SPIEGEL ONLINE - International

Economic Superpower: Chinese Expansion Has Germany on the Defensive (Do, 24 Mai 2018)
The German economy has grown dependent on China in a development that is now coming back to haunt it. With a global trade war brewing, it will be impossible for the government in Berlin to please both Beijing and Washington. It's time for a new strategy. By DER SPIEGEL Staff
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The Hardliner with a Soft Spot: A Visit with Trump's Man in Berlin (Mi, 23 Mai 2018)
With the arrival of Richard Grenell, an unusual diplomat has taken up quarters at the U.S. Embassy in Germany. The new ambassador is outspoken, modern and openly gay but also an arch-conservative. He tweets more than the president.
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Interview with Joschka Fischer: 'The U.S. President Is Destroying the American World Order' (Di, 22 Mai 2018)
In an interview with DER SPIEGEL, former German Foreign Minister Joschka Fischer talks about the danger of war against Iran, the deterioration of trans-Atlantic relations under U.S. President Donald Trump and the serious need for Germany to invest massively in the European Union's future.
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Iran Crisis: Trump Drives Wedge Between Germany and France (Fr, 18 Mai 2018)
Donald Trump's move to withdraw from the nuclear agreement with Iran should have pulled the European Union together, but Angela Merkel has instead chosen to appease the U.S. president. Criticism of her stance is mounting in Brussels and Berlin. By SPIEGEL Staff
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European Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström: 'We Won't Allow Ourselves to Be Blackmailed' (Fr, 18 Mai 2018)
In an interview with DER SPIEGEL, European Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström, 50, says the EU won't negotiate "until Trump stops pointing the gun at our chest." But, she adds, Europe would much prefer compromise over aggression.
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'He Calls Me Arthur and I Call Him Sir': Forty Years with Britain's Royals (Do, 17 Mai 2018)
Arthur Edwards has spent over 40 years photographing the royal family for Britain's Sun newspaper. In an interview, he talks about his experiences and Prince Harry's wedding this weekend.
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PEDs Scandal: Romanian Doping Lab Covered Up Positive Tests (Do, 17 Mai 2018)
A sports doping laboratory in Romania has been suspended for months. An internal report from the World Anti-Doping Agency indicates the penalty came in response to intentional manipulation by an "external entity."
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Nobel Ignominy: Literature, Lust and Lies at the Swedish Academy (Do, 17 Mai 2018)
The Swedish Academy will not be awarding a Nobel prize in literature this year. And a closer look at the swamp of scandal in Stockholm raises doubts as to whether it can ever be rehabilitated.
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Chasing Paradise: A Palestinian Clan Dreams of Going Home (Di, 15 Mai 2018)
The members of a large Palestinian clan dream of escaping Gaza and going back to their homeland, the village of Ni'ilya. For 70 years, they've been imagining this return to a place that no longer exists, except in their collective memories.
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Revolution from Above: Prince bin Salman Drags Saudi Arabia into Modernity (Mo, 14 Mai 2018)
Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is determined to drag his country into modernity. While many of the reforms he has introduced have been broadly welcomed, he is demanding absolute obedience.
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Mobility Quiz: Do You Know the Longest Road in the World? (Mo, 14 Mai 2018)
Whether by car, train or plane, traveling these days is simpler than it has ever been. But some places are still easier than others. Test your knowledge!
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Future Train: How Light Rail Has Transformed Addis Ababa (Mo, 14 Mai 2018)
The economies of major African cities are hampered due to the lack of public transportation, according to the World Bank. The Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa has now installed a light rail system. And the transformation has been profound.
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Exit from Iran Deal: Trump Strikes a Deep Blow to Trans-Atlantic Ties (Fr, 11 Mai 2018)
With his decision to blow up the Iran deal, U.S. President Donald Trump has thrown Europe into uncertainty and anxiety -- and raised the specter of a new war in the Middle East. One thing is certain: the trans-Atlantic relationship has been seriously damaged. By DER SPIEGEL Staff
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Trump and Iran: Time for Europe to Join the Resistance (Fr, 11 Mai 2018)
U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal marks the temporary suspension of the trans-Atlantic alliance. What now?
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Former CIA Director Michael Hayden: 'We Have a President Who Views Allies as a Burden' (Fr, 11 Mai 2018)
In an interview, former CIA Director Michael Hayden discusses U.S. President Donald Trump's relationship with the truth, his treatment of his European allies and why the White House backed out of the Iran deal.
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Interview with Chelsea Manning: 'There's No Troll that Can Hurt Me' (Mi, 09 Mai 2018)
American whistleblower Chelsea Manning has been free for a year now following seven years behind bars. She speaks with SPIEGEL ONLINE about her difficult return to freedom and explains why activism is more important than ever.
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Navigating the Headwinds: Europe Has Few Good Options on Iran (Mi, 09 Mai 2018)
Europe spent months trying to convince U.S. President Donald Trump not to abandon the Iran nuclear agreement. Now that he has, the Europeans are left with a handful of options, but none of them are good.
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Trump and Iran: Europe Stuck Between a Bomb and a Hard Place (Mi, 09 Mai 2018)
With U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to violate the Iran nuclear agreement, Europe finds itself facing an almost unsolvable diplomatic challenge: It must save the Iran deal while avoiding open confrontation with Washington.
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The Great Divide: Is Germany's Special Relationship with Russia Ending? (Mi, 09 Mai 2018)
Germany's new foreign minister has adopted a sharper tone than his predecessors on Russia. There are plenty of reasons to do so, but it is a significant break with tradition. Berlin is casting about for a happy medium. By DER SPIEGEL Staff
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American Roulette: Trump Tricks Trade Partners into Dangerous Game (Sa, 05 Mai 2018)
Donald Trump has issued a new ultimatum in his tariffs dispute with the European Union. Although his strategy may appear erratic, it has its own logic. Things could get dangerous if the EU decides to play his game.
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