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In the age of information, acquiring information is easy. Whether it comes to information on science, history, mechanics or more menial things, a person can have all of that just by pressing the screen of their phone at any time. If the library of Alexandria was one of the wonders of the world, the internet… » read more

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As the first presidential term of Donald Trump entered its last year, tensions are running high in the Democratic Party over who will face the incumbent in the November elections. Only few weeks into the primary elections, it is becoming clear that the predictions of a two-horse race between Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden had… » read more

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Vztahy Evropské unie a Turecka jsou dlouhodobě diskutovaným tématem. Turecko je pro Evropu strategickým partnerem, ať už obchodním, tak i politickým a geografickým. Vzhledem k tomu, že Turecko tvoří předěl mezi zeměmi Středního východu, které jsou politicky méně stabilní, a zeměmi Evropy, je otázka jeho integrace do evropských struktur politicky významná. Ve světle událostí z… » read more

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Climate change is one of the most serious issues affecting the world today. Extreme weather conditions, such as drought, heat waves, flood and heavy rain are becoming more frequent not only on the other side of the world, but also in Europe. The planet is suffering from other consequences, like rising sea levels and loss… » read more

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Since March 2011, the Syrian civil war officially began, families have suffered under a brutal conflict that has killed hundreds of thousands of people, torn the nation apart. Because of the civil war, around 12 million people in the country need humanitarian assistance. About 6.7 million Syrians are now refugees, and another 6.2 million people… » read more

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The European Migrant Crisis of 2015 was an event that deeply resonated within the European continent, with it being the one of the most important contributors to the rise of right-wing populism and nationalism in European countries, as more than 1.8 million people crossed the border of Europe, seeking a better future from their either… » read more

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Over the past decade, and particularly within the past one and a half year, climate change has seemingly finally become acknowledged as a real issue amongst world leaders and progressive societies alike, with a few notable exceptions such as President Trump. One could argue this realization was long overdue; for decades, the prevailing consensus amongst… » read more

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President Trump’s proposition to purchase Greenland in what he termed was “essentially a large real estate deal” was brought up in relation to an upcoming visit to Denmark by President Trump – a visit that he had invited himself to unannounced a few weeks ago, prompting a subsequent invitation by the Danish Queen Margrethe II… » read more

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Amazon is the largest rainforest in the world. It hosts 80% of the world’s terrestrial biodiversity and it plays a significant role in soil conditioning, clean air, the water cycle, and a vital carbon store that slows down the pace of global warming. However, the most recent analysis suggests a sharp growth in deforestation over… » read more

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During the beginning of the 14th G20 Osaka Summit, on June 28th, the European Union and MERCOSUR announced an ambitious – but controversial – trade agreement that promises to increase the political dialogue, the investment cooperations and to open a free market of goods and services between the blocs. The Mercosur (Southern Common Market, in… » read more

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