Stories about International Relations from July, 2019
Disappointment with the West is crucial for growth of pro-Russian narratives in the Balkans, says researcher
"Although all countries in the region have been targets of pro-Russia disinformation efforts recently, there has been no recognition of this trend as a security issue at the political level"
Poland's artistic and architectural contributions remembered in 2019 commemoration of the 1963 Skopje earthquake
This year's annual commemorations of the earthquake include an exhibition in Poland of artworks sent to the city of Skopje by Polish artists in a show of solidarity.
To this day, few people know about Project Mercury space stations in Nigeria and Zanzibar, part of a groundbreaking global communications network that helped pave the way for Apollo 11.
Media in North Macedonia claim a Russian band has plagiarized a song by Balkan superstar Toše Proeski
A series of online articles in North Macedonia have blamed the Russian rock group Zemlyane for plagiarizing a 2007 song made by authors from Croatia for the late Macedonian pop star Toše Proeski.
As China strengthens its already robust trade and infrastructural ties with Africa, Chinese-government funded Confucius Institutes to teach Chinese Mandarin are on the rise.
Despite its location on the Myanmar side of the border, on a stroll around the town, you may believe you’re in China.
The Saudis supply Sudan’s Rapid Support Forces with money and arms. When the US does arms deals with Saudi Arabia they’re essentially supporting RSF.
"As a Hong Konger, I am touched....Thank you for giving us strength to carry on."
"Bulgaria is a border state between the West and the East and it is seen as a weak spot on the European map by the Russian propaganda."
There have been concerns that he has not received adequate support from the Australian government.
A car-free-day in Colombo sounds like a good idea from an environmental point of view, but there are other concerns -- and exposure to street harassment tops the list.
Trinidad and Tobago is the highest per capita recruiting source for ISIS fighters in the Western hemisphere. The nation must now decide whether or not to repatriate their dependents.
"For those of you who still think of artists escaping to America, think about it again. It doesn’t make sense and you’ll lose the chance to see amazing performances."
“I want to change the narrative about Indians through food!”
"Beijing would now be well aware that its policy on Hong Kong is not just about the city, but has greater implications for its "One China" dream."