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Greece says “No”

The result of the Greek referendum is very clear. Now the fight is on to decide what it means.

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No ordinary referendum in Greece

The hastily-organised Greek debt/bailout referendum could go either way – which is appropriate, since no-one is quite sure what either result would mean.

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D-day for Greece’s chickens

Greece’s radical left leadership looks poised for a possible deal with the EU leadership, but the saga certainly isn’t over yet.

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The limits of Europe, part II

Russia and Britain, for all their obvious differences, have the same sort of equivocal relationship with Europe: unmistakably European powers, but with interests and traditions that draw them elsewhere.

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The limits of Europe, part I

So is Azerbaijan in Europe or not? What about Turkey? Iceland? Morocco? The questions are never purely geographical, but they raise some difficult political problems.

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American unbelief comes out of the closet

Another instalment in the long-running debate over the condition of religion in America.

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Family, fascism and respectability

France is spellbound as the National Front’s drive for modernisation is embodied in conflict within its first family.

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Atheism and Islam

It’s hard to credit that Saudi Arabia has proportionately as many atheists as the United States, but it’s a question that quickly runs into terminological problems.

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Election (and other news) updates

This week, updates from Israel, Australia, Estonia, Finland and Northern Cyprus.

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Who counts as a fascist?

Hungary’s neo-fascist party wins a seat from the government at a by-election, once more posing questions about how to deal with (or even describe) the far right.

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