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A lesson from Japan: sometimes snap elections pay off

Theresa May can only watch and weep as her Japanese counterpart, Shinzo Abe, basks in his thumping election victory, says John Stepek.
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Why former foreign secretary David Owen thinks the EU can’t stop a transition deal

Matthew Partridge talks to former foreign secretary David Owen, and finds him “absolutely convinced” that we need a two-year transition period when leaving the EU.
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Progress still looks way off for Iran

Donald Trump’s threat to ditch the Iran nuclear deal could boost the country’s hardliners. But how does Iran’s political system and economy operate? Alex Rankine reports.
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The eurozone crisis is back

Just a few weeks ago, the outlook for the eurozone was better than it had been at any time since 2011. But political risk had not gone away, says Matthew Lynn. The continent is as unbalanced as it has ever been.
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