Is France Trying to Destabilise the CAR?

French Troops in CAR

The security forces of the Central African Republic  (CAR) detained a French citizen this week and seized an impressive cache of weapons and intelligence equipment. According to the Ministry of the Interior, the suspect Mr. Quignolot had been in the CAR since 2013. He took part in the organisation of a coup in the CAR…

EU India Business Round Table

India EU Trade

The EU-India Business Roundtable took place virtually in Porto to strengthen bilateral cooperation in the areas of climate, digital and healthcare and to support increased trade and investment. The business roundtable was organised in the margins of the EU-India Summit and with the support of the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the European Union….

Is Europe Democratic Backsliding?

The secretary general of the 47-nation Council of Europe, Marika Pejčinović Burić, has highlighted a “clear and worrying degree of democratic backsliding” in her report on the state of democracy, human rights and the rule of law across the continent. “In many cases, the problems we are seeing predate the coronavirus pandemic but there is no doubt…