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Russia Is targeting Europe’s elections

Russia Is targeting Europe’s elections

Less than two weeks before pivotal elections for the European Parliament, a constellation of websites and social media accounts linked to Russia or far-right groups is spreading disinformation, encouraging discord ...

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Barack Obama urges young people to fight ‘negative politics’ of social media with reasoned debate

Barack Obama urges young people to fight ‘negative politics’ of social media with reasoned debate

Former president Barack Obama has said young leaders in Europe need to foster reasoned debate online to prevent politics going “in a negative direction”. At a town hall meeting in Berlin, Mr Obama warned activists that ...

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European powers will offer only limited participation in a high-profile Trump administration summit

European powers will offer only limited participation in a high-profile Trump administration summit

Key European powers will offer only limited participation in a high-profile Trump administration summit on the Middle East starting on Wednesday, reflecting their growing anger over unilateral US policymaking on ...

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Donald Trump cancels Cabinet members’ trip to Davos due to shutdown

Donald Trump cancels Cabinet members’ trip to Davos due to shutdown

Donald Trump has cancelled plans to send a delegation to Davos, owing to the continuing government shutdown. Sarah Huckabee Sanders, the White House press secretary, announced on Thursday evening that ...

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Germany decides to not try 95-year-old alleged Nazi guard

Germany decides to not try 95-year-old alleged Nazi guard

A German court on Friday declined to put a 95-year-old man accused of being a Nazi concentration camp guard on trial, citing lack of evidence. The suspect, identified only as ...

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Starving girl who became symbol of Yemen crisis dies

Starving girl who became symbol of Yemen crisis dies

(CNN)Amal Hussein, a 7-year-old Yemeni girl whose photograph in The New York Times became a symbol of the country’s long-running conflict, has died, Yemen’s Houthi-held Health Ministry said. The image ...

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Trumpesque alt-right nationalism must be defeated in Europe

Trumpesque alt-right nationalism must be defeated in Europe

Next year’s European elections could arguably be the most significant in the short history of the European Union. In the wake of President Trump’s victory in the United States and ...

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Most Germans think Europe can look after itself without help from US

Most Germans think Europe can look after itself without help from US

A majority of Germans think Europe can defend itself without military support from the United States, a poll has shown. Only 37 per cent of respondents said they believed Europe depended on ...

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Trump: meeting with Putin is easier than NATO allies

Trump: meeting with Putin is easier than NATO allies

President Trump said Tuesday that an upcoming summit with Russian President Vladi­mir Putin might be easier than a gathering with NATO allies, as he left the White House for a ...

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Trump repeats complaints on Germany and other Europeans

Trump repeats complaints on Germany and other Europeans

U.S. President Donald Trump, less than two weeks before a NATO summit in Brussels, on Friday repeated his complaint that Germany and other European nations need to spend more on ...

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