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Queen wades into politics: British monarch says 'division in Europe is dangerous' regarding concerns over Greece

The Queen last night said that division in Europe was “dangerous”, ahead of crucial negotiations in Brussels that could shape the future of the EU. 974 more words

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JOHN VINOCUR: Germany Falls Out of Love With America

Wall Street Journal — Anti-Americanism offers cheap German nationalism with a good conscience. Angela Merkel should resist.

Anti-Americanism has become a fungible aspect of German politics. 74 more words

Culture

Ukraine president holds two mitts full of Russian passports and military IDs dropped by soldiers

MUNICH — Ukraine’s president pushed Saturday for a quick cease-fire in his country’s troubled east, insisting that the conflict must be resolved and not “frozen,” and pressed Kyiv’s case to be supplied with defensive weapons. 999 more words

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At least one German policymaker is talking sense: its Joschka Fischer (surprise!)

In college, one of mine (and Mattis’) favorite politicians was Joschka Fischer, a leader in the German Green Party and former Foreign Minister and Vice Chancellor. 970 more words

Economics