Barack Obama

US Considers Dropping Charges Against Julian Assange

The United States is contemplating dropping charges against Julian Assange, as confirmed by President Joe Biden, who stated that he is considering the request. Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, is currently in custody in Great Britain, awaiting a decision on whether he will be extradited to the United States.

Lizzo says 'I quit' after 'lies' told about her

Pop star Lizzo, who built her brand on being a poster girl for self-love but has been hit by employee harassment suits, said she is quitting, tired of being targeted for her looks and character.

It was not immediately clear if the 35-year-old Grammy-winner meant the music industry, social media, or something else.

Obama’s foreign policy and the Greek debt crisis

President Barack Obama's critical role in helping Greece stay in the eurozone follows in the post-WWII tradition of American engagement in the European project for geopolitical reasons, even though it was initially driven by financial concerns, argues Katerina Sokou, ELIAMEP and Atlantic Council non-resident research fellow in a research paper just published.

'Crazy' pressure of bringing Bob Marley to big screen

When you're making a film about someone as universally loved as Bob Marley, the weight of responsibility hangs heavy.

With "Bob Marley: One Love" hitting cinemas around the world next week, director Reinaldo Marcus Green admitted he hesitated about taking on the biopic of the reggae legend, a project that has previously defeated both Martin Scorsese and Oliver Stone.

Competition with China does not mean war

In the last week of June and on the last day of his holiday in Greece, I met George Mitchell at Costa Navarino, in the Peloponnese. The American politician, diplomat, lawyer and former Democratic senator served as the majority leader of the United States Senate from 1989 to 1995. He 89 years old today and has had leukemia for a few years.