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EU and UK Reach Trade Agreement, Finalizing Brexit Proceedings

EU and UK Reach Trade Agreement, Finalizing Brexit Proceedings

After years of ongoing processes relating to Brexit, the formal dissolution of the United Kingdom’s membership in the European Union is over. On Wednesday morning, MEPs for the EU finally voted to officially ratify the trade agreement between the two governments. The trade agreement had been in effect in practice …

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Swiss Road Official Facing Charges Over Emissions Scandal

Swiss Road Official Facing Charges Over Emissions Scandal

Swiss authorities have brought charges against a former federal road official and two import company board members who allegedly conspired to cover up the emission levels of cars they were importing. The trio illegally conspired to have the emissions information of some vehicles doctored so that they appeared to be …

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Will Albania Join the EU Anytime Soon?

Will Albania Join the EU Anytime Soon?

One of the main forces driving Albanian politics remains the debate over joining the EU. Despite stark political differences, Socialist Party leader Edi Rama and opposition leader Lulzim Basha agree that joining the EU is a good idea for the country. Polling of Albanians suggests some ninety-seven percent of people …

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International Relief as Russia Pulls Back Troops From Ukraine Border

International Relief as Russia Pulls Back Troops From Ukraine Border

After weeks of mobilizing military forces, including hundreds of planes and thousands of troops, near the border of Ukraine, Russia has pulled back its military. The move was done under the auspices of “military training exercises,” according to Russian defense minister Sergei Shoigu. “The troops have demonstrated their ability to …

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European Super League Implodes After Key Teams Leave

European Super League Implodes After Key Teams Leave

The highly controversial European Super League might be falling apart as quickly as it came together. After being announced only days ago as a breakaway league, the ESL has lost major supporters Atletico Madrid, Inter Milan, and AC Milan. The ESL had drawn heavy criticism from some football fans and …

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Alexei Navalny’s Hunger Strike Continues: What You Need to Know

Alexei Navalny’s Hunger Strike Continues: What You Need to Know

According to sources in Russia, opposition leader Alexei Navalny’s hunger strike is ongoing, and his health is deteriorating because of it. Despite the Russian government’s insistence on not even mentioning Navalny’s name, he continues to be a high-profile figure on the global stage. Navalny, 44, was imprisoned after returning from …

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