Foreign affairs

Gas in Cyprus: blessing or curse? 

Monday 17 December 2018 | Chloé Emmanouilidis
| VoxEurop

Since some of the world’s largest gas reserves were discovered in Cyprus, the island has been coveted by fossil-fuel giants. The situation is burdening delicate negotiations on reunification.


Over 5000 Russian disinformation items in four years and a half 

Monday 15 July 2019 | Laszlo Arato
| EUrologus

At election time, Russian actors responsible for spreading misinformation seem to be tireless. But even if there is no election, they do not rest, EU Stratcom data suggests.


Is the EU failing Tunisia?  in depth

Friday 13 September 2019 | Alexander Damiano Ricci
| VoxEurop

On September 15, Tunisia will held the second presidential election of its democratic history. What has the EU done to sustain the democratic transition? In the face of political commitments and economic resources flowing from Brussels to Tunis, progress is wanting.


How much travel freedom do EU passports provide?  

Tuesday 30 July 2019 | Alexander Damiano Ricci
| VoxEurop

Henley & Partners’ Passport Index is one of the most widely used measures for evaluating the strength of a nation’s passport and – consequently – of citizens’ freedom of movement. Recent data highlights a fall for the UK after Brexit.


How the EU can improve its role in Sahel 

Saturday 11 May 2019 | Delina Goxho
| VoxEurop

The European Union supports a number of security initiatives in the region, where rampant Islamist militants threaten stability and the population. But it could also play a true peace broking role – if it had a proper strategy.


“The largest trade deal in the world” could mean even bigger business 

Tuesday 21 May 2019 | Kashyap Raibagi
| VoxEurop

The EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement that entered into force last February is set to boost goods and services trade between two economic superpowers that are already close partners.


Arms trade: a flourishing business for EU countries 

Tuesday 20 March 2018 | Francesca Barca
| VoxEurop

Armament exports from Europe are benefiting from global growth in the sector, and European countries are placed firmly among the world’s largest suppliers.