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Europe Edition: ‘Brexit,’ Angela Merkel, Donald Trump: Your Wednesday Briefing

Ny Europe - 11 hours 6 min ago
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.
Categories: CA, Caucasus, CEE, Russia

Like Trump, Europe’s Populists Win Big With Rural Voters

Ny Europe - 15 hours 48 min ago
Anti-establishment parties are on the move, tapping into rural discontent and exploiting rural resentments against urban residents viewed as elites.
Categories: CA, Caucasus, CEE, Russia

Russia Updates Plan to Counter Cyberattacks and Foreign Influence

Ny Europe - Tue, 12/06/2016 - 23:27
The new document sketches out what the Kremlin sees as the main threats posed by foreign influences to its security and national interests.
Categories: CA, Caucasus, CEE, Russia

Merkel Calls for Ban on Full-Face Veils in Germany

Ny Europe - Tue, 12/06/2016 - 20:04
Accepting her party’s nomination as their candidate for another four-year term, the chancellor also made a promise that Shariah law would never replace German justice.
Categories: CA, Caucasus, CEE, Russia

Azerbaijan Cozies Up to New Friends for the Holidays

TOL caucasus - Tue, 12/06/2016 - 18:42
Choice of Washington, D.C.’s Trump-owned hotel for a ‘freedom and diversity’ Hanukkah party raises eyebrows.
Categories: Caucasus

E.U. Leaders Talk Tough on ‘Brexit’ and Warn That Time Is Short

Ny Europe - Tue, 12/06/2016 - 16:51
One of the bloc’s chief negotiators said that there would be no “cherry picking” by Britain and that a deal needed to be reached within 18 months of talks opening.
Categories: CA, Caucasus, CEE, Russia

German Court Upholds Nuclear Exit but Orders Compensation for Power Companies

Ny Europe - Tue, 12/06/2016 - 15:47
The ruling brings to an end a bitter dispute between the government and energy firms over the decision in 2011 to abandon nuclear power in the wake of a nuclear disaster in Japan.
Categories: CA, Caucasus, CEE, Russia

Were London’s Fashion Awards Really the Oscars-Meets-the-Met-Gala?

Ny Europe - Tue, 12/06/2016 - 13:47
With a new-look, globalized event, plus Marilyn Manson and Ralph Lauren, Britain attempts to position itself as an arbiter of international style.
Categories: CA, Caucasus, CEE, Russia

Europe Presses American Tech Companies to Tackle Hate Speech

Ny Europe - Tue, 12/06/2016 - 13:37
A report published by European officials said that only 40 percent of online material flagged as offensive was reviewed within 24 hours.
Categories: CA, Caucasus, CEE, Russia

Op-Ed Contributor: The Far Right Suffers a Defeat in Austria. What Can We Learn?

Ny Europe - Tue, 12/06/2016 - 12:46
Presenting an alternative — not pandering — is the way to win against Europe’s right-wing populists.
Categories: CA, Caucasus, CEE, Russia

Roman Polanski Extradition Request Rejected by Poland’s Supreme Court

Ny Europe - Tue, 12/06/2016 - 11:09
The Oscar-winning filmmaker is wanted in the United States over a decades-old conviction for having sex with a 13-year-old girl.
Categories: CA, Caucasus, CEE, Russia

Nonfiction: From Michael Lewis, the Story of Two Friends Who Changed How We Think About the Way We Think

Ny Europe - Tue, 12/06/2016 - 11:00
In “The Undoing Project,” Michael Lewis tells the story of the friendship and work of Amos Tversky and Daniel Kahneman, and how they changed our understanding of human rationality.
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Editorial: A Momentary Setback for Europe’s Right-Wingers

Ny Europe - Tue, 12/06/2016 - 09:21
Austrian voters reject an anti-immigrant candidate, but the populists are far from vanquished.
Categories: CA, Caucasus, CEE, Russia

Europe Edition: Manuel Valls, Matteo Renzi, ‘Brexit’: Your Tuesday Briefing

Ny Europe - Tue, 12/06/2016 - 06:09
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.
Categories: CA, Caucasus, CEE, Russia

A New Wave of Popular Fury Could Hit Europe in 2017

Ny Europe - Tue, 12/06/2016 - 02:30
The past year has brought a series of political shocks to the continent, but 2017 promises to be even bumpier.
Categories: CA, Caucasus, CEE, Russia

Italy Enters a Complex, and Familiar, Transition Phase as Premier Resigns

Ny Europe - Tue, 12/06/2016 - 00:01
Prime Minister Matteo Renzi tendered his resignation on Monday after voters rejected his constitutional overhaul plan.
Categories: CA, Caucasus, CEE, Russia

Manuel Valls, France’s Socialist Premier, Will Run for President

Ny Europe - Mon, 12/05/2016 - 22:49
The prime minister announced that he would run despite strong dissatisfaction with the current government and deep divisions on the left.
Categories: CA, Caucasus, CEE, Russia

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Don’t Worry About the Italy Vote

Ny Europe - Mon, 12/05/2016 - 21:06
It was a rejection of the prime minister, not of the European Union.
Categories: CA, Caucasus, CEE, Russia

‘Into Oblivion’ Uses Photography to Examine Lives of Dementia Patients

Ny Europe - Mon, 12/05/2016 - 20:59
Maja Daniels spent almost a year talking to hospital staff and patients before starting her project about dementia.
Categories: CA, Caucasus, CEE, Russia

Now That Italy Has Rejected Constitutional Amendments, What’s Next?

Ny Europe - Mon, 12/05/2016 - 20:41
The prime minister has quit over the loss, but won’t be gone from the political arena long, one expert predicts.
Categories: CA, Caucasus, CEE, Russia

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