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1 hr ago | Wall Street Journal

German Retail Sales Drop

Pedestrians pause outside a clothing fashion store offering items on sale in Berlin, Germany, on Jan. 4. German retail sales in July fell 1.4% from a month earlier.


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5 hrs ago | Army Times

More charges in sailor's death in Germany

A soldier will stand trial Oct. 14 on charges he made a false official statement and helped conceal a crime in the December death of Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Dmitry Chepusov in Kaiserslautern, Germany.


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9 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Hamburg Court Says Uber Is 'Probably Illegal' but Lifts Ban Anyway

A court in Hamburg, Germany has said that Uber Technologies Inc.'s cab-hailing service was likely illegal, darkening the San Francisco-based ride sharing company's prospects in Germany, a key European market.


Related Topix: World News, Europe

14 hrs ago | The Republic

Worrying eurozone inflation sags again to 0.3 pct

Inflation in the 18 countries that use the euro sank to 0.3 percent in August, a worrying sign of economic weakness that is putting pressure on the European Central Bank to take more drastic steps to keep a weak recovery from stalling completely.


Related Topix: World News,

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Deutsche Welle

Opinion: German-French EU tandem is wobbling

France and Germany's already strained relationship is being tested by the question of who will become the EU's new economic commissioner.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Francois Hollande, Angela Merkel, Opinion

Science Daily

Avatars make the Internet sign to deaf people

It is challenging for deaf people to learn a sound-based language, since they are physically not able to hear those sounds.


Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, World News,


Obama puts Ukraine violence squarely on Russia

President Barack Obama suggested Thursday that the U.S. might impose new economic sanctions on Russia, blaming it squarely for the warfare in eastern Ukraine.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Angela Merkel, Europe, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

EU struggles with dearth of women in top jobs

In this Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013 file photo, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, center rear, speaks with other EU heads of state during an EU summit in Brussels.


Related Topix: Angela Merkel, Europe, World News

The Economist

Germany's economy: Watching the wages

BLAMING Germany-or at least the austerity prescribed for the euro zone by Chancellor Angela Merkel-for Europe's ills may be popular in France.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Angela Merkel, Mathematics, Science

Cybercast News Service

Germanwings pilots to go on strike Friday

German airline pilots said they will go on strike after negotiations between the country's biggest airline Lufthansa and the union representing pilots collapsed Thursday over a long-running dispute regarding wages and early retirement benefits.


Related Topix: Europe, World News


Germany and US voice concern on Russian troops in Ukraine

The fresh Western concern comes after Andriy Lysenko, a Ukrainian army spokesman, told press in Kiev on Wednesday that Russian soldiers took part in a rebel attack on the town of Novoazovsk, near Crimea, in south-east Ukraine.


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

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Germany gives NGO large check to help Israeli trauma victims in south

Deputy German ambassador Benedikt Haller gave NATAL, the Israel Trauma Center for Victims of Terror and War, a check for 50,000 on Wednesday to provide assistance for residents of the south traumatized by the rocket fire from Gaza.


Related Topix: Israel, Europe, World News, Middle East, Travel, Israel Travel, Middle East Travel, Tel Aviv, Israel Travel

South China Morning Post

City agrees quick immigration deal with Germany

Germany is to become the first European country and the second worldwide to allow Hongkongers to use its automated immigration clearance system at airports, beginning next month.


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

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.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Angela Merkel

The Baltimore Sun

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, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Wednesday.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Walter Steinmeier

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, Angela Merkel


Germany plans to tighten EU migration rules

At HeatSync Labs, the tables are littered with computer chips, pens, pads and tools while the room is abuzz with the chatter of would-be inventors hoping to change the world - or just make cool things.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Inventions, Science / Technology, Angela Merkel

Albany Times Union

UN scientist with Ebola in Germany for treatment

A man in special protection suit sits in an ambulance in front of the entrance of Eppendorf hospital in Hamburg, Germany, Wednesday Aug. 27, 2014.


Related Topix: World News, Epidemiology

West Australian

Uber eyes aggressive expansion in Germany despite bans

U.S. car service Uber is planning an aggressive expansion in Germany despite a backlash from cities like Berlin and Hamburg, which have questioned its right to operate in highly regulated markets dominated by traditional taxis.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Uber, iPhone and iPad App,

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Archive of pre-Holocaust Jewish images digitized

A vast archive of photographs of pre-Holocaust Eastern European Jewish life is being made available to the public and researchers.


Related Topix: Photography, World News