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From Brexit, to Putin, to Trump, to China, Germany faces as many global challenges as anyone, says John Kampfner. Yet it seems more steadfast than most in dealing with them.

American reluctance to fulfil its previous international role is leaving the global stage open to dark forces, says PAUL KNOTT.

It was nothing more than a footnote, buried in the results of the Uefa Europa League second qualifying round, second leg, but it leaped out for those who remembered the days of glory: Progrès Niederkorn 2, Budapest Honved 0 (Niederkorn win 2-1 on aggregate).

Ray Kershaw travels to a city which has been through many reincarnations over the centuries, but none so dramatic or violent as its most recent

By 17,000 years ago, with Neanderthals having long since died out, Homo sapiens had triumphed as the only surviving species of the human family tree, and their dominion over the Earth was truly beginning. But their manipulation of the world around them began not with farming, which came some 5,000 years later, but with art.

Brexit is only one chapter in the story of Britain’s retreat from influence, says JOHN KAMPFNER. We now face a marathon journey back to our rightful place

Three members of campaign group Veterans for Europe highlight different fears over the adverse impact of Brexit on the military.

The Russian ruler’s strategy is short-termist, simple and successful, says John Kampfner. But it is ultimately hollow

As a leader, the German chancellor provided the moral compass for a continent, says ZOE WILLIAMS. We will all miss her

Britain’s declining influence has put global security in peril. And it is entirely self-inflicted, says James P. Rubin, a former aide to Bill Clinton

Putin is not as powerfulas he pretends, says prominent critic OLIVIER VEDRINE. And there is a way to get him...

Anti-Western philosopher Aleksandr Dugin is said to hold sway over Vladimir Putin. But it is not just the Russian president who is in thrall to him. PAUL KNOTT reports

While the US produced a very raunchy scandal, British pop’s great controversy was a little more tame.

Donald Trump is facing the most crucial phase of his turbulent reign. PAUL CONNEW reports on the bombshell news that could see the president impeached

It is so easy to take the European Union for granted, or obsess about its faults, says SONY KAPOOR. But to understand its true value you need only look at how other global tensions remain unresolved

The German chancellor has become an anachronism from a bygone Europe, writes Paul Knott.

Paul Connew looks at whether Donald Trump fatally wounded his presidency after his meeting with Vladimir Putin.

The Russian president has used previous sports tournaments to distract from aggressive actions. Is he doing the same again?

Independence Day this week only served as a grim reminder that in 2018 America has an unprecedented president who considers himself independent of all the norms of domestic and international behaviour, writes PAUL CONNEW

How journalism sheds light on a murky referendum, Editor-at-large, ALASTAIR CAMPBELL writes

In the Western Balkans the EU can get back to basics - creating a safer, more prosperous region. PAUL KNOTT reports on its efforts in a historically combustible corner of the continent.

We cannot abandon our continent and responsibility for its defence and properity says ANDREW ADONIS

Are protests in Jordan the precursor to more Arab Spring turmoil or an encouraging sign that the region might finally be moving in the right direction, asks PAUL KNOTT.

Britain’s departure from the EU has sparked enough anger at home. But, as Alastair Campbell writes, Brexit is giving our foreign friends sleepless nights as well.

It will be an encounter between two of the world’s most unpredictable leaders. But former diplomat Paul Knott has some idea of what we might expect​ when Donald Trump meets Kim Jong-un

With the UK entry in Lisbon this weekend unlikely to go with a boom-bang-a-bang, Roy Delaney investigates the reasons behind Britain’s malaise and wonders whether the country can transform its fortunes

Trump in crisis turns to controversial former mayor for legal aid in bid to shake off Russia probe.

Sir Martin Sorrell, arguably the UK’s most successful businessman, has been toppled from his throne at WPP, the advertising company he founded, after 33 years in charge.

There is a strong case for action in Syria, argues ANDREW ADONIS. But Theresa May’s problem is she can’t make it

Understanding Vladimir Putin’s foreign policy is not difficult, says JENNIFER MATHERS. But countering it could be

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