Rotvoll controversy
The Rotvoll controversy refers to a political controversy in Norway in 1991 concerning the construction of a research and development (R&D) facility for Statoil at Rotvoll outside Trondheim.
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Controversies surrounding Silvio Berlusconi
Silvio Berlusconi is an Italian media mogul and former Prime Minister of Italy, who owns the largest broadcasting company in the country, Mediaset. His promises to sell off his personal assets to avo...
Language law of Slovakia
The state language law of Slovakia fixes the status and regulates the use of the Slovak language. It took force in 1995 and underwent a major amendment in 2009. The 2009 amendment has been severely c...
2009 ban of Hungarian President from Slovakia
Hungarian president László Sólyom was not allowed to step on Slovak soil on August 21, 2009, as he was about to attend the unveiling of a statue of St. Stephen, the first king of Hungary (1000–1038), ...
Twelve Generals' Letter
The Twelve Generals' Letter (Croatian: Pismo dvanaestorice generala) was an open letter, signed by twelve generals of the Croatian Armed Forces, that criticized the government, politicians and med...
Turner Controversy
The Turner Controversy is a name given to a dispute within the Socialist Party of Great Britain regarding the nature of socialism instigated by Tony Turner. The dispute ultimately led to an exodus of...
Agrokomerc
Agrokomerc was a food company headquartered in Velika Kladuša, Bosnia and Herzegovina with operations extending across the entire area of former Yugoslavia. The company became internationally known in...
Croatian privatization controversy
Privatization in Croatia refers to political and economic reforms which resulted in the privatization of state-owned assets in Croatia, immediately after the breakup of Yugoslavia. Most privatization ...
UK default charges controversy
The UK default charges controversy is an on-going issue in consumer law, relating to the level of fees charged by banks and credit card companies for late or dishonoured payments, exceeding credit lim...
Alta controversy
The Alta conflict or Alta controversy refers to a political controversy in Norway in the late 1970s and early 1980s concerning the construction of a hydroelectric power plant in the Alta river in Finn...
Cazin Uprising
The Cazin rebellion (Bosnian: Cazinska buna) was an armed anti-state rebellion of peasants that occurred in May 1950 in the Bosnian towns of Cazin and Velika Kladuša in the Bosanska Krajina region...
God's chosen people (Jostein Gaarder op-ed)
In August 2006, author Jostein Gaarder created a controversy in Norway after publishing an op-ed "God's chosen people" in the Aftenposten, one of the country's major newspapers, in which he compared I...
Zagreb crisis
The Zagreb crisis (Croatian: Zagrebačka kriza) is the name used to describe a political crisis that followed the elections for the City of Zagreb local assembly held in October 1995. During the cr...
Political scandals of Albania
This is a list of major political controversies in Albania: