The two most venerable English-speaking democracies appear to be following in the footsteps of countries they once sought to inspire.
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Italy’s new coalition government, fragile as it may be, presents a chance for the country to move away from migration policies that put lives at risk.
The “eritrean irony” is that after a costly freedom war, it instead sank into tyranny and its youth now prefer death at sea than freedoms curtailed at home.
Italy’s deputy Transport Minister Armando Siri placed under investigation becoming latest political pawn in Italy’s uneasy ruling coalition over corruption.
The sharing of the Rousseau technology marks the most brazen attempt to date to internationalize Europe’s populist movements.
France accused of manipulating the economies of African countries that use the CFA franc, a colonial-era currency backed by the French treasury.
Populist parties are on the rise in most European countries. But the citizens that back them also support more direct democracy. Do they deliver it?
Three-time Italian premier, Berlusconi popular for rebounding from legal woes, personal scandal, heart trouble & political setbacks, runs for parliament.
To defect to the South is an “obligation, not a choice” for North Korean diplomats committed to unification, Thae said, calling Seoul “the outpost” for that task.
Italy’s leaders affirm their commitment to a free press as journalists protested against insults from prominent figures in the governing 5-Star Movement.