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  1. Greek bailout crisis: We should pay reparations for Nazi war crimes, say top German politiciansRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | The Independent

    The proposal could open the door to compensation claims from other countries occupied by the Nazis during World War Two Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies Senior German politicians have broken ranks with Angela Merkel's government to demand that Germany pay reparations to Greece for Nazi crimes committed during the Second World War.

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  2. 'Chapter not closed'? Greece WWII reparations cause split among German MPsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | Russia Taday

    Several senior Social Democrats and Greens have for the first time acknowledged that Greece has a case for WWII reparations. This contradicts the stance of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's government which had ruled it out.

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  3. German coalition politicians break ranks on Greek WWII reparationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | Deutsche Welle

    Leaders from the junior partner in Germany's coalition government have lent their support for Greek war reparations. They said Germany's moral and legal duties should be separated from the Greek debt debate.

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  4. Germany moves closer towards bill on data retentionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | EurActiv.com

    After Social Democratic Party leader Sigmar Gabriel expressed his support for data retention, the country's centre-right alliance is optimistic that the grand coalition can reach an agreement on the issue. EurActiv Germany reports .

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  5. Europe (Finally) Acting On Arms Trade To Saudi ArabiaRead the original story

    Mar 16, 2015 | Scoop

    For decades, the ringing statements on human rights by various European and US governments have been undermined by the diplomatic support they've given to the regime in Saudi Arabia. It has been a straight forward deal : we will sell arms to the House of Saud and turn a blind eye to its barbaric public executions, floggings, religious extremism and suppression of women.

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  6. Poroshenko in Berlin: 'Ukraine urgently needs Germany's help'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Deutsche Welle

    President Petro Poroshenko has told a major German daily that he will ask Angela Merkel for non-lethal military support during his visit to Berlin. He said that the Minsk ceasefire had been broken more than 1,000 times.

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  7. Home branch backs Jurecka to challenge Belobradek for leadership of Christian DemocratsRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2015 | Radio Prague

    Agriculture Minister Marian JureA ka has been nominated for the post of chairman of the Christian Democrats by his local party branch in the Moravian town of PA erov, perhaps paving the way for a leadership challenge against Pavel BA>lobrA dek. Mr. JureA ka, who is currently deputy chairman of the Christian Democrats, said he would reveal more about his plans on Tuesday, iDnes.cz reported.

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  8. Glassmakers Dechem dominate annual design awards showRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2015 | Radio Prague

    Glassmakers Dechem were named Grand Designer of the Year for 2014 at the Academy of Design Awards at Prague's Estates Theatre on Saturday night. Dechem, comprised of architect Michaela TomiA kovA and glassmaker Jakub JanA ourek, also picked up Designer of the Year and Producer of the Year prizes.

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  9. Daily news summary 14.3.2015Read the original story

    Mar 14, 2015 | Radio Prague

    The Social Democrats have made a thinly-veiled attack on their ANO coalition partners in a programme resolution passed at a party congress in Prague on Saturday. The document states that the Czech Republic's system of democracy cannot be the subject of manipulation by rich oligarchs who own and control companies, the media and political groupings.

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  10. Social Democrats make thinly-veiled attack on ANO in congress resolutionRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2015 | Radio Prague

    The Social Democrats have made a thinly-veiled attack on their ANO coalition partners in a programme resolution passed at a party congress in Prague on Saturday. The document states that the Czech Republic's system of democracy cannot be the subject of manipulation by rich oligarchs who own and control companies, the media and political groupings.

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  11. Election of deputy chairs cements Sobotka's position as leader of Social DemocratsRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2015 | Radio Prague

    The Social Democratic Party have elected deputy chairpersons at a congress in Prague. Delegates cast their ballots for foreign Minister LubomA r ZaorA lek, lower house speaker Jan HamA A ek, Labour and Social Affairs Minister Michaela MarksovA TominovA , hitherto deputy chairman for the economy Martin Starec and deputy health minister Lenka Teska ArnoA tovA .

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  12. Divadla Na Zabradli sweeps boards at Theatre Critics' AwardsRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2015 | Radio Prague

    Prague's Divadla Na ZA bradlA swept the boards at the annual Theatre Critics' Awards on Friday night. It was named Theatre of the Year for 2014, its Velvet Havel was named Production of the Year and it picked up several other gongs in other categories.

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  13. Foreign direct investment in Czech Republic up 70 percent in 2014Read the original story

    Mar 13, 2015 | Radio Prague

    Foreign direct investment into the Czech Republic grew 70 year-on-year in 2014, according to data released on Friday by the Czech National Bank. Around two-thirds of the CZK 120 billion invested in the country by foreign companies last year came from neighbouring Germany.

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  14. New European army to rise against NATO and RussiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Pravda

    The head of government of the European Union, Jean-Claude Juncker, a well-known lobbyist of transnational companies, proposed creating the joint European army on the basis of the armies of Germany and France . This new unifying idea of - - Europe will be discussed at the next EU summit in June.

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  15. Opposition disagrees with PACE presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | B92

    Opposition MPs described on Tuesday as "optimistic" the statements made by Anne Brasseur about the Serbian government's reform measures. Head of the Democratic Party parliamentary group Borislav Stefanovic told reporters that it was brought to the PACE president's attention that parts of her address relating to the reform process in Serbia did not correspond to the reality.

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  16. Sweden cancels Saudi arms deal after human rights rowRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | Deutsche Welle

    Sweden has ended a military deal with Saudi Arabia over human rights issues. The break comes after the Swedish Foreign Minister Margot WallstrA m was allegedly prevented from making a speech at an Arab League meeting.

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  17. Outrage in Germany after neo-Nazi rally forces mayor's resignationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | Russia Taday

    Senior politicians in Germany have expressed outrage that the mayor of the eastern German town of Troeglitz was forced to resign after local authorities failed to stop a protest by the far-right National Democratic Party outside his house. Markus Nierth, the elected mayor of Troeglitz, said Monday that he had resigned because he feared for his family's safety after the NPD was allowed to hold a rally outside his home to protest against his plans to house asylum seekers in the town.

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  18. Swiss Welcome Credit Suisse CEO to Shake Off ScandalsRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2015 | The Washington Post

    "It's a good thing that his prior businesses didn't make headlines for bad behavior," Thomas Aeschi, a lawmaker for the Swiss People's Party, the parliament's largest political group, said by telephone on Tuesday. "This man will be the one to lead the bank into calmer waters.

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  19. The party is haunting us againRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | Anarkismo Newswire

    Karl Marx once said that history repeats itself, first as a tragedy then as a farce. A case in point is that in South Africa sections of the left are once again calling for a mass workers' party to be formed to contest elections - this they believe will bring us closer to revolution.

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  20. Study: Financial Tax Would Pay Off BigRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2015 | Common Dreams

    A National Nurses Union rally for taxing Wall Street and the Financial Transactions Tax. Elected leaders in Washington are heading into another season of wrangling over the same old federal budget revenue shortfalls.

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