56 coders from 15 countries in 12 teams took up the challenge: an innovative blockchain event set up for the first time at the EIB’s headquarters in Luxembourg. The 48-hour challenge: to use blockchain technologies to redesign the transaction processing of commercial paper.
Saudi Arabia has ordered its ambassador to Canada to come home and has expelled the Canadian ambassador, stopped Saudi flights to Canada, stated that all new commerce with Canada will now be reviewed, and told Saudi students there—there are 12,000—to study elsewhere. These are significant actions, not least for those 12,000 young Saudis who were just weeks away from the start of the new school year. How will they find new places to study in such a short time?
We remember the students, the generational conflict, the cultural explosion—but we forget that it was, at heart, a working-class rebellion.
The Turkish-US relationship is either experiencing its first serious fissure since 1975, or just another bump in the road. No one can be sure.
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The European Union has had an image problem of late, as political forces from left and right, and north and south, like to portray it as a source of new and old economic and social problems.
Thousands of supporters of the European Union gathered in central London on Saturday to call on the British government to hold a final public vote on the terms of Brexit.
As the European economy recovers from the global financial crisis, bank mergers are back on the agenda. While cross-border mergers have been predicted before, most European bank mergers have been domestic until now. What are the odds of cross-border mergers in the upcoming bank-consolidation wave?
Angela Merkel’s hard-right opponents have a powerful ally in the Trump administration, which apparently sees itself as headquarters of a xenophobic, right-wing International.
Despite the political impasse reached among certain EU member state governments in their attempts to reform EU asylum policy, this Policy Insight argues that ‘we’re in this boat together’.
The pioneering social media site is increasingly being looked at skeptically by college-aged Americans, according to new polling data.
UK Brexit Minister David Davis has said that Britain will not pay £40 billion (€45.17 billion) to the European Union as it leaves the bloc.
Catalonia's independence referendum has shown that 90 per cent of voters backs secession from Spain, but Madrid has vowed to ignore the result after Spain's constitutional court declared the poll unlawful.
In the 1950s, the US raced to dominate space - to launch objects, and people, into the unknown - hoping to show off its technological superiority. In 2016, they are preparing for a space war.
Alexis Tsipras said that many EU leaders recognize the need for Europe to create its own institutions to deal with problems, instead of relying to outside help such as the IMF.