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11 hrs ago | The Economist

Germany's government: Easy politics, bad policies

ANGELA MERKEL, Germany's chancellor, is popular because Germans see her as a steady hand.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Pension, Personal Finance,

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Radio Prague

Foreign Minister to make first Czech official visit to China for 15 years

Czech foreign minister LubomA r ZaorA lek will fly to Beijing China on Sunday for a three day official visit, the first by a Czech minister for 15 years, the government announced on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Czech Republic, Europe, Weather

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Reuters

German minister unable to meet with Beijing critics during visit

Germany's Deputy Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel was unable to hold talks with members of Chinese civil society during a visit to Beijing on Tuesday, but declined to comment on why the planned meeting at the German embassy had not taken place.

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Related Topix: Travel, Asia Travel, Beijing, China Travel, China Travel

TurkishPress.com

Far-right 'may benefit from low turnout' in EP polls

The rise of Eurosceptic and populist movements and traditionally low interest in European elections has sparked fears extreme parties may gain in next month's European Parliament elections.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Deutsche Welle

EU undermines its own development policies

The EU is one of the largest donors of development aid, but these policies have not played much of a role in the European election campaign.

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Related Topix: Activism, Agriculture, Science

Hernando Today

Reiniers: The French Connection - Hope for America?

In the post-war era, French politics has been a precursor for the American political left.

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News

Fri Apr 18, 2014

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, Angela Merkel

Wed Apr 16, 2014

DefenceTalk News

Germany's Arms Exports Turn Into Gamesmanship

It's been a long time since a German vice-chancellor has defied his chancellor - especially over Germany's booming weapons exports.

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Related Topix: Angela Merkel, Middle East, Saudi Arabia, World News

EurActiv.com

German energy minister: 'EU partners think we are crazy'

Sigmar Gabriel, Germany's Energy Minister, blames Europe's periphery for dragging its feet on global warming and renewable energies.

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Related Topix: Global Warming, Environment, Science

Mon Apr 14, 2014

English Dong-A

Difference between political pledges of Korea and Germany

Difference between political pledges of Korea and Germany . APRIL 15, 2014 05:59.

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Star-Telegram.com

Germany, France see ghosts of WWI in Ukraine

Senior French and German officials have warned that the surge in nationalism fueling the crisis in Ukraine echoes the ideas that gripped Europe a century ago and led to World War I. Sigmar Gabriel, Germany's vice chancellor, says the "ghosts of nationalism are being let out of the bottle" in Ukraine, where separatists in the East are seeking to ... (more)

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

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Reuters

German tank sale to Saudi Arabia likely to be cancelled: newspaper

A sale of several hundred German battle tanks to Saudi Arabia is likely to be cancelled because of opposition from Social Democrat Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel, a German newspaper reported on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany

Sat Apr 12, 2014

CNews

101-year-old message in a bottle found

A message in a bottle tossed in the sea in Germany 101 years ago, believed to be the world's oldest, has been presented to the sender's granddaughter, a museum said Monday.

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Radio Prague

Declining trust in EU legacy of previous euro-sceptic governments and president, says Sobotka

Czechs' declining trust in the European Union is the legacy of previous euro-sceptic governments and euro-sceptic former president VA clav Klaus, the prime minister, Bohuslav Sobotka said on Friday evening after a meeting with the chairman of the European Parliament, Martin Schulz.

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

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Dear Kitty

German militarism coming back

The German government is using the mounting conflict between NATO and Russia to massively rearm the military.

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

Deutsche Welle

Opposition cries foul as NSA inquiry stalls on Snowden testimony decision

Germany's panel investigating NSA espionage will not decide whether to summon whistleblower Edward Snowden until after Chancellor Merkel's US visit.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Angela Merkel

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Suria

Suu Kyi in Germany hopes Myanmar can...

Myanmar pro-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi said on a trip to Germany Thursday that she hoped her country could also overcome its internal divisions amid deadly Buddhist-Muslim strife.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Aung San Suu Kyi, Angela Merkel

SBWire

Report Published: "Germany Power Report Q2 2014"

We have long believed Germany's Renewable Energy Source Act will almost certainly be reformed and this is now set to occur following the signing of a grand coalition agreement between Angela Merkel's Christian Democratic Union and the Social Democratic Party in December 2013.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Foreign Affairs

Germany's New Ostpolitik

JAKOB MISCHKE is a governing board member of the German Association of Ukrainianists.

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

Mashable

Lost and Found: 100-Year-Old Message in a Bottle Finally Delivered

Richard Platz sent his SOS to the world in the form of a postcard nestled in a bottle, before he threw it out to sea along Germany's Baltic Coast.

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