First Past the Post: August 20

Spiegel interviews Russian blogger Alexi Navalny.

Park Guen-hye wins the formal nomination of the Saenuri Party in South Korea for the presidential election in December.

The new cold war on the South China Sea.

What comes next for fallen Chongqing leader Bo Xilai?

The French right wants a comeback for French president Nicolas Sarkozy.

Former Front de gauche presidential candidate Jean-Luc Mélenchon is calling out the Hollande administration for doing too little in its first 100 days.

Greece’s government may have found €13.5 billion in cuts.

The Constitutional Court of Romania will decide tomorrow whether to validate the referendum on president Traian Băsescu’s impeachment.


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