“Lega and Five Star sit at opposite ends of the political spectrum, but both offered to resolve the migrant crisis by implementing tougher border and immigration controls, which would be contrary to the EU’s position.” George explores Italy’s influence on the EU’s changing migration policy.
“If the very nature of Johnson’s opinion is indeed offensive, it indicates just how divided the British political spectrum has become.” Sam explores the Boris Johnson’s controversial comments on Denmark’s ‘Burqa Ban’.
Geology played a cruel trick on Saudi Arabia. While blessing it with some of the world’s largest oil reserves, its natural endowment of water is one of the world’s most meagre.
“Throughout his Presidential campaign, Mr Trump stressed his commitment to ‘protectionist’ trade policies, in which he wants to protect US industries from foreign competition in the US market. His weapon of choice: taxing products entering the US from its trading partners, widely referred to as trade tariffs.”
For the first time in 16 years, the European Union, Commonwealth and U.S. were allowed to monitor the campaigning and voting. Observers from the EU claim that “a truly level playing field was not achieved,” and pointed to the "misuse of state resources, instances of coercion and intimidation... all in favor of the ruling party." Sophia explains the implications of the election in Zimbabwe.