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2 Nobel Literature Prize Winners Expose Europe’s Fault Lines

STOCKHOLM — Nobel Prizes for literature were awarded Thursday to two writers enmeshed in Europe's social and political fault lines: a liberal Pole who has irked her country's conservative government and an Austrian accused by many liberals of being an apologis...
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Iran Breaches Key Uranium Enrichment Limit in Nuclear Deal

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran on Monday began enriching uranium to 4.5%, just breaking the limit set by its nuclear deal with world powers, while it is still seeking a way for Europe to help it bypass U.S. sanctions amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington...
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Angela Merkel Won’t Seek 5th Term as German Chancellor

BERLIN — Germany's Angela Merkel announced Monday that she will step down as head of her conservative party in December after 18 years and won't seek a fifth term as chancellor in 2021, launching a leadership transition in Europe's biggest economy. Merkel h...
Vladimir Putin's goal is to destabilize Europe.

From the Right: Putin Will Never be Our Friend

U.S. should not Do Business with Russian 'Czar'  By Luke Coffey InsideSources.com    Should we really try to do business with Vladimir Putin? This is misguided, wishful and even dangerous thinking.    Since coming to power in 1999, the Russian presiden...