Germany


Nagasaki Mayor Expresses Fear Of Another Nuclear Bomb Attack

On 9th August 1945, an American B-29 bomber dropped an atomic bomb on Nagasaki, claiming 40,000 lives. This was three days after the first atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima, wiping out 90% of the city and immediately killing 80,000 people. Now decades later, Nagasaki Mayor, Tomihisa Taue, is expressing […]


U.S. And North Korea At The Brink Of War

This past week after the countries exchanged a bevvy of threatening dialogue, tensions between the United States and North Korea have soared to an all-time high. For the past several months, North Korea has been periodically launching ballistic missile tests off of the coast of the Korean Peninsula. It is […]


EU-Turkey Deal Is A Violation Of Human Rights

The Syrian-Turkish border has been closed for over 2 years. Yet, with the Syrian-Jordan border seriously restricted, Lebanon saturated with refugees, and the war extending into Iraq, asylum seekers are desperate to reach Europe. Over the last two years, however, the European governments have taken increasingly controversial measures to ensure the […]


Erdogan’s Bodyguards “Not Welcome” At G20 Summit

Germany released a warning to Turkey that certain members of the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s personal staff are not welcome at the G20 summit in Hamburg after a brawl erupted between Erdogan’s security team and protesters in Washington D.C. The G20 summit is a global convention of the twenty […]


Protesters Swarm Hamburg Ahead Of G20 Summit

Seventy-six police officers were injured in clashes with demonstrators in Hamburg, Germany before the G20 summit, authorities have said. Three officers were taken to hospital with serious injuries, with many protesters also injured in the violent clashes. Police are yet to report the number of arrests. Almost 1,200 people attended […]


Populism: Long Term Challenge, Not Temporary Crisis

A few months ago, controversial outcomes, such as Britain’s disastrous decision to exit the EU and the election of the U.S. President Donald Trump has led to widespread discontent. In regards to President Trump, his anti-European ignorance has caused concern among Europe’s leaders since there has been a rise in nationalist, […]


The New Configuration Of European Diplomacy Was Not Concocted By Merkel

Last Sunday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel announced that the United States and the United Kingdom would no longer be reliable allies to Europe. Speaking at an election rally in a Bavarian beer hall, Merkel announced that: “The times in which we can fully count on others are somewhat over, as […]


Trump Pulls U.S. Out Of The Paris Accord

President Donald Trump has announced that the United States will be pulling out of the Paris Accord on climate change to “put American workers first.” The Paris Climate Agreement, reached in 2015, largely credited to the role of former U.S. President Barack Obama and President Xi Jinping of China, was […]