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German Chancellor Angela Merkel 's conservatives and their junior coalition partner, the Free Democrats , are on course to win enough votes to form a narrow majority, a poll showed on Wednesday, before an election on September 22. Together with the FDP, Merkel's conservatives would take 46 percent of the vote in the parliamentary election, the ... (more)
A feeling in France that the European Union no longer works in its interest is fuelling tensions between Paris and Brussels and adding pressure on President Francois Hollande to be more assertive in Europe.
President Barack Obama plans to press for further cuts in U.S. and Russian nuclear arsenals in a speech in Berlin today, according to an administration official.
Police in Turkey have arrested scores of people they cited as "provocateurs" following raids in several cities.
9 p.m. at Miami on ABC. http://lohud.us/17hhDBX 2. Editorial Spotlight today Democrat Mike Hein meets with the Editorial Board to discuss local solutions "that can help governments avoid becoming distressed."
Since that time, though, several new programs have sprung up with the aim of giving immigrants a fair shot at a career in Europe's largest economy.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives plan to woo voters with family-friendly promises and infrastructure spending worth tens of billions of euros in elections three months from now, said a draft policy manifesto seen Tuesday.
Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel is greeted by Northern Ireland's First Minister Peter Robinson, centre, and Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness as she arrives to attend the Enniskillen G8 summit, at Belfast International airport, June 17, 2013.
Senior members of the German government have warned EU member states that German automakers could scale back or scrap production plans in their countries unless they support weakened carbon emissions rules, according to diplomatic sources.
She is the only female leader at the G8 summit and is well used to high-powered meetings with men in suits.
Editor's note: Nicolaus Mills is professor of American studies at Sarah Lawrence College and author of "Winning the Peace: The Marshall Plan and America's Coming of Age as a Superpower."
Spending bills getting attention: The House Appropriations Committee will slog its way through another - its fifth of 12 annual bills - fiscal 2014 spending measure on Tuesday while the Senate panel gets off the starting line with two subcommittee markups.
Major topics to be handled in the summit include ending Syria`s civil war, global economy policies, and trade activities as well as dealing with terrorism and taxation.
Canadians, Germans and Cypriots spend the longest vacations in Greece out of all the foreign tourists who visit this country, according to 2012 data from the Bank of Greece processed and published by the Hellenic Association of Tourism Enterprises .
Energie Baden-Wuerttemberg AG, Germany 's third-largest power supplier, almost doubled its asset sales goal to free up cash to invest in renewables.
It was a historic moment in U.N. climate talks: with most countries in favor and only a group of OPEC members objecting, the German environment minister chairing the conference banged down her gavel to launch negotiations on a treaty to fight global warming.
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