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Berry Forró | The heat is on… but the power is off

Malta is in the midst of a scorching heatwave. Temperatures on the island hover above 40 degrees Celsius and are expected to remain like that for at least a week. In the heat of all of this, a national crisis has occurred. Power outages have hit the island and have hit it hard. Vast areas have been left without power for days at a time, and many other areas are expected to be affected, as well.
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Anastasia Poole - The future for Scotland: who will be the new SNP leader?

The Scottish National Party leadership election is due to take place on the 27th of March; who will be the next successor stepping into Sturgeon’s shoes? After nine consecutive years, Nicola Sturgeon stepped down as the Scottish National Party leader. Sturgeon informed the press that this was the right time to go: it was clear in her head and heart.  Aside from being on the frontlines of…
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The Faces of EU – Greece

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Raluca Grigoras | Why we have the politicians we deserve

Romanians have a tendency to always complain about those in power. And I get it since they’re not even trying to hide anymore: they steal and game the system for their own interests instead of improving the lives of citizens. All of us know this. But often, we don’t go any further. We’re just satisfied to say that they’re bad people, all of them the same, no matter the party, and we can…
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The Faces of EU – Luxembourg

Back in Western Europe now. For this edition of the Faces of EU campaign, we’ll hear from two people: Egan Paquay, a student of St. Gallen University in Switzerland but born and raised in Luxembourg, and Lara Bertemes, the UN Youth Delegate from Luxembourg. As usual…
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The Faces of EU – Romania

After a brief hiatus, let’s move on to our next country for the Faces of EU campaign – Romania! As usual, let’s see if Estonian young people know anything about Romania’s domestic and foreign policy. Do you know anything about Romania’s domestic and foreign…
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“There's a responsibility on each and everyone to be politically aware” - Interview with Yara Mroueh from Lebanon

Tell me a bit about yourself. Where are you from, how do you spend your free time and what do you study? My name is Yara Mroueh and I’m from the south of Lebanon, Ayateet. I moved to Beirut recently to pursue my studies at the American University of Beirut, majoring in anthropology, which I’m really interested in. Do you consider yourself to be an active community member?
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