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Money, Money Everywhere: Why Does the EU Get Such a Bad Rap?

Money, Money Everywhere: Why Does the EU Get Such a Bad Rap?

January 23, 2017, 11:27 AM

Has the EU really lost touch with its citizens? Is it unable to improve people's lives? Yes and no. Across Europe, EU money flows from Brussels into thousands of projects and ideas. Why does nobody notice? By Ullrich Fichtner more... Comment ]


Domestic Refugees in Ukraine: Waiting Out the War

Domestic Refugees in Ukraine: Waiting Out the War

January 19, 2017, 03:40 PM

The war in eastern Ukraine has uprooted hundreds of thousands of people, forcing them to flee from the constant shelling. Many of them have since found shelter, but they are yearning to return to their old lives. By  Yuliana Romanyshyn and Anastasia Vlasova (Fotos) more...

Theresa May's Brexit Plan: I Want, I Want, I Want

Theresa May's Brexit Plan: I Want, I Want, I Want

January 18, 2017, 12:46 PM

Theresa May wanted to show a friendly yet tough face to her country's European allies. But her Brexit speech showed one thing above all: The British prime minister is blind to reality. A Commentary by Christoph Scheuermann more... Comment ]


Web of Dependencies: A Whiff of Corruption in Orbán's Hungary

Web of Dependencies: A Whiff of Corruption in Orbán's Hungary

January 17, 2017, 07:15 PM

In order to consolidate his power, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán is creating a corrupt oligarchy in Hungary. He's also letting his family and friends in on the lucrative action. By Jan Puhl more... Comment ]

Brexit Confusion: A Riddle Wrapped in a Mystery Inside an Enigma

Brexit Confusion: A Riddle Wrapped in a Mystery Inside an Enigma

January 10, 2017, 05:30 PM

Six months after the EU referendum, the government in Britain still has no plan for leaving the bloc. What does Brexit really mean? By Christoph Scheuermann more... Comment ]


Juncker's Right-Hand Man: The Most Powerful Bureaucrat in EU History?

Juncker's Right-Hand Man: The Most Powerful Bureaucrat in EU History?

January 09, 2017, 06:42 PM

Martin Selmayr, cabinet chief for EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, wields tremendous power in Brussels. That is not to everyone's liking. By Peter Müller more... Comment ]

Terrorist Hunt: Berlin Suspect Killed in Italy

Terrorist Hunt: Berlin Suspect Killed in Italy

December 23, 2016, 10:56 AM

Berlin terror suspect Anis Amri has been shot and killed in Milan, Italy's interior minister has confirmed. Police discovered the man during a routine check only hours after he had entered the country. more... Comment ]


Money, Money, Money: Football Leaks Shows Us that Football Is Sick

Money, Money, Money: Football Leaks Shows Us that Football Is Sick

December 12, 2016, 12:31 PM

The Football Leaks revelations provide evidence of a professional sport that has grown rotten to the core. The system puts money first and players and fans second. It's time for those who love the game to fight back. An Editorial by Klaus Brinkbäumer more... Comment ]

Fillon for President: France Returns to Its Conservative Roots

Fillon for President: France Returns to Its Conservative Roots

December 08, 2016, 06:09 PM

François Fillon has emerged as the center-right candidate for the French presidency. His choice is symptomatic of a country that has never left its conservative, Catholic roots behind. By Ullrich Fichtner and Simone Salden more... Comment ]


Angry Majority: Poland after a Year of Populist Rule

Angry Majority: Poland after a Year of Populist Rule

December 08, 2016, 09:50 AM

The national-conservative Law and Justice party has been in power in Poland for a year. Its anti-EU message has resonated in the country even though leaving the bloc isn't really an option. State control, meanwhile, is expanding. By Ralf Hoppe and Jan Puhl more... Comment ]