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Bolivia: The Proud Child Laborers (Di, 24 Jan 2017)
In the land of child labor: Even as the world is seeking to eliminate child labor, Bolivia has passed a law enabling the practice -- with the support of many of the children who work. Expedition BeyondTomorrow went to Bolivia for a closer look.
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Tumultuous Times: 'Political Uncertainty Has Doubled the Around World' (Mo, 23 Jan 2017)
In an interview, Stanford economist Nicholas Bloom, 43, discusses the era of political uncertainty that has been unleashed with Donald Trump's presidency and Britain's decision to leave the European Union.
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Global Education Quiz: How Do We Ensure Education for All? (Mo, 23 Jan 2017)
The international community has set the goal of sending every child in the world to school by 2030. Is that really likely to happen? Find out in our interactive quiz.
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Money, Money Everywhere: Why Does the EU Get Such a Bad Rap? (Mo, 23 Jan 2017)
Has the EU really lost touch with its citizens? Is it unable to improve people's lives? Yes and no. Across Europe, EU money flows from Brussels into thousands of projects and ideas. Why does nobody notice?
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Defending Western Values: Time for an International Front Against Trump (Fr, 20 Jan 2017)
With the inauguration of Donald Trump as U.S. president, America is set to move into a more isolationist and more self-interested direction. The rest of the West must now stand up to defend our values.
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Historian Anne Applebaum on Trump: 'Protest Is Insufficient' (Fr, 20 Jan 2017)
In a SPIEGEL interview, Pulitzer-winning writer and historian Anne Applebaum talks about what the rise of Donald Trump means for Europe, what the future holds for NATO and whether democracy can survive the rise of right-wing populism.
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Assault on Europe: Donald Trump and the New World Order (Fr, 20 Jan 2017)
The inauguration of Donald Trump heralds the arrival of a new world order. The West is weaker than ever before and rising American nationalism poses a threat both to Germany's economy and the European Union.
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Dear Facebook, This Man Is Not a Terrorist: Selfie with Merkel Haunts Refugee (Do, 19 Jan 2017)
Under normal circumstances, he would be considered a shining example of integration. But a selfie of Anas Modamani together with German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been used repeatedly to label the young Syrian refugee as a terrorist. The 19-year-old has had enough and is taking legal action against Facebook.
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Domestic Refugees in Ukraine: Waiting Out the War (Do, 19 Jan 2017)
The war in eastern Ukraine has uprooted hundreds of thousands of people, forcing them to flee from the constant shelling. Many of them have since found shelter, but they are yearning to return to their old lives.
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Mr. Me: No One Loves the 45th President Like Donald Trump (Mi, 18 Jan 2017)
The hope that Donald Trump might become more presidential as his inauguration approached has proven misguided. The 45th president of the United States has shown that his own public image is his first priority.
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Now Hiring: Purges Have Weakened Once Mighty Turkish Military (Mi, 18 Jan 2017)
Mass firings after last summer's failed coup attempt have created widespread anxiety inside the Turkish military. A weakened army and the loss of high-ranking officers is becoming a problem for NATO.
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Theresa May's Brexit Plan: I Want, I Want, I Want (Mi, 18 Jan 2017)
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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Web of Dependencies: A Whiff of Corruption in Orbán's Hungary (Di, 17 Jan 2017)
In order to consolidate his power, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán is creating a corrupt oligarchy in Hungary. He's also letting his family and friends in on the lucrative action.
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Newt Gingrich on Trump White House: 'If They Decide To Become Reasonable, They Will Have Failed' (Mo, 16 Jan 2017)
In a SPIEGEL interview, conservative intellectual leader and Trump confidant Newt Gingrich discusses the president-elect's future political course, how he is "very cautious" when it comes to nuclear weapons and the threat of trade wars.
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Wild Wild West: Inside the Desperate Battle against Sports Doping (So, 15 Jan 2017)
A special unit of investigators and medical professionals in the U.S. is on the hunt for sports cheats. Internal emails that DER SPIEGEL has examined show how assiduous the inspectors are in their pursuit -- and how frustrating it can be.
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War and Peace: Disunity and Impotence at the United Nations (Do, 12 Jan 2017)
The mandate of the United Nations is to preserve peace in the world, but when it comes to the Syrian crisis, the global body has failed badly. Will the UN's new secretary-general be able to finally introduce necessary reforms? By SPIEGEL Staff
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Brexit Confusion: A Riddle Wrapped in a Mystery Inside an Enigma (Di, 10 Jan 2017)
Six months after the EU referendum, the government in Britain still has no plan for leaving the bloc. What does Brexit really mean?
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Juncker's Right-Hand Man: The Most Powerful Bureaucrat in EU History? (Mo, 09 Jan 2017)
Martin Selmayr, cabinet chief for EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, wields tremendous power in Brussels. That is not to everyone's liking.
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Tunisian Prime Minister Chahed: 'Terror No Longer Has a Nationality' (Mo, 09 Jan 2017)
The suspect in the December terror attack in Berlin, which killed 12, came from Tunisia. SPIEGEL spoke to the country's prime minister, Youssef Chahed, 41, about terrorism in his country and the problems facing its fragile democracy.
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Democracy Under Pressure: Germany Balances Liberty and Security in Face of Terror (Fr, 06 Jan 2017)
In the wake of the Berlin terror attack, leading German politicians have begun demanding changes to the country's security architecture. With fall elections approaching, the issue is set to dominate the campaign. But there's also a danger of going too far. By SPIEGEL Staff
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