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    • As Germany Struggles to Form a Government, Asylum Rules Emerge as a Key Dividing Line

    • By: Luisa Beck, Griff Witte
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    In a country where policies have traditionally been forged through consensus, there is little agreement on what to do with migrant families. The dispute has become fraught with emotion and symbolism, reflecting an even deeper ideological division over how welcoming Germany should be to outsiders.

    "As Germany Struggles to Form a Government, Asylum Rules Emerge as a Key Dividing Line" is from the December 02, 2017 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Luisa Beck and 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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    • A Gruesome Murder. A Hate-Filled Shooting Spree. And a Reckoning With Immigration Before Italy Votes.

    • By: Griff Witte, Stefano Pitrelli
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    Kofi Wilson had heard gunfire every day of the 15 months he spent in Libya during a harrowing journey to Europe. But never in over a year since he arrived in Macerata, a tranquil little city of cobblestone streets and handsome blonde-brick plazas nestled in the craggy central Italian hills.

    "A Gruesome Murder. A Hate-Filled Shooting Spree. And a Reckoning With Immigration Before Italy Votes." is from the February 06, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Griff Witte and Stefano Pitrelli and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Across Europe, Revulsion at Trump but Little Idea of What to Do about Him

    • By: Griff Witte, Anthony Faiola, Michael Birnbaum
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 9 mins
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    The man who stands a reasonable chance of becoming the next president of the United States is “a hate preacher.” He is “unfit to hold the office” because of his “stupefying ignorance.” His pattern of reckless behavior inspires “a retching feeling.”

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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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    • 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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    • 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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    • European Leaders Are Indignant and Defiant over Trump’s G-7 Statement. But They’re Not Surprised.

    • By: Griff Witte, James McAuley
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 9 mins
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    BERLIN — It was an image that, in its Rockwellian presentation and characters, seemed to capture an emerging era.

    "European Leaders Are Indignant and Defiant over Trump’s G-7 Statement. But They’re Not Surprised."is from the June 10, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Griff Witte and James McAuley and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • As Tensions with Trump Deepen, Europe Wonders If America Is Lost for Good

    • By: Griff Witte, Michael Birnbaum
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 9 mins
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    BERLIN — Since Jan. 20, 2017, European leaders have managed U.S. relations with one eye on the clock, anxiously counting down the hours until President Trump’s term is up and hoping the core of the Western alliance isn’t too badly damaged in the meantime.

    "As Tensions with Trump Deepen, Europe Wonders If America Is Lost for Good" is from the May 19, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Griff Witte and Michael Birnbaum 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • EU Leaders Toughen Line over British 'Divorce'

    • By: Michael Birnbaum, Griff Witte
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 7 mins
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    "EU Leaders Toughen Line over British 'Divorce'" is from the June 28, 2016 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Michael Birnbaum and Griff Witte and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • As Europe Fills with Refugees, Britain Goes Its Own Way

    • By: Griff Witte
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 7 mins
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    "As Europe Fills with Refugees, Britain Goes Its Own Way" is from the October 03, 2015 Around the World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Griff Witte and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • After French Vote, European Leaders Come out Against Le Pen. But What If She Wins?

    • By: Griff Witte
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    With the future of Europe in French hands, the continent’s leaders have cast aside their tradition of staying out of each other’s elections and weighed in with some unsolicited advice: Pick the candidate who wants to make the European Union stronger, not the one who wants to blow it up.

    "After French Vote, European Leaders Come out Against Le Pen. But What If She Wins?" is from the April 24, 2017 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Griff Witte and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Theresa May Puts Stamp on British Government with Mass Firing of Cameron Ministers

    • By: Griff Witte
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "Theresa May Puts Stamp on British Government with Mass Firing of Cameron Ministers" is from the July 14, 2016 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Griff Witte and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • They've Escaped War and Crossed the Sea. Now Europe Wants to Send Them Back.

    • By: Griff Witte
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 8 mins
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    "They've Escaped War and Crossed the Sea. Now Europe Wants to Send Them Back." is from the March 11, 2016 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Griff Witte and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • After British Deal with the E.U., Cameron Races to Win Support at Home

    • By: Griff Witte, Karla Adam
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "After British Deal with the E.U., Cameron Races to Win Support at Home" is from the World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Griff Witte, Karla Adam and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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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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