Green President Van der Bellen: Will his victory change green (left) politics in Europe?

There were many discussions that if populist right candidate Norbert Hofer would win presidential election in Austria what kind of impact it may have on far-right in Europe. But the winner is Alexander Van der Bellen who was supported by Greens. Do you think that his victory may somehow affect Green parties in Europe, respectively less traditional left parties or not, and why? Read few comments.

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Trump beats or matches Clinton in some polls. But…

The polls are tricky and Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are not in the same position as she still fights Bernie Sanders in primaries. But if we look at some polls Clinton and Trump are tied in likely November matchup. How do you read such polls or maybe we should not pay much attention to them? Read few comments.

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Obama visits Hiroshima. What does it mean?

It seems for some critics President Barack Obama’s visit of Hiroshima is not enough as he will not apologize but for the other side it is too much because he is going there. How do you perceive this visit? Read few comments.

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University of Oxford expert on Slovak FM Lajcak’s candidacy for the next UN SecGen

An email interwiew with Sam DawsDirector, Project on UN Governance and Reform, Centre for International Studies, University of Oxford.

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Slovakia’s FM Lajcak for the next UN SecGen?: Some voices from P5 and V4

The candidacy of Slovak FM Miroslav Lajcak for the next UN Secretary General is now official. In general, what may your country expect from a candidate as P5 country or as V4 country and hypothetically could Slovak FM Lajcak be an acceptable candidate for your country? Read few comments.

Slovak Foreign Minister Miroslava Lajcak. Credit: ww.mzv.sk

Slovak Foreign Minister Miroslava Lajcak. Credit: ww.mzv.sk

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Austria: Will Van der Bellen’s victory affects green, less traditional left parties?

There were many discussions that if populist right candidate Norbert Hofer will win presidential election in Austria what kind of impact it may have on far-right in Europe. But the winner is Alexander Van der Bellen who was supported by Greens. Do you think that his victory may somehow affect Green parties in Europe, respectively less traditional left parties or not, and why? Read few comments.

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Cyprus parliamentary elections: The microcosmos of Europe?

A low turnout, less votes for big parties, far-right in the parliament. Looks like that Cyprus parliamentary vote was a microcosm of what is happening almost everywhere. What do you read out of those results, what do they mean for Cyprus? Read few comments.

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