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    The Daily Vertical: Getting Germany Wrong (Transcript)
    May02

    The Daily Vertical: Getting Germany Wrong (Transcript)

    The views expressed in this commentary do not necessarily reflect the views of RFE/RL. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Morning Vertical, May 2, 2017
    May02

    The Morning Vertical, May 2, 2017

    Your daily roundup …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    What on Earth might a Trump-Kim Jong Un meeting look like?
    May02

    What on Earth might a Trump-Kim Jong Un meeting look like?

    BANGKOK (AP) — In one corner: the unpredictable dictator, the third-generation family ruler whose nation has a seven-decade reputation of being erratic, quick to take umbrage and insistent that it is powerful enough to upend the planet. In the other corner: a sandpaper-tongued American president like no other, barely past his first 100 days as...

    Putin To Host Merkel For Talks, Hold Phone Call With Trump
    May02

    Putin To Host Merkel For Talks, Hold Phone Call With Trump

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel is on her way to the Black Sea coastal city of Sochi to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Samuel Huntington Was Not Like Steve Bannon
    May02

    Samuel Huntington Was Not Like Steve Bannon

    The late Samuel Huntington’s “clash of civilizations” paradigm has been taking a beating lately. His critics have warned that such a worldview portends a millenarian war between the West and Islam. One reason for the pile-on is that Huntington’s theory has become associated with the views of Steve Bannon, who, as a call-in participant...

    France’s Election Is Also a Crossroads for Europe
    May02

    France’s Election Is Also a Crossroads for Europe

    NICE, France—On the battlefields of eastern Ukraine, former French special operations troops and French foreign legionnaires have fought on opposite sides of the war, joining the ranks of both pro-Ukrainian volunteer battalions as well as Russia’s proxy separatist army. Meanwhile, on the battlefields of Syria and Iraq, about 700 French...

    The Latest: Berlin officers hit with bottles, flag poles
    May01

    The Latest: Berlin officers hit with bottles, flag poles

    Police say they’ve made multiple arrests in the German capital after far-left demonstrators threw bottles at officers and small skirmishes ensued. Police told the dpa news agency that about 150 demonstrators who had attended a protest elsewhere started causing problems in Apolda’s town center after getting off a train Monday...

    Defiant rallies for worker rights mark May Day around world
    May01

    Defiant rallies for worker rights mark May Day around world

    Garment workers in Cambodia defied a government ban to demand higher wages, and businesses in Puerto Rico were boarded up as the U.S. territory braced for a huge strike over austerity measures. In Paris, police fired tear gas and used clubs on rowdy protesters at a march that included calls to defeat far-right presidential candidate Marine Le...

    Showtime to Air Stone Interviews With Vladimir Putin
    May01

    Showtime to Air Stone Interviews With Vladimir Putin

    Showtime cable network is presenting four hours of director Oliver Stone interviewing Russian President Vladimir Putin on four consecutive nights in June. The network announced Monday that “The Putin Interviews” will air first on June 12 at 9 p.m. Eastern, with three additional hour-long installments on the following nights. Showtime said Stone...

    The Latest: Turkey detains 165 people during May Day events
    May01

    The Latest: Turkey detains 165 people during May Day events

    ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on May Day events around the world (all times local): 6:20 p.m. Police in Istanbul have detained 165 people during May Day events around the city, most of them demonstrators trying to march to a symbolic square in defiance of a ban. A security department statement said that another 18 people suspected of planning...