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Spiegel Online
Saturday March 25, 2017 @ 05:17:43 AM mt

Erdogan's Turkey: The Absurd Trial of Journalist Ahmet Sik



Turkish investigative reporter Ahmet Sik once uncovered the practices employed by the shadowy Glen sect. Now, he is on trial for being an alleged member of the movement. The case highlights the capriciousness of the Turkish judiciary under Preident Erdogan.

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Spiegel Online
Saturday March 25, 2017 @ 02:17:04 AM mt

Fallow Ground: A City of Workers Turns to Wilders



The city of Almere, once crafted as a Dutch utopia on land reclaimed from the sea, used to be a center-left stronghold. Now, though, as voters in the Netherlands go to the polls on Wednesday, the town's support is behind right-wing populist Geert Wilders. What changed?

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Spiegel Online
Saturday March 25, 2017 @ 02:17:03 AM mt

Erdogan and His Followers: Turkish Referendum Casts Dark Shadow over Germany



Turkey is divided ahead of a key constitutional referendum to grant President Erdogan more power. So too is Germany's Turkish population. Officials are concerned that violence could be the result while ordinary Germans are unable to understand how anyone could support Erdogan. By SPIEGEL Staff

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Spiegel Online
Friday March 24, 2017 @ 12:55:23 PM mt

A Week with the White House Press Corps: Inside Trump's War on the Traditional Media



Since his declaration that the media is the "enemy of the people," White House correspondents have been battling to maintain their position in the new America. Trump is giving them competition by filling the press corps with trolls and a new wave of right-wing media.

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Spiegel Online
Friday March 24, 2017 @ 12:55:22 PM mt

Two Years of Uncertainty: Europe Prepares for Tough Brexit Negotiations



The official divorce proceedings between Britain and the European Union are expected to begin on Wednesday, when Prime Minister Theresa May triggers Article 50. So far, the UK and the EU haven't even agreed on the first issues they intend to negotiate. By SPIEGEL Staff

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Spiegel Online
Friday March 24, 2017 @ 12:55:20 PM mt

A Wounded Metropolis: London in the Age of Terror and Brexit



London is the epicenter of globalization, a glut of money and creativity -- and the antithesis of Brexit parochialism. It is also the best city in the world.

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Spiegel Online
Friday March 24, 2017 @ 01:09:58 AM mt

Erdogan's Perfect Storm: Netherlands DisputeGives Turkey Perfect Election Fodder



Ankara is piling on in its dispute with the Netherlands after the country refused to allow key government members to hold political rallies in the country over the weekend. Turkey is calling for retaliation in the "harshest ways" and President Erdogan has found the perfect election issue.

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Spiegel Online
Thursday March 23, 2017 @ 05:18:43 AM mt

Targeting Terrorists: Germany's Dilemma in Dealing with Islamist Threats



German police believe there are 602 Islamists living in the country who could be capable of perpetrating a terrorist attack. Politicians want to crack down on possible extremists, but many of the measures under consideration are ineffective or legally dubious. By SPIEGEL Staff

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Spiegel Online
Thursday March 23, 2017 @ 02:07:53 AM mt

'GeertPeddles Illusions': Dutch Populist's BrotherSpeaks Out



Geert Wilders routinely incites against Muslims and immigrants to court voters. In an interview, Paul Wilders explains how his brother became an Islamophobe and how he lives -- in hiding, with security and under constant fear of death threats.

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Spiegel Online
Wednesday March 22, 2017 @ 02:46:21 AM mt

Europe at a Crossroads: 'The Pacifist Streak in German Politics Is a Problem'



The future of NATO and trans-Atlantic relations will be at the top of the agenda at the Munich Security Conference, which begins on Friday. British political scientist Anthony Glees says that Germany must become a "muscular democracy" and take the lead in Europe.

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