A vociferous critic of the current pro-Russian President Viktor Yanukovich, Tymoshenko’s imprisonment has heralded a new willingness from the Yanukovich adminstration to push the limits on what is acceptable conduct.
Following the election of Francǫis Hollande to the French presidency, Europe will not only see a change to its growth strategy but possibly a fundamental addition to its current membership.
Both aid and development presuppose a certain mode of time, one concerned with progress. Progress, however, is not a universal understanding of time.
In a recent survey, only 1 in 50 people in Britain could locate Belarus on a map, perhaps this is why we ignore it.
How efficient and effective is the UN in discharging its function as a primary human rights body around the globe?
The F-35 is a flawed design that is just becoming too expensive at a time when the military needs to be able to do more with less resources.
It might be hard to fathom a political crisis in somewhere that is often dubbed “The Warm Heart of Africa”; yet recent months have seen just that.
Two weeks ago, US President Barack Obama hosted the G8 summit at Camp David consisting of the heads of state of the world’s eight largest economies. However, this time there was a notable absentee, newly re-elected Russian President Vladimir Putin who opted not to attend.
After decades of conflict, only the naïve could have thought last year’s independence for South Sudan would have been the end of conflict between the largely Arab Muslim north and the African Christian south.
Across Mexico, campaigns are entering the final frenzy that will culminate in the presidential elections on July 1st, 2012.