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Europe is about to enact the GDPR, a set of new privacy rules for the web.
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"We were using duct tape and string to try to hold the thing together"

Mar 16, 2018
We get a preview of Kai's interview with Tim Geithner, Henry Paulson and Ben Bernanke.
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Germany won't have a government anytime soon

Nov 20, 2017
The German parliament still has not formed a coalition government.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel leaves the presidential residence Bellevue Castle in Berlin where she met the German President on November 20, 2017 after coalition talks failed overnight. 

In Europe, signs of economic recovery

Jun 8, 2017
These past few years have been rough for the European economy. The Greek debt crisis; shaky banks in Italy; widespread unemployment in Spain. Now, though, there are signs that things are picking up. The European Central Bank, which frames economic…

German bombing suspect tried to manipulate stock, officials say

Apr 21, 2017
He bought put options for the publicly traded Borussia Dortmund soccer team.
Police reconstruct the scene of the Dortmund bus bombing.
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EU nationals now think twice about working in Britain

Mar 28, 2017
Brexit starts tomorrow — United Kingdom Prime Minister Theresa May will officially begin the two year process of pulling her country out of the European Union. Her two key goals: to keep the closest possible trading links with the EU…

GM pulls out of Europe as profits elude

Mar 6, 2017
General Motors is out — of Europe, that is. The carmaker is selling its two European car brands Vauxhall and Opel to a French carmaker called PSA Group, which owns Peugeot and Citroen. GM is selling its European brands for…

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EU pins hopes on migrant deal with Libya

Feb 9, 2017
A earlier migrant deal with Turkey curbed refugee inflows.
Libyan coast guard police help immigrants who were rescued at sea off the coast of Libya on Sunday. 

Mexicans look beyond the Northern border

Nov 30, 2016
An increasing number of Mexicans are heading to Europe and Canada.
A Mexican immigrant who was deported from the U.S. is seen next to a Mexican national flag at El Chaparral repatriation center in Tijuana, northwestern Mexico on July 1, 2016.

Paris begins construction of urban refugee camp

Aug 23, 2016
The camp will provide shelter for more than 1,000 people.
Sami Achakzai, an Afghan refugee recently arrived in Paris, has been sleeping under a metro bridge. The city has a shortage of housing for refugees and migrants.
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