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16 min ago | Christian Science Monitor

Annoyed by off-hour work emails? They may soon be illegal in Germany.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her husband Joachim Sauer hike on their annual summer vacation in the northern Italian Alpine mountain resort of Sulden in South Tyrol, in August 2013.

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4 hrs ago | The Raw Story

Iraqi forces push back Islamic State militants after breaking weeks-long siege

Iraqi troops, Kurdish fighters and Shiite militiamen backed by US air strikes pressed a fightback against jihadist-led militants Monday, buoyed by breaking a weeks-long siege of a Shiite town.

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7 hrs ago | Prince George Citizen

Too much austerity? Europe confronts impact of its policies as economic recovery ...

Europe's recovery is in danger. Governments are under pressure to save it, but struggling with political obstacles and disagreement among themselves over what to do.

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7 hrs ago | KMIR 6

Austerity debate flares as Europe recovery fades

1, 2014. . FILE - In this Aug. 7, 2014 file photo Head of the European Central Bank, ECB, Mario Draghi attends a news conference in Frankfurt, Germany.

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7 hrs ago | WATE-TV Knoxville

Merkel: arming Kurds in Germany's interest

1, 2014. . German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives for a speech about planned military aid for Kurdish Peshmerga forces at the parliament Bundestag in Berlin, Monday, Sept.

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11 hrs ago | West Australian

Twenty years on, Schaeuble pleads again for core Europe

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble renewed a call for a core group of European Union countries to move ahead faster with economic and political integration, 20 years after his ground-breaking proposal fell on deaf ears in key partner France.

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15 hrs ago | Mish's Global Economic Trend Analysis

Eurozone Currency Dispute Intensifies: France Wants More ECB Action...

The currency and fiscal battleground front lines in Europe remains the same. France wants QE, fiscal stimulus, and more leeway on meeting fiscal deficit targets.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Socialist Party (France), France, Francois Hollande

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Deutsche Welle

Merkel's conservatives win in eastern state of Saxony

Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives have won the election in the eastern state of Saxony, but they will need a new coalition partner to govern.The anti-euro AfD is set to enter a state assembly for the first time.

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The Globe and Mail

European Council berth puts Poland in focus

Newly elected European Council President Donald Tusk of Poland and newly elected European High Representative for Foreign Affairs Federica Mogherini of Italy attend a news conference during an EU summit in Brussels August 30, 2014.

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The Fresno Bee

Germany sends arms to Iraqi Kurds

The hardware, which also includes pistols, trucks and grenades, will equip 4,000 soldiers of the Kurdish regional government in Iraq, Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen said at a news conference in Berlin late Sunday after leaders of Merkel's coalition met to decide on the shipments.

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Commentary Magazine

Ukraine in the Shadow of Molotov-Ribbentrop

First, there were reports that German Chancellor Angela Merkel was negotiating secretly with Russian President Vladimir Putin in order to trade territory for Putin's promise to continue the gas flow into Ukraine.

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USA Today

Which country relies most heavily on Russian gas?

Which country relies most heavily on Russian gas? Germany relies on imports to supply more than 70% of its domestic energy demand.

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Reuters

Grappling with history, EU tests unity, new faces

European Union leaders meeting in Brussels this weekend, amid world war anniversaries, did not want for reminders of the continental conflicts that the bloc's founders meant to consign to history.

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Yahoo!

Merkel unhappy with Draghi's apparent new fiscal focus : Spiegel

A German news magazine reported on Sunday that Chancellor Angela Merkel is unhappy with European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi for apparently proposing a greater emphasis on fiscal stimulus over austerity in order to boost growth in Europe.

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OpEdNews

Memorandum For: Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany FROM: Veteran Intelligen

We the undersigned are long-time veterans of U.S. intelligence. We take the unusual step of writing this open letter to you to ensure that you have an opportunity to be briefed on our views prior to the NATO summit on September 4-5.

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Silicon Alley Insider

Merkel Unhappy With Draghi's Apparent New Fiscal Focus: Spiegel

A German news magazine reported on Sunday that Chancellor Angela Merkel is unhappy with European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi for apparently proposing a greater emphasis on fiscal stimulus over austerity in order to boost growth in Europe.

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ABC News

German Anti-Euro Party Could Enter State Assembly

A party that wants Germany to ditch the euro currency is tipped to win its first seat in a state assembly Sunday.

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Jerusalem Post

Photo:REUTERS

Some young Muslims are attracted to the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria because of its brutality, which makes it appear "more authentic" than al-Qaida, the head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency said in an interview on Sunday.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Russia Taday

Thousands of Germans rally to end government spying

A woman wearing a mask depicting German Chancellor Angela Merkel stands behind a mock telescope during a "Freiheit Statt Angst" protest calling for the protection of digital data privacy and the reigning in of digital surveillance practices, in Berlin August 30, 2014.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Privacy, Activism, Amnesty International, Charitable Organizations

EurActiv.com

Profile: Federica Mogherini, the next EU foreign affairs chief

Federica Mogherini, the 41-year-old Italian minister for foreign affairs, will lead the EU's foreign policy for the next five years.

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