Georgians protest a foreign agent bill that mirrored a Russian law used to crack down on dissent.
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Foreign agent laws claimed as a tool to fight back against foreign interference can also be used to silence critics and repress law-abiding NGOs, independent media and individuals.
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Nigerians are fond of beans but they need to preserve them without using toxic chemicals.
Nigeria’s voter turnout has been declining since 2007.
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Greater awareness of the importance of voting is needed to improve the voter turnout in Nigeria’s elections.
Different people from different countries studying in foreign universities, that’s Erasmus+.
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The Erasmus programme has been investing in student mobility in Europe for more than 30 years, and Spain is the country that uses it the most. What do we know about its impact on students’ education and skills?
Temporary shelters have been set up near neighborhoods in the Idlib province demolished by the Syria-Turkey earthquake.
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The earthquake that struck Turkey and neighboring Syria on Feb. 6, 2023, was a natural disaster, but its consequences have been shaped by the human tragedy of the Syrian civil war.
Wine remains among South Africa’s major agricultural exports.
South Africa’s focus should be on maintaining smooth relations with critical export markets while searching for new ones.
A selection of our coverage of the conflict from the past week.
Nato and the EU: working together – separately.
Where do Nato’s responsibilities end and the EU’s begin – especially when it comes to defence?
Demonstration in support of Ukraine in Vilnius, March 11, 2022.
Since 2021, the tiny Baltic nation of Lithuania has come up against three authoritarian regimes: Belarus, China, and Russia. Its capital, Vilnius, is at the forefront of Western support for Kiev.
In December 2022, inflation (not comprising food and energy) reached 5.4%: a record in the Eurozone.
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What will happen to the euro zone’s rising prices in 2023? Here’s an overview of the factors which might influence inflation’s acceleration or deceleration.
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell (R) light candles in the Church of St. Andrew and Pyervozvannoho All Saints during their visit to the site of a mass grave in Bucha, April 2022.
The war’s one-year anniversary is eerily close to that of an EU report on the prevention of mass atrocities. Ten years later, its authors reflect on what the bloc could have done differently.
America’s new green subsidies regime is triggering copycat initiatives in the EU and elsewhere.
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Green technologies like wind turbines and electric vehicles are moving centre stage in geopolitics.
People protest in Dhaka, Bangladesh, over daily power cuts, July 27, 2022.
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Russia tried to weaponize energy to keep European nations from opposing its war in Ukraine, but the real pain from Putin’s actions and Western sanctions has been felt far from Europe.
The government has pursued the signing of new trade deals as a goal rather than an actual increase in exports.
Syrian migrants walk along a road after crossing the border between Austria and Germany in October 2015.
(AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)
The European Union is a confederation of states, each with its own agenda and perspective. As a result, the EU’s responses to migration crises are critically flawed.
Ukraine’s summit with EU will be all about avoiding mixed messages on both sides.
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz.
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Insider politics: why Germany needed US tanks to be offered to Ukraine.
The fallout over the Scottish government’s gender recognition legislation has not happened in isolation.
The U.S. and EU are headed in different directions with tariffs, including on steel.
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Both sides have reason to find common ground, says a group of energy and climate policy analysts.
The UK needs an industrial strategy to counter the rise of EU battery manufacturing.