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Venezuela’s crisis rivals Syria, Myanmar’s

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Caracas, Venezuela. (Photo: public domain)

“Colombia is for Venezuelans what Germany is for Syrians,” says our Leipzig-based columnist Daniel Leon in his opinion piece, where he mourns the situation in his home country.

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Sham elections: Egypt, Russia, Venezuela

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Enough talk about wanna-be strongman Donny Trump. Let's focus on actual dictators and their favorite sporting events: sham presidential elections in Russia, Egypt and Venezuela.

“Enough talk about wanna-be strongman Donny Trump. Let’s focus on actual dictators and their favorite sporting events: sham presidential elections.”

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RB Leipzig: good investment or sugar high?

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investment, football in Leipzig

It’s “a first division football team artificially created by the investments of some hyper-caffeinated Austrian rich cats.” But is that entirely… bad?

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Orbán’s falsification of history in Budapest

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The falsification of history in Orban's Hungary. (Photo: public domain)

A spectacular city such as Budapest should be free of this kind of detrimental political controversy.

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Jamaica, the alternative German coalition

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More on the German Bundestag elections: What coalitions could form? Photo: public domain

Why Daniel would go for “Jamaica” rather than “big,” and what it all means.

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Leipzig to elect two Parliament members

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Leipzig will elect two members of Parliament this September. (Photo: public domain)

With the end of the Game of Thrones season, and before winter comes, we have the next best political spectacle of Central Europe: The Game of 630 Thrones!

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