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  2. 13/12/2013Crisis inspires a surge of creativity in Greek art
  3. 09/12/2013Melilla: the Spanish enclave that has become the back-door to Europe
  4. 29/11/2013Euthanasia for minors: Belgium’s painful dilemma
  5. 22/11/2013Portugal and Angola – a friendship at risk
  6. 15/11/2013Lampedusa: the ‘forgotten’ island
  7. 08/11/2013Vukovar: divided by an alphabet
  8. 01/11/2013Fishing for a future
  9. 29/10/2013From Tunisia to Lampedusa
  10. 29/10/2013Bonus interview: Berhanu Wakuma, Ethiopian migrant
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  12. 11/10/2013France’s pension reform struggle
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  22. 06/09/2013The immigration issue: welcome to Germany?
  23. 05/09/2013Filming ‘Poor Germany’
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  25. 26/07/2013Allergic reactions trigger blow to perfume industry
  26. 19/07/2013Bonus Interview: Mike Schussler
  27. 19/07/2013Bonus Interview: Thami Mazwai
  28. 19/07/2013Inequality blights Mandela’s South African legacy
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  33. 21/06/2013Europe’s jobless generation
  34. 14/06/2013Slovenia – the next EU crisis ?
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  36. 14/06/2013Bonus interview: Sobhan, a Baha’i Iranian refugee
  37. 14/06/2013Bonus Mansour Osanlou interview
  38. 14/06/2013Bonus interview: an Iranian homosexual in exile
  39. 07/06/2013Iranian voices from Turkey
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  41. 31/05/2013Bonus interview: Nigel Farage
  42. 31/05/2013Bonus interview: Rafael Behr
  43. 24/05/2013Lucky Lucke targets the euro
  44. 17/05/2013More fear than hope in north Kosovo?
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  47. 09/05/2013Bonus interview: David Goodman, Eurovision Song Contest expert
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  66. 25/01/2013Bonus interview: Wiemer Salverda
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  72. 14/12/2012Cyprus’s race for liquid gold
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  81. 02/11/2012Bonus interview: Piotr Grzegorz Wozniak, junior minister for shale gas at the Environment Ministry of Poland
  82. 02/11/2012Bonus interview: Jakub Gogolewski, coordinator for CEE Bankwatch Network Poland
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  91. 21/09/2012Bonus interview: Sergei Stanishev, former Bulgarian PM
  92. 21/09/2012Bonus interview: Zinaida Zlatanova, Head of the European Commission Representation in Sofia
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  104. 22/06/2012Spanish banks – house for sale
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  162. 14/07/2011Germany’s energy revolution
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  165. 24/06/2011Zero tolerance for hooligans at Euro 2012
  166. 17/06/2011Golan Heights’ undefined future
  167. 10/06/2011Serbia after Mladic
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  170. 23/05/2011No spring for Moldova
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  174. 28/04/2011Bailout means tough times for people of Portugal
  175. 22/04/2011Does the UK monarchy matter?
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  177. 06/04/2011Morocco’s march for change
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  184. 17/02/2011Civil war, civil wounded, Somalia
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  186. 10/02/2011China accelerates in Europe
  187. 10/02/2011Digging up the truth in Kosovo
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  189. 03/02/2011Excision: breaking the taboo
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  210. 29/10/2010EU helps tackle water wars in Africa
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