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International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

Theresa May to deliver Brexit speech in Italy as talks with EU stumble. UN General Assembly meets. German elections likely to keep Merkel in power. Saudi Arabia embraces tech reform. All in The

International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

UN Secretary General attempts to reanimate peace talks. Kurdish referendum plans in limbo. Venezuela begins drafting a new constitution amid sanctions. German general election heats up. All in The Week

International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

Trump speaks to Congress. Merkel talks with Egypt. Dutch elections near end. UK, France and US call for UN sanctions against Syria. All in The Week Ahead.

International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

Greek and Turkish Cypriot leaders continue reunification talks. Japanese Premier meets with Argentine President to improve economic ties. OPEC meets to discuss oil deal. German right-leaning parties flesh out their future.

International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

European leaders discuss the economy and migration. South African central bank explores economic concerns. U.S. presidential campaign continues as new economic data is released. Turkey turns its attention to the U.S. Monetary policy forum

Europe Security

String of attacks increases risk of anti-refugee sentiments and political tensions in Germany

The latest string of violence increases risk of anti-refugee feelings and political tensions as Merkel is weakened by the refugee crisis.

Europe Politics

What lies ahead for the European Union?

Between a push for further integration, conservatively keeping the status quo and the temptation of sovereignty, the coming months are pivotal for the EU.

Economics Europe

Divisions over Russia hinder Europe’s Energy Union

Incongruities between Eastern and Western Europe on Nord Stream 2 are burdening the European Energy Union — with the potential for great economic impact.

Europe Power Brokers

Matteo Renzi, Italy’s reformist Prime Minister

A GRI Power Brokers feature on President Matteo Renzi of Italy. Since 2014, PM Matteo Renzi has brought new energy to Italian politics and has made it his mission to

Europe Politics

Germany’s regional election results do not spell defeat for Merkel in 2017

The March 13 regional elections in Germany are being viewed as a crushing defeat for chancellor Angela Merkel and her refugee policy. But a number of factors, from political fragmentation