China. Despite labelling Huawei as “very dangerous” for its equipment’s potential use by the Chinese military for surveillance purposes, Trump did not close the door on...

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Tourism Growth in Kyoto, Japan

Tourism Growth in Kyoto, Japan

As a result of its rich culture and growing economy, Japan has seen a boom in its tourism industry over the past decade, with 31 million international visitors being reported in 2018 compared to merely 8 million in 2008. The Japanese government has been strongly supportive of this influx of...

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European Election 2019 Conclusions

European Election 2019 Conclusions

It may seem that a ‘Rise of the Right’ is populating Western politics; in an ideological  transition that hit its peak with the success of Nigel Farage and his Brexit party at the European Elections on 29th May 2019. Whilst to some it may have seemed frivolous to even be...

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International News

International News

Rakhine, Myanmar New evidence has emerged that implicates the Myanmar military, known as the Tatmadaw, in committing war crimes and violating human rights laws. A report released on May 29 by Amnesty International details the atrocities and formally accuses the Tatmadaw of a series of crimes including torture, extrajudicial executions, arbitrary arrests and enforced disappearances. ...

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How to register for the EU elections

How to register for the EU elections

The European Parliament elections will take place on the 23rd of May. Because of the Brexit extension, you can still cast your vote. To register to vote, visit gov.uk It is advised that you do as soon as possible if you want to have a say in these elections. If...

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New Zealand bans military style weapons following mosque attack

New Zealand bans military style weapons following mosque attack

The prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, announced in a news conference that a new legislation is hoped to be placed by 11 April.“Every semi-automatic weapon used in the terror attack on Friday will be banned,” said Arden. “This legislation will be drafted and introduced in urgency.” All of the 50 bodies...

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EU fines Google for the third year in a row over advertising

EU fines Google for the third year in a row over advertising

The EU has accused Google of abusing its market dominance by restricting other third parties from displaying their search, issuing a billion euro fine on Wednesday 20th March. Google is known to be a huge web service that dominates over many other search engines over the world and has said...

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FBI accuses wealthy parents and celebrities regarding college entrance bribes

FBI accuses wealthy parents and celebrities regarding college entrance bribes

The U.S. Justice Department announced that they have charged 50 people, including Full House actress, Lori Loughlin, and Desperate Housewives actress, Felicity Huffman, for bribing college and entrance exam officials, on Tuesday March 12 The parents of these students had paid sports coaches to recruit the students on to their...

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