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Spiegel Online
Sunday July 15, 2018 @ 06:06:26 AM mt

Poisoned Dialogue: Skripal Case Descends into a Propaganda War




In its rush to assign guilt to Moscow for the nerve agent attack on Sergei Skripal and his daughter, the British government now finds itself on the defensive. Some German politicians have their doubts. By DER SPIEGEL Staff
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Spiegel Online
Sunday July 15, 2018 @ 06:06:11 AM mt

Crisis Redux: Italy Sends a Jolt Through Europe




Euro-skeptic Italian populists are posing a serious threat to the European Union. Following the drama over Greece and Brexit, the political situation in Rome could throw Europe into its next major existential crisis. By DER SPIEGEL Staff
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Spiegel Online
Saturday July 14, 2018 @ 04:10:08 AM mt

Child Migrants in the U.S.: 'As an American I Feel Deeply Ashamed'




U.S. President Donald Trump says he has put an end to the separation of migrant families. But 2,300 children remain incarcerated with no plan in place to reunite them with their parents. Human rights lawyer Michael Bochenek has visited them.
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Spiegel Online
Saturday July 14, 2018 @ 04:10:08 AM mt

Erdogan's Endgame: Turkey's All-Powerful President Grabs for More




The elections in Turkey on June 24 will determine President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's future and his legacy. He is currently at the zenith of his power and is looking to add even more. But he remains desperately afraid of losing it all.
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Spiegel Online
Saturday July 14, 2018 @ 04:10:07 AM mt

Germany's Conservative Meltdown: The Approaching End to Merkel's Tenure




With the chancellor under heavy fire from Bavarian conservatives, Germany's political landscape may be facing radical upheaval. Angela Merkel might lose her job and the country's traditional center-right partnership could soon end. By DER SPIEGEL Staff
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Spiegel Online
Friday July 13, 2018 @ 11:36:13 AM mt

Friendly Fire: Trump Takes Aim at Germany and NATO




Germany used to be one of Washington's closest allies. But Donald Trump has singled the country outas his favorite target for criticism. The U.S. president continued to pursue that obsession this week, and came close to destroying NATO in the process. By DER SPIEGEL Staff
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Spiegel Online
Friday July 13, 2018 @ 03:52:57 AM mt

En Marche One Year On: How Macron's MovementIsTransforming French Politics




Nearly one year ago, Emmanuel Macron became the president of France. Since then, members of his En Marche movement have begun reimagining the world of French politics while governing the country at the same time. Can it work?
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Spiegel Online
Friday July 13, 2018 @ 03:52:56 AM mt

The Macron Dilemma: Why Merkel Must Act on Paris' Eurozone Reform Proposals




Germany has been sitting on eurozone-reform proposals from French President Emmanuel Macron for months. If Berlin doesn't act soon, a historical opportunity may go to waste. And that could spell doom for the common currency.
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Spiegel Online
Friday July 13, 2018 @ 01:42:09 AM mt

Crisis in Berlin: The End of German Politics As We Know It




With his threat to resign on Sunday, Interior Minister Horst Seehofer dramatically increased the chances that Chancellor Angela Merkel's government might collapse. And he may have sounded the death knell of Germany's party system as well.
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Spiegel Online
Thursday July 12, 2018 @ 06:16:11 AM mt

Criticism of Israel or Blatant Anti-Semitism: BDS Movement Sets Sights on German Cultural Festivals




The Middle East conflict has arrived in Germany in the form of boycotts against German cultural festivals. The development raises the question of where the line is crossed between criticizing Israel as a state and anti-Semitism.
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