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Many European countries are toughening curbs. The state of emergency announced by the Czech Republic allows the government to order restrictions on public life. Authorities there ordered bars and clubs to close down at 10 p.m., banned Christmas markets and capped attendance at cultural and sports events at 1,000 people.  Slovakia’s two-week lockdown from Thursday […]

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In depth: Greece and Turkey standoff at Aegean Sea

While the world fights the pandemic, there are other battles shaping up in the eastern Mediterranean region. This week Greece announced that it is extending the wall which separates its borders from neighbour Turkey. The relations between NATO allies have only deteriorated this year with the issues of refugees, energy and political ideologies. Draining the […]

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Britain is out of EU 

It has happened. Brexit is done and though the British government would follow the European Union rules and bills till the end of this year, the country is officially the first one to walk out of the EU. The United Kingdom broke off its ties with European Union — an economic and political partnership of […]

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Brexit hangs till next year

The wait on Brexit result just got longer. The European Union leaders have agreed to extend Brexit until 31 January 2020. This means the UK will not leave as planned in October.  EU Council President Donald Tusk said it was a “flextension” – meaning the UK could leave before the deadline if a deal was […]

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Your primer to Brexit

There’s been a lot of talk about Brexit in the past couple of months. You must have heard your elders discuss it, or watched a debate on television or read an article about it in a newspaper. But what really is Brexit? If you don’t understand, it’s okay. It’s mind boggling to even some adults… […]