Economy And Trade

The European Student – Just Another Brick in the Wall?

When the British newspaper the Guardian let their readers vote for the person of the year 2011, the winner was not Angela…

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Europe

Early Parliamentary Elections in Slovakia

"For the people in Slovakia". Part of Robert Fico's campaign.Photo: David Noack. flickr On 10th March Slovakia held early parliamentary…

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Interview

Cecilia Uddén

Interview with Cecilia Uddén, correspondent working in Cairo for Sveriges Radio (Swedish Broadcasting)

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Economy And Trade

The Era of Putinism

Vladimir Putin has become a national symbol of Russia. Just like Josef Stalin and Vladimir Lenin before him, Putin’s persona…

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Human Rights

Women left behind after revolution

When Egyptians went to Tahrir Square in late January 2011 it was not only a people’s revolution against the Mubarak…

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Interview

“People are not after money anymore, they are after solutions”

Sahar El-Nadi. Photo: Leif Jansson INTERVIEW WITH SAHAR EL-NADI  Sahar El-Nadi, an internationally known Egyptian journalist with an impressive CV,…

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Europe

The Faces of Tymoshenko

Yulia Tymoshenko. Photo: Minirobot. flickrYulia Tymoshenko was the Prime Minister of Ukraine in 2005 and from 2007 to 2010. In…

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Asia

North Korea: No hope for the hopeless

The former leader Kim Jong-il. Photo: www.kremlin.ru. wikimedia.After the announcement of the death of the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-il,…

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Economy And Trade

Haiti: “The Republic of NGOs”

The Red Cross on Haiti. One of many aid providers. Photo: British Red Cross. FlickrRarely are non-governmental organizations (NGOs) thought…

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Africa

In the Shadow of the Arab Spring

Saharawi troops, near Tifariti (Western Sahara). Photo: Saharauiak. wikimediaTHE CONFLICT IN WESTERN SAHARA In the light of the Arab Spring,…

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