Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters By Paul Carrel and Holger Hansen His only experience of governing in Germany is as a town mayor. She is Europe’s most powerful leader. Yet Martin Schulz wants to end Angela Merkel’s 11-year run as chancellor and fundamentally shift Germany’s role in Europe. He might just pull it off.
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Chris McGrath By Tom Arms The EU-Turkey deal on Syrian refugees is hanging by a thread. If the thread breaks there could be far-reaching consequences for the refugees, the future of the European Union and the future direction of Turkey.
(It is time to be “civilized” #WakeUpItaly) By Aurora M. Granata May 2016: Italy approved Civil Unions After Thirty Years of Struggle. But Someone Is Already Asking for a Referendum to Abolish Them. Finally, after thirty years of struggles on the part of some Italian associations, the Italian government officially approved on May 11, 2016 the […]
By Darell Maurice The European Parliament last week called on the Democratic Republic of the Congo authorities to “release immediately and unconditionally” Fred Bauma and Yves Makwambala, two activists of civil society arrested in mid-March in Kinshasa.
By Sylvain Muyali The surgeon is honored for his work near Bukavu, Democratic Republic of the Congo, where he has treated more than 40,000 victims of rape since 1996.