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[l] at 12/13/19 2:46pm
Last May, right-wing populist Heinz-Christian Strache was forced to resign as Austrian vice chancellor and FPÖ party head due to the Ibiza Scandal. Now, he is alleged to have accepted bags full of cash from Eastern Europe in exchange for political favors.
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[l] at 12/13/19 11:27am
Are masked figures working for the Greek authorities secretly deporting migrants back to Turkey? DER SPIEGEL has obtained videos suggesting exactly that. Pressure is growing for Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis to respond to the allegations, as tensions between the NATO partners grow.
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[l] at 12/12/19 6:51am
A report recently released by the UN strongly suggests that the goal of limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius could be impossible to achieve. Researchers are now warning of a tipping point in the fight against climate change.

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[l] at 12/12/19 4:36am
Forty years ago, thieves swiped five valuable paintings from an East German museum. Now, they have finally been returned, thanks largely to the mayor of the town from which they were taken. But the mystery hasn't yet been solved.
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[l] at 12/10/19 4:42am
Whether it's unclogging pipes or sewing pillowcases for a multinational furniture giant, some of the hundreds of thousands of Syrian women who have fled to Jordan in recent years are going to great lengths to make ends meet.
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[l] at 12/10/19 4:04am
On Wednesday, the World Trade Organization will be effectively rendered useless at the will of Donald Trump. With the United States having profited from the WTO more than most, his attacks make little sense.

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[l] at 12/10/19 3:09am
American economist Daron Acemoglu is deeply concerned about the future of democracy under Donald Trump. In a DER SPIEGEL interview, he speaks about the link between economic dissatisfaction and the rise of political extremism.

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[l] at 12/9/19 8:03am
A secret Russian death squad appears to be killing Moscow's enemies in the West in an effort to destabilize Europe. Perpetrators with connections to the Russian government appear to be responsible for the slaying of a Georgian national in Berlin. By DER SPIEGEL Staff
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[l] at 12/6/19 10:01am
Two years after the murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, Malta's vast cesspool of corruption has become impossible to ignore. The EU's smallest member state is on the brink of failure.

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[l] at 12/6/19 2:34am
In areas of Afghanistan where German troops once built schools, the Taliban is now capturing one district after the other. With no end to the war in sight, voices calling for a deal with the Taliban are growing.
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[l] at 12/6/19 2:30am
Northern England will decide the most important election in the United Kingdom's recent history. It was once a Labour Party heartland, but Brexit has changed everything. A visit to the battlefield.
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[l] at 12/5/19 4:30am
Education is the key to Africa's future, says Patrick Awuah, Jr. In an effort to unlock that future, he founded Ashesi University in 2002. "We don't preach to people," he says, "we engage them in conversation."

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[l] at 12/4/19 9:04am
There are many disturbing aspects to modern-day China, but its treatment of the Uighurs is the most despicable. The West must come up with a response to the inhuman persecution.

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[l] at 12/2/19 5:31am
The recent theft of priceless jewels from an important collection in Dresden has cast light on the problem facing many museums today: security. Did the Grüne Gewölbe make the thieves' job too easy? And what is likely to happen to the looted treasures? By DER SPIEGEL Staff
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[l] at 11/29/19 11:05am
The right-wing populist party Alternative for Germany is already embroiled in a campaign donation scandal. But documents obtained by DER SPIEGEL show that more trouble could be on the horizon due to a murky slush fund used in the party's early days.
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[l] at 11/29/19 10:34am
In recent years, NATO has been militarily successful, but it has also been a political problem child. Indeed, Emmanuel Macron has disparaged it as "brain dead" and Donald Trump once called it "obsolete." The alliance is clearly at a crossroads.

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[l] at 11/28/19 9:01am
Specialists from China are erecting massive buildings across Africa, including Ethiopia's new national soccer stadium. The workers must leave behind their families and move to faraway countries. But the money is hard to beat.

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[l] at 11/28/19 8:25am
Drug syndicates are flooding Europe with very pure cocaine. Consumers need only send an encrypted text and a dealer will show up at their doorstep. And the authorities are all but powerless to stop them. By DER SPIEGEL Staff

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[l] at 11/28/19 5:01am
German anthropologist Adrain Zenz was instrumental in uncovering the extent of China's oppression of its Muslim Uighur minority. In an interview, he criticizes Western inaction and warns that China has already begun exporting its tools of oppression.
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[l] at 11/28/19 4:41am
Poverty, hardship and a sense of hopelessness are driving protesters into the streets in Iran, where they have been met with brutality by the Revolutionary Guard. Witnesses describe the dramatic events unfolding in the country.

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[l] at 11/26/19 4:16am
The story of Sergei Magnitsky has come to symbolize the brutal persecution of whistleblowers in Russia. Ten years after his death, inconsistencies in Magnitsky's story suggest he may not have been the hero many people -- and Western governments -- believed him to be.

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