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Spiegel Online
Tuesday January 23, 2018 @ 03:35:26 AM mt

New Tax Problems: Lionel Messi Paid around 12 Million Euros in Back Taxes



Facing what could have been a new round of troubles with fiscal authorities, football player Lionel Messi paid 12 million euros in back taxes at the end of 2016. Documents supplied by Football Leaks show that FC Barcelona ultimately jumped in to cover the superstar's tax debt.

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Spiegel Online
Tuesday January 23, 2018 @ 03:35:25 AM mt

New Der SPIEGEL Cover explained: The Age of Fire and Fury



Humanity as a whole is being set back just because of one single Person. Where is the world supposed to start again if it manages to survive Donald Trump?

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Spiegel Online
Tuesday January 23, 2018 @ 03:35:24 AM mt

Grand Coalition Redux: Progress for Merkel In Search for a Government



An end to Germany's leadership vacuum may finally be in sight as Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives and the center-left Social Democrats reached a preliminary agreement on Friday morning. But there are plenty of hurdles still left to clear.

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Spiegel Online
Monday January 22, 2018 @ 01:30:23 PM mt

Arms for Hostage: Berlin WeighsTank Deal with Turkey to Free Journalist



Officially, Germany insists it wants no part of any kind of trade-off with Turkey in its effort to free imprisoned journalist Deniz Ycel. Behind the scenes, though, a tank deal could be taking shape.

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Monday January 22, 2018 @ 06:34:43 AM mt

Refugee Reversal: Merkel's Got Some Explaining To Do



German Chancellor Angela Merkel has completely reversed her refugee policies without bothering to tell German voters why she has done so. Such imperiousness is a common problem for those who have been in office for too long.

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Monday January 22, 2018 @ 04:43:57 AM mt

Leo's Secret Society: The Shady World of Messi's Charitable Foundation



Documents from the Football Leaks whistleblowing platform have raised serious questions about Lionel Messi's charitable foundations -- from annual reports filed years after the fact to the granting of possibly illegal tax exemptions to donors. By DER SPIEGEL Staff

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Spiegel Online
Monday January 22, 2018 @ 01:15:43 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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Monday January 22, 2018 @ 01:15:34 AM mt

EU CompetitionCommissioner Vestager: 'The Auto Industry Is a High Priority'



EU Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager, 49, has made a name for herself by taking on Google, Apple and Starbucks. She talks to DER SPIEGEL about her current investigation into possible automaker collusion and Facebook's responsibilities to its users.

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Monday January 22, 2018 @ 01:15:27 AM mt

Jihad on the Mediterranean: 'I Heard Their Screams and Then They Were Gone'



Seven Muslim refugees from Africa were recently convicted in Italy of throwing Christians from a dinghy on the journey across the Mediterranean. Prosecutors say it was a crime of faith. But was it?

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Spiegel Online
Saturday January 20, 2018 @ 06:29:08 AM mt

Never Fear: Merkel Should Follow Macron'sLead on Europe



French President Emmanuel Macron is challenging the populists with a bold vision for the future of Europe. Germany should follow his example.

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