Category: Asia

French President Emmanuel Macron, Russia's Vladimir Putin and Shinzo Abe of Japan at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum. © Valery Sharifulin / Reuters

Russia: between Europe and Asia

The question of whether Russia is a European or Asian country, or both, has perplexed its leaders and citizens for centuries. However, French President Emmanuel Macron believes he knows the answer.

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Enjoy Life While You Still Can

Cafe offers a deathly experience. At first glance you will feel that you are at a funeral, not a cafe. Greeting you is a coffin and funeral wreaths. The venue is also decorated grimly with strips of black cloth.

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Maybe Democracy Is Not Always The Best Solution

by Michael Schuman Bloomberg NEW YORK – Even since China’s Communist Party revealed that it would scrap term limits on the presidency — meaning the post’s current occupant, Xi Jinping, can now serve for life — there has been much...

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