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Decisions delayed once again over Greece’s bailout

Greece is in the spotlight as debates regarding its bailout continue. Its fate is in the hands of the IMF, the EU and upcoming elections in Europe.

International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

Greek and Turkish Cypriot leaders continue reunification talks. Japanese Premier meets with Argentine President to improve economic ties. OPEC meets to discuss oil deal. German right-leaning parties flesh out their future.

Europe Politics

The Cyprus reunification talks are progressing

After one and a half years of negotiations, the talks for the reunification of Cyprus have started to see some progress.

Europe Finance

What a sovereign default would look like on the ECB’s balance sheet

Central banks’ QE programmes have exposed them to sovereign defaults in an unprecedented way. However, the most likely candidate in Europe is likely to do little damage. Given the centrality

International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

RNC tests Republican unity. IMF releases forecasts. Greek Parliament votes on reform. NATO and Gulf ministers meet. G-20 convenes.

International Politics The Week Ahead

Weekly Risk Outlook

G7 meets. EU-Greece debt negotiations continue. ASEAN defense ministers talk China. Democrats search for unity.

Europe Politics

Renewed Greek bailout talks imply Europe-wide ramifications

The next review of the Greek bailout agreement will be pivotal for Syriza and the European Union. Participation of the IMF is at risk, and with it the prospect of debt relief for Athens.

International Politics The Week Ahead

Weekly Risk Outlook

Greece begins sending back migrants to Turkey. Peruvians head to the polls. Reserve Bank of Australia reacts to changes in AUD. Netherlands votes on EU-Ukraine agreement.  All in the Weekly Risk Outlook.

Europe Security

Terrorism in Europe has actually decreased

Events in Brussels and Paris have not cost Europe its innocence. Indeed more people died from terrorism in Europe between 1970-1986 than from 2000-2016. After the attacks in Brussels and

Europe Politics

Migrant pressure threatens to overwhelm Greece

Europe is facing the biggest migration flow since the Second World War. Indeed, while in 2014, 219,000 refugees were fleeing the ongoing conflict in Syria, 350,000 others were crossing the Mediterranean Sea