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  1. Czech Republic faces flu epidemicRead the original story

    Feb 2, 2015 | Radio Prague

    The Czech Republic is facing the start of a broad flu epidemic across all 14 of its regions including the capital, Prague, Chief Hygiene Officer VladimA r Valenta told Czech TV on Monday. According to the official, the number of those infected is expected to jump significantly over the next two weeks.

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  2. France, US support Greece in debt battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | EUobserver

    Paris and Washington have expressed support for Athens' attempts to renegotiate the terms of its bailout, as Germany comes under increasing pressure to reconsider its approach to austerity in the eurozone. French finance minister Michel Sapin on Sunday met the new Greek finance minister, Yanis Varoufakis, and reiterated that there is no question of annulling Greece's debt, but said a "delay" could be considered.

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  3. Merkel, Gauck laud Richard von WeizsackerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2014 | Deutsche Welle

    German leaders have united in mourning former President Richard von WeizsA cker, who has died at the age of 94 in Berlin. WeizsA cker's stint as head of state saw the fall of the Berlin Wall and German reunification.

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  4. Under fire, Germany suspends minimum wage for transit truckersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | West Australian

    Germany slammed the brakes Friday on applying its new minimum wage to foreign truck drivers transiting the country in a move welcomed by Poland which vigorously opposed the system. Just weeks after the minimum wage took effect, German Labour Minister Andrea Nahles said after talks with her Polish counterpart in Berlin that the suspension was decided "out of consideration for neighbours".

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  5. German defense minister plans long-term modernization of militaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | Deutsche Welle

    The German government has proposed a series of reforms to make the military more attractive as an employer. Bundeswehr soldiers have been complaining of lack of equipment and poor facilities in the barracks.

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  6. How to destroy Europe, in five easy stepsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | Pravda

    First, you wait for an opportunity to take part in a European war. That is what US president Woodrow Wilson did in 1917: although the majority of the US people was vehemently against entering the Great War, despite his solemn promises, Wilson took the US to war.

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  7. Blaga denies becoming SRI leader, would accept Senate presidencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | Nine O'Clock

    National Liberal Party Co-President Vasile Blaga declared on Wednesday evening for the show "Power Games" at Realitatea TV that his appointment as head of SRI was never discussed, mentioning that this was Klaus Iohannis' prerogative, and the President has to decide who would be the manager of SRI. Nonetheless, Vasile Blaga pointed out that he would be interested to become the head of the Senate if PNL reached the majority.

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  8. Germany extends Patriot missile deployment in TurkeyRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2015 | TurkishPress.com

    The German parliament has approved Thursday to extend deployment of Patriot missiles in Turkey, as part of a NATO mission to counter possible threats from Syria. The 631-seat Bundestag lower house voted 503 to 70 in favor of the one-year extension.

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  9. Independent committee to investigate sexual abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2014 | Deutsche Welle

    Five years after the exposure of the German sexual abuse scandal affecting schools and Catholic institutions, victims are calling for an independent committee. They claim that important issues are still unresolved.

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  10. Pegida movement on verge of total implosion as five of its leading...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | The Independent

    Breakaway group, angry at the continued involvement of former leader Lutz Bachmann, pledge to form a moderate rival 'direct democracy' protest group Germany's anti-Islamic Pegida movement is in tatters after five of its leading members resigned in disgust, fearing it would be hijacked by the extreme right. They announced plans to set up a more moderate rival "direct democracy" protest group.

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  11. Europe's centre-left, rattled by Syriza, wonders which direction to takeRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2015 | The Nation

    European politicians at opposite ends of the spectrum celebrated the election victory of Greece's anti-austerity Syriza party on Monday, but Alexis Tsipras' post-communist triumph is forcing mainstream leftists to reconsider their position. Tsipras has promised to reverse five years of "humiliation and suffering" caused by spending cuts, the price of a 240-billion-euro bailout from international creditors.

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  12. German minister: Juncker's investment package likely to 'backfire'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | EurActiv.com

    The projects Germany is pursuing within the framework of the European Commission's a 315 billion Investment offensive include outdated ideas and dead ends, says Peter Friedrich, Baden-Wuerttemberg's Minister for Europe. The list, he says, urgently needs a general reworking, otherwise regions and municipalities will lose out.

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  13. PEGIDA cancels demonstration amid leadership exodusRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2015 | Deutsche Welle

    The "anti-Islamization" PEGIDA has cancelled its next public demonstration amid the resignations of several key leaders. Despite the group's apparent crisis, Germany's vice chancellor has warned against complacency.

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  14. Investors Turn On Tsipras's Campaign to End Austerity in GreeceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Bloomberg

    Investors gave their verdict on the new Greek government, selling the country's stocks and bonds in a signal to Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras of the price he will pay for sticking to promises to end austerity. Hardest hit were banks, falling as much as 30 percent on Wednesday because of concern about their supply of funds.

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  15. Stick to deal, Germans tell Greece in stern warningRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | Independent.ie

    Germany has given a stern warning to the new Greek government that it must live up to its commitments to its creditors Wolfgang Bosbach, a senior MP in Angela Merke's conservative Christian Democratic Party, said that Germany would not "honour" the scrapping of agreements Greece had reached with its EU partners Party leader Alexis Tsipras helped calm investors' nerves yesterday when he said in a speech that he wanted negotiation, not confrontation, with international lenders Germany has given a stern warning to the new Greek government that it must live up to its commitments to its creditors. German government spokesman Steffan Seibert said it was important for Greece to "take measures so that the economic recovery continues".

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  16. Europe's centre-left, rattled by Syriza, wonders which way to jumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | AlertNet

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  17. Germany presses new Greek leaders to maintain reformsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | EurActiv.com

    After the far-left Syriza party triumphed in the Greek elections this Sunday, Germany is still insisting on the country's implementation of reforms, which were part of the conditions of the country's bailout. Meanwhile German industry has warned the party's leader, Alexis Tsipras, against changing course.

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  18. Greece elections: Syriza's triumph a blow for Germany but Greeks...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | The Independent

    Angela Merkel's government remained adamant that the new Athens coalition would have to stick to the European Union's savings programme 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 Greece's landslide leftist election victory was seen in Germany as a humiliating defeat for Chancellor Angela Merkel and her eurozone austerity regime yesterday.

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  19. Confusion over German arms exports to Saudi ArabiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2014 | Deutsche Welle

    The German government on Monday refused to confirm or deny a newspaper report that it had stopped all arms exports to Saudi Arabia, in the wake of controversy over the Arab state's ongoing human rights abuses. The Bild am Sonntag newspaper reported on Sunday that the German Security Council - a secret committee chaired by Chancellor Angela Merkel that rubberstamps German arms exports - had decided to stop all arms exports to Saudi Arabia for the time being.

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  20. Greek radical left wins snap electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Iol.co.za

    Greek leftist leader Alexis Tsipras promised on Sunday that five years of austerity, "humiliation and suffering" imposed by international creditors were over after his Syriza party swept to victory in a snap election on Sunday. With over 99 percent of the vote counted, Syriza had 149 seats in the 300-seat parliament, taking 36.3 percent of the vote, 8.5 points ahead of the conservative New Democracy party of Prime Minister Antonis Samaras.

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