CARTOON OF THE MONTH

CARTOON OF THE MONTH

Nikola Hendrickx
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FEE-FI-FO-FUM! One woman tackles a 4-headed giant Europe’s competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager.

FEE-FI-FO-FUM! One woman tackles a 4-headed giant Europe’s competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager.

  There are a number of commonly-used acronyms that suggest things that are worrying and possibly dangerous: AIDS, of course,...
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TURKEY’S LATEST POLITICAL BATTLEGROUND The Byzantine basilica becomes a mosque

TURKEY’S LATEST POLITICAL BATTLEGROUND The Byzantine basilica becomes a mosque

Empires have fallen, religions have been replaced, the city itself has changed names. But the dome of the Hagia Sophia...
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KILLER ROBOTS – WHOSE FINGER ON THE TRIGGER? The controversy over ‘lethal autonomous weapons’

KILLER ROBOTS – WHOSE FINGER ON THE TRIGGER? The controversy over ‘lethal autonomous weapons’

Artists and activists participate in a Campaign to Stop Killer Robots event outside Germany’s parliament, February 2020. © 2020 Human...
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NEWS IN BRIEF

NEWS IN BRIEF

Click here to read the 2020 August edition of Europe Diplomatic Magazine
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STILL GOING STRONG AT 70 – The birthday of the European Convention on Human Rights

STILL GOING STRONG AT 70 – The birthday of the European Convention on Human Rights

“In the centre of our movement stands the idea of a Charter of Human Rights, guarded by freedom and sustained...
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HERO OR DESPOT The ever-changeable rule of President Aleksandar Vučić

HERO OR DESPOT The ever-changeable rule of President Aleksandar Vučić

Aleksandar Vučić presenting the Belgrade-Nish high-speed railway project © predsednik “A riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma.” That...
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“THE UNITED NATIONS OF EUROPE” Europe likely to recover faster than anywhere else, thanks to the European model

“THE UNITED NATIONS OF EUROPE” Europe likely to recover faster than anywhere else, thanks to the European model

Hagia Sophia (Holy Wisdom literally translated from Greek) was built in the 6 century in the imperial capital of the...
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SCHADENFREUDE FOR FUN AND PROFIT – the surprising fall of Wirecard an emerging German giant

SCHADENFREUDE FOR FUN AND PROFIT – the surprising fall of Wirecard an emerging German giant

It had been hailed as the high-flying darling of Germany’s stock exchange: a huge provider of high-tech financial services and...
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EUROPEAN COMMISSION SECURES EU ACCESS TO REMDESIVIR FOR TREATMENT OF COVID-19

EUROPEAN COMMISSION SECURES EU ACCESS TO REMDESIVIR FOR TREATMENT OF COVID-19

The European Commission has signed a contract with the pharmaceutical company Gilead to secure treatment doses of Veklury, the brand...
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JOAQUIN SOROLLA Spanish Master of light

Joaquín Sorolla, Boats. Valence beach, circa 1909, oil on canva, 51,4 x 84,8 cm Colección Pérez Simón, Mexico © Studio Sébert photographes Hôtel de Caumont I30 April – 11 October 2020 In 2020, the Hôtel…


MSC CRUISES A fleet expansion plan with focus on next-generation environmental technology

MSC Cruises and Chantiers de l’Atlantique sign firm contracts for construction of third and fourth LNG-powered MSC World Class ships. Partnership further reinforced with two additional newbuild projects that will focus especially on the development…


MONACO’S NEW LUXURY MARINA TO OPEN THIS YEAR IN VENTIMIGLIA, ITALY

Founded in 2002 by the city-state of Monaco, Monaco Ports (SEPM), manages the ports of the Principality (Hercule and Fontvielle) as well as the new floating breakwater. In 2016, in response to the ever-increasing demand…


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BRUGES TO TAKE STEPS TO CURB OVERCROWDING

In 2018, the medieval city of Bruges in Belgium, which is also known as the Venice of the North, welcomed 8,3 million visitors, up 28% from the previous year. Out of this number, some 6…


AN ADDRESS TO IMPRESS

With its prime position overlooking the entrance of Port Hercules, the Yacht Club de Monaco is emblematic of the principality and its most beloved venue. Chrissie McClatchie When he first started at the Yacht Club…