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The North Korean Supreme Leader, Kim Jong-un, extended an invitation to South Korea to participate in talks about sending a delegation to next month’s Winter Olympics. “North and South must work together to alleviate the tensions and work together as

The GOP has managed to push through tax reform in the Senate, weeks after the House had voted to pass it. While the media and the Democrats are up in arms about what they believe is a terrible plan, Americans

Early Monday morning, after a long night of fierce talks between Chancellor Merkel’s center-right Christian Democratic Union and Christian Socialist Union (CDU/CSU), the market liberal Free Democratic Party (FDP), and the environmentalist far-left Green Party (Greens), she emerged to the

The outcome of the German federal elections, in late September, left Chancellor Angela Merkel in power, as her party the CDU/CSU (Christian Democratic/Socialist Union) took a plurality of the seats in the Bundestag, giving her the right to form a

On Sunday, the German federal election reached its unsurprising conclusion after an unsurprising campaign. Angela Merkel’s center-right Christian Democrats (CDU/CSU) won the most votes (albeit far down from their results in the previous election) and is the only party capable of

As the leader of the Christian Democratic Union, Angela Merkel is a bit of a mystery to outsiders. Her pronounced social conservatism is on display voting against same-sex marriage as recently as this year, and her declaration of multiculturalism as

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