Everything tagged with independence
Today is 17th February and Kosovo marks its seventh year of independence. The new-born state came to see the light only nine years after the North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s military intervention, to stop the humanitarian catastrophe towards the Albanian population.
Localism's importance in democracy
Part One in a series on separatist issues in Europe
With a territory the size of Denmark, 5 million inhabitants, and a GDP that could be a lot higher, (the Loire-Atlantique would represent 40% of Brittany’s GDP), the reunified region would hold a lot of strength within France.
How much do you know about Scotland?
The Scots decide today if they leave the United Kingdom.
There is a heated debate on Scotland's EU Membership in case they become an independent state.
Considering the historical bounds between the UK and Scotland, it is realistically hard to believe that a possible partition would put into question the ties that exist between them.
After years of discussions and demands by the Scottish people, they will finally have a chance to decide whether to remain in the UK or not.
Countries often mention Norway and Switzerland for their reasoning to leave the EU. Is it true that these are good examples for independency?
What would it mean for Europe, should any regional unit become independent?