25th May 2022


Time for colonisers to 'give back' to Africa, Ramaphosa tells EU

South Africa's president Cyril Ramaphosa said on Thursday that a new partnership between Africa and Europe means "in many ways, for former colonisers to give back to the continent". This renewed relationship should trigger investment in African economies and infrastructures, he said ahead of the meeting with leaders of the EU and the African Union.

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Right of Reply: Hungarian government

The government in Budapest responds to EUobserver opinion piece "Are Orban's Covid powers now the 'new normal' in Hungary?"


When Reagan met Gorbachev — a history lesson for Putin

Neither Reagan nor Gorbachev achieved their goal at the famous Reykjavik summit of 1986. Despite that fact there are lessons that current leaders — particularly Vladimir Putin — could adopt from these two iconic leaders.

France aims for EU minimum-tax deal in June

EU Commission vice-president Valdis Dombrovskis said on Tuesday that Poland's recovery plan could be approved within a week. This could also help unblock Warsaw's reluctance to agree to the tax deal.

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