Drapeau du Royaume-Uni. Crédit Rob Micthell.

Brexit: A Divided Northern Ireland

TRANSLATED BY MELANIE JOUD AND ALISON ARLOW Since March, Brexit has led the British regions to rethink their relations with England and Europe. The discussion surrounding the hardening of a North Irish Border has led to a debate on the potential reunification of Northern and Southern Ireland. Northern Ireland has always been an instable and […]

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Taoiseach Enda Kenny. 16 septembre 2016. Crédit Andrej Klizan.


Sorry, this entry is only available in French, European Spanish, European Portuguese and Italian. Thomas ShacklockEtudiant britannique de l’Université de Birmingham, je suis devenu membre du Journal International pendant mon année à l’étranger à Lyon 2016-2017. Je m’intéresse à une variété de sujets politiques, sociaux et culturels des quatre coins du monde, mais je me […]

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Mario Draghi. Crédit harrivicknarajah0 (Pixabay).

The European Central Bank : Under German influence? (1/2)

TRANSLATED BY MELANIE JOUD AND THOMAS SHACKLOCK The arrival of Mario Draghi as president of the European Central Bank (ECB) in 2011 opposed the ordoliberalism put forward by Germany. Before that, in June, the ECB worshipped the German economic policy. But is a policy change really possible? To answer this, Le Journal International tried to […]

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Les ruines de Palmyre, Syrie, 2009. Crédit andrelambo (Pixabay).

Looting Syria: “Blood antiquities”

Translated by Caroline Carden and Sarah White Over the years, Syria has been dominated by Persians, Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, and Arabs, to name a few. The first traces of agriculture and livestock farming were found there, as well as the first alphabet. Syria has always been a crossroads of cultures, and the country’s historic legacy […]

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Portugal plays the silver economy card

TRANSLATED BY ALISON ARLOW AND LISETE FERNANDES An increasing number of pensioners decide to spend their retirement days in Portugal, making a return on the Lusitanian silver economy. Portugal, alongside Greece, was considered for as the weak link in Europe during the debt crisis. Abandoned by investors, financial circles expected the worst for the national […]

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Buenos Aires, from Kirchner to Macri, part 1 : The ‘before and after’ of a Latin American capital

TRANSLATED BY NAJWA WAHBI AND CAROLINE CARDEN Over a year ago, in December 2015, the current president of Argentina, Mauricio Macri, replaced by Cristina Kirchner. A transition from left to right, the reopening of the markets… a political change that pleases the international players An analysis taken from the capital, Buenos Aires. At the end […]

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