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Posts on April 2017
Europe is breathing another sigh of relief after seeing centrist Emmanuel Macron burst through with an unexpected victory in the first round of the French presidential elections on Sunday.
Contributor: Nick Malkoutzis
As both the Justice and Development Party (AKP) and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan are likely to win any upcoming elections, the approved constitutional changes will institutionalizs a populist one-man system equipped with vast additional powers
Contributor: Wolfango Piccoli
Greek banks concluded the release of their fourth quarter (Q4) results last week, which showed an improved financial and asset quality performance overall.
Contributor: Manos Giakoumis
Last Wednesday, 9 months after the Brexit referendum took place, Theresa May triggered Article 50 TEU. The following day, the Government announced legislation to end authority of EU law, while on Friday the President of the EU Council, Donald Tusk released the draft guidelines for the Brexit negotiations.
Contributor: Nikos Skoutaris