Blog Posts by Paul Cunningham

Paul Cunningham is RTE's Europe Correspondent. He reports on all matters relating to the EU and European affairs for TV, Radio and Online.

Assassination of Franz Ferdinand still divides Bosnia 100 years on

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People in Sarajevo have been very uneasy about marking the centenary of the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife, Sophie. It’s a big moment for the city. Yet people seemed reluctant to talk to me about the man … Continue reading

This Time It’s Different, isn’t it?

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Voters across the European Union were led to believe that things would be “different” when they cast their ballots in the European Parliamentary elections last month. Not only would they be choosing Members for the 751-member assembly but also, in … Continue reading

War in Syria: Three years on

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By Paul Cunningham, Europe Correspondent The United Nations regularly updates its ‘fact sheet’ on the war in Syria – a conflict which is now entering its fourth bloody year. The UN information bulletin is a grim statistical record, and the … Continue reading