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Algeria in protest
12 | March | 2019

With the country going through the biggest wave of protests of the last decades, against a fifth mandate of Abdelaziz Bouteflika and demanding important changes to the regime, the Algerian President announced the postponement of the elections to which he will not run. The Prime Minister has also resigned and the Government announced a Convention will be organized to draft a new constitutional text but, without setting dates, the protesters received promises with skepticism and did not demobilize.

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India & Pakistan escalating tensions
10 | March | 2019

After a terrorist attack, the shot of fighter jets raised the level of tensions between the two nuclear powers in South Asia over the disputed region of Kashmir. Pakistan, as a gesture of good faith, released the Indian pilot captured on February 27. Will this step be enough to avoid further escalation of violence?

 

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Trump-Kim Summit in Hanoi
7 | March | 2019

Following the Singapore Summit on the 12th of June 2018, Presidents Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un will meet again, this time in Hanoi, at a summit full of symbolism and expectation that the process of denuclearization of North Korea and peace in the Asian continent will advance. 

 

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Venezuela in Crisis 
2 | March | 2019

After Juan Guaidó, President of the National Assembly, declared himselve interim President following mass demonstrations against the Presidency of Nicolás Maduro on January 23rd, the military declared support to Maduro’s regime. Although several countries have readily acknowledged the legitimacy of Guaidó, the country is deeply divided and the international community seeks a solution to the crisis to avoid the escalation of violence in Venezuela. 

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