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Photo Gallery: Guarding Kohl's Legacy

For years, Helmut Kohl's second wife held a tight grip over his legacy. With his passing, she is now pushing for an EU state funeral rather than a national one -- and even considered not inviting any German leaders to speak. more...

Photo Gallery: Stopping the Migrants from North Africa

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Photo Gallery: The Origins of Hunger

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Photo Gallery: Helmut Kohl -- Chancellor of Reunification

He was the chancellor of reunification and pushed hard for European unity -- and stayed in office even longer than Konrad Adenauer, a man he greatly admired. Helmut Kohl was a great statesman, even if later years cast a shadow on his legacy. more...

Photo Gallery: Dislodging IS from Raqqa

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Photo Gallery: The Remarkable Socialist

Even more astonishing than Theresa May's poor showing in the British election was the resurrection of Labour -- especially after Jeremy Corbyn's party seemed to do all it could to get badly defeated. more...