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Spiegel Online
Saturday April 29, 2017 @ 08:14:31 AM mt

A Triumphof Reason: Dutch Election Slows Europe's Populists



Prime Minister Mark Rutte has decisively won the Dutch national election, withright-wing populist Geert Wilders trailingfar behind. The incumbentleaderplayed the country's tensions with Turkey to his own advantage-- his victory is good news for Europe.

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Saturday April 29, 2017 @ 01:11:00 AM mt

Opinion: The Bizarre Behavior of Turkish-German Voters



A clear majority of Turkish voters in Germany cast ballots in favor of Erdogan's presidential system -- many out of spite for the country. The development reveals how far immigrants from Turkey still have to go before they will be integrated at the center of society.

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Saturday April 29, 2017 @ 01:10:59 AM mt

Opinion: It's Time To Break Off EU Membership Talks with Turkey



Turks have voted to give their autocratic president even more power, with few checks and balances. By doing so, they have cast their ballot against the values of the European Union. It's time for the EU to take actionby ending membership talks with Turkey.

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Friday April 28, 2017 @ 12:15:54 PM mt

Eroding Friendship: German-Israeli Relations Take a Turn for the Worse



This week's diplomatic row over German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel's visit to Israel is indicative of growing mistrust between the two governments. But it's unusual for tensions between the two countries to be this open.

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Friday April 28, 2017 @ 12:15:53 PM mt

John Dean on Trump's First 100 Days: 'I'd Give Him an F'



John Dean has no lack of experience with difficult politicians -- he served as Richard Nixon's right-hand man and was a key figure in the Watergate scandal. In an interview, he explains why he believes the best hope for Donald Trump is his incompetence.

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Friday April 28, 2017 @ 12:15:52 PM mt

100 Days of Chaos: Donald Trump and the Erosion of American Democracy



With his attacks on judges, journalists and critics, U.S. President Donald Trump is chipping away at the foundations of democracy. Is the American Constitution strong enough to withstand the assault?

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Friday April 28, 2017 @ 05:12:12 AM mt

The New York Times and the President: Trump's Love-Hate Relationship with the Gray Lady



Donald Trump bashes no other newspaper to the degree he does the New York Times. But it hasn't damaged the paper -- on the contrary. The newsroom may be exhausted, but it is more motivated than ever.

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Friday April 28, 2017 @ 05:12:11 AM mt

Refugee and Soldier: The Double Life of a Right-Wing Terror Suspect



A suspected right-wing extremist German army officer is thought to have been planning an attack. As part of his preparation, he registered as a refugee from Syria. Now, Franco A. has been arrested in a perplexing case full of riddles.

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Thursday April 27, 2017 @ 05:51:31 AM mt

Rape Allegations Against Real Madrid Star: 'It Has To Be Less' Ronaldo Wrote in Text Message



A young woman claims that Cristiano Ronaldo raped her. Following the publication of a report on the allegations, the Real Madrid player's agency dismissed the story as "journalistic fiction." But DER SPIEGEL has evidence indicating that Ronaldo was privy to negotiations with the American.

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Spiegel Online
Thursday April 27, 2017 @ 02:02:37 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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