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    Leipzig knock down Bayern from the top with Hertha triumph
    Dec17

    Leipzig knock down Bayern from the top with Hertha triumph

    Goals either side of the break by striker Timo Werner and burly centre-back and captain Willi Orban seal Leipzig’s win and put them back on track after last Saturday’s shock 1-0 defeat at Ingolstadt which ended their 13-match unbeaten run RB Leipzig knocked Bayern Munich, who they meet in five days’ time, off the top of the...

    America’s Future Relations With Russia and China
    Dec17

    America’s Future Relations With Russia and China

    Blake Franko Security, Asia Are hawks prepared to level with Americans about the potential costs of our commitments? Are they Russia hawks like Senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham prepared to level with Americans and “honestly tell them that U.S. soldiers should die for Kiev and Tbilisi, and not even for Kiev and Tibilisi but to provide them...

    China saber-rattles near South China Sea with live-fire drills
    Dec17

    China saber-rattles near South China Sea with live-fire drills

    Despite concerns over its aggressive and disputed growing influence in the South China Sea, China conducted its first live-fire drills off a new aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, Thursday according to their official state media. The drills come on the heels of an official announcement last month that the Liaoning, purchased as an incomplete hull...

    FBI Met With Poroshenko Accuser; No Further Talks Planned
    Dec17

    FBI Met With Poroshenko Accuser; No Further Talks Planned

    The U.S. Justice Department has cut ties with a fugitive Ukrainian member of parliament who said he had turned over damning evidence proving the corruption of Ukraine’s president, a spokesman told RFE/RL on December 16. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    This Week in Donald Trump’s conflicts of interest: Divesting? Nah!
    Dec17

    This Week in Donald Trump’s conflicts of interest: Divesting? Nah!

    (Credit: AP/Evan Vucci) Not a lot of new conflicts of interest emerged from the Donald Trump camp this week (although this isn’t to say that nothing came out), but plenty of news outlets were able to clarify the exact nature of these conflicts in important ways. Let’s begin. Donald Trump’s conflicts-of-interest press conference...

    MAE: EUSDR coordinator encourages Ukrainian authorities to capitalise on Danube Strategy opportunities
    Dec17

    MAE: EUSDR coordinator encourages Ukrainian authorities to capitalise on Danube Strategy opportunities

    The national coordinator of the EU Strategy for the Danube Region (EUSDR), Silvia Davidoiu, participated in the International Conference devoted to Ukraine’s opportunities and challenges in the EUSDR context, on which occasion she encouraged the Ukrainian authorities to capitalise on the opportunities provided by the Danube Strategy, as...

    Russia’s Forgotten Anti-Stalinist Playwright
    Dec17

    Russia’s Forgotten Anti-Stalinist Playwright

    In 1933, George Bernard Shaw wrote the Manchester Guardian to protest the British press’s “blind and reckless” reporting on Russia. “Particularly offensive and ridiculous,” Shaw claimed, was “the revival of the old attempts to represent the condition of Russian workers as one of slavery and starvation, the Five-Year Plan as a failure, the...

    Police break up blockade of Poland’s parliament amid political crisis
    Dec17

    Police break up blockade of Poland’s parliament amid political crisis

    Police early Saturday forcefully broke up an hours-long blockade of exits from the Polish parliament by protesters who said ruling party lawmakers violated the constitution by illegally passing the budget for next year. The passage sparked the biggest political standoff in years in European Union member Poland and the sharpest escalation of the...

    The Foreign Stories To Watch in 2017: Newsweek’s Staff Picks
    Dec17

    The Foreign Stories To Watch in 2017: Newsweek’s Staff Picks

    A lot of people are hoping for good news in 2017. We didn’t have to look far this year to find gloom, and lots of it. The worst mass shooting in U.S. history; Brussels, the epicenter of the European Union, struck by three suicide bombings ; revelers in Nice mowed down ; failed ceasefires in Syria; Philippine President Rodrigo...

    How the Dutch Left blew it
    Dec17

    How the Dutch Left blew it

    ROTTERDAM, The Netherlands — Ahmed Aboutaleb was giving a lot of Dutch politicians sleepless nights earlier this year. A moderate Muslim of Moroccan descent, the mayor of Rotterdam is the most popular politician in the country. Had he entered the fray as his party’s candidate in the Netherlands’ national...