n the first round of France’s presidential election on April 10, incumbent Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen came out on top, securing their places in the second round of voting, which will be held on April 24.
ho would have thought that French President Emmanuel Macron and the Muslim minority living under pressure in France especially during his term, would breathe a sigh of relief at the same time, for the same reason, albeit for a temporary period! The war launched by Russian President Vladimir Putin on February 24, 2022, on the grounds of the “demilitarizing and de-Nazification of Ukraine,” turned the political climate in France upside down.
n the past two decades, Russia has become the largest supplier of weapons to Southeast Asia in an attempt to balance China with Russian arms exports to Southeast Asia totaling more than $10.
ould Russian President Vladimir Putin be prosecuted for war crimes in Ukraine? What about Russian military commanders and ordinary Russian soldiers? On the other side, could Ukraine President Volodmyr Zelensky, Ukrainian commanders or ordinary Ukrainian soldiers be prosecuted? These questions have taken on increased urgency as Russia’s military action in Ukraine promises to continue for an extended period of time.
he president of the Spanish government Pedro Sánchez flew to Morocco on Thursday, April 7, to have a ftour (Moroccan iftar) with King Mohamed VI, and thus seal a reconciliation with his southern neighbor.
he Haydar Aliyev Centre for Eurasian Studies at Ibn Haldun University in Turkey held a webinar on the impact of the war in Ukraine on Central Asia on March 30, 2022.
n the aftermath of the financial crash of 2008, many countries struggled to access the U.
n Switzerland, people filed a petition calling for the deportation of Olympic gymnast Alina Kabaeva, Putin's alleged mistress and mother of four of his children, drawing 70,828 signatures as of Sunday, March 26, 2022.
he ongoing impact of the COVID19 pandemic and the long-term adverse effects of climate change have led to significant increases in food prices.
n February 24, 2022, the Russian Federation started a wide-scale attack on Ukraine, referred to by Moscow as a “special military operation.
n April 3, Viktor Orbán, the candidate of Fidesz – Hungarian Civic Alliance and the Christian Democratic People's Party (KDNP), claimed victory for his fourth consecutive term as prime minister against the six-party United for Hungary coalition’s candidate Péter Márki-Zay.
Such developments in negotiations require more than a series of meetings between the parties of the conflict.
uring the post-Cold War period, Turkey-Russia relations shuttled between geopolitical competition and economic cooperation.
he just war doctrine debate goes back to the Middle Ages, when philosophers and theologians linked to the Roman Catholic Church, such as Augustine of Hippo in his encyclopedia on the city of God against the pagans (De civitate Dei contra paganos), commonly referred to as The City of God and Thomas Aquinas in his theological compendium Summa Theologica (Summary of Theology), provided theological justifications for waging wars.
The Russia-Ukraine war will prompt many countries to increase their annual defense spending.
n February 27, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky called the citizens to create the “International Legion of Territorial Defense of Ukraine.