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  • Only 30% of firms in US, Europe to embrace full office return

    Only 30% of firms in US, Europe to embrace full office return

    Microsoft and Google have already laid out detailed plans for a hybrid workplace.

    May 29, 2021
  • Covid-19 and Europe

    Covid-19 and Europe

    Contrasting with those opposed to Covid-19 restrictions, there is the destabilizing and frustrating new reality many now encounter, a situation few predicted and which caught most governments unprepared and all of them under-prepared. There is small wonder in those circumstances that those feeling the pinch of coronavirus restrictions became readily susceptible to theories of scapegoats, conspiracies and reductive narratives.

    April 17, 2021
  • Concert of Europe

    Concert of Europe

    Yet on the first anniversary of the pandemic and the attendant lockdowns, it is remarkably resonant.

    April 3, 2021
  • COVID-19: UK uncovers 25 new rare blood clot cases linked to AstraZeneca Vaccine

    COVID-19: UK uncovers 25 new rare blood clot cases linked to AstraZeneca Vaccine

    A UK-based agency stated that it has found 25 more cases of rare blood clot events in people that have taken the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine. On March 18, the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency had reported five cases of a rare brain blood clot among 11 million administered shots. On Thursday the medical agency …

    April 2, 2021
  • Biden and Europe

    Biden and Europe

    Not only is he tasked with undoing the damage wrought on the USA’s core alliance with the European Union by Mr Trump’s actions as US president which undermined it severely, but there are many who will settle for nothing less than a “trans- Atlantic New Deal”.

    February 5, 2021
  • Russia & the West

    Russia & the West

    Navalny has interpreted the crackdown against him as a sign of Putin’s fear. But the Kremlin has insisted that Navalny had violated the law.

    January 23, 2021
  • China versus India~II

    China versus India~II

    India should take the lead in organizing the First Asian Security Conference of all the democracies of Asia currently facing growing Chinese economic dominance, and which cannot by themselves face up to the Communist regime ever hungry for natural resources, and now even food.

    December 26, 2020
  • European gloom

    European gloom

    Fearing lockdowns to coincide with Christmas, Italian shoppers came out in droves in several cities on Sunday, forcing authorities to block off roads and tourist attractions.

    December 15, 2020
  • Introspection needed

    Introspection needed

    But Europe is no stranger to violence of this nature, having seen repeated attacks over the past several years. Possibly, the worst such outrage had occurred in Paris in 2015 when gunmen killed 130 people

    November 8, 2020
  • In the crosshairs

    In the crosshairs

    First, that while France and Austria have faced attacks in recent days, Western Europe must consider itself in the crosshairs of terrorism for these acts target neither individuals nor governments, but a way of life.

    November 4, 2020
  • Winter of discontent

    Winter of discontent

    Germany became the latest country to announce shutdowns of bars, restaurants, cafes, cinemas and theatres.

    November 3, 2020
  • Europe imposes new restrictions amid 2nd Covid-19 wave

    Europe imposes new restrictions amid 2nd Covid-19 wave

    According to the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, the continent has so far reported a total of 8,343,983 Covid-19 cases.

    October 26, 2020
  • European nations tighten anti-coronavirus measures

    European nations tighten anti-coronavirus measures

    Ireland has been placed under a nationwide lockdown again.

    October 23, 2020
  • Brussels’ Covid-19 situation close to a tsunami: Health Minister

    Brussels’ Covid-19 situation close to a tsunami: Health Minister

    Belgium, one of the worst-hit country during the first wave of pandemic in Europe, has so far reported 230,480 coronavirus cases and 10,443 deaths.

    October 20, 2020
  • Russia recognises Lukashenko as legitimate Belarusian President

    Russia recognises Lukashenko as legitimate Belarusian President

    The European Union does not recognize the results either and has threatened to impose sanctions on individuals responsible for violence, repression and election fraud.

    August 30, 2020
  • Despair and triumph

    Despair and triumph

    As an immediate consequence, and to the envy of those who had fared worse, as well as the applause of epidemiologists, these territories took the lead in lifting some of the crippling restrictions placed by the disease on the conduct of lives and livelihoods. But now, with new outbreaks being reported in each of these areas, restrictions are back.

    August 25, 2020
  • Overwhelming distress

    Overwhelming distress

    This week, several countries around the world, and principally in Europe tightened restrictions amid fears that the virus incidence curve which appeared to have flattened was rising again.

    August 8, 2020