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Time for West to end its double standards

  • One of the great challenges in addressing European and American politicians is to open their eyes to the blatant double standards in their contrasting handling of Ukraine and other crises, such as Palestine. What is as clear as the sun in the sky to those in the developing world seems to be ali...
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Brexit contradictions threaten Northern Ireland’s hard-won peace

  • Peace agreements are delicate creatures. They require nurturing and care. The longer and more bitter the conflict, the greater this applies. And nowhere is this truer than in Northern Ireland. Since the beginning of the month, Northern Ireland has witnessed its worst rioting in years. Violence...
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Europe has barely started its battle to end systemic inequalities

  • The killing of George Floyd last May — which triggered the rapid growth of the Black Lives Matter movement — may have taken place in the US, but its impact reverberates all over the world today, including in Europe. It triggered passionate debates, not least over how European state institutions...
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Britain’s interminable struggle with racism

  • The British royal family soap opera helps keep the brand alive and fuels public interest. The latest saga that has necessitated a minor forest of newsprint was for the purposes of what some colloquially describe as “Megxit,” the decision of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to step down as leading...
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Remembering is important, but so is forgetting

  • (FromL) US President Donald Trump, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Macron and Russian President Vladimir Putin attend WWI memorial in Paris. (AFP) Is this the last time we shall witness the ingathering of world leaders to mark...
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A royal visit that will make little difference

  • British royal visits have, over the years, conjured more than their fair share of controversial moments. But few will have the protocol gurus of Buckingham Palace and Whitehall biting their nails more than the announced visit of Prince William, the second in line to the throne, to Israel, the...
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Pride or shame in Balfour

  • British Prime Minister Theresa May expects the British public to be proud of one of their most terrible colonial disgraces and to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the 1917 Balfour Declaration. The then British government promised to support a national home for the Jewish people in Palestine, ...
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