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Paul Knott

Kenya’s Covid timebomb ticks on

Contrary to global perception, Africa has not escaped the worst of the pandemic. In one country, the cost may be felt for generations. 

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Kaliningrad: The curious case of Vladimir Putin's piece of EU territory

The Russian region, disconnected from the motherland and deep in EU territory, is both an asset and a vulnerability for the Kremlin. PAUL KNOTT tells the story of one of the continent’s most intriguing places, where geography and history collide

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Is the end finally nigh for EU's most notorious leader?

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Will Ukraine be the start of a push back against Putin?

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What makes the Finns so happy?

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Why is Austria so scandal-prone?

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Can the EU get its vaccine programme back on track?

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Why Japan will have a significant role to play in 2021

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The world won't miss Donald Trump - but it will mourn Angela Merkel's departure

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The revival of trust in justice

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The pipe dream of peace in the Middle East

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America lies at a crossroad - and it’s more fundamental than Biden v Trump

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The escalating stand-off in the Mediterranean which is causing waves beyond the region

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China may regret Xi abandoning its traditional policy

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North Korea’s Covid campaign

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How Putin’s downfall could come sooner than many expect

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Hungary: What happens when democracy dies

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Welcome to Europe’s greenest lands

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The shadow hanging over China’s coronavirus recovery

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The people Europe turned its back on

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Can Greece lift itself out of debt crisis?

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Is Poland’s golden era of democracy being threatened by populism?

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Battle Bologna: Can Italy’s far-right Salvini be stopped by the sardines?

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Trump cannot rely on protests to solve Iran crisis

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Putin’s plans to destabilise politics around the world in 2020

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How the world’s rulers have learned to exploit Trump

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Unrest simmers in Algeria

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The crisis gripping the world’s most dangerous waterway

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Why chaotic Argentina’s golden era may never come

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‘Europe’s Moral Conscience’ leading the way in their protests

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Spain’s turning point on the road from Franco

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Bejing’s belt tightens around Europe

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PAUL KNOTT: Is Israeli politics ready to say goodbye to prime minister Benjamin ‘Bibi’ Netanyahu?

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PAUL KNOTT: Nigeria is still waiting for the leader it deserves

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PAUL KNOTT: A Swiss solution to calm populist surge

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US absence leaves international stage open to dark forces

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PAUL KNOTT: Zimbabwe’s descent back to bloodshed

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PAUL KNOTT: Unhappy France’s hi-vis warning

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Has France found the right way to fight the war on terror?

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Italy’s economic woes present opportunity for EU

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Sympathy for the devil

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Meet the most dangerous man in the world

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Catalan Dragons are in a league of their own

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PAUL KNOTT: Yesterday’s woman? How Europe left Merkel behind

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Will Putin take his sporting chance?

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A European success story

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Will Jordan learn the lessons of Syria?

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PAUL KNOTT: the power of the Pope

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Trump vulnerable to dud deal from Kim

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Danger is lurking in all corners of the globe

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The 73-year-old memo that tells us how to handle Putin

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Progressive superpowers or political lightweights?

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Berlusconi not the only one eyeing a political comeback

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Putin - the ringmaster of death

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Nuclear countdown: Time running out to save Iran deal

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Progressive superpowers or political lightweights?

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Is Tunisia heading for a second Arab Spring?

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Brighter days ahead for the Rainbow Nation?

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Latin lessons: what South America can teach the rest of the world

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Remembering the debt we all owe Gorby

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Disaster from the start

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The Viktator: Europe's enemy within

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The wall has gone but division remains

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The document which brought down the Eastern Bloc and could do the same for Brexit

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Spain: From EU poster child to problem child

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EU's tough love can break impasse in the Middle East

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Al Jazeera under attack - why we should support the beleaguered station

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The lesson of Singapore is not one Brexiteers want to hear

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Flames of Anarchy: How Venezuela is spiralling out of control

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Juventus is Europe’s most colourful football club

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Alexei Navalny: The man who stood up to Putin

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When ISIS collapses what hate will replace it?

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Brexit has prompted unity - but not in Britain

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Where have our great leaders gone?

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How to cure fascism: Macron is the antidote to the right-wing populist virus

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What would the rest of Europe actually think if we reversed Brexit?

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The new Cold War: In Trump’s warped mind, the EU is a rival to be destroyed

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May and Trump’s special relationship: Brexit will empower the US

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Putin’s Russia: How do you solve a problem like Vladimir?

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We are letting the world burn while UK fiddles with Brexit

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Europe’s peace and democracy can be broken - Brexit is one of the cracks

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