SPIEGEL ONLINE - International

A Wounded Metropolis: London in the Age of Terror and Brexit (Fr, 24 Mär 2017)
London is the epicenter of globalization, a glut of money and creativity -- and the antithesis of Brexit parochialism. It is also the best city in the world.
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Two Years of Uncertainty: Europe Prepares for Tough Brexit Negotiations (Fr, 24 Mär 2017)
The official divorce proceedings between Britain and the European Union are expected to begin on Wednesday, when Prime Minister Theresa May triggers Article 50. So far, the UK and the EU haven't even agreed on the first issues they intend to negotiate. By SPIEGEL Staff
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A Week with the White House Press Corps: Inside Trump's War on the Traditional Media (Fr, 24 Mär 2017)
Since his declaration that the media is the "enemy of the people," White House correspondents have been battling to maintain their position in the new America. Trump is giving them competition by filling the press corps with trolls and a new wave of right-wing media.
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Targeting Terrorists: Germany's Dilemma in Dealing with Islamist Threats (Do, 23 Mär 2017)
German police believe there are 602 Islamists living in the country who could be capable of perpetrating a terrorist attack. Politicians want to crack down on possible extremists, but many of the measures under consideration are ineffective or legally dubious. By SPIEGEL Staff
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Myths of Migration: Much of What We Think We Know Is Wrong (Di, 21 Mär 2017)
The debate over migration is plagued by a variety of inaccuracies and misunderstandings -- on both the right and the left. Here is what the research really shows.
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Resisting the Siren Song: Stopping the Advance of the Right-Wing Populists (Di, 21 Mär 2017)
The recent election in the Netherlands has sparked hope that the march of the right-wing populists has been halted. But it's important that populism be answered with democratic confidence rather than misguided imitation.
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Interview with German Intelligence Chief: 'Coup in Turkey Was Just a Welcome Pretext' (Mo, 20 Mär 2017)
German intelligence doesn't buy Turkish President Erdogan's claims that last year's coup attempt was backed by the Gülen movement. BND chief Bruno Kahl, 54, speaks with SPIEGEL about Turkey, possible Russian interference in German elections and what to expect from Islamic State.
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SPIEGEL Interview with Emmanuel Macron: 'I Am Offering the French Renewal' (Fr, 17 Mär 2017)
In an interview, French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron discusses his surprise political ascent, the desire of many for a new kind of politics and the necessity of widespread reforms in his country.
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PEDs on the Pitch: The Lie of Drug-Free Football (Fr, 17 Mär 2017)
It is often said that taking performance enhancing drugs makes no sense for soccer players. Then why do so many do so? An internal list from the World Anti-Doping Agency reveals the substances players have been caught using. And shows that football officials seek to play down the issue.
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Countdown to the Election: How Emmanuel Macron Upended French Politics (Fr, 17 Mär 2017)
Emmanuel Macron is the most unconventional French presidential candidate in decades, and if he keeps his momentum, he could keep Marine Le Pen from taking power. His promise to voters: the building of a new France.
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A Triumph of Reason: Dutch Election Slows Europe's Populists (Do, 16 Mär 2017)
Prime Minister Mark Rutte has decisively won the Dutch national election, with right-wing populist Geert Wilders trailing far behind. The incumbent leader played the country's tensions with Turkey to his own advantage -- his victory is good news for Europe.
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Erdogan and His Followers: Turkish Referendum Casts Dark Shadow over Germany (Di, 14 Mär 2017)
Turkey is divided ahead of a key constitutional referendum to grant President Erdogan more power. So too is Germany's Turkish population. Officials are concerned that violence could be the result while ordinary Germans are unable to understand how anyone could support Erdogan. By SPIEGEL Staff
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Fallow Ground: A City of Workers Turns to Wilders (Di, 14 Mär 2017)
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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Erdogan's Perfect Storm: Netherlands Dispute Gives Turkey Perfect Election Fodder (Mo, 13 Mär 2017)
Ankara is piling on in its dispute with the Netherlands after the country refused to allow key government members to hold political rallies in the country over the weekend. Turkey is calling for retaliation in the "harshest ways" and President Erdogan has found the perfect election issue.
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A Delicate Meeting: Can Merkel Bring Trump to Reason? (Fr, 10 Mär 2017)
Angela Merkel is planning a dual strategy for her first face-to-face meeting with Donald Trump on Tuesday. She wants to foster close personal relations with the new U.S. president, but she also wants to make clear the Berlin is armed for a trade war against Washington. By SPIEGEL Staff
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Germany's Deportation Lottery: Migrants' Fate a Game of Chance (Do, 09 Mär 2017)
Because the deportation of rejected asylum-seekers from Germany is the responsibility of the states, a highly arbitrary system not unlike a lottery. For the close to a half-million people expected to receive orders to be deported this year, whether they must leave or not may depend on where they live. By SPIEGEL Staff
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Gangster's Paradise: Assad's Control Erodes as Warlords Gain Upper Hand (Mi, 08 Mär 2017)
Bashar Assad's power over the areas of Syria under government control is slipping. Armed militias are growing stronger and the country's president can do nothing to stop them.
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Head-On: Tensions Escalate Between Berlin and Erdogan (Di, 07 Mär 2017)
Turkey's hardline approach to German journalist Deniz Yücel has created considerable pressure for the government in Berlin, with Erdogan's statements over the weekend further exacerbating the situation. Still, the Turkish leader isn't as strong as he appears to be.
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New WikiLeaks Revelations: CIA Spies May Also Operate in Frankfurt (Di, 07 Mär 2017)
WikiLeaks has published thousands of documents pertaining to CIA efforts at global surveillance, including a tool to transform smart-TVs into a powerful spying device. The documents indicate that some of the intelligence agency's spying may be done from Frankfurt.
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Democracy in Europe: EU Commissioner Pushes for Hard Line on Poland (Di, 07 Mär 2017)
The EU has been unable to find an effective lever to combat the flouting of democratic values in Poland and Hungary. In an interview with SPIEGEL ONLINE, Justice Commissioner Vera Jourová proposes cutting funding to the countries.
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