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Comment: The EU's double standard when it comes to 'friendly authoritarians' like Sisi undermines its credibility and weakens the promotion of human rights worldwide, writes Eldar Mamedov.

Golden Dawn rose from obscurity to infamy at the height of Greece's financial crisis, attracting supporters with racist and xenophobic rhetoric.

Greece-Egypt maritime deal aims to shackle Turkey's Mediterranean designs

Eva J. Koulouriotis

Greece-Egypt maritime deal aims to shackle Turkey's Mediterranean designs

Analysis: The pact between Athens and Cairo is part of a wider regional battle for influence in the Mediterranean.

Will Europe ban weapons to countries fighting in Yemen?

Stasa Salacanin

Will Europe ban weapons to countries fighting in Yemen?

Analysis: Saudi Arabia and the UAE will no longer receive weapons from Germany and Norway, and many are wondering whether other European nations ...

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Amnesty urges Greek government to stop Saudi arms sale

Leading global rights organisation, Amnesty International, has criticised a controversial arms sales by Greece to Saudi Arabia, saying the arms could be used against civilians in Yemen

Katja Lihtenvalner

Desperate conditions in Greece's migration jails, despite reform promises

Investigation: Denial of medical treatment has led to deaths and miscarriages as those desperately seeking refuge from war are locked up in ...

Hilary Aked

Post Trump, can Europe's far right be stopped?

Comment: The election of Donald Trump sent shockwaves through the world. But the after-shocks in Europe could be almost as momentous, writes ...

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Jeremy Corbyn wins UK's Labour Party leadership by landslide

Jeremy Corbyn was re-elected British Labour leader by a landslide on Saturday, after a bitter leadership contest that threatened to split the UK ...

Thomas Piketty: Blame inequality for Trump and Arab Spring

Karim Traboulsi and Rasha Abou Zaki

Thomas Piketty: Blame inequality for Trump and Arab Spring

Exclusive: The New Arab in a wide-ranging interview with renowned French economist and best-selling author Thomas Piketty, who holds income ...

Vijay Prashad

Margot Wallström and criticism of Israel

Comment: People with a public history of fighting injustice will no longer be silenced by distorted, false and distracting claims of ...

Turkey's night of the firebombs

Vijay Prashad

Turkey's night of the firebombs

Comment: The targeting of a leftist party which supports Kurdish rights may be a prelude to further violence and political isolation ahead of ...

Greece's lessons to Egypt on resisting the IMF

Mohamed El-Meshad

Greece's lessons to Egypt on resisting the IMF

The Greek attempts to resist crippling austerity imposed by the EU provides important lessons to Egypt as it drifts away from social justice, ...

Profile: The Peoples' Democratic Party in Turkey (HDP)

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Profile: The Peoples' Democratic Party in Turkey (HDP)

After a historic victory in the parliamentary elections this weekend, the HDP is now a major player in Turkish politics. What are its policies ...

Turkey: Free from costly conflicts with its own minorities

Diana Darke

Turkey: Free from costly conflicts with its own minorities

Comment: Despite stock markets dipping after Turkey's election, the fact 15 million Kurds will finally be represented in parliament may lead to ...

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