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2 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

Romance blossoms between German, French leaders in TV film

Imagine the president of France bringing the German chancellor croissants for breakfast after an all-night summit between the sheets.


Related Topix: France, Europe, World News, Germany, Veronica Ferres,

6 hrs ago | Reuters

EU's new leadership trio may surprise on upside

Jean-Claude Juncker, Donald Tusk and Federica Mogherini seem a less than ideal crew to tackle the EU's biggest challenges - dynamising a stagnant economy, standing up to Russia over Ukraine and preventing Britain from drifting away from Europe.


Related Topix: Donald Tusk, Claude Juncker, Luxembourg, Europe, World News, Germany

10 hrs ago |

Economic sanctions by U.S. on Russia have now caused EU nations to split apart

On Sept. 2, a new report was compiled by Zerohedge on the changes occurring in the Purchasing Managers Index since U.S. sanctions on Russia began in earnest back in May of this year.


Related Topix: Financial Markets

13 hrs ago | Deutsche Welle

German, Polish leaders unite in commemoration of outbreak of WWII

On September 1, 1939, German troops under Adolf Hitler's Nazi regime launched an attack on Poland.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Poland, Vladimir Putin

17 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

Quantitative Easing Hopefuls May Be Disappointed As Draghi Plays For Time

Expectations for further policy action at the European Central Bank's meeting on Thursday are running high after ECB President Mario Draghi pledged to use all available tools to keep prices in check.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany

21 hrs ago | Reuters

Periphery bond yields slip as weak PMIs back case for ECB easing

Policymakers and national leaders joined calls over the weekend for ECB president Mario Draghi to ease policy further, although many think Draghi will favour words rather than action this week as he waits for existing measures to take effect.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany

Mon Sep 01, 2014


Video: Major Shift: Germany To Arm Anti-ISIS Forces In Iraq

Germany announced it will arm Kurdish fighters battling ISIS extremists in Iraq, the first time it will send weapons into an ongoing conflict since the end of World War II.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Video

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.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany

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.


Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, US Military, US Air Force, Europe, Germany

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.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany


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.


Related Topix: Francois Hollande, Europe, World News, Germany,

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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.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

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.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany

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.


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.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany

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.


Related Topix: Donald Tusk

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.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

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.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Vladimir Putin

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.


Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Europe, Germany, Vladimir Putin


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.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Vladimir Putin, Germany, Donald Tusk, Canada