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Mosul Reconquered
24| October | 2017

The Iraqi Prime-Minister announced the liberation of Mosul, with only small pockets remaining under Islamic State control in Iraq. This victory, of great symbolic value after three years of occupation, does not assuage the huge challenges faced by the region and the country.

 

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G20 Summit
25 | July | 2017

The 2017 G20 Summit was held in Hamburg, on the 7th and  8th of July, with an agenda marked by issues such as climate change, counter-terrorism, international trade and security policy, in a moment when tensions are mounting in various parts of the world.

 

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United Kingdom General election
11 | July | 2017

Theresa May won the general elections in the United Kingdom but she fell short of eight seats to gain majority. Against May's major electoral goal, the Conservative Party was not able to reinforce its mandate, a requirement to implement a hard Brexit in the upcoming negotiations with the EU. The Conservatives announced a post-electoral coalition with the DUP (Democratic Unionist Party) of Northern Ireland in order to form government.

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Helmut Kohl (1930-2017)
30 | June | 2017

Helmut Kohl, former German Chancellor and thought to be the father of German reunification, died at the age of 87 years old. A historic leader of the CDU and statesman of European dimension, he was also one of the major contributors to the deepening of the European project and the Western transition to a post-Cold War order.

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