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From the death of a fighter pilot to a flag planted on an lonely islet, the relationship between Greece and Turkey is deteriorating over both symbols and substance. Watchers warn that a miscalculation could lead to serious conflict.
Leftists like British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn have long had warm words for Venezuela's chavistas. But as famine has racked the country and President Nicholás Maduro has turned dictatorial, those words are coming back to bite them.
Assailed first by a debt crisis, then acting as a front line in Europe’s migrant crisis, Greece has had an extremely difficult few years. Yet it has avoided civil conflict and has remained in the eurozone, contrary to many expectations.
Though expected to be a big winner in Iceland's elections on Sunday, the youth-driven Pirate Party only came in third. That continues a trend across Europe of youth-powered movements underperforming.
EU leaders will have to recalibrate the bloc to stop a further breakup, not only by delivering concrete results like jobs to citizens, but also by making sure their case for unity is heard over growing nationalism.
As Greece struggles to set up refugee resources in the wake of the EU-Turkey deal, many migrants are trapped in information voids. Some advocates are trying to change that.
Part 1 of Who is 'Europe'?, a weekly series on how European natives and residents are responding to pressures from terrorism, migration, nationalism, and the 'European project.'
Traces of crisis remain everywhere in Greece’s graffitied, edgy capital. But so are signs of renewal and opportunity, giving some corners of Athens an artistic, communal rebirth.
A decade ago, migrants braved the waves to reach the Spanish islands off the African coast, but that crisis was resolved. Now, that might inform how to approach Europe's current one.
When banks set limits on cash withdrawals last year, many Greeks adopted plastic payments for the first time – laying a paper trail that could bring light to Greece's 'shadow economy.'
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