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L’actualité internationale écrite dans la langue de Shakespeare par nos auteurs anglophones.

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Media freedom act: a new tool to protect journalism?

Věra Jourová, Vice-President for Values and Transparency, presented the European Media Freedom Act on Friday the 16 of September, which aims the protection of media freedom, ensures its pluralism and protects journalists. This is a major step forward for the European Union. This competence, which was previously national, will constitute a common base for press freedom in the European Union.
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The far right-wing at the doorstep of the Italian government

On Sunday 25th of September 2022, the post-fascist party Fratelli d'Italia (“Brothers of Italy”) won the parliamentary elections. Giorgia Meloni, the party's leader, is claiming the leadership of the next government. A period of uncertainty is opening up in Italy and in the European Union, as the right-wing and far-right coalition faces considerable challenges.
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The Caucasus : an unfinished conflict

Armenia and Azerbaijan, two ex-Soviet Union countries, are known to have many conflicts in different domains; economic, cultural, political, but above all geostrategic. Since 1991, after the Soviet Union fell, Armenia and Azerbaijan have been fighting for the land of Nagorno-Karabakh. According to international law, this land belongs to Azerbaijan. But in fact, it is mainly populated by Armenians.
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5 ways climate change will affect international relations

Seen traditionally as the study of relations between nation-states, environmental questions have not been in the center of international relations: However, since the 1990s and the emergence of international conventions on climate, biodiversity and nature environmentalism has slowly made its way to the top of international agenda. As worry over the future of the planet continues to grow, the field of international relations will undoubtedly have to study the consequences of a warming planet. Here are five keyways that climate change will affect international relations: 
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Does the British monarchy still have a unanimous support ?

As Queen Elizabeth II bids farewell, the question of the future of the monarchy is being debated again. Although King Charles III is extremely well prepared for his new role, his low popularity among the British people tends to make the monarchy lose its greatness. It is particularly in the Commonwealth realm that the question of the continuation of the monarchy arises. A monarchy at the center of scandals, with colonial roots and whose slave-owning past is constantly resurfacing.
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January 6th Committee, the noose around Trump’s neck is tightening 1/2

On July 21, the eighth and last public session of the summer of the January 6th Committee in the United States took place. The committee in charge of investing on the course and the implications of several actors during the assault of the Capitol on January 6, 2021, is retiring for a while, and new hearings will take place in September, as well as a final report in autumn. Let's go back, session by session, on the different hearings and revelations that have marked these last weeks (except those of June 9 and 13, which you can find in a previous article).
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Information threatened, the media questioned 

Depressing, stressful, negative, controlled... This is how a large part of the world's population describes the news. According to the Reuters Institute’s study which was recently published, even if it is broadcast on television, radio, or in the written press, medias are less and less followed, and sometimes even avoided.
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Colombia: “The government of hope has arrived”

For the first time in its history, Colombia has elected a left-wing president. On Sunday, June 19, in the second round of the presidential elections, Gustavo Petro, the ex-guerrilla of the extreme left and candidate of the left-wing coalition "Pacto historico" obtained 50.44% of the votes, against 47.31% for his opponent Rodolfo Hernandez.