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Berlin Journal: Germans Quietly Pass an Equinox of Unity, but the Walls Remain

Teachers, judges and civil servants were shipped in from western states to replace a generation of easterners who had come of age in Communism and were considered unfit, Mr. Krüger said. “Of course people were bitter about that,” [...]
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As ISIS Is Driven From Iraq, Sunnis Remain Alienated

The power of Sunni politicians was greatly diminished by the power-sharing agreement adopted after the American invasion. Under its formula, the prime minister’s post, along with the interior and foreign ministries, are reserved for [...]
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Turkey Frees 7 Journalists, but Others Remain Behind Bars

7 months ago | 0 comment
“We’re standing firm,” he said, in comments translated and disseminated through a messaging application by a team from the newspaper. The four who remain detained are Mr. Atalay; Murat Sabuncu, the editor in chief; Kadri Gursel, [...]
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Trump Finds Reason for the U.S. to Remain in Afghanistan: Minerals

7 months ago | 0 comment
The lure of Afghanistan as a war-torn Klondike is well established: In 2006, the George W. Bush administration conducted aerial surveys of the country to map its mineral resources. Under President Barack Obama, the Pentagon set up a task [...]
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Iran Nuclear Deal Will Remain, for Now, White House Signals

9 months ago | 0 comment
Photo Supporters of President Hassan Rouhani, who is running for re-election, at a campaign rally in Isfahan, Iran, on Sunday. Credit Vahid Salemi/Associated Press [...]
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30 Years After End of Martial Law, Scars from Taiwan’s ‘White Terror’ Remain

12 months ago | 0 comment
Yen Lee was 39 when a bullet ended his life on March 6, 1947. He was among 50 Taiwanese journalists executed that day for criticizing the Nationalist government of China, which had taken back Taiwan from Japan at the end of World War II. Their [...]
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For Trump White House, diplomatic security challenges remain

1 year ago | 0 comment
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump hammered rival Hillary Clinton during the presidential campaign for failing to prevent the attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya, when she was secretary of state. Soon he’ll be the one responsible [...]