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1 hr ago | Wall Street Journal

Germans Learn Why Friends Spy on Friends

'It is hard not to write satire," the Roman poet Juvenal famously quipped, adding: "I get an itch to run off beyond the Sarmatians and the frozen sea every time those men, who pretend to be paragons of virtue and live an orgy, dare to spout about morals."


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Opinion

Cristiano Ronaldo Ice Bucket Challenge (Funny Version) #IceBucketChallenge

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

5 hrs ago | St.Petersburg Times

Putin Is Replaceable

Will Russia plunge into chaos and darkness after President Vladimir Putin leaves? While it's understandable that propaganda-brainwashed Russians might truly think so, it comes as a surprise when U.S. analysts repeat the same idea.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Russia, Vladimir Putin, Europe

9 hrs ago |

Material Girl's materials to be auctioned in Nov.

This Oct. 17, 2013 file photo shows U.S. pop star Madonna at the "Hard Candy Fitness" center in Berlin, Germany.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Dance, Madonna, Pop/Rock, Rock-N-Roll, World News, Beverly Hills, CA, More

10 hrs ago | Ely Standard

Littleport firm signs deal to provide euipment for Germany's largest offshore wind farm

Littleport firm JDR has won a major new contract to provide more than 70kilometres of cable to support a new offshore wind farm in Germany.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

14 hrs ago |

Kids' brains reorganize when learning math

SEPTEMBER 18: Fourth-grade children work on a math problem in the elementary school at the John F. Kennedy Schule dual-language public school on September 18, 2008 in Berlin, Germany.


Related Topix: Kids, Family, World News

18 hrs ago | Carlsbad Current-Argus

Germany: Looted painting belongs to Jewish family

Investigators say they have determined a second painting that was part of a massive trove of art found in the Munich apartment of late collector Cornelius Gurlitt was stolen by the Nazis from its Jewish owner.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, East Hanover, NJ

Mon Aug 18, 2014

'Dozens' killed in rebel strike on refugee convoy: Ukraine

Ukraine accused pro-Russian rebels of killing dozens of civilians fleeing the war-torn east on Monday , as crisis talks between Kiev and Moscow failed to halt months of bloodshed.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, Angela Merkel, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

German spying on John Kerry, Hillary Clinton, an outrage

Reports have surfaced that the German intelligence service accidentally intercepted cellphone calls involving US Secretary of State John Kerry , and former secretary Hillary Clinton .


Related Topix: Europe, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, World News

Bellingham Herald

NATO bends to Russian wishes in eastern Europe

A North Atlantic Treaty Organization summit next month will settle on other ways of protecting the alliance's eastern flank, including previously floated plans for more war-games, a more robust command structure and warehousing equipment that would be needed in an emergency, Merkel and allied officials said.


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

German wonderkid Sinan Kurt: I want to play for Bayern Munich

The highly-rated 18-year-old has been linked with a move to the Bundesliga champions for much of the summer and the player is keen to join Pep Guardiola's side Borussia Monchengladbach wonderkid Sinan Kurt remains convinced that he can secure a move to Bayern Munich before the end of the transfer window.


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Cybercast News Service

Turkey calls German ambassador over spying claims

Turkey on Monday summoned Germany's ambassador and demanded that Berlin provide a "formal and satisfactory explanation" over reports that said Germany's foreign intelligence agency had eavesdropped on conversations between officials in the U.S. and Turkey, both NATO allies.


Related Topix: Europe, World News


Bishop latest hacking casualty in global game of phones

Australia's Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has joined the likes of former United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, and Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono in a political game of phones, after her smartphone was compromised while on a two-week overseas trip.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, Angela Merkel, US News, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, Southeast Asia, Indonesia, Australia,

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Centre Daily Times

Their View | Europe facing slump

Remember how Europe had defied all the doomsayers and staved off both the collapse of its single currency and a wider political crack-up? Well, it is becoming increasingly clear that stop-gap measures enacted by the European Central Bank in 2012, with the support of German Chancellor Angela Merkel, succeeded in buying time and not much else.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Angela Merkel

The China Post

Four take plea deals tied to the slaying of German tourist in US

Four men charged with murder in the killing of a German tourist visiting San Francisco four years ago pleaded guilty to lesser charges in a case officials said Saturday was difficult to prosecute.


Related Topix: Prison, State Prisons, World News

Watch Elektron and Roland AIRA Sing, Live: Dark, Dubby Techno by Phelios [Video, Listen]

There was a time when "live" or live PA meant "I've hauled a bunch of gear to this gig and made a mess of cables and I'm going to improvise live for you."


Related Topix: World News

ABC News

Man With Many Piercings Denied Entry to Dubai

A heavily tattooed German man whose face is embellished with horn implants and more than 100 piercings said Sunday he was refused entry to Dubai without reason, forcing him to skip a planned appearance at a nightclub.


Related Topix: World News

Bochum knock Stuttgart out of German Cup

Second division football club Bochum has defeated first division team Stuttgart 2-0 in the first round of the German Cup.


Related Topix: Europe, World News,

Wall Street Journal

Ukraine Plays Down Hit on Military Convoy

Ukraine and Russia on Saturday appeared to be seeking to avoid a broader confrontation in the wake of Kiev's claim it destroyed most of a Russian military convoy that entered its territory, as the European Union intensified its efforts to bring the two countries to the negotiating table.


Related Topix: World News, Russia, Vladimir Putin, Europe

Sat Aug 16, 2014

CBC News

Justin Bieber pays $10K fine for trying to bring monkey into Germany

Capuchin monkey 'Mally' sits on the head of an employee in an animal shelter in Munich, Germany.


Related Topix: World News

Brussels pleads with Germany to let wages rise

Germany must increase workers' salaries to help its neighbours out of the economic slump, the European Union's employment commissioner Laszlo Andor said on Saturday .


Related Topix: Europe, World News,