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4 min ago |

Merkel faces anti-euro party test

Chancellor Angela Merkel could be facing a major political challenge with Sunday's election in the eastern German state of Saxony possibly becoming a launching pad for the anti-euro Alternative for Deutschland to secure seats in parliaments across the country.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany

3 hrs ago | Prince George Citizen

Don't be fooled by Merkel. EU in dire need of women leaders as summit looks to fill ...

Don't be fooled by Angela Merkel. The German chancellor may be the most powerful leader in the European Union, but she hardly paints a true picture of the place of women in EU politics.


Related Topix: Luxembourg, Europe, World News

3 hrs ago | Russia Taday

a From Minsk to Wales, Germany is the key

Pepe Escobar is the roving correspondent for Asia Times/Hong Kong, an analyst for RT and TomDispatch, and a frequent contributor to websites and radio shows ranging from the US to East Asia.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Ukraine, Opinion

5 hrs ago | Sofia News Agency

Western Balkans Conference Kicks Off in Berlin

Prime Ministers, foreign ministers and economy ministers of the Western Balkan countries are to meet Thursday in Berlin at a forum organized by German Chancellor Angela Merkel.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany

Wed Aug 27, 2014


Russia opens new front in Ukraine's war-torn east

Determined to preserve the pro-Russian revolt in eastern Ukraine, Russia reinforced what Western and Ukrainian officials described as a stealth invasion Wednesday, sending armored troops across the border as it expanded the conflict to a new section of Ukrainian territory.


Related Topix: Europe, Ukraine, Vladimir Putin,

The Star Online

Germany to decide on military aid for Iraq on Sunday - minister

The German government will decide on Sunday what specific military aid it will send to Kurdish forces in Iraq to help them fight Islamic State militants in the north of the country, its foreign minister said on Wednesday.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Walter Steinmeier

EU leaders to debate Ukraine crisis

European leaders will discuss ways to continue the pressure on Russian president Vladimir Putin and ease the crisis in Ukraine, Downing Street has said.


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Jerusalem Post

Germany steps up fight against far rightists after neo-Nazi murders

Germany has drafted legislation to help prevent a repeat of a racist murder spree by a neo-Nazi cell between the years 2000 and 2007, giving a bigger role to federal prosecutors and allowing courts to focus more on xenophobic motives.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany

Real Clear Politics

France & Friends Letting Germany Conquer Europe

All of a sudden, the euro crisis is back, though in truth it never really went away.


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Daily Mail

David Cameron urged to pass new laws to deport immigrants caught fiddling benefits

David Cameron has been urged to copy measures being introduced in Germany to deport immigrants who rip off the welfare system.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Social Security, Personal Finance

Tue Aug 26, 2014


Berlin's colourful mayor 'Wowi' to step down after 13 years

Berlin's mayor Klaus Wowereit is stepping down after 13 years running the city he once described as "poor but sexy", his reputation tarnished in recent years by embarrassing delays and cost overruns to the German capital's new airport.


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


Study program in Germany helps Spanish engineers to find jobs

While some nations in Western countries are being affected by great lack of employment, others are finding it difficult to hire experienced workers to complete openings in a number of areas.


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Japanese Public Seen as Biggest Obstacle to Nuke Restart

Japan is facing the toughest test yet in its effort to restore nuclear energy to the country more than three years after the Fukushima disaster: scrutiny from a skeptical population.


Related Topix: World News, Japan, Asia, Nuclear Energy, Fulton County, GA, Roswell, GA, Europe, Germany

Ukraine says it captured Russian troops, clouding talks

Ukraine released video footage Tuesday of what it said were 10 captured Russian soldiers, raising tensions as President Vladimir Putin of Russia arrived in Minsk, the capital of Belarus, for talks later in the day with his Ukrainian counterpart, President Petro Poroshenko.


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

The American Prospect

T-TIPping Point: Rise of Corporate Right Greater Menace than Rise of Far Right

The U.S. is doing only slightly better, with positive economic growth but scant progress on the jobs front, and no growth in the earnings of the vast majority of Americans.


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

South China Morning Post

Shadow of Angela Merkel looms over Francois Hollande's cabinet reshuffle

Angela Merkel has just brought down the French government. That, at least, is the way Francois Hollande's troubles will be seen on the protectionist left wing of his governing Socialist party.


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Global Voices Online

Scholars and Experts Are Urging the German Government to Rethink Its Unconditional Support of Israel

See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.


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

The Baltimore Sun

German anti-euro party set for gains in eastern votes

The Alternative for Germany looks set to win its first seats in a German state parliament as it evolves from a single-issue eurosceptic party into a law-and-order movement that could chip away at Chancellor Angela Merkel 's conservative hegemony.


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Poland, Baltics ask NATO to focus missile shield on Russia

According to Der Spiegel , Poland and the Baltic countries have proposed that the NATO anti-ballistic missile defence system be focused on Russia.


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

Mon Aug 25, 2014


COLUMN-Draghi calls for fiscal help, hears busy signal: James Saft

It may well be a big deal that Mario Draghi is now talking fiscal stimulus, but the unlikeliness of this happening only underscores that he'll be forced to do more with monetary policy.


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