Kyriakos Mitsotakis, in search of an exit from the Greek labyrinth
2019-07-12
After ten years of a deep crisis which threatened its permanence in the eurozone and the very foundations of the European Union, Greece elected Kyriakos Mitsotakis as new prime minister on Sunday
Hong Kong riots: the “one country, two systems” principle is in deep crisis
2019-07-05
The storming of the Legislative Council in Hong Kong by protestors last Monday confirms that the “one country, two systems” principle granted by Beijing to the financial and commercial enclave is facing a deep crisis
“We are in the next phase of the struggle”
2019-06-28
Activist and journalist Ahmed Kaballo spoke to EL UNIVERSAL in English to address the current political situation in the northeastern African country
What is next for Sudan after the long dictatorship of Omar al-Bashir?
2019-06-28
After 30 years of authoritarian rule, Sudan is struggling to find a path towards a democratic government and economic development in a region afflicted by conflicts and foreign intervention
Climate change opens new challenges and opportunities in the Northern Pole
2019-06-21
For centuries, explorers searched for a route linking Europe, Asia, and the Americas. Today, climate change is making it possible by melting the thick ice cap of the Northern Pole, a scenario of a new military, energetic, and commercial strategic competition between major powers
A questionable immigration deal avoids the worst crisis in U.S.-Mexico relations in recent years
2019-06-07
Last-ditch negotiations resulted in a deal apparently satisfactory for both sides, hailed by the Mexican government as a victory since it averted the entry into force of a 5% tariff on Monday
Parliamentary election confirms the populist anti-European Union wave
2019-05-31
The multinational parliament election has confirmed the growing power of populist, right-wing anti-European Union parties, despite the emergence of greens and centrists
Huawei ban: heightened geoeconomic competition between the U.S. and China
2019-05-24
Just as the Internet was born in a military environment, the current dispute around telecom giant Huawei barely hides the heightened competition between the United States and China for geoeconomic supremacy
The roots of Islamophobia are buried deep in the rubble of 9/11
2019-05-17
This week, an investigation was opened in Connecticut, after an intentional fire consumed the Diyanet Mosque, in the latest episode of a series of attacks against Muslim worshippers in Western countries
Is it possible the decriminalization of drugs in Mexico?
2019-05-10
The presentation of the National Development Plan (NDP) last week by the president of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, has put on the table again the issue of drug decriminalization