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Spiegel Online
Saturday November 18, 2017 @ 04:54:47 AM mt

Will Separatists Split Spain: Tough Approach By Madrid Escalates Tensions



The conflict between Madrid and Catalan separatists is escalating. With raids and arrests last week, Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy is trying to prevent an independence referendum, but preparations for the vote are still underway.

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Saturday November 18, 2017 @ 03:32:58 AM mt

Right-Wing Unpopulists: Germany's AfD Struggling to Find Staffers in Berlin



The Alternative for Germany managed to make its way into German parliament. But now, the right-wing populists are struggling to find experienced staffers willing to work for them. The party has turned to headhunters and "bounties" to fill the gap.

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Saturday November 18, 2017 @ 03:32:55 AM mt

Germany's Next Government: Coalition Talks HitFinance Ministry Snag



The business-friendly Free Democrats want the Finance Ministry, but Merkel's conservatives don't want to let it go. Now, plans are afoot to shrink its powers if the FDP insists. The disagreement could torpedo coalition talks.

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Saturday November 18, 2017 @ 03:32:44 AM mt

100 Years Since the October Revolution: Russia'sUnloved Anniversary



It has been 100 years since the October Revolution that heralded the Bolshevik takeover of Russia and changed the world. Yet today, Russians have mixed feelings about the centenary and approach it with care.

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Friday November 17, 2017 @ 07:11:39 PM mt

The Future of the SPD: Martin Schulz Faces a Fight for Survival



Germany's Social Democrats had a grim result in this year's federal elections. Now chancellor candidate Martin Schulz is battling for re-election asSPD chairman. His quest isn't just about power, it's also about his legacy.

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Friday November 17, 2017 @ 08:03:44 AM mt

Freedom of the Press and Expression in Turkey: We Must Remain Defiant



For 200 days now, Turkish-German journalist Deniz Ycel has been held in jail in Turkey. But the madness won't become routine just because time has passed.

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Friday November 17, 2017 @ 08:03:38 AM mt

Interview with Edward Snowden: 'There Is Still Hope - Even for Me'



In an interview, whistleblower Edward Snowden discusses his life in Russia, the power of the intelligence apparatuses and how he will continue his battle against all-encompassing surveillance by governments.

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Friday November 17, 2017 @ 07:35:25 AM mt

Germany's Next Government: Coalition Talks Go Into Overtime



Exploratory talks on forming a new government were supposed to have finished in Berlin on Thursday night. Instead, they have hit a wall, with parties continuing to squabble over key issues. Whether or not Angela Merkel can put together an alliance and avert fresh elections is becoming unclear.

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Friday November 17, 2017 @ 05:36:28 AM mt

A Country Still Divided: Why Is theFormerEast Germany Tilting Populist



The Berlin Wall fell 28 years ago,yet vast divisions remain between the former East and West of the country. In the recent election, the populist AfD party did particularly well intheeastern states.But why? By DER SPIEGEL staff

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Spiegel Online
Friday November 17, 2017 @ 01:16:05 AM mt

What Macron Means for Europe: 'How Much Will the Germans Have to Pay'



Emmanuel Macron represents an opportunity for Europe, one the Germans would be wise to take advantage of. It is doubtful, though, whether Angela Merkel will be able to act on the French president's bold vision.

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