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In the so-called Kazakhgate commission, Dirk Van der Maelen, the Flemish socialist (SP.A) president of the commission, and Georges Gilkinet, its Green (Ecolo) vice-president, are doing everything they can to turn the inquiry into a mockery, because of their own political agendas. At the same time, the big questions remain unanswered.   Repeated hearings on… Continue reading

On 8 February 2016, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto announced the recapture of the fugitive drug lord Joaquin Guzmán, better known as El Chapo, six months after he escaped from a Mexican maximum security prison. The President wrote on his Twitter account: “Mission accomplished: we have him.” El Chapo’s July 2015 escape through a tunnel… Continue reading

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