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Sewing Seeds of Hate: The Unforgivable Disgrace of an American President
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 19:35:03 +0200
There has never before been a U.S. president who trivialized the violence and racism of neo-Nazis. For many Republicans, Donald Trump has now gone too far. The populist leader has become more isolated than ever before -- in the world and inside his own...
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Sowing Seeds of Hate: The Unforgivable Disgrace of an American President
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 19:35:00 +0200
There has never before been a U.S. president who trivialized the violence and racism of neo-Nazis. For many Republicans, Donald Trump has now gone too far. The populist leader has become more isolated than ever before -- in the world and inside his own...
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America's Chauvinist-in-Chief: The True Face of Donald Trump
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 18:07:03 +0200
U.S. President Donald Trump is a racist and a hate preacher. It's time to stop trivializing the immense damage he is causing.
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Persona Non Grata: Would-Be Reformer Saakashvili Cast Out of Ukraine
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 13:08:38 +0200
Two years ago, Petro Poroshenko hired former Georgian leader Mikheil Saakashvili to promote reforms and tackle corruption. Now, though, the Ukrainian president has thrown Saakashvili out of the country. What went wrong?
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Hell on Earth: Libyan Camps for Refugees Are Not the Answer
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 17:38:28 +0200
There are many who would like to see migrants sheltered in reception camps in Libya. But a recent report compiled by European Union diplomats who visited the country reveals that the idea is completely unworkable. By DER SPIEGEL Staff
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North Korea Crisis: Trump Plays with Fire
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 16:24:14 +0200
The conflict with Kim Jong Un raises concern that Washington may be more unpredictable than North Korea.
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Dueling Hotheads: The War of Words that Could Go Nuclear
Sat, 12 Aug 2017 00:14:17 +0200
President Trump's "fire and fury" tirade against the regime of Kim Jong Un has escalated tensions with North Korea. A military conflict with the country would have catastrophic results. Is there still a diplomatic way out of this mess?
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Terrorism or Insanity?: Attack Underscores Need To Address Refugees' Mental Health
Thu, 10 Aug 2017 21:39:11 +0200
In 2015, Ahmed A. was an unremarkable Palestinian asylum applicant with dreams of a new life in Germany. Two years later, he went on a deadly stabbing spree in a Hamburg supermarket. His transformation highlights a growing problem among refugees in the...
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'Nazis, Spies and Terrorists': Can the German-Turkish Relationship Be Saved?
Thu, 10 Aug 2017 17:54:00 +0200
In recent months, relations between Germany and Turkey have reached a new low. After a series of escalating spats, tourism and investment in the country have collapsed. Will it finally drive Turkish President Erdogan to change course?
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Trump vs. Reality: In Such Great Shape!
Thu, 10 Aug 2017 12:00:00 +0200
An animated reality check of the man who claims to be the greatest president ever!
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'Everything is Fine': A Syrian Family's Quest to Become German
Wed, 09 Aug 2017 13:23:23 +0200
The Muatis are one of hundreds of thousands of refugee families who have come to Germany from Syria since the war broke out. They desperately want to fit in and contribute to society, but even as the children relish their newfound freedoms, the parents...
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The End of a Legend: 'Made in Germany' Label Badly Damaged By Car Scandal
Fri, 04 Aug 2017 20:20:00 +0200
Germany's diesel scandal occurred because the government has long been too lenient on the automobile industry. Deep ties between politicians and the sector allowed the situation to get out of hand, with enormous damage to the country's reputation as one...
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A River of Ice: Scientists Study Greenland's Role in Sea Level Rises
Thu, 03 Aug 2017 18:16:26 +0200
A spectacular research project has commenced in Greenland: Scientists are drilling core samples from a huge ice stream. They want to examine its stability -- and how it could affect global sea Levels.
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Chancellor Candidate Unloads: Germany's Martin Schulz Says Trump 'Far Worse' Than Expected
Thu, 03 Aug 2017 17:42:54 +0200
Martin Schulz, the rival who wants to unseat Angela Merkel as chancellor in September, made headlines before the election with his criticism of Donald Trump. In an interview with DER SPIEGEL he now describes the U.S. president as a "risk to the whole...
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Blood Sisters: Menstrual Cups Help Keep Kenyan Girls in School
Thu, 03 Aug 2017 15:01:05 +0200
Each month, thousands of girls in Kenya are forced to miss classes because they don't have money for sanitary napkins or tampons. A Kenyan woman has come up with a clever and inexpensive solution to help keep them in school: a menstrual cup.
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Saudi Arabian Comic Writer: 'I Represent the Younger People'
Tue, 01 Aug 2017 18:18:39 +0200
In an interview with DER SPIEGEL, 34-year-old author Fahad Al Saud discusses his new comic, the first in Saudi Arabia to feature a female superhero.
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Interview with Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek: 'Germany is Being Irrational'
Tue, 01 Aug 2017 16:42:52 +0200
As Germany and Turkey struggle with the increasingly strained state of their relationship, Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek stresses the two countries' longstanding friendship in an interview with DER SPIEGEL. He also says it is Ankara's...
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'Little Russia': Pro-Russian Separatists Harden Split from Ukraine
Fri, 28 Jul 2017 18:32:06 +0200
After nationalizing businesses, pro-Russian separatists have proclaimed their own state in eastern Ukraine, calling it "Little Russia." Tens of thousands of residents in the region are now jobless.
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'I Just Made It All Up': A Sioux Family Fights Apparent Miscarriage of Justice
Fri, 28 Jul 2017 17:12:17 +0200
Four Sioux from South Dakota have spent the last 23 years in prison, convicted of raping their nieces. Although witness statements were withdrawn, they have never been acquitted. This apparent miscarriage of justice is rooted in a climate of prejudice...
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The Cartel: Collusion Between Germany's Biggest Carmakers
Thu, 27 Jul 2017 14:10:00 +0200
The diesel scandal is not a failure on the part of individual companies, but rather the result of collusion among German automakers that lasted for years. Audi, BMW, Daimler, Volkswagen and Porsche coordinated their activities in more than a thousand...
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Interview with Michael Bloomberg: 'We Should Help' Donald Trump
Wed, 26 Jul 2017 18:22:57 +0200
In an interview with DER SPIEGEL, former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg discusses his efforts to combat climate change and his political opponent Donald Trump, who he says should be given a helping hand to prevent a failing presidency.
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'The House Is Burning': Ronaldo's Tax Tricks Hit the Entire Football Industry
Tue, 25 Jul 2017 11:07:00 +0200
Following DER SPIEGEL's Football Leaks revelations, Cristiano Ronaldo could now face trial on tax-related charges. His fans are outraged, while others inlcuding the president of UEFA are furious -- at players' agents, who have dragged the professional...
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A Seed Sown By the West: Afghanistan's Young Liberal Elites Challenge the Taliban
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 15:03:00 +0200
A young, liberal elite has emerged in Kabul, including many women. It is taking a stand against the Taliban's atrocities in the form of political and artistic initiatives and wants to put an end to Afghanistan's culture of violence.
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From Paragon To Pariah: How Kaczynski Is Driving Poland Away from Europe
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 18:52:00 +0200
Jaroslaw Kaczynski, the most powerful politician in Poland, is the architect of judicial reforms that have drawn massive criticism across Europe. As the Polish government chips away at checks and balances, is it possible the politician could drive the...
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Time To Stand Up to Erdogan?: Germany Debates Tougher Stance Against Turkey
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 18:45:00 +0200
The recent arrest of German human rights activist Peter Steudtner marks a turning point in relations between Germany and Turkey. In an election year, the center-left Social Democrats want to see a tightening of sanctions, but Angela Merkel has declined....
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Hell on Earth: Libyan Camps for Refugees Are Not the Answer
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 17:38:28 +0200
There are many who would like to see migrants sheltered in reception camps in Libya. But a recent report compiled by European Union diplomats who visited the country reveals that the idea is completely unworkable. By DER SPIEGEL Staff
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Sewing Seeds of Hate: The Unforgivable Disgrace of an American President
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 19:35:03 +0200
There has never before been a U.S. president who trivialized the violence and racism of neo-Nazis. For many Republicans, Donald Trump has now gone too far. The populist leader has become more isolated than ever before -- in the world and inside his own...
© Der Spiegel
North Korea Crisis: Trump Plays with Fire
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 16:24:14 +0200
The conflict with Kim Jong Un raises concern that Washington may be more unpredictable than North Korea.
© Der Spiegel
America's Chauvinist-in-Chief: The True Face of Donald Trump
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 18:07:03 +0200
U.S. President Donald Trump is a racist and a hate preacher. It's time to stop trivializing the immense damage he is causing.
© Der Spiegel
Persona Non Grata: Would-Be Reformer Saakashvili Cast Out of Ukraine
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 13:08:38 +0200
Two years ago, Petro Poroshenko hired former Georgian leader Mikheil Saakashvili to promote reforms and tackle corruption. Now, though, the Ukrainian president has thrown Saakashvili out of the country. What went wrong?
© Der Spiegel
Sowing Seeds of Hate: The Unforgivable Disgrace of an American President
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 19:35:00 +0200
There has never before been a U.S. president who trivialized the violence and racism of neo-Nazis. For many Republicans, Donald Trump has now gone too far. The populist leader has become more isolated than ever before -- in the world and inside his own...
© Der Spiegel
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