Politics & Diplomacy

Jan 17, 2019

Catalonia: Pursue of Independence and Arrest of Leaders for Political Reasons

Pro-independence leaders Oriol Junqueras and Raül Romeva, who also served vice-president and foreign affairs minister of Catalonia respectively currently face trial for charges of rebellion, sedition, and misuse of funds. Alleging that the leaders always acted through democratic and peaceful means in the pursue for the Catalan independence, their lawyer argues that the judiciary system is being...

Jan 17, 2019

Catalonia: Pursue of Independence and Arrest...

Pro-independence leaders Oriol Junqueras and Raül Romeva, who also served vice-president and foreign affairs minister of Catalonia respectively currently face trial for charges of rebellion, sedition,...

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Jan 16, 2019

Iran: Challenges and Optimism in Uniting Against...

On Christmas Day, Mahmoud Alavi, the Iranian Minister of Intelligence, stated that the sanctions imposed on Iran by the White House are uniting the opposition and non-Persian ethnic groups. Whilst it is...

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Jan 11, 2019

Taiwan: Scholars Around the World Shows Support...

Following Xi Jinping’s New Year speech threatening Taiwan over an inevitable annexation of the country in a near future, Taiwan’s president, Tsai Ing-wen, publically asked for help and support...

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Jan 11, 2019

Ogoni: Rumours About the Abolition of MOSOP U...

Fyneface Dumnamene, spokesman for the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) has debunked the claims of the organisation being succeeded by the Ogoni Central Indigenous Authority (OCIA)....

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Jan 08, 2019

Crimean Tatars: Autocephaly Contributes to Ukraine’s...

MP Mustafa Dzhemilev, the former leader of Crimean Tatars, believes that the recent grant of autocephaly by the Ecumenical Patriarchate strengthens Ukraine both internally, and externally in relation to...

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Jan 08, 2019

Taiwan: Heated Rhetoric by Beijing Indicates No...

Last week, as the President of Taiwan and the Paramount Leader of China exchanged heated rhetoric, it became evident that the difference in the two perspectives on the status of Taiwan are increasingly...

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Jan 08, 2019

Ahwaz: Iran “Too Optimistic” About Side-stepping...

Immediately after the new round of sanctions imposed on Iran by the US administration took effect, the President of Iran stated that Iran will “proudly bypass the sanctions”. However, the number...

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