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The Triumph of the Autocrats: What the Syrian Debacle Means for the Middle East and Europe (Fr, 18 Okt 2019)
Now that the U.S. has withdrawn from northern Syria, a trio of autocrats is dividing the country up between them. But with Putin, Erdogan and Assad now having the say in the region, dangers are on the horizon for Europe. By DER SPIEGEL Staff
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Refugee Success Stories: Finding a New Life in Germany (Thu, 17 Oct 2019)
Since the mass influx of refugees to Germany in 2015, one-third have found jobs in the country. We profile four success stories that show just how far some asylum-seekers can get in the country if they remain persistent.
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Fridays for Horsepower: The German Motorists Who Oppose Greta Thunberg (Tue, 15 Oct 2019)
Motorists in Germany are banding together to oppose climate activists' calls to limit the use of cars. Politicians are taking them seriously because, unlike the Fridays for Future movement and its leader Greta Thunberg, most members of the Fridays for Horsepower group can vote. By SPIEGEL Staff
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Never Again? The Halle Attack and Everyday Anti-Semitism in Germany (Tue, 15 Oct 2019)
Jews in Germany are taunted and harassed every day, often -- but by no means exclusively -- by the far right. This daily discrimination also sets the stage for violence against Jewish people.
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Ukrainian Director Oleg Sentsov on Being a Political Prisoner in Russia  : 'They Try to Get Under Your Skin' (Tue, 15 Oct 2019)
Ukrainian director Oleg Sentsov spent five years as a political prisoner in Russia. In an interview, he speaks with DER SPIEGEL about the interrogation techniques used by the Russian secret service and the glass jar that gave him hope.
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Climate Change Ground Zero: Melting Permafrost Imperils Arctic Residents (Tue, 15 Oct 2019)
The Arctic is warming faster than any other region on the planet, and dangers lurk in its frozen soil. Nowhere are the effects of global warming more evident than in the Arctic archipelago of Svalbard.
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Far-Right Terrorism: Deadly Attack Exposes Lapses in German Security Apparatus (Fri, 11 Oct 2019)
The 27-year-old German man who went on a shooting spree during the Yom Kippur holiday was out to kill Jews. He apparently self-radicalized in the darkest corners of the internet, beyond the reach of police or intelligence officials, who are woefully unprepared for this new breed of terrorism. By DER SPIEGEL Staff
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Opinion: This Isn't a Drill, It's the Catastrophe (Fri, 11 Oct 2019)
Germany is a country where hatred for those who are perceived to be different slides effortlessly from a tick on the election ballot to genocide. It's not enough to install a few security cameras -- it's time for an antifascist consensus.
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The PiS Dynasty: Kaczynski Party in Control Ahead of Polish Vote (Thu, 10 Oct 2019)
The right-wing party PiS is heading for another election victory in Poland. To ensure as large a majority as possible, Jaroslaw Kaczynski is seeking to target more moderate voters, but he hasn't forgotten his party's core nationalist supporters.
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Time To Act: Trump's Impeachment Inquiry Is Imperative for the World (Wed, 09 Oct 2019)
In the battle over the impeachment inquiry, Donald Trump has shown once again just how deft a manipulator he can be. Will it be enough? A failure of American democracy would be a disaster -- and not just for the United States.
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Predictable Chaos: Europe Braces for the Effects of Brexit (Tue, 08 Oct 2019)
Hopes for a last minute deal between Britain and the EU are fading and both sides are now preparing for the consequences of an unregulated Brexit, including higher customs duties, long delays and greater uncertainties. There will be plenty of losers, but also some beneficiaries. By DER SPIEGEL Staff
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'Everything Is Out of Control': What Awaits Britons Abroad After Brexit (Tue, 08 Oct 2019)
Roughly 1.2 million Britons live abroad in the European Union and Brexit is making their lives more expensive and more complicated. For some, it has endangered their livelihoods. Five people talk to DER SPIEGEL about their experiences.
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Afghan President Ghani: 'The Taliban Miscalculated Massively on All Fronts' (Mon, 07 Oct 2019)
The Taliban ravaged Afghanistan during the war, torturing and killing countless people. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani explains in an interview why his government is still willing to negotiate with them.
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Reader Vote: Room with the Queen or a Small Garden House? (Sat, 05 Oct 2019)
What will future living look like? Around 150 proposals were submitted to the Social Design Award and 10 have been selected for the shortlist. Vote for your favorite!
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Maximum Impact: Extinction Rebellion Takes Aim at Berlin (Fri, 04 Oct 2019)
The climate activists from Extinction Rebellion are tired of compromise and are hoping to use civil disobedience to force politicians to take action on global warming. Next week, they aim to shut down Berlin.
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Let's Make a Deal: Europe Can No Longer Afford the Brexit Insanity (Fri, 04 Oct 2019)
Despite everything, it is time for the European Union to reach a deal with the United Kingdom on Brexit. Compromise is the only way out of this mess.
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The Price of Resistence: One Hundred Days of Protest in Hong Kong (Thu, 03 Oct 2019)
Arrests, tear gas and Molotov cocktails: Hong Kong has been protesting against Beijing's heavy-handedness for more than three months. A closer look at the history of the conflict reveals a gradual radicalization and raises questions for its future.
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Greta Thunberg in America: The Climate Activist vs. World Leaders (Thu, 03 Oct 2019)
Greta Thunberg has become a symbolic figure in the battle against climate change, with many revering her as a savior. Is it possible that she's the last reasonable person on a planet that has gone off the rails?
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Murder in Berlin: Evidence Mounts of Russian State Involvement (Wed, 02 Oct 2019)
The murder of a Georgian man in Berlin is attracting international attention. DER SPIEGEL and its reporting partners have new information indicating that the crime could in fact have been commissioned by the Russian state.
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Metals and Chemicals: Health Problems Mount in Turkish Industrial Zone (Wed, 02 Oct 2019)
Companies from around the world have built factories in the Turkish province of Kocaeli, east of Istanbul. The result has been an environmental disaster, with residents suffering from high rates of cancer and other maladies.
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