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4 hrs ago | BBC News

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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Related Topix: Europe, Italy, World News

6 hrs ago | 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.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Xinhuanet

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.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany

The Standard

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.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany

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.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Li Keqiang, Canada

Dear Kitty

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 .

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Germany, Antonio, Alternative, Labour Party (UK)

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."

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Related Topix: Global Warming, Environment, Science, Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Michael Jackson, Europe, World News, Germany, South Carolina, Opinion

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Commentary Magazine

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.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin

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.

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Related Topix: Prison, Terrorism, US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Cambridge, MA

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."

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Related Topix: Global Warming, Environment, Science, Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Michael Jackson, Europe, World News, Germany

MarketWatch

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.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Social Democratic Party of Germany

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Burmanet

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.

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Related Topix: World News, Aung San Suu Kyi, Europe, Germany, Francois Hollande

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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Mississippi, Oxford, MS, Europe, World News, Germany, Prison

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".

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Related Topix: Biotech, Science / Technology, Europe, World News, Germany, Alternative Energy, Biomass, Energy

Bloomberg

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.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Non-Profit, Social Software

Deutsche Welle

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.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Suria

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.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany

National Review Online

Last

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.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Orrin Hatch, US Senate, Republican

MDJonline.com

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.

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

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