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Interview with Michael Bloomberg: 'We Should Help' Donald Trump (Mi, 26 Jul 2017)
In an interview with DER SPIEGEL, former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg discusses his efforts to combat climate change and his political opponent Donald Trump, who he says should be given a helping hand to prevent a failing presidency.
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'The House Is Burning': Ronaldo's Tax Tricks Hit the Entire Football Industry (Di, 25 Jul 2017)
Following DER SPIEGEL's Football Leaks revelations, Cristiano Ronaldo could now face trial on tax-related charges. His fans are outraged, while others inlcuding the president of UEFA are furious -- at players' agents, who have dragged the professional sport into the mud.
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A Seed Sown By the West: Afghanistan's Young Liberal Elites Challenge the Taliban (Mo, 24 Jul 2017)
A young, liberal elite has emerged in Kabul, including many women. It is taking a stand against the Taliban's atrocities in the form of political and artistic initiatives and wants to put an end to Afghanistan's culture of violence.
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From Paragon To Pariah: How Kaczynski Is Driving Poland Away from Europe (Fr, 21 Jul 2017)
Jaroslaw Kaczynski, the most powerful politician in Poland, is the architect of judicial reforms that have drawn massive criticism across Europe. As the Polish government chips away at checks and balances, is it possible the politician could drive the country out of the EU?
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Time To Stand Up to Erdogan?: Germany Debates Tougher Stance Against Turkey (Fr, 21 Jul 2017)
The recent arrest of German human rights activist Peter Steudtner marks a turning point in relations between Germany and Turkey. In an election year, the center-left Social Democrats want to see a tightening of sanctions, but Angela Merkel has declined. She wants to save the refugee deal the EU has made with Ankara.
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Dr. Smartphone: The Medical Profession's Digital Revolution Is Here (Do, 20 Jul 2017)
The health care sector is facing a far-reaching and unpredictable revolution. Smartphones are capable of replacing many devices that have become standard in medical practices and some apps will soon be able to provide diagnoses as well. Patients are becoming less reliant on doctors.
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Social Design Award: Transitioning to a Better World (Mi, 19 Jul 2017)
Community gardeners and other activists in Berlin are helping the Transition movement to take root in the German capital as part of its worldwide campaign for a sustainable society.
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Hipster Extremists: The Alt-Right Movement Behind Trump's Presidency (Fr, 14 Jul 2017)
They helped him get elected, and now the alt-right movement is flourishing under Donald Trump's presidency. Their recipe: racism, Islamophobia, sexism and chauvinism packaged in a hypocritical veneer of hipster cool.
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Chaos at the G-20: How Hamburg Failed to Protect Its Citizens (Fr, 14 Jul 2017)
The violence that erupted at the G-20 summit last week has raised significant questions as to whether protecting world leaders was prioritized over the safety of the people of Hamburg. Police records from the weekend reveal the full scale of the chaos. By SPIEGEL Staff
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Exodus: The Uncertain Fate of Iraq's Largest Christian City (Do, 13 Jul 2017)
Before Islamic State invaded, Qaraqosh was home to Iraq's largest Christian community. Now liberated after three years of occupation, little remains and former residents are considering whether its worth rebuilding in a country with an unclear future.
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Interview with Naomi Klein: 'The Left Has Been Far Too Timid' (Do, 13 Jul 2017)
Naomi Klein helped launch the anti-globalization movement with her book, "No Logo." Twenty years later, DER SPIEGEL spoke to her about the Hamburg G-20, the current generation of protesters and her concern about how Donald Trump will react in a crisis.
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France, Germany and the EU: The European Motor Sputters to Life (Mo, 10 Jul 2017)
Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Emmanuel Macron hope to reinvigorate the Franco-German partnership. Yet even as military cooperation moves forward, the two countries are still far apart on eurozone reforms.
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Tennis Pro Alexander Zverev: 'We Are Supposed to Be Robots' (Mo, 10 Jul 2017)
Alexander Zverev, 20, is Germany's best male tennis player and has made it to the top 16 at Wimbledon this week, his best Grand Slam performance ever. SPIEGEL spoke with him about breaking rackets, lifting weights and the pitfalls of social media.
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Lasting Questions from Hamburg: Was the G-20 Summit Really Worth It? (Sa, 08 Jul 2017)
The Hamburg summit is over. Overshadowed by the violence on the streets outside, Angela Merkel and the rest of the G-20 leaders managed to find mini-compromises on major issues. But the question remains: Was it worth it?
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The G-20 in Hamburg: A Look Back at the Summit (Sa, 08 Jul 2017)
Reports, interviews and analysis: Take a look back at highlights of our coverage of this week's G-20 summit, which brought leaders of the world's leading industrialized countries to Hamburg to discuss the most pressing issues of our time.
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The G-18.5: What the G-20 Declaration Means for the Climate (Sa, 08 Jul 2017)
All G-20 participants, except for the U.S., underlined their commitment to the Paris climate change agreement. It is a significant success for Merkel, even if Turkish President Erdogan changed his mind after the summit.
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Black Friday: Hamburg's G-20 Security Failure (Sa, 08 Jul 2017)
Stores were looted, cars burned and bands of anarchists marauded through the streets. At times, the police were completely overwhelmed by the scale of violence at the G-20 summit in Hamburg. What went wrong?
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A Family Affair: The Road to Donald Leads through Ivanka (Sa, 08 Jul 2017)
Ivanka Trump briefly took her father's place at the G-20 negotiating table on Saturday. But hostess Angela Merkel is happy to have the U.S. president's daughter at the summit. A good relationship with Ivanka provides a reliable channel to the White House.
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Don't Conflate Demonstrators with Rioters: Legitimate Protest Is More Important than Ever (Sa, 08 Jul 2017)
Black-masked rioters left behind a trail of destruction in Hamburg on Friday night -- and showed that they are only interested in violence. But real political protest is more important than ever.
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G-20 Critics Are Wrong: This Is the Closest We Have To a World Government (Sa, 08 Jul 2017)
The G-20 may have many shortcomings, but it is more important than ever for addressing the global problems humanity faces. It's a format we should strengthen -- not something we should get rid of.
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