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    • British Voters Head to the Polls for Historic Vote on EU

    • By: Griff Witte, Karla Adam, Dan Balz
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 8 mins
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    "British Voters Head to the Polls for Historic Vote on EU" is from the June 23, 2016 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Griff Witte, Karla Adam, and Dan Balz and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • Britain Will Have First Female Prime Minister since Margaret Thatcher

    • By: Griff Witte
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "Britain Will Have First Female Prime Minister since Margaret Thatcher" is from the July 07, 2016 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Griff Witte and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Britain, E.U. Are at Odds over Timing of Exit

    • By: Anthony Faiola, Dan Balz, Griff Witte
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 8 mins
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    "Britain, E.U. Are at Odds over Timing of Exit" is from the June 25, 2016 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Anthony Faiola, Dan Balz and Griff Witte and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • In Historic Break, Britain Gives Formal Notice It Is Leaving the European Union

    • By: Griff Witte
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 8 mins
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    With the simple handoff of a letter in Brussels in the early afternoon, the British government became the first country to ever trigger Article 50 — the mechanism by which nations can exit the European Union.

    "In Historic Break, Britain Gives Formal Notice It Is Leaving the European Union" is from the March 29, 2017 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Griff Witte and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • British Leaders Seek Time to Exit EU, but Europe May Push to Begin Break

    • By: Dan Balz, Anthony Faiola, Griff Witte
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 9 mins
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    "British Leaders Seek Time to Exit EU, but Europe May Push to Begin Break" is from the June 27, 2016 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Dan Balz, Anthony Faiola and Griff Witte and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • Viktor Orban Promised ‘Revenge’ Against His Enemies in Hungary. Now They’re Preparing for It.

    • By: Griff Witte
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 8 mins
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    BUDAPEST — Through eight years of iron-fisted rule, pockets of independence persisted beyond the ever-widening reach of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban.

    "Viktor Orban Promised ‘Revenge’ Against His Enemies in Hungary. Now They’re Preparing for It." is from the May 15, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Griff Witte and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Austria Turns Sharply to the Right in an Election Shaped by Immigration

    • By: Griff Witte, Luisa Beck
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    Austria became the latest European country to take a sharp turn right on Sunday, with the conservative People’s Party riding a hard-line position on immigration to victory in national elections and likely to form a government with a nationalist party that has long advocated for an even tougher stance

    "Austria Turns Sharply to the Right in an Election Shaped by Immigration" is from the October 16, 2017 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Griff Witte and Luisa Beck and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • British Court Delivers Blow to E.U. Exit Plan, Insists Parliament Has a Say

    • By: Griff Witte
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    A senior British court on Thursday dealt a severe blow to Prime Minister Theresa May’s plans to begin the process of exiting the European Union early next year, ruling she must get Parliament’s approval before she acts.

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    • British Lawmakers Tell Their Prime Minister: Your Groveling in Front of Trump Is Embarrassing

    • By: Griff Witte
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
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    As other European leaders have kept their distance, wary of the new president’s seeming willingness to veer away from core Western values, May has repeatedly stressed her support.

    "British Lawmakers Tell Their Prime Minister: Your Groveling in Front of Trump Is Embarrassing" is from the January 26, 2017 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Griff Witte and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Ratko Mladic, the ‘Butcher of Bosnia,’ Guilty of Genocide in Last Balkan War Crimes Trial

    • By: Griff Witte
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    Ratko Mladic, a former Serb warlord who commanded forces that carried out some of the worst atrocities of the Balkan wars, was found guilty of genocide and other crimes against humanity by an international tribunal Wednesday.

    "Ratko Mladic, the ‘Butcher of Bosnia,’ Guilty of Genocide in Last Balkan War Crimes Trial" is from the November 22, 2017 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Griff Witte and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Trump Tried and Failed to Build a Wall in Ireland. That Could Mean Big Trouble for Europe.

    • By: Griff Witte
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Before Donald Trump proposed a 1,000-mile wall on the U.S.-Mexico border to stop migrants, he tried to build a two-mile barrier on a pristine stretch of Irish coast to rein in an ocean.

    "Trump Tried and Failed to Build a Wall in Ireland. That Could Mean Big Trouble for Europe." is from the February 06, 2017 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Griff Witte and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Americans Think the U.S. Relationship with Germany Is Going Great. Germans Beg to Differ.

    • By: Griff Witte
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
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    BERLIN — Sometimes, even in the best of relationships, perceptions fail to align: One side senses that all is going swimmingly. The other is miserable.

    "Americans Think the U.S. Relationship with Germany Is Going Great. Germans Beg to Differ." is from the November 27, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Griff Witte and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Britain's May Promises Clean Break From Europe in Brexit Speech

    • By: Griff Witte
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 7 mins
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    After refusing for months to give “a running commentary” on Britain’s negotiating strategy, May’s speech offered the clearest indication of the country’s departure plans, which were set in motion by last June’s referendum on Britain’s E.U. ties.

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    • Once-Fringe Soros Conspiracy Theory Takes Center Stage in Hungarian Election

    • By: Griff Witte
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 9 mins
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    BUDAPEST — After eight years of bending this nation to his increasingly autocratic and illiberal will, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has only a smattering of disorganized opposition parties to overcome on the road to winning four more in elections next month.

    "Once-Fringe Soros Conspiracy Theory Takes Center Stage in Hungarian Election" is from the March 17, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Griff Witte and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Denmark, a Social Welfare Utopia, Takes a Nasty Turn on Refugees

    • By: Griff Witte
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    "Denmark, a Social Welfare Utopia, Takes a Nasty Turn on Refugees" is from the April 11, 2016 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Griff Witte and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • NATO Ships to Combat Migrant-Smuggling Networks in Aegean

    • By: Thomas Gibbons-Neff, Griff Witte
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "NATO Ships to Combat Migrant-Smuggling Networks in Aegean" is from the World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Thomas Gibbons-Neff, Griff Witte and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Soros-Founded University Says It Will Pull out of Hungary Without a Deal by Dec. 1

    • By: Griff Witte
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    BERLIN — A renowned university that has become a top target of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s right-wing government said Thursday it will be forced to leave the country — its home for a quarter-century — unless it secures by Dec. 1 a deal to stay open.

    "Soros-Founded University Says It Will Pull out of Hungary Without a Deal by Dec. 1" is from the October 25, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Griff Witte and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Angela Merkel Says She Won’t Run Again for Party Leader or German Chancellor

    • By: Griff Witte, Rick Noack
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel, once the most powerful politician in Europe, acknowledged herself as a lame duck on Monday.

    "Angela Merkel Says She Won’t Run Again for Party Leader or German Chancellor" is from the October 29, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Griff Witte and Rick Noack and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Putin Implicated in Fatal Poisoning of Former KGB Officer at London Hotel

    • By: Griff Witte, Michael Birnbaum
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    "Putin Implicated in Fatal Poisoning of Former KGB Officer at London Hotel" is from the Top Stories section of The Washington Post. It was written by Griff Witte, Michael Birnbaum and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • In Laws, Rhetoric and Acts of Violence, Europe Is Rewriting Dark Chapters of Its Past

    • By: Griff Witte, Luisa Beck, James McAuley
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 9 mins
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    Europe, with its emphasis on remembrance in the service of “never again,” was held up as a superior model for reckoning with the horrors of the past. 

    "In Laws, Rhetoric and Acts of Violence, Europe Is Rewriting Dark Chapters of Its Past" is from the February 19, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Griff Witte, James McAuley, Luisa Beck and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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