Category: future

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Unification ‘it is a ways never necessary what’: South Koreans on a shared future

After a year marked by increased hostilities and rising tensions on the Korean Peninsula, a thawing of relations between North Korea and South Korea is prompting some to view the issue of reunification with renewed optimism. In February, North Korea sent a delegation to the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, where North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s…

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Q&A: Lee Kuan Yew’s legacy, Singapore’s future and a family feud

The rich and modern metropolis of Singapore is frequently described as an “economic miracle”. When Lee Kuan Yew, the principal architect and first prime minister of the wealthy island state, died in 2015, over a million Singaporean residents turned out to honour his memory and his accomplishments – not the least of was the creation of…

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Egypt ‘election’: Voters weigh in on their nation’s future

Millions of voters in Egypt will begin to head to the polls on Monday, in a three-day presidential election that political analysts say already has a determined outcome.  There are 60 million eligible voters.  The National Election Authority has cleared President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi and Moussa Mustafa Moussa of Al-Ghad (Tomorrow) Party to run. Despite…

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Denis Zvizdic: Bosnia’s future lies with Europe, NATO

Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Prime Minister Denis Zvizdic says the future of his country lies with the European Union and NATO. During an official visit to Qatar, Zvizdic said his country is implementing political and economic reforms, including fighting corruption, in its efforts to speed up its integration process into the EU and NATO. He sees that…

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Theresa Would per chance well well: ‘UK dedicated to Europe’s future security’

Theresa May has urged security cooperation by European Union partners to continue in the aftermath of Brexit, on the second day of the annual Munich Security Conference. The 54th international conference brings together government representatives and defence and security experts from across the globe. “The UK is just as committed to Europe’s security in the…