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Indonesia's Brand New Capital: A Mega-Project Raises Questions in Borneo

Indonesia is building a brand new capital city in the jungles of Borneo. Critics say it's a waste of money and will continue rampant environmental destruction. But might it perhaps become a model city one day?

Tue Feb 20, 2024 16:36
MLS: Is Lionel Messi the Turning Point for American Soccer?

Lionel Messi has proven to be a major draw for Inter Miami and the U.S. professional soccer league MLS. The Americans are pinning all their hopes on the superstar footballer, but he is getting older and a recent summer tour turned out to be a disaster.

Mon Feb 19, 2024 18:38
Major League Messi: Is Argentine Player the Turning Point for American Soccer?

Lionel Messi has proven to be a major draw for Inter Miami and the U.S. professional soccer league MLS. The Americans are pinning all their hopes on the superstar footballer, but he is getting older and a recent summer tour turned out to be a disaster.

Mon Feb 19, 2024 18:16
Trump's Threat: How Prepared Is the German Defense Industry

Too little and too outdated: If the United States were to abandon its protection of Europe, the German arsenal of weapons would barely be enough to defend the country. Companies like Rheinmetall and Krauss-Maffei Wegmann are trying to change the status quo, but the industry is still too weak.

Fri Feb 16, 2024 20:04
Good Morning Europe!: Trump's NATO Comments Trigger Defense Debate in Europe

With his recent comments on NATO, Donald Trump shocked the Western world. Is the U.S. preparing to abandon its allies? Europe finally seems to be considering a future in which the American nuclear umbrella no longer exists.

Fri Feb 16, 2024 19:53
Does Russian Billionaire Arkady Volozh Really Belong on the EU Sanctions List?

The EU has placed a Russian internet billionaire on its sanctions list who has criticized Putin's war and turned his back on his home country. Do the punitive measures go too far in cases like his?

Wed Feb 14, 2024 14:52

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