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Defying Populism: In Defence of Cosmopolitanism

There is just one problem with this narrative: it is deeply misleading. And, for political reasons, that confusion matters.

As the philosopher Martha Nussbaum reminds us in her fascinating new book The Cosmopolitan Tradition, asked where he came from, Diogenes the Cynic answered with a single word: kosmopolités, meaning "a citizen of the world."

Trump Has Signed a Trade Pact with Canada and Mexico

He promises a "glorious future" for the US industry.

President Donald Trump has signed a new North American trade pact with Canada and Mexico, promising a "glorious future" for US industry.

The treaty, drafted during the years of negotiations between the three countries, replaces the 1994 North American Free Trade Agreement or NAFTA.

A clear horizon

The passage of the new electoral law last week ties up the three major institutional loose ends the government had to deal with, following the constitutional review and the election of a new president of the republic. The completion of this triptych clears the political horizon for the government's four-year term.

Croatia says want to continue attracting Turkish investments

Croatian Prime Minister Andrey Plenkovic said on Jan. 24 that his country wants to attract more Turkish investments.   

Plenkovic's remarks came at the 50th World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. 

Speaking to Anadolu Agency, Plenkovic stressed that there is a solid commercial partnership between the two countries. 

Investors have renewed confidence in Greece, PM says

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis told Bloomberg in an interview on Thursday at the World Economic Forum in Davos that investors now have a renewed confidence in Greece, discerning a "convincing narrative" in the country.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel expressed praise for Greek reforms at the forum.

PM meets Microsoft president at company's pavilion in Davos

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Thursday proposed the use of digital technology for showcasing Greece's cultural heritage and archaeological wealth during a visit at Microsoft's pavilion in Davos.

The proposal was made to the company's President Brad Smith, who showed a series of innovative technological applications that link the digital era with green technologies.

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