Warning of ‘cruel and one-sided laws,’ Iran tells its citizens not to travel to the U.S.

GENEVA — Iran warned its citizens, particularly scientists, on Tuesday not to visit America, saying Iranians there were subjected to arbitrary and lengthy detention in inhuman conditions.“Iranian citizens, particularly elites and scientists, are requested to seriously avoid traveling to America, even to take part in scientific conferences and even having an invitation,” a travel advisory...

European Citizens’ initiative: A democratic fiasco?

Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso Transeuropa, Trento – Eventually, European policy makers and MEPs greeted the start of the new European Commission’s term under the leadership of president, Ursula von der Leyen. In September, Von der Leyen mentioned that the priority of the Commission’s team would be to revive Europe’s democracy. However, it might need to break with the past if it plans to...