Category: Global

Brexit Still Divides the UK

27 Apr 2017
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Britons remain divided over Brexit as a new poll by YouGov shows. The survey, taken by 1, 590 people in the last two days, estimates that 45% of them think that voting for Brexit was a bad idea, but another 43% still support leaving the EU. However, this is the first time, since the referendum […]

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The USA and New Zealand Also With Visa Restrictions

19 Apr 2017
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Two more countries joined Australia in an effort to provide more opportunities for local workers by tightening the visa applications. Donald Trump signed an executive order to restrict the visa program H-1B, used widely be tech companies such as Apple, Facebook and Google, while New Zealand’s immigration minister cooled off thousands of skilled workers by […]

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Theresa May Has a Cunning Plan

18 Apr 2017
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Theresa May pushed things forward once again in a surprising announcement this morning. She said that in the morning meeting of the cabinet it was decided that the UK General elections, scheduled for 7th of May 2020, will be held in a much shorter period of time. Much, much shorter. In just two months – […]

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Australia first: Strict Visa for Foreign Workers

18 Apr 2017
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A stricter visa regime for skilled workers now takes effect in Australia, said Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. He announced that from today (18th April) the so-called Visa 457 is no longer effective and will be substituted by a completely new Temporary Skill Shortage (TSS). Following the example of Donald Trump’s policy “buy American, Hire American”, […]

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Hard-core EU Opposition on Brexit

13 Apr 2017
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Almost half of EU member states want Britain to pay a high price upon leaving the Union, a survey developed by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) shows. Among the countries opposing easy negotiations and pushing for a costly bill for the UK are the oldest members of the organisation like Germany, France and Belgium, but […]

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Brexit Referendum Lacked Preparation

12 Apr 2017
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The UK Government didn’t meet its “constitutional and public obligation to prepare for both outcomes from the referendum” and hasn’t learned the lesson from 1975’s referendum, concludes a critical report, prepared by the Public administration and constitutional affairs committee (PACAC). The Government didn’t do Its Homework The report was published on the official Parliament page […]

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The EU Foreign Ministers Stopped Proposed Sanctions to Russia

11 Apr 2017
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Germany and Italy stopped Boris Johnson’s initiative for additional sanctions towards Russia and Syria during the G7 meeting in Lucca, Italy on Tuesday. The Italian foreign minister, Angelino Alfano, expressed his satisfaction with the decision, admitting that it covered the initial position of his country. According to Alfano, Putin “must not be pushed into a […]

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Are We Heading to a New Cold War?

10 Apr 2017
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Donald Trump’s missile attack didn’t help the devastating situation in Syria but certainly stirred the pot of international politics. His move was supported by almost the entire world, including Saudi Arabia. The only two countries which saw the bombing of the Syrian base as “violation of international law” was Russia and Iran. Just a few […]

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UK’s Citizens Overseas: And Now What?

03 Apr 2017
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Gibraltar Apple of Discord Only a few days after the start of the negotiations between the EU and the UK, the first stumbling block has already appeared. And that is Gibraltar. In the draft guidelines for the Brexit talks, the EU stated that all decisions affecting Gibraltar would have to be agreed by the Spanish […]

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Brexit: Who Is Dealing the Cards?

30 Mar 2017
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So, it begins. The Big Bang happened and now the UK is on the road, in its first hours of independence from the EU. A 2-year process begins, which will put to the test the diplomatic and political skills of several people, which, one day, history will hold responsible for shaping the fate of millions. […]

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