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Poster wars breaking out across Europe
With Easter behind us it's now just a month until the European elections. Politicians across the continent are hoping to buck a trend: the ever-decreasing turnout down the years - just 43% in 2009.
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Real Clear Politics
Why Is Germany Treating Putin as the Victim?
In his brief conversation with me, Westerwelle indicated that he has joined the ranks of the Putin understanders.
Tue Apr 22, 2014
Daimler to give German political parties 320,000 euros in donation
German carmaker Daimler plans to make six-figure donations to German parties in 2014, German media reported Tuesday, quoting an announcement of the company.
German unions want later shifts during World Cup
Two German labor unions asked Tuesday that workers in the football-mad country be granted a sleep-in during Brazil World Cup matches that will be screened overnight in Europe.
The Star Online
German minister urges China to help solve Ukraine crisis
Germany's Deputy Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel, on a visit to Beijing, called on China to play a more active role in helping to resolve the crisis in Ukraine, including using its influence with Russia.
British pro- and anti-European Union politicians, both wrong
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has told Greece that the "tough path" of painful spending cuts will pay off, amid demonstrations by thousands of protesters in Athens in a show of anger against her visit .
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Sentinel & Enterprise
Eugene Robinson: On climate change,
The world's predicament on climate change reminds me of an old saying: "The hurrier I go, the behinder I get."
Sun Apr 20, 2014
Putin to Ukraine: Pay Up
Having annexed the Crimea and destabilized much of eastern Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin seems intent not on de-escalating the conflict, but rather exacerbating it, with exposing European Union impotence as a bonus.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Accuracy In Media
The NSA, Glenn Greenwald, and Angela Merkel
Having apparently been assured by the Eric Holder Justice Department that he won't face espionage charges, unlike his source Edward Snowden, Glenn Greenwald has returned to the U.S. and is cashing in on his notoriety.
The News Tribune
On climate, business as usual isn't good enough
WASHINGTON The world's predicament on climate change reminds me of an old saying: "The hurrier I go, the behinder I get."
Darrell Delamaide's Political Capital: German left keeps up pressure ahead of Europe vote
Chancellor Angela Merkel may keep Germany on a tight rein with her large majority in the Bundestag, but her grand coalition of the main center-right and center-left parties gives a louder voice to the smaller groups in opposition in the Parliament.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Democratic Voice of Burma: Suu Kyi leaves Europe armed with...
Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is due to depart France for home on Wednesday, having canvased international support for her agenda of constitutional change in Burma.
The White House
Readout of the President's Call with Chancellor Merkel of Germany
The President and Chancellor Merkel of Germany spoke today regarding their deep concern about the situation in eastern Ukraine.
Institute for Southern Studies
Was the police state that was Mississippi a model for the nation?
The Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission spied on activists, like these men demonstrating during a visit to Jackson, Miss.
ICIS Chemical Business Americas
Special Report: Biotech needs support
For Ricardo Gent, director of the German Association of Biotechnology Industries , Germany as a place for world-leading industrial biotechnology is "at least equal to the US".
Greek Startups Can't Break Jobless Cycle Alone
The Greek government's focus on startup companies won't be enough to turn the tide on a job market in which more than one in four Greeks are without work, startup leaders in the country say.
Germany has no alternative to Russian gas
More than 70 percent of Germany's energy supply depends on imports. Russia alone accounts for a quarter of Germany's gas, oil and coal imports.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Germany rejects call to remove Russian...
The German government rejected Wednesday a call by two newspapers to remove Russian tanks from a World War II memorial in central Berlin in protest against spiralling tensions in Ukraine.
National Review Online
We conservatives haven't won much lately, but would be nice to see SOMEONE at NRO give Chancellor Merkel props for pounding the Social Democrats down to pre-1933 levels.
Pro-Russian insurgents seize armored vehicles
Pro-Russian insurgents commandeered six Ukrainian armored vehicles along with their crews and hoisted Russian flags over them Wednesday, dampening the central government's hopes of re-establishing control over restive eastern Ukraine.