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Eurozone debt crisis: heading towards a German Europe? (part 2)

"Europe is facing its toughest hour since the Second World War". Few would disagree with Angela Merkel. But not everyone is easy about the German government's leading role in trying to solve the debt crisis. Merkel wants the EU to have a greater say in how European economies are run, but is that direction now coming from Brussels or Berlin?

  • Anne-Marie LE GLOANNEC, Researcher, Sciences Po / CERI;
  • Yves BERTONCINI, General Secretary, Notre Europe;
  • Dr. Norbert WAGNER, Director of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, Paris;
  • Richard YUNG, Socialist Senator, member of the France-Germany Group;
  • Nigel FARAGE, MEP, Co-Chair, Europe of Freedom and Democracy Group.

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2017-10-19 Europe

Moment of truth: Spain sets in motion direct rule over Catalonia

Since 10 am local time, Spain has entered unchartered waters. Madrid's deadline for Catalonia's leader to renounce independence has come and gone. So what will Madrid do now?...

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2017-10-18 Asia-pacific

One-man rule? China's Xi Jinping consolidates grip on power

Xi Jinping has been showing the rank and file who's the boss at the opening of the 19th congress of the Chinese Communist Party, one that's set to further consolidate his grip on...

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2017-10-17 Harvey Weinstein

France's Weinsteins: Watershed moment in fight against sexual abuse?

In France, reaction has been particularly sharp to the Harvey Weinstein scandal. On the one hand, there are the allegations of harassment, assault and rape against the movie...

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2017-10-16 Austria

Europe’s newest face: Kurz’s election win indicates rightward shift for Austria

French President Emmanuel Macron no longer holds the bragging rights to the title "Europe's fresh face". Sebastian Kurz, the 31-year-old leader of Austria's Christian Democrats...

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2017-10-12 Donald Trump

Trump takes on Tehran: What future for Iran nuclear deal?

Donald Trump calls it "The worst deal ever". The question is why is he so hell-bent on decertifying a 2015 Iran nuclear agreement when even his own cabinet seems to support it?...

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