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  1. Brazil's Cautious VotersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | Project Syndicate

    Brazil has been in the global spotlight this year, and not always for the right reasons. Following the 2013 riots over the amount of money being spent on the 2014 soccer World Cup, protests continued up to, and even during, the tournament in June.


  2. Merkel's cabinet approves 'brake' on rent pricesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2013 | Deutsche Welle

    A cap on rent in pricy locations and a new rule on who pays an estate agent's commission: Germany's cabinet has approved a draft law designed to help renters. Estate agents plan to lodge a constitutional court complaint.


  3. For better or worse, EU-Canada deal is a precedentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | Globe and Mail

    When the European Union and Canada began negotiating their comprehensive trade and investment agreement, a coterie of EU ambassadors headed across the Atlantic. Their mission was to discover how Canadian provinces felt about a deal, and whether they would scuttle the negotiations or fail to implement provisions.


  4. Daily news summary 30.9.2014Read the original story

    Sep 30, 2014 | Radio Prague

    The Czech prime minister, Bohuslav Sobotka, says the European Union should consider easing sanctions against Russia if a truce in Eastern Ukraine remains in place and if Russian gas supplies to Ukraine are resumed before the winter. Speaking on Tuesday, Mr. Sobotka said if the truce between Ukraine and Russia continued there would be no reason for the EU to tighten sanctions or to introduce new ones.


  5. Outside the Box: Germany fights on two fronts to preserve the eurozoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | MarketWatch

    Driven to drink: German Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democratic Union has had to contend with the upstart Alternative for Germany, a party founded in February 2013. The European Court of Justice announced Sept.


  6. New US ambassador calls on Prague to continue to increase defence spendingRead the original story

    Sep 29, 2014 | Radio Prague

    The new US ambassador to Prague, Andrew Schapiro, says the Czech Republic should continue to increase its defence spending. After presenting his credentials to Czech President MiloA Zeman at Prague Castle, Mr. Schapiro said the Czechs were increasing their military spending to 1.4 percent of GDP; however, the NATO target is 2 percent and the US would like to see more progress in this direction.


  7. The EUa s culture war against the peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | Spiked

    And yet, curiously, the EU's leaders are not anxious about people's lack of participation. No, they are seemingly more worried about those who are participating - in short, they're worried about populism.


  8. German Social Democratic Party branch puts anti-Semitic posts on FacebookRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | Jerusalem Post

    Post's author engaged in a rant about Jewish media reports shaping the February 2012 resignation of German president Christian Wulff. BERLIN A local chapter of Germany's second largest party, the Social Democrats , posted anti-Semitic conspiracy theory entries on its Facebook page in Hagen, a city in North Rhine-Westphalia state.


  9. SUMMIT-"Foolish" to rely on undisrupted gas via...Read the original story

    Sep 29, 2014 | Reuters

    It is foolish to expect gas to flow as usual through Ukraine this winter and Europe must brace for disruption along the route that typically carries almost half of Russia's exports to the European Union, a top Czech energy official said on Monday. Speaking at the Reuters Eastern European Investment Summit, Czech energy security ambassador Vaclav Bartuska said he doubted a ceasefire between the Ukraine government and Russian-backed separatists would hold through the winter, making it likely that fighting will block deliveries at some point.


  10. Outrage over top German politician comparing Hamas to IsraelRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2014 | Jerusalem Post

    BERLIN The Social Democratic Party of Germany has stepped up the rhetoric against Israel. Rainer Arnold, a defense expert and deputy for the SPD, told the SPD party newspaper Forward in September that "radical forces in both camps" - meaning Israel and Hamas - were fueling the ongoing conflict in Gaza.


  11. Europe's German growth locomotive on strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2014 | MSN Money

    With the euro zone economy stuck in a rut despite European Central Bank efforts to pump money into the system, pressure is mounting for Germany to use its healthy budget position to boost public investment, stimulate demand and spur growth. The answer from Chancellor Angela Merkel so far is an adamant "nein", spelled out firmly to visiting French Prime Minister Manuel Valls last week.


  12. Canada, EU release text of trade deal; play down German objectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | The Globe and Mail

    European Council President Herman Van Rompuy , Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Euopean Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso sign an agreement in the Hall of Honour on Parliament Hill in Ottawa Friday, September 26, 2014. European Council President Herman Van Rompuy , Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Euopean Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso sign an agreement in the Hall of Honour on Parliament Hill in Ottawa Friday, September 26, 2014.


  13. Czech press survey - September 26Read the original story

    Sep 25, 2014 | Czech Happenings

    The criticism of the Czech centre-left government by the right for raising the country s debt must be supported, but the criticism of the government for "raising taxes" and "destroying tradespeople" should be confronted with facts, Petr Kambersky writes in daily Lidove noviny today. Opposition OP 09 deputy chairman Miroslav Kalousek is right when he says "the government has approved higher taxes compared with the legal state as from January 1, 2015."


  14. Germany demands changes to Canada-EU free trade pactRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | The Globe and Mail

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel shakes hands with Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper after a joint press conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Thursday, August 16, 2012. German senior government official Uwe Beckmeyer said Canadian officials seem open to the possibility of further changes to the Canada-EU free trade pact, but Canadian government sources strongly rejected that view, insisting that negotiations are over.


  15. Germany wants investment clause scrapped in EU-Canada trade dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 |

    German Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel told the Budestag he was completely against ISDS clauses in trade agreements. [Martine Aubry/Flickr] Germany will not sign a trade pact between Canada and the European Union unless an investment protection clause allowing companies to take cross-border legal action against governments is scrapped, Germany's economy minister said on Thursday The deal with Canada could increase bilateral trade by a fifth to 26 billion and is widely seen as a template for the larger Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership trade pact between the EU and the United States, which would encompass about a third of global trade.


  16. UPDATE 1-Valls says France would never ask Germany to solve its problemsRead the original story

    Sep 23, 2014 | Reuters

    French Prime Minister Manuel Valls sought to reassure Berlin on Tuesday that his country was making progress on economic reforms and would not ask Germany to solve its problems. Speaking after a German industry leader said Germany was not responsible for France's economic problems, Valls pledged in a speech that won a standing ovation to pursue reforms to revive an economy often characterised in Germany as "sick".


  17. German parties agree on law to cap sharp rises in rentRead the original story

    Sep 23, 2014 | Reuters

    The parties in German Chancellor Angela Merkel's right-left coalition have agreed on the main points of a law to limit rent increases to 10 percent above local averages when properties change hands, senior conservative Volker Kauder said on Tuesday. New rules to stop some people being priced out of the market were originally put forward by the centre-left Social Democrats before last year's election but Merkel's conservatives quickly adopted the idea.


  18. German conservatives cast doubt on French reform pledgesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 |

    French Prime Minister Manuel Valls has promised to finally implement reforms in the eurozone's second-largest economy. [Mathieu Delmestre/Parti socialiste/Flickr] On a visit to Berlin, French Prime Minister Manuel Valls pledged to get France's budget back on track and called for "trust from the German people", a demand met with scepticism from Germany's centre-right.


  19. Merkel's Taste for Coal to Upset $130 Billion Green DriveRead the original story

    Sep 22, 2014 | The Washington Post

    When Germany kicked off its journey toward a system harnessing energy from wind and sun back in 2000, the goal was to protect the environment and build out climate-friendly power generation. More than a decade later, Europe's biggest economy is on course to miss its 2020 climate targets and greenhouse-gas emissions from power plants are virtually unchanged.


  20. Germany: 'We have no interest in humiliating the French'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2014 |

    Germany and France will try to reconcile divergent visions of how to fix Europe's economy today when Manuel Valls makes his first visit to Berlin as French prime minister and holds talks with Angela Merkel. The trip comes at a watershed moment, with the region struggling to shake off the aftermath of a prolonged financial crisis that has left its citizens poorer, increasingly jobless and turning to extremist politicians for answers.