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Japan sees a chance for a reset with Russia

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 14:58:00 GMT

The west should welcome Tokyo’s engagement with Moscow, writes Yoichi Funabashi



Breitbart News: from the fringe to the White House

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 18:08:32 GMT

The website is set to tap into European politics amid accusations of racism



Israeli hardliners sense opportunity in Trump win

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 05:00:22 GMT

Old grievances fester as prospects for a Palestinian state look bleaker than ever



Merkel can still command support — for a price

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 17:44:36 GMT

The chancellor’s party base demands a prize for its backing, and rightly so



Africa’s democratic dreams flourish

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 13:20:33 GMT

While America has shifted from idealism to cynicism, many Africans are still idealists



The Gordian knot of Italy’s banks

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 14:00:45 GMT

A bail-in solution will cause less pain than any alternative, including delay



Iran nuclear deal offers best chance for peace

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 19:29:56 GMT

The alternative to the diplomatic agreement is military confrontation



Greater clarity from May will smooth Brexit path

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 19:48:04 GMT

The UK prime minister should learn from the Supreme Court hearing



Capital controls undermine China’s reform plans

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 14:04:38 GMT

The prospect of a US rate rise has spurred Beijing into action, writes Tom Mitchell



Trump, Twitter king: diplomacy in 140 characters

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 05:00:04 GMT

The tweeting won’t look so clever if it sparks a war in some part of the world