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Balkan Countries Must Get Serious on Science Diplomacy

The big powers have long understood the need to unite scientific know-how with diplomacy both to deal with common problems and raise their international profiles – when will the Balkan states do likewise? “To remain relevant and competitive, we need to engage more in science diplomacy and global scientific collaboration,” …

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US, EU Remain Wary Of Erdogan’s Diplomatic Charm Offensive

Since U.S. President Joe Biden’s election, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been making diplomatic overtures to the West, pledging democratic reforms at home and promising a serious effort to improve ties with Turkey’s NATO partners. The Turkish leader told France’s president, Emmanuel Macron, in a video call Tuesday that …

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Is Biden Content For Iran To Conquer Yemen? – OpEd

For the past decade Yemen has been torn apart by civil conflict, an extension of internecine strife that goes back much further. The main protagonists in the current struggle are the Houthis, a fundamentalist Shia militia group heavily dependent on Iran, and a Saudi Arabia-led coalition of Sunni states determined …

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Hungary: Fidesz Flounces Out Of EPP – Analysis

After years of conflict and suspension, Hungary’s ruling party finally departs the EPP parliamentary group with accusations that the political family of Europe’s centre-right parties is trying to “mute and disable our democratically elected MEPs”. Hungary’s nationalist-populist ruling party confirmed on Wednesday earlier leaked reports it has decided to leave …

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