Archive for March, 2020

Explosion of Unrest Means More Refugees

Friday, March 20th, 2020

Associated Press- Following fresh waves of unrest across the Middle East, Greece has once again closed its borders, and Turkey is expected to soon follow suit. The European Union is discussing options, but many member states have already reached their saturation point and fear that taking on more residents will overextend their resources.

No specific group has yet come forward to claim responsibility for this series of attacks, which have appeared to come from different forces but were enacted with some coordination.

Switzerland Considering Economic Break with EU

Sunday, March 1st, 2020

Associated Press- In the shadow of Brexit, new tensions are rising as Switzerland and Liechtenstein enter heated talks with the European Union, with threats that both nations may pull out of the Schegen Area and European Economic Area Agreements in the near future. Liechtenstein, which houses over twice as many businesses as permanent residents, has long been penalized by the EU as a tax shelter.