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3 hrs ago | ABC News

German chancellor calls for tougher sanctions on Russia

CHRIS UHLMANN: Germany's chancellor Angela Merkel is calling for "swift" economic sanctions to be imposed by the European Union against Moscow.


5 hrs ago | Reuters

Germany promises change as arms sales draw scrutiny

German Chancellor Angela Merkel looks at a Heckler & Koch MP7 submachine gun during a visit to the German army's Camp Marmal in Mazar-e-Sharif in this March 12, 2012 file photo.


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

9 hrs ago |

Arthur Cyr - U.S. intelligence blunders pile up

That is not a line from a soap opera, including the ongoing partisan soap opera in Washington, but rather an expression of devastating disdain from the finance minister of Germany.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Opinion

13 hrs ago |

Merkel pledges to protect Jews in Germany against attacks

German Chancellor Angela Merkel pledged the country's Jewish community Wednesday her unwavering support as she condemned anti-Semitic slurs and threats at pro-Palestinian demonstrations.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Israel, Middle East

13 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Merkel pledges to protect Jews in Germany against attacks

A woman carries a baby with shirt that reads, "Israel don't kill me", during a demonstration supporting Palestine, in Berlin July 22, 2014.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Israel, Middle East

13 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

German Chancellor Merkel Phones Najib Over MH17 Tragedy

KUALA LUMPUR, July 23 -- German Chancellor Angela Merkel today telephoned Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak to express condolences over the Malaysia Airlines aircraft crash in Ukraine last Thursday.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Malaysia, Germany,

16 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Is it Angela Merkel? Children in Commonwealth countries struggle...

The sad final journey home: Bodies of MH17 victims are loaded on to transport plane at Ukraine airport as they begin trip to the Netherlands for painstaking identification process Tragedy as college graduate, 26, dies after being BURIED ALIVE by 10ft deep sand tunnel he was digging on the beach John Travolta can't stop former pilot bringing lawsuit ... (more)


Related Topix: Travel, Israel Travel, Middle East Travel, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Ohio, Europe, World News, Germany

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Free Republic

Is the German Chancellor an Agent of Russia?

In the wake of the shoot-down of the Malaysian Airlines plane over Ukraine, various pundits continue to say it is unlikely that Europe will do much about it.


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

Voice of America

Guardhouse Becomes Tiny Venue for Cold War Art Project

A woman looks at an installation of keys, used in Stasi police barracks, by Sonya Schoenberger, that is installed inside Christoph Zwiener's exhibition project "ADN Guard House" in Berlin, July 11, 2014.


Related Topix: Berlin, Germany Travel, Travel, Germany Travel, Europe Travel, Europe, World News, Germany

The Hill

Collateral damage: US spy scandals endanger the world's largest trade deal

A new chapter in the U.S.-Germany spying scandal drastically threatens the United States' relationship with Germany.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Rogers

New York Daily News

Obama aide in Germany to talk spying allegations

White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough met his German counterpart Tuesday to try and smooth out relations between the two nations after spying allegations.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, US News, Conservative Political News

The Fresno Bee

Doyle McManus: Why Germany feels dissed

I arrived in Berlin last week hoping to see something rare: a country that's prosperous, well-governed and even happy, if only because it was just crowned champion of soccer's World Cup.


Related Topix: Social Democratic Party of Germany, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama


We must end cyber warfare: RSA's Arthur Coviello

Speaking at the RSA Asia Pacific & Japan conference in Singapore, Coviello acknowledged that China and the United States have had a long and, at times, "interesting relationship."


Related Topix: Prison, Europe, World News, Germany

Merkel eyes trade portfolio for Oettinger

German Chancellor Angela Merkel hopes Energy Commissioner Gunther Oettinger will be assigned the trade portfolio in the new European Commission.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Foreign Policy

Brexit Stage Right

If Britain makes good on its threats to leave the European Union, the impact will be felt far beyond Europe.


Related Topix: Labour Party (UK), Luxembourg, Europe, World News, Germany


Russia: Noisy Talks, Level 3 Sanction Unlikely, Limited Contagion

EU foreign ministers will meet in Brussels tomorrow, to discuss further sanctions against Russia, after evidence mounted over the weekend that pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine used missiles supplied by Russia to shoot down Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 on July 17. This morning, the Market Vectors Russia ETF slumped 2.8%.


Related Topix: Yandex, Europe, World News, Germany, Warsaw, NY


Germany Limits Outlook for EU Accord on Punishing Russia

Germany 's top diplomat sought to limit expectations that European Union foreign ministers will agree on punishing Russia for its alleged role in the shooting down of a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine .


Related Topix: Social Democratic Party of Germany, Europe, World News, Germany, Walter Steinmeier, Vladimir Putin

Common Dreams

Reaping What We Have Sown in Gaza

Palestinians from Gaza at the Egyptian-controlled Rafah border crossing last week.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US News, Liberal Political News

Merkel the model for female leadership

Would women be better than men at running the world? There's a case to be made on the example of Angela Merkel, currently the longest-serving - and most popular - leader of a Group of Seven country.


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

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Russia Taday

Berlin wants to prosecute US handlers of German spies

Criminal prosecution is likely to be expanded on Americans involved in recruiting and supervising activities of German officials spying for the US intelligence, Germany's Justice Minister Heiko Maas told Welt am Sonntag.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany