Blogs

EU has little room for manoeuvre in Brexit talks

Written by Jo Leinen on 16 October 2018

The EU’s margin for flexibility is limited in Brexit negotiations, and the sooner the UK accepts this the sooner a deal can be reached, writes S&D group MEP Jo Leinen.

The centralisation of authority in Bosnia-Herzegovina

Written on 5 October 2018

Bosnia-Herzegovina is stealthily being developed into a centralised unitary state, argues Republika Srpska's president Milorad Dodik.

Middle East companies ready to pounce on oil refining growth

Written by Sara Stefanini on 27 September 2018

The oil industry’s historically forgotten business - petroleum refining and processing - is stepping into the limelight as the outlook for upstream exploration and production remains s uncertain, writes Sara Stefanini.

MEPs have a chance to prevent the future EU budget from bolstering global warming

Written by Colin Roche on 25 September 2018

Parliament can and should insist, without caveats or loopholes, that all fossil fuels are excluded from all the proposed budget legislation, writes Colin Roche.

Oman’s strategic importance

Written by Rio Praaning Prawira Adiningrat on 20 July 2018

China, India, US, served by Major Omani-European Ports Partnerships, writes Rio Praaning Prawira Adiningrat

Helsinki summit: Trump's meeting with Putin is simply an attempt at an easy win

Written by Yuriy Sheyko on 16 July 2018

Donald Trump has no clear objective for his Helsinki summit with Putin, writes Yuriy Sheyko.

Refugee crisis: Will the EU live up to its responsibility?

Written by Mariela Baeva on 13 July 2018

The terrible images of families being separated at the US-Mexico border have higlighted the plight of migrant children around the world, writes Mariela Baeva.

EU-India: Seizing India’s maritime security moment

Written by Antoine Levesques on 15 June 2018

Playing to India’s ambitions to become a responsible ‘Indo-Pacific’ maritime power is now the safest bet on the way to building a truly ‘strategic’ partnership, writes Antoine Levesques.

EU must stand up against Chinese oppression of ethnic and religious minorities

Written by Madi Sharma on 4 June 2018

The EU must stand up against Chinese oppression of ethnic and religious minorities, writes Madi Sharma.

EU must save Noura Hussein

Written by Madi Sharma on 25 May 2018

The EU must step in to save teenager sentenced to death for killing her husband as he attempted to rape her, writes Madi Sharma.