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( 4 mins read ) Serbia has launched a controversial investigation into the financing of civil society organizations critical of the government. In Bulgaria, Prime Minister Boyko Borisov is seeking appease continuing public discontent by reshuffling the government and rolling
( 3 mins read ) Despite offering few details on the mechanism linking European Union (EU) funding with the rule of law, the recent deal on the 2021-2027 budget and recovery fund still raises the probability of financial penalties to
( 3 mins read ) The ruling Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria (GERB) is expected to survive the vote of no confidence later today, 21 July. The ruling party could announce a major cabinet reshuffle to appease public discontent.
( 6 mins read ) Growing concerns over political corruption and erosion of democratic institutions are driving large public protests across Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). Thousands of citizens have taken to the streets in Bulgaria and Serbia calling for
( 3 mins read ) According to preliminary data from the National Electoral Commission (PKW), incumbent President Andrzej Duda – supported by the ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party – narrowly won the second round of the presidential election held
( 4 mins read ) Neither of the candidates holds a distinct advantage ahead the second round of the presidential election scheduled for Sunday, 12 July. Incumbent Andrzej Duda’s victory would mean policy continuity policy, including a further erosion of
( 3 mins read ) The ruling center-right Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) achieved a convincing victory in the 5 July general election and is expected to govern alone, relying on the support of national minority MPs and the informal backing
( 3 mins read ) Yesterday, 1 July, Russia concluded a week-long nationwide vote on 206 amendments to the country’s 1993 constitution. The approved constitutional amendments aim to give legitimacy to President Vladimir Putin’s potential re-election after his current term
Where does @KamalaHarris stand on foreign policy?
We asked her 12 questions on topics including China, trade, and climate ⤵️ https://on.cfr.org/33NiwUU
[email protected]'s account in AN EMPIRE ON THE EDGE of chain of Ponzi finance stretching from Fukien province to Boston via Guangzhou, Bengal, and London that led to tea party and revolution is wonderfully written and fills a major gap in understanding why the revolution happened.
A 1948 Japanese map of the American Civil War.
The numbered places demarcate major battles and significant sites in a roughly chronological fashion.
Without a legend or even state lines, though, the map is exceedingly difficult to read.
I guess today would be a good day to mention that I have a new book coming out in a month.
I'm sorry, but you do not belong in the #UK. #France - or several other countries you might travel through to get to the British Isles - are safe... https://www.thetimes.co.uk/edition/news/if-they-stop-us-ill-drown-myself-refugees-pushed-to-the-brink-in-calais-lmhfg89b0
"Starting Aug. 21, all US military personnel will be required to undergo coronavirus testing before departing for South Korea, a US military newspaper reported Friday." @TheKoreaHerald http://www.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20200811000939
Excited about this. Few sci-fi writers have their pulse on the zeitgeist like @NB_Chris.
I wrote the book during a year of three major personal life events, the full spectrum of grief and joy, and that intensity of feeling probably shows up in the book.
[email protected] Editorial Board: "As a Peterson Institute for International Economics report explained last month, “the market for capital is global. Shutting out Chinese firms from listing in the United States would not deny these firms access to US capital.”"
The headline and the accompanying image are great but it's amusing watching Brexit Britain to relearn what trade negotiations are like.
👏 Bravo @BBCNews 👏
My new book FAILED STATE is out today from @HarperVoyagerUS. It's the story of people trying to build a better future from the ruins of the nation they broke—and a lawyer trying to play competing factions against each other in a gamble to save his own skin