n December 2, Qatar’s Minister of State for Energy Affairs, Saad Sherida al-Kaabi, announced the withdrawal of his country from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) effective starting from January 2019.
oday, international student mobility across the world is closely related to the parameters of economic development, cultural interaction, production, and the transfer of information and public diplomacy.
stanbul’s chief prosecutor has filed arrest warrants for the arrest of a top aide to Saudi Arabia’s de facto ruler Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman and the deputy head of foreign intelligence on suspicion of planning the killing of Jamal Khashoggi.
n France, although the rise of the far right, Islamophobia, anti-refugee rhetoric and populism do not seem to directly contradict the notions of people’s right to vote and national sovereignty at first glance, it definitely challenges the liberal democratic system that came into prominence in the aftermath of World War II.
he G20 was defined as the principal platform of global economic governance in the aftermath of the global financial crisis in 2008 as a reflection of the need to conduct a collective crisis-response strategy at the time.
eparting from the Japanese-American political scientist Francis Fukuyama’s contention in his “The End of History” thesis that liberal democracy is the final form of political regime that humanity has achieved so far, it can be inferred that the latest turbulences confronted in recent years in the West, especially in Austria, signalize a crisis in democracy.
any in Turkey who are observing the Brexit fiasco must be asking themselves what are the implications towards their country – which has impressive trade relations with the UK – if Brexit doesn’t happen and Britain exits theEU on March 29 with no deal.
” In his new year’s speech to journalists at the Élysée Palace, Macron said: “If we want to protect liberal democracies, we must be strong and have clear rules,” adding that they would strengthen their legal mechanisms to protect democracy from fake news.