The voting system in the Council by a double majority of states and populations in the European Union came into effect on 1 November
25 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, the German government has declared its intention of gaining a more active role in the world for Germany.
The Berlin Wall fell 25 years ago. That, but not only that, changed the world.
The US now appears to be regaining lost ground in the globalisation thanks to a re-industrialisation.
Oil has already dropped to three-quarters of the price it had in June. This may have economic consequences: some wished for while others are to be feared.
Hong Kong’s students have shaken a world that is right now far from needing a crisis in China, despite the protesters have awakened sympathies in the West. But Hong Kong is not China. And the big question is not whether Hong Kong can become democratic but whether China can.
The Islamic State (IS) is a practitioner of terrorism even more terrible than al-Qaeda as it has recently amply demonstrated. It is also an insurgent movement and an army, and unless that is understood the strategy carried out by the US will fail.
The international coalition against the Ebola epidemic is slowly being built upon the accumulation of mistakes made in the recent past.