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Marsh's updated political risk map sees tensions and turbulence for 2018

Brexit — the UK's planned withdrawal from the European Union — is the primary political risk for this region. Companies should be prepared for the possibility that the UK will leave the EU without an orderly transition period, leaving many questions unanswered. Spain continues to face a push for … Source

Egypt Military’s Anti-Terror Campaign Raises Doubts

WASHINGTON —  Early this month, the Egyptian army launched a military campaign in the North Sinai and areas of the Nile Delta, all of which have seen major terrorist attacks in the past year. But experts say it will take more than security measures to eradicate terrorism in Egypt. The military says it plans to […]

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Nawaz Sharif Named Most Corrupt Prime Minister In The World

Politicians, especially those holding a public office, are supposed to serve their country and their people. But many politicians use their political power for illegitimate private gains – at the expense of taxpayers, of course. According to a list of ten most corrupt prime ministers compiled by Fox News Point, former Pakistani prime minister Nawaz […]

Republicans & Gun Control: Backing Down Won’t Save GOP

Marjory Stoneman Douglas student Cameron Kasky (left) asks Senator Marco Rubio if he will continue to accept money from the NRA during a CNN town hall meeting in Sunrise, Florida, February 21, 2018. (Michael Laughlin/Reuters) The only thing government could do that would give the activists what they crave is to repeal the Second Amendment […]

Spanish Progressives Denounce Authoritarian Attack On Freedom Of Speech As Rap Singer Sentenced To Jail | The Spain Report

Feb 22 2018—REACTIONS—Conservatives and liberals supported the ruling against hate speech and terrorism. Reactions to the Supreme Court ruling confirming a 3.5 year jail sentence for a Spanish rap singer, José Miguel Arenas Beltrán, known by the state name of “Valtonyc”, on charges of glorification of terrorism and slander of the Crown varied across the […]