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The View from Athens: Greece Peers Fearfully Over the Brink

The View from Athens: Greece Peers Fearfully Over the Brink

June 26, 2015, 06:19 PM

People in Greece have been looking to Brussels this week with a mixture of fear, hope and trepidation. The deadline for a deal is approaching, and nobody knows what might happen if one isn't reached. By Julia Amalia Heyer and Alexander Smoltczyk more... Comment ]


Migration Crisis: TheáEU's Shipwrecked Refugee Plan

Migration Crisis: TheáEU's Shipwrecked Refugee Plan

June 23, 2015, 05:21 PM

When 800 refugees drowned on their way to Europe this April, leaders promised to act. Just over two months later, the EU's attempts at real reform have all but failed -- and thrown up some dark moral questions. By Ullrich Fichtner, Maximilian Popp, Christoph Schult and Alexander Smoltczyk more... Comment ]


EU Commission President Juncker: 'I Don't Understand Tsipras'

EU Commission President Juncker: 'I Don't Understand Tsipras'

June 19, 2015, 06:35 PM

EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker remains committed to preventing a Grexit. Butáhe tellsáSPIEGEL that his patience is wearing thin: "I don't believe the Greek government's response has been sufficient." Interview conducted by Peter MŘller, Michael Sauga and Christoph Schult more... Comment ]

Brewing Conflict over Greece: Germany's Finance MinisteráMulls Taking on Merkel

Brewing Conflict over Greece: Germany's Finance MinisteráMulls Taking on Merkel

June 12, 2015, 05:55 PM

Finance Minister Wolfgang Schńuble appears to have given up hope of a satisfactory outcome to the Greek crisis. Unlike the chancellor, he is willing to cut the rope on Athens. But will he dare to dig in his heels and defy Merkel? By Peter MŘller, RenÚ Pfister and Christian Reiermann more... Comment ]

Hope for Democracy: A Personal View of the Turkish Elections

Hope for Democracy: A Personal View of the Turkish Elections

June 12, 2015, 05:55 PM

Growing up, I was never particularly interested in Turkish politics. But Gezi Park changed my view of the country of my forefathers. Last Sunday's election made me proud. By Ízlem Gezer more... Comment ]

Currency Concerns: Strong Franc Doesn't Dismay Swiss Business Leaders

Currency Concerns: Strong Franc Doesn't Dismay Swiss Business Leaders

June 08, 2015, 07:29 PM

The strong franc poses a serious threat to the export-driven Swiss economy. But the country's captains of industry remain bullish. How come they aren't more worried? By Sven B÷ll and Horand Knaup more... Comment ]

Modern Duchy: Luxembourg Prime Minister Turns Tradition on Its Head

Modern Duchy: Luxembourg Prime Minister Turns Tradition on Its Head

June 08, 2015, 03:27 PM

Luxembourg Prime Minister Xavier Bettel is trying to reshape the Grand Duchy into a country as liberal as he is himself. He has introduced gay marriage and curbed the Catholic Church's once powerful influence over the country. By Christoph Schult more... Comment ]

Angels and Demons: Ukraine, One Year After Poroshenko

Angels and Demons: Ukraine, One Year After Poroshenko

June 03, 2015, 06:39 PM

Since his election, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has struggled to free his country from the influence of the oligarchs. But a new generation of reformers is determined to make it happen. By Benjamin Bidder and Jan Puhl more... Comment ]

Breaking the Resistance: How Brussels Is Integrating Its Euro-Skeptics

Breaking the Resistance: How Brussels Is Integrating Its Euro-Skeptics

June 01, 2015, 02:05 PM

One year ago, more euro-skeptics got elected to the European Parliament than ever before, including a number of MEPs from Austria, Britain, France and Greece. They wanted to attack Europe from within, but instead the EU transformed them. By Manfred Ertel, Julia Amalia Heyer and Christoph Scheuermann in Brussels and Strasbourg more... Comment ]

He's Back: Sarkozy Eyes a Return to French Presidency

He's Back: Sarkozy Eyes a Return to French Presidency

May 15, 2015, 04:14 PM

After an extended break from politics, former French President Nicolas Sarkozy is ready to make a comeback. Former advisors say he is more patient and a better listener. Critics, though, say he has drifted even further to the right. Is France ready for the sequel? By Julia Amalia Heyer more... Comment ]