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  1. German politician admits child pornRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | Newsday

    A German court has ended the trial of a Social Democrat politician, Sebastian Edathy, after he agreed to pay a 5,000 and admitted guilt on child pornography charges. The case ignited a debate in Germany about child pornography laws, which have now been tightened, the BBC's Jenny Hill reports from Berlin.

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  2. Israel targets rising critical opinion in GermanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2015 | Al Jazeera

    It is called "Israel Day" and it features lectures, cultural performances, open discussions in schools and universities, and even dance lessons with Israeli music. It is part of the Foreign Ministry's efforts to increase familiarity with the country and try to reverse what it sees as a worrying trend: "Yes, we can say that among the [German] public opinion there is some withdrawal in the attitudes towards Israel," said Yakov Hadas-Handelsman, Israel's ambassador to Germany.

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  3. German parliament approves Greek bailout extensionRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2015 | Newkerala.com

    In a vote at Bundestag, the lower house of German parliament, 542 of the 587 lawmakers who participated in the ballot voted yes to the extension, with 32 against and 13 abstentions, Xinhua news agency reported. The approval Friday, which was necessary for the extension until the end of June to come into force, was no surprise as German Chancellor Angela Merkel's ruling coalition holds 80 percent of the parliament seats.

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  4. Restive Bundestag to approve Greek bailout extensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | EKathimerini

    Germany's parliament will vote on Friday on the extension of GreeceA's bailout by four months and will duly back it though we can expect some grumbling from a clutch of lawmakers. Angela MerkelA's coalition has a big enough majority to win the vote in the Bundestag easily but many politicians, including Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble, have expressed concern in recent days about whether Athens is to be trusted.

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  5. Schaeuble urges German lawmakers to extend Greek bailoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | The Star Online

    German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble urged parliament on Friday to take what he acknowledged was a difficult decision and approve an extension of Greece's bailout, assuring them Athens would not be allowed to "blackmail" its euro zone partners. The 72-year-old minister, who has repeatedly voiced his own doubts about whether the new leftist-led government in Athens can be trusted to deliver on its reform promises, appealed to the Bundestag lower house's sense of responsibility for Europe.

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  6. UPDATE 1-Schaeuble urges German lawmakers to extend Greek bailoutRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2015 | Reuters

    German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble urged parliament on Friday to take what he acknowledged was a difficult decision and approve an extension of Greece's bailout, assuring them Athens would not be allowed to "blackmail" its euro zone partners. The 72-year-old minister, who has repeatedly voiced his own doubts about whether the new leftist-led government in Athens can be trusted to deliver on its reform promises, appealed to the Bundestag lower house's sense of responsibility for Europe.

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  7. 'Greece's problem is lack of demand, not skills'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Deutsche Welle

    Until very recently, Rania Antonopoulos was an economics professor in New York. Now as the new Greek deputy minister of labor, her mission is to figure out how to re-employ Greece's unemployed - and how to pay for it.

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  8. German Brand Borgward Is Coming Back, But Will It Honor Its Forward-Thinking Past?Read the original story

    Feb 25, 2015 | Car and Driver

    The story of Preston Tucker and his car is well known: Better-looking and technologically superior to the competition, the "game-changing" 48 was brought down by a combination of an obtuse and hostile press and mean-spirited competitors and government officials. Germany has an equivalent of Tucker: Borgward.

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  9. Pay no attention to the social democrat behind the curtain.Read the original story

    Feb 25, 2015 | A Fistful Of Euros

    Perhaps we've been watching the wrong German politician throughout the whole Greece/Eurogroup drama. Usually, the Vice-Chancellor of Germany is one of those posts that comes with a lot more dignity than it does power, like the US vice-presidency in the pre-Cheney days when it wasn't worth a pitcher of warm spit.

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  10. Stop nuclear weapons in GermanyRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2015 | Dear Kitty

    Nuclear weapons are still a reality in Germany. That's why we are inviting local and national groups and activists to express their opposition to the deployment and storage of nuclear weapons through non-violent blockades.

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  11. Sweden and Germany share asylum concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | The Local

    Sweden's Prime Minister Stefan LA fven met Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin on Wednesday to hold talks on migration and integration concerns shared by the two countries, which currently take in more asylum seekers from Syria than the rest of the EU combined. "Germany and Sweden face common issues with migration and integration," the German leader said at a joint press conference following the pair's one-to-one meeting.

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  12. Serbian defense minister visits IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | B92

    Serbian Defense Minister Bratislav Gasic has conferred with Chairman of Iraqi Parliament's Committee on Security and Defense Hakim Al-Zamili. They spoke about "security challenges within his working visit to Iraq on Tuesday, and they agreed that terrorism and religious extremism constitute the greatest threats in this context."

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  13. New Islamic law sparks controversy in AustriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Deutsche Welle

    The Austrian parliament is expected to pass on Wednesday a law that either strengthens - or weakens - the Islamic religion's status, depending on whom you talk to. Alison Langley reports from Vienna.

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  14. Berlin shows cautious optimism about Greece reformsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Deutsche Welle

    Germany's vice chancellor is "cautiously optimistic" that Greece will be able to extend its credit program. Ahead of a Tuesday afternoon teleconference, eurozone officials expressed similarly cautious optimism.

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  15. It's alarming that speculative capital was able to challenge democratic institutions'Read the original story

    Feb 24, 2015 | Buenos Aires Herald

    Studies: Degree in Political Sciences and Economics at Universitt Hamburg , Masters in Latin America Studies at Ohio University Politics runs in the veins of Drte Wollrad, who moved to Buenos Aires a year ago, after her appointment as the director of the Argentine branch of the German political foundation Friedrich Ebert . And she's certainly no stranger to this corner of the world, having lived in Ecuador, Colombia and El Salvador.

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  16. Malmstrom: Germany's TTIP debate 'more heated'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | EurActiv.com

    In 25 EU member states, the majority of the population supports the planned EU-US free trade deal TTIP. But in Germany, its opponents are in the majority, something EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom could not explain during her visit to Berlin.

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  17. German Social Democrats fear free tradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | Deutsche Welle

    Support for the TTIP free trade agreement with the US is waning further among Germany's Social Democrats. That's a growing problem for Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel, who's also SPD party chief.

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  18. Child pornography trial begins against German ex-lawmaker Sebastian EdathyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | Deutsche Welle

    The trial of former German politician Sebastian Edathy has begun. Over the past year, child pornography allegations have destroyed the career of the once-rising star in Germany's SPD Party.

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  19. German politician in child porn trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | BBC News

    A former rising star in Germany's Social Democratic Party, Sebastian Edathy, has gone on trial accused of possessing indecent images of children. Mr Edathy appeared at a district court on Monday in the Lower Saxony town of Verden, south-east of Bremen.

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  20. ex-MP in Germany stands trial for child pornographyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | The Times of India

    Indian-origin former German lawmaker, Sebastian Edathy, will appear before a court today to face trial on charges of acquiring and possessing child pornography. BERLIN: An Indian-origin former German lawmaker will appear before a court today to face trial on charges of acquiring and possessing child pornography.

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