Interest rate panic. It’s not “the motherfuckers of the markets”, it’s us

ANALYSIS Interest rates on sovereign debt soared this week, prompting urgent meetings at the ECB and rekindling the trauma in Portugal. Pedro Santos Guerreiro’s analysis And suddenly, the ECB woke up panicked for fear of a sovereign debt crisis in Europe. It is with the same suddenness that the interest rates of the bonds of … Read more

“The crisis in Ukraine has made it clear that without Turkey in the EU the challenges will not be easily overcome”

Europe faces a war on its doorstep, in Ukraine. At first, Turkey tried to mediate between Russia and Ukraine. Do you still believe in a diplomatic solution to this conflict?Since the start of the war, we have been at Ukraine’s side. At the same time, we worked on two fronts: humanitarian and diplomatic. While we … Read more

“The crisis in Ukraine has made it clear that without Turkey in the EU the challenges will not be easily overcome”

Europe faces a war on its doorstep, in Ukraine. At first, Turkey tried to mediate between Russia and Ukraine. Do you still believe in a diplomatic solution to this conflict?Since the start of the war, we have been at Ukraine’s side. At the same time, we worked on two fronts: humanitarian and diplomatic. While we … Read more

Ukraine: Europeans agree on Russian oil embargo | International – Germany, Europe, Africa | DW

The Heads of Government and State of the European Union (EU) have reached an agreement for an embargo on Russian oil, announced the President of the European Council, explaining that two thirds of European imports to Russia are in Game. “Agreement to ban the export of Russian oil to the EU. This immediately covers more … Read more

EU spokesperson: Russian Embassy staff “Wear a cape to conceal spy activity”

In an interview with CNN Portugal, Peter Stano, the European Union’s chief foreign affairs spokesman, explains how Putin places a disproportionate number of officials “who pose as diplomats” in Russian embassies in the European Union to spy on host states, including Portugal. . . This representative of the Union’s diplomatic service also asserts that the … Read more

The American Friend | Opinion

Thomas Kuhn (1922-1996) was an American physicist, historian and philosopher of science whose book published in 1962, The structure of scientific revolutions, had a profound influence in academic circles. For Kuhn (1962), the development of science is not linear. In the periods the author calls normal science, a specific scientific point of view, theory or … Read more

Europe has an obligation to help other regions make the ecological transition | Opinion

The European Green Deal (green deal) must become a global ecological pact. The European Union (EU) has made laudable commitments – including its plan to cut its own emissions by 55% by 2030 – and was the only major economy to present plans to make the dramatic reductions that the IPCC [Painel Intergovernamental para as … Read more

What DAAD scholarship holders should consider during the Corona crisis

Mr. Geifes, many German students are currently on a semester abroad – would you recommend them to come back to Germany in view of the current corona virus pandemic? First of all, I would like to ask students in Germany who are planning a semester abroad to take the Federal Foreign Office’s global travel warning … Read more

“Let’s take care of that. Poland devalues ​​Russian gas cut and wants to import from US and Gulf countries

“I’m sure we’ll find a way to handle this”Polish Deputy Foreign Minister Marcin Przdacz told the BBC, pointing out that Warsaw was already planning to stop importing Russian gas by the end of the year, when its contract with the Gazprom company expired. “Poland made decisions several years ago to prepare for a situation like … Read more