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New UK Prime Minister and New King During Turbulent Times
New UK Prime Minister and New King During Turbulent Times
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New UK Prime Minister and New King During Turbulent Times

The death of Queen Elizabeth II, her succession by Charles III and the appointment of the new prime minister, Liz Truss, mark a change of era in Great Britain. The government’s focus is on the fight against inflation and high energy prices.

European Forum Alpbach Ends on a Positive Note Despite Ukraine War and Climate Crisis
European Forum Alpbach Ends on a Positive Note Despite Ukraine War and Climate Crisis
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European Forum Alpbach Ends on a Positive Note Despite Ukraine War and Climate Crisis

The 77th edition of the European Forum Alpbach recently came to an end. This year, the symposium was held under the central motto “The New Europe”, with topics such as climate protection or security policy on the agenda.

WIIW Forecast Sees Eastern European EU Countries Well-Equiped to Handle Consequences of War and Inflation
WIIW Forecast Sees Eastern European EU Countries Well-Equiped to Handle Consequences of War and Inflation
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WIIW Forecast Sees Eastern European EU Countries Well-Equiped to Handle Consequences of War and Inflation

For this year, experts at the Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies (WIIW) expect economic growth of 3.3% on average for the EU members in Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe.

Japan Faces Possible Monetary Policy Change Following Upper House Election
Japan Faces Possible Monetary Policy Change Following Upper House Election
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Japan Faces Possible Monetary Policy Change Following Upper House Election

Prime Minister Fumio Kishida’s ruling LPD won a resounding victory in the upper house election. With a solid majority, Kishida could now initiate reforms in security and energy policy. In addition, the extremely loose monetary policy that has been in place for years is being put to the test.

World Economic Forum in Davos Sees World at Turning Point After Pandemic-Induced Break
World Economic Forum in Davos Sees World at Turning Point After Pandemic-Induced Break
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World Economic Forum in Davos Sees World at Turning Point After Pandemic-Induced Break

The World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, focused on the topics of the Ukraine war, inflation, supply chain problems, food shortages and climate change. How do top politicians and leading economists assess the situation?