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Spiegel Online
Tuesday February 21, 2017 @ 04:09:30 AM mt

Spotlight on Schulz: Merkel Rival Criticized for Role in Dubious Staff Perks



European Parliament officials in Brussels are criticizing Angela Merkel's only real rival in upcoming German elections. Martin Schulz stands accused of circumventing standard channels to grant lucrative perks to his staff -- at the expense of taxpayers.

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Spiegel Online
Tuesday February 21, 2017 @ 03:13:46 AM mt

Opinion: It's High Time for a European Broadcasting Service



Propaganda spreads faster on social media than serious information and we've just experienced what an election looks like in the post-factual world. The European Union should launch its own broadcasting channel to counter the lies, draw Europe together and defend democracy.

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Spiegel Online
Tuesday February 21, 2017 @ 03:13:45 AM mt

The Greater Evil: France's Bumbling Searchfor a Candidate to Stop Le Pen



In the race for the French presidency, one candidate after the other has stumbled. Conservative Franois Fillon's campaign is the latest to come undone after reports of financial irregularities involving his wife. Who will be the one to stand up to Marine Le Pen?

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Spiegel Online
Monday February 20, 2017 @ 10:25:58 AM mt

Collapse of the Caliphate: Dire Straits for Islamic State Finances



Islamic State is in deep financial trouble. A new study by King's College in London provides the first in-depth look at the terrorist group's revenue structure and why its business model is now failing.

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Spiegel Online
Monday February 20, 2017 @ 04:40:53 AM mt

Theresa May's Brexit Plan: I Want I Want I Want



Theresa May wanted to show a friendly yet tough face to her country's European allies. But her Brexit speech showed one thing above all: The British prime minister is blind to reality.

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Spiegel Online
Monday February 20, 2017 @ 04:10:21 AM mt

Rubble and Delusion: A Journey Through Assad's Syria



With the fall of Aleppo, the regime of Bashar Assad once again controls the country's second-largest city. But is reconciliation possible in the country? A journey through the dictator's rump state.

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Spiegel Online
Monday February 20, 2017 @ 02:15:28 AM mt

'Achilles Heel': Merkel's Conservatives Divided as Campaign Begins



With the Social Democrats surging in the polls after choosing Martin Schulz as their candidate for chancellor, the German election campaign has begun. But Chancellor Merkel's conservatives are deeply divided -- and trying in vain to paper over their differences.

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Spiegel Online
Sunday February 19, 2017 @ 03:46:26 AM mt

Web of Dependencies: A Whiff of Corruption in Orbn's Hungary



In order to consolidate his power, Prime Minister Viktor Orbn is creating a corrupt oligarchy in Hungary. He's also letting his family and friends in on the lucrative action.

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Spiegel Online
Sunday February 19, 2017 @ 02:27:42 AM mt

SPIEGEL Interview with Martin Schulz: 'The Trump Approach Will Never Be Our Approach'



Martin Schulz, the former president of European Parliament, is now running against Angela Merkel for the German Chancellery. SPIEGEL speaks with him about populism, the stability of democracy and Donald Trump.

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Spiegel Online
Saturday February 18, 2017 @ 03:22:53 PM mt

Trump's America: Democracy at the Tipping Point



Some have criticized the image on the cover of this week's DER SPIEGEL, but the symbol it depicts is a serious one: the very real threat that President Donald Trump poses to liberal democracy.

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